Articles by Kelly Ocock


Gungor hits Dimnent with unique sound

Last Friday, Hope College’s Dimnent Chapel was filled with students and the Holland community to experience Gungor’s music. Although advertised that doors would open at 7:30 p.m., a line formed outside the chapel well before then. The crowd’s energy was high, despite the recent heat wave and Dimnent’s lack of air conditioning. Gungor consists of…


Writing center can help Hope

(Photos by Kelly Ocock) Before most Hope College students move back to campus, the tutors at the Klooster Writing Center were under going their week of training. From workshops, to mock help sessions, they worked hard in preparation to help all students. The Klooster Writing Center is just one of Hope College’s many great academic…

Multiple perspectives of North Korea

North Korean’s fear of their government, as depicted in the news, now can be seen through art. The DePree Art Center and Gallery is hosting the exhibition, “No Motherland Without You” featuring images from North Korea. Tom Wagner, the artist behind the thought-provoking photographs, is a Hope College alumnus and an award winning editorial photographer….


Ten actions, 100 days: student voices

The Women’s March was just the beginning for these Hope College students. Hope United for Justice is teaming up with the Women’s March on Washington and their campaign for ten actions in 100 days. After millions of marchers voiced their concerns for the country last Saturday, the movement is encouraging everyone to join the next…


A snapshot of Groovin’ in the Grove

  NIGHT JAMS — Chapel worship bands performed Aug. 29 in the Pine Grove, bringing the Hope community together. Students gathered to ease their minds the night prior to classes. The concert was split in half by an intermission, which also separated the different chapel bands. Bruce Benedict, the chaplain of worship, highlighted the seniors…