All posts tagged opinion

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Opinion: Faculty buyouts could threaten Calvin’s liberal arts focus

Two weeks ago, Calvin students received an email from President Le Roy informing them that faculty in the art and art hi...

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Editorial: A tragically familiar story

_____, an unarmed black man, was shot and killed last week by _____, a white officer. This was the headline last week wh...

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Calvin among top Peace Corps-volunteer-producing schools

Each year, Calvin produces students who go on to lead amazing, world-changing careers. This year, Calvin topped itself w...

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Opinion: Bingewatching affects our appreciation for TV

Television as we knew it has become a thing of the past. Whether we like it or not, how we consume our favorite shows is...

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Opinion: It’s the spirit of the matter

If you’re even roughly affiliated with Calvin’s quasi-subculture of people who get together to talk about faith, jus...

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Opinion: Icy sidewalks are a justice issue

Every time it snows, my heart sinks. All summer and fall, I biked everywhere, taking buses when the route was too far. N...

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Opinion: Choose contentment over happiness

The other day, in a moment of pause between assignments and conversations and responsibilities, a question popped into m...

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Opinion: Cultural discernment should not extend to immorality

A couple of years ago I attended a comedy show here at Calvin, during which the performing comedian covered a wide range...

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Opinion: Tipping should be banned

When stepping into my local restaurant, I used to feel great about tipping. Handing out a few extra bucks on top of my b...

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Opinion: Calvin Administration Should Rethink Zero-Tolerance Drug Policy

An open letter to all administration, staff and students at Calvin College; Every year, a number of students are permane...