Articles by Megan Grimes

Megan Grimes (‘20) was the Lifestyle editor at the Anchor during the 2019-2020 academic year. She has a biology and English double major and computer science minor at Hope, and she spends most of her free time playing with her 1-year-old son, Teddy. Running is one of her favorite activities, along with any other outdoor activity, reading, writing, yoga and spending time with friends and family. She loves to share people’s stories with the belief that hearing more about other people’s experiences can help you better navigate your own. After Hope, she intends to find a job in science writing to help better communicate science through story and quality writing.


Track & field back strong

The indoor track and field teams competed in the Mike Lints Open at Grand Valley State University last Saturday, their first meet of the new year. There were 15 teams at the event, with the men’s team racing to sixth place with 40.4 points and the women’s team taking eighth place with 16 points. On…


Swim & Dive competes well at Wheaton, Carthage

The men’s and women’s swimmers competed last weekend at the Wheaton College Invitational while the divers competed at the Carthage College Invitational. Both swimmers and divers recorded first place performances. The men’s swimmers took fourth in the meet overall with 371 points and one recordbreaking performance. The women’s team took third with 710 points with…


Soccer, X-C rank nationally

Over the past weekend, both the women’s cross country and the women’s soccer teams competed at the NCAA Division III level. The women’s X-C team ran on Saturday in Winneconne, Wisconsin in the NCAA Division III Championships. The women’s soccer team competed Friday night under the lights against Christopher Newport University in the sectional semifinals…


Basketball season takes back court

The men’s and women’s basketball teams started off their seasons with wins over the past weekend. The women’s team played at home Friday against MacMurray College and Saturday against Benedictine University, while the men played in Chicago against Greenville College on Friday and Simpson College on Saturday. The women’s team took victories on both nights,…