Articles by Adriana Barker


Hispanic Heritage Month

This month Hope College is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15. Hispanic Heritage Month is a celebration of the histories, cultures, and contributions of Americans with ancestors from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. It began as a week-long celebration in 1968 under President Lyndon B. Johnson but…


First impressions: Dorm living

For freshmen living at college, the prospect of dorm life can be intimidating. However, the first impressions of a few Hope College freshmen after a couple weeks of dorm life is quite positive. Three freshman girls, all from different dorms, each speak to the vibrant sense of community they feel here at Hope.  For Isabel…


Who is Andrew Yang?

Andrew Yang is a 44-year-old entrepreneur, lawyer, author and now democratic presidential candidate. Yet in spite of ranking sixth in polling among the democratic candidates, he is somewhat of an unknown. Yang has non-standard policy positions that allow him to stand out from the pack of Democratic candidates, but few voters know what UBI –…