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'The Vagina Monologues' takes Hope College stage

After many years of off-campus performances, “The Vagina Monologues” debuted at Hope College this past weekend. Much controversy has surrounded the show since Hope announced that it would be held on campus. However, the show must go on, and its cast performed for three sold-out audiences on Feb. 5, 6 and 7. Read more > >


North Korea's rocket launch condemned

On Sunday, Jan. 7, the North Korean government successfully launched a long-range rocket, sparking widespread condemnation from global leaders and increasingly loud calls for sanctions. Read more >>



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Panel explores the Flint Water Crisis

The Women’s and Gender Studies Keystone class organized an interdisciplinary panel of faculty and one student to discuss the water crisis in Flint, Michigan on Monday night. The panel featured faculty from nearly every discipline on the Hope College campus, from art to chemistry. Students Abigail Girard (’17) and Jessica Cain (’16), both members of the Keystone class, opened the panel. Read more > >










Societal Issues vs. The Super Bowl

The Super Bowl throws me for a loop. Or rather, throws me for a 100-yard pass. It’s unbelievable. There’s something about watching 20-40 year old men play football for millions of dollars per year that doesn’t make sense to me. Read more > >



Super Bowl 50 in review

The 50 year anniversary of the Super Bowl happened on Sunday, Feb. 7, in a clash between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers. The Panthers represented the NFC, going 15-1 in the regular season and outscoring their opponents in the playoffs 80-39 in their steamroll season to the big game. The Broncos had a slightly more difficult time making their way to the Super Bowl, going 12-4 in the regular season before barely managing to eek past their opponents in the post season, winning close games over the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New England Patriots. These two met in Super Bowl 50 to determine who the top team in the NFL would be. Read more >