Daily Archives: February 9, 2021


Coup in Myanmar: What you can do to help

On February 1, the Myanmar military staged a coup d’etat, overthrowing the Southeast Asian country’s government. This restricting takeover, involving the detainments of government officials and internet shutdowns, came after a 12-year quasi-democratic rule under State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi.  In 1948 Myanmar’s government began to shift between military rule and civilian administration. While…


Light shed on Kletz closure

During a pandemic, timing and strategy are crucial. One must not only discern the most probable avenues for viral transmission, but must also act quickly and efficiently in order to limit the spread should a case be confirmed. Public sporting arenas, living facilities, classrooms and places of business are all high-risk areas. Restaurants and dining…


Campus spotlight: PRISM

As the world advances into the twenty-first century, the LGBTQ+ community similarly advances the fight for their rights. Many students on campus would agree that Hope College has had its own tumultuous history with LGBTQ+ rights. Written in 2011 and promoted by Hope up until it was repealed in the summer of 2019, the “Hope…