Articles by Therese Joffre

Therese Joffre ('24) is studying chemistry and plans to pursue a PhD in chemistry. She is the Opinion Editor of The Anchor, the website/marketing managers of The Bell Tower, a TA in the chemistry and anatomy labs, a tutor, does research in organic chemistry, and is the campus leader for the Ford Leadership Forum. In her free time, she enjoys travel, reading, adventuring in the outdoors and eating a variety of foods.


Do Republicans need to rethink their party’s leadership?

The weeks leading up to the midterm elections predicted a “red wave” throughout the country, especially in historically blue districts. These predictions were the result of increasing dissatisfaction with the Biden administration, especially pertaining to recent events in Afghanistan and widespread inflation. There is also frustration with democratic leaders in states that have high crime…


Race: A lie and idol?

An African, conservative philosopher and a white, liberal race and Christianity professor talking about race and racism: nothing else is more intriguing, am I right? The Saint Benedict Institute brought this event to Hope College to demonstrate what a healthy, respectful conversation looks like between two drastically opposed individuals. This comes at a time where…