Articles by Alex Belica

RACE IS STILL LEGAL — Pirelli World Challenge cars compete in the 2015 Long Beach Grand Prix. Under the withdrawn EPA rule modifications of such street legal exotics for racing would have become illegal.

EPA withdraws regulation banning racing

Public backlash causes EPA to put brakes on new rule that would have prevented vehicle modification   After sharp national backlash from racing fans, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) withdrew a proposed regulation that could have effectively banned the majority of U.S. auto racing. Last year the EPA proposed a relatively obscure new rule that…


City eyes super-fast fiber plan

After Google began rolling out its Google Fiber internet service in 2010 to select cities, web users around the country have been salivating over the opportunities that access to an ultra-high-speed internet connection would provide. Now the city of Holland is studying different options as it looks to roll out its own municipally-owned fiber offering…

Despite controversy, Hope will persevere

The recent controversy surrounding the provost’s abrupt resignation and reports of disagreements between our president and Board of Trustees has undoubtedly caused many students to feel uneasy. It is an understandable reaction when an institution that many of us have come to love is subject to so much controversy and uncertainty. Though we have little…

SOON TO BE DEMOLISHED? — The picture shows two cottages that remain on the site of the proposed development.

New student housing planned

Proposal would extend Cook Village complex east on 11th Street     Only three years after opening the new $3.6 million Cook Village townhouse-style apartment complex, Hope College is again seeking city approval to build new student apartments on 11th Street between Lincoln and Fairbanks avenues directly across from the DeVos Fieldhouse. In a bid…