Daily Archives: March 14, 2018


Baker Scholars prepare for Japan

  This spring break, the Hope College Baker Scholars are traveling to Japan to experience Japanese culture and learn from major companies in Tokyo. The group, led by Steve VanderVeen, is an ambitious group of economics, business and accounting majors. Typically activities include learning from other business leaders and groups from the U.S. and abroad….


Perspectives on the Hill

Over the past week, President Trump’s proposed tariff  plan has begun to take shape. He signed two proclamations that will take effect on March 23. As previously reported,  these proclamations will include the 25 percent tariff on  steel and the additional 10 percent tariff on aluminum.  In the past, tariffs and protectionism have only resulted…


Death toll at 49 in Nepal plane crash

  On Monday, US-Bangla Airlines flight BS211, carrying 67 passengers and four crew,  crashed upon arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal according to  CNN. The accident occurred after the plane had circled Tribhuvan International Airport twice,  waiting for permission to land. As the plane approached the landing strip, it again asked if it was clear, to which…