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ACT! SPEAK! BUILD!Habitat for Humanity's "ACT! SPEAK! BUILD!" Week

Hope College's Habitat for Humanity completed a full week of activities to raise awareness for the needs of the homeless, including sleeping in boxes overnight in the Pine Grove. Check out the front page of this issue to find out more.




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Halloween Guide

The Anchor provides you with ideas for a perfect halloween on pages 6 and 7, including the best haunted houses in the area and recipes for spooky drinks.






Ebola: a global outbreak

"I felt like we were on a ship on the water... there were so many holes. We just kept bailing water and bailing water and weren't making any difference," said Anne Purfield of the CDC. Read the story on page 4





Latino radio show rocks Hope's air waves

Hope sophomore Jean Luc Miralda ('17) seeks to share ethnic music through WTHS, Hope's radio station. Tune into WTHS 89.9 FM or listen at




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"A letter to healthy dialogue on gender and sexuality" from Hope College faculty and staff

A letter was signed by over 100 faculty and staff members this week to encourage Hope's mission statement by promoting open and respectful conversation. Read the whole letter on page 8.


MIAA kicks off swim and dive season

The Flying Dutchmen competed in the first relay invitational this Saturday. Assitant Coach Austin Veltman says that the team's freshmen came ready to "step up and be a part of the scoring team". The team's first home meet will be against Alma on Saturday, Oct. 25.