Daily Archives: March 12, 2019


JRVWS hosts final event of semester

On Thursday evening, the Jack Ridl Visiting Writers Series (JRVWS) put on its final event of the semester, ending the year with two fantastic authors and a celebration of creativity. Hope College played host to writers Hilary Plum and Chen Chen, both of whom demonstrated their literary prowess when they gave live readings to students…


Unique new clubs available to join

Yoga Club Led by Sophia VanderKooy (’20) and Alaina Streberger (’20), Hope Yoga seeks to “allow a space for all students to learn about and practice yoga,” in the words of Streberger. VanderKooy says, “We strive to make Hope Yoga affordable, inclusive and accessible. We want everyone who walks into our practice to feel comfortable…


Ottawa County mental health gets new funding

After years of underfunding, Ottawa County Community Mental Health (CMH) will get an additional $2.5 million from the state over the next four years. Lynne Doyle, director of the county’s CMH, explained in an interview with the Holland Sentinel that this won’t be enough to guarantee financial security for the crucial public health organization. The…