Articles by Zachary Dankert


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Performance blends tradition and vitality

For their second event this semester, The Great Performance Series invited Cuarteto Latinamericano to the stage, playing alongside the artist Jiji. One may think that a Latin American classical quartet and a South Korean guitarist wouldn’t blend smoothly. However, once the music began, one quickly understands the genius of the combination. The two created an…

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Exhibit an Ode to Great Lakes

Living in Holland, Michigan, it’s unfortunately easy to become familiarized with what lies around us, the things we are privileged to experience whenever we want. One such thing is just ten minutes to the west, and it’s called Lake Michigan. This is why “Tug: A Great Lakes Odyssey,” hits so hard. This exploratory new exhibit…

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Resident Artist Redefines Reality

Walking into the De Pree Art Gallery, one could feel as though they are entering a sensory playground at a Children’s Museum. Eyes are immediately focused on the architectural sculpture at the center of the current gallery exhibit, fashioned from steel, colored glass, mirrored spheres, piles of powder, and yarn balls. Light warps the eye,…

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Campus welcomed Yuno to the stage

Hope College Concert Series had their first event of the year last Friday night. Through shared music, the Concert Series “aim(s) to inspire the West Michigan and Hope College community in areas of diversity, originality, and openness”. This concert took place in the Knickerbocker Theatre, featuring local band The Skinny Limbs as opening act, and…

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Nykerk highlight

Song. Play. Oration. 84 years of friendly competition, dazzling performances, and Nykerk Love. Nykerk is a competition between freshman and sophomore women in three different areas: song, play, and oration. Junior and senior coaches arrange the music, write the plays and guide the orators as they craft seven-minute monologues. After 21 days of practice and…