Daily Archives: October 24, 2023


The whimsical wonders of Joel Schoon-Tanis

Author: Gabriel Wolthuis  From illustrating and authoring children’s books to producing and acting in television to creating and inspiring murals and everything in between, Hope College alum, Joel Schoon-Tanis (’89) extends his breath of talent across diverse areas of art. Schoon-Tanis’ work has been nationally recognized, including receiving National Telly awards, Emmy awards, and the…


One Big Weekend Recap

Campus was bustling on Oct. 13 and 14 to celebrate One Big Weekend — Hope College’s Homecoming and Family weekend. Alumni, families, friends and students all gathered together to enjoy the countless activities offered for this weekend. Hockey and football games, Hope’s annual Nykerk and Donut Run, food trucks in the heart of campus and…


Nykerk 2023 — An even year victory

During Homecoming Weekend, Hope College held its annual Nykerk Competition. Odd and Even Year compete for the Nykerk Silver Cup. This year, Even Year was triumphant! Nykerk has three portions; Song, Play, and Oration. This year’s Even year Oration was performed by Abby Stoy(‘26). Abby Stoy is a sophomore studying Social Work at Hope College….