Articles by Annie Kopp

Annie is the Features Editor for the Anchor, pairing well with her double major in Communication and English. She is from New Hampshire and enjoys playing music, reading, and being outdoors. You can probably find her slacklining in the Pine Grove on a sunny day. Annie started at the Anchor in the fall of 2019 and is excited to develop her journalism skills throughout her time here at Hope. Over the summer she works as a barista in New Hampshire and because of this she always enjoys a good cup of coffee! Annie is also part of the Cross Country Ski Club on campus and was a member of the ‘Heez family for two years!


Sports and stress: Finding a balance

As summer ends and school begins again, it is easy to become overwhelmed with the abundance of responsibilities and commitments that college life offers. Students often feel as though they are trying to stay afloat in a sea of classes, athletics, homework, clubs, jobs, friendships and family.  For sophomore engineering major Sydney Jackson, this workload means that, in…


An Audience of one

Anneliese Lockner, a sophomore here at Hope College, plays every soccer game for an audience of one—God. While most college athletes may believe that sports are played for the audience or even for themselves, students here at Hope use sports to glorify God, and Lockner is not an exception. In the short time that she…


Running into a New School Year

While most Hope students were squeezing in time with family and friends during the last week of summer, Kelly Peregrine, a senior here at Hope and captain of the cross country running team, was bonding with her teammates on the mosquito-filled cross country trails. Peregrine stuck to her strict workout plan this summer, despite nursing…