Articles by Annie Lohrstorfer


Knapp masquerades as sophomore

  Unbeknownst to the majority of Hope College students, former president John Knapp returned to Hope’s campus disguised as a student for a day in March. This plan was inspired by the popular television show “Undercover Boss.” Knapp was hoping to experience life as a Hope College sophomore student. This inspiration came from a desire…


Speak Up, Speak Out

Your voice has power. This is the short, yet powerful message that is being spread around Hope College’s campus this April for Sexual Assault Awareness month. As hard as it is to hear the statistics, the numbers are clear: sexual assault is a common experience and often goes unreported. It’s important to know the facts….


Baker Scholars prepare for Japan

  This spring break, the Hope College Baker Scholars are traveling to Japan to experience Japanese culture and learn from major companies in Tokyo. The group, led by Steve VanderVeen, is an ambitious group of economics, business and accounting majors. Typically activities include learning from other business leaders and groups from the U.S. and abroad….


Students eavesdropping with the pastor

  In what is now being called the “Weinstein era,” issues of sexuality and gender are often discussed on social media platforms throughout the #MeToo movement, a hashtag campaign which brings light to sexual assault experiences. Hope College’s Campus Ministries and the Center for Diversity and Inclusion sponsored “Eavesdropping with the Pastor” this past Tuesday….