Daily Archives: January 22, 2019


Trump’s Tariffs Threaten Holland factories

Holland, Michigan made national news earlier this month in a New York Times article featuring factories that have been hurt by President Trump’s tariffs on Chinese steel. Because of its history as an industrial center, Holland and the surrounding western Michigan area were initially receptive to Trump’s promise to protect American businesses by taking a…


Shutdown in 5th week delays key decisions

With the government shutdown now approaching a month, Hope College professor Dr. Jennifer Hampton is among the millions of Americans wondering how long this can go on. “At this point, the main impact is uncertainty,” said Hampton, who teaches physics and serves as director of her department’s summer research program. In November she applied for…


MSO event connects student groups

The three multicultural student organizations (MSOs): Hope’s Asian Perspective Association (HAPA), Black Student Union (BSU) and Latino Student Organization (LSO), collaborated for the first time at a MSO kickoff event on Saturday. This event is essential for the state of the MSOs going forward. It provides an opportunity for students from each group to get…