Daily Archives: January 31, 2023


Hopping into the Year of the Rabbit

Celebrated by many Asian cultures and Asian-Americans, the Lunar New Year falls between Jan. 21 and Feb. 20. In the United States, the Lunar New Year has been widely popularized as the Chinese New Year. The Pew Research Center explains that “Chinese Americans are the largest Asian origin group in the U.S.” Therefore, they hold…


Recent Mass Shootings Shake California

Early on Saturday, Jan. 28, a shooting occurred in a Los Angeles neighborhood, killing three and injuring four people. While little information about the victims or motive behind this act of violence has been released, this tragedy follows two other mass shootings in California that occurred this week: the Monterey Park Massacre and the Half…


Hope College’s Worship Team

It’s 10:30 a.m. on a crisp Monday morning. Students, fresh out of class, filter into Dimnent Chapel. The pews quickly fill, and it is only a matter of time before the first chord is played, the first voice raised in worship. Live music, performed Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.  Chapel services, along with their Sunday night…