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‘13 Reasons Why’: Helpful or hurtful?

Although many people find the subject uncomfortable, the Population Reference Bureau said that “suicides have become the second leading cause of death among teenagers in the United States” as of June 2016. Suicide is not pleasant and is depicted in an authentic, painful way in Netflix’s new series “13 Reasons Why,” based off of the…

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Hope professor gets Holland reading

In just three years, Holland’s Big Read event has put on book discussions in hop-scented bars and cozy church basements. The community-wide book club has connected nearly 900 area students with literature and art and has also hosted authors, such as Tim O’Brien of “The Things They Carried.” The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)…

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Jazz concert features Jim Cooper Trio

Thursday, April 27, the Holland Area Arts Council will be presenting “Jazz in the Gallery,” featuring the Jim Cooper Trio. “Jazz in the Gallery” is a small and personal concert. The Jim Cooper trio is comprised of Robin Connell, Warren Jones and Cooper. Connell, who hosts the concert series, won the 2016 Art Prize Public…

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Talented duo to grace concert hall

The Jack H. Miller building  on Hope College’s campus will  be hosting a program on Saturday, April 22, that includes mu  sic “From Bach to Broadway.”   Pieces played throughout  the concert will feature works  for the violin and piano or  harpsichord. Dr. Mihai Craioveanu, violinist and professor  of music at Hope, will be per…

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Ballet Club performs original show

The story of the boy who never grew up has been around for decades. There have been multiple movie, play and musical adaptations, which have originated from J.M. Barrie’s story that was released in 1904. With a long history of creative renditions to the fantastical tale, it only made sense that Hope College’s Ballet Club…

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Nykerk wins national talent show

By: Oprah “America’s Got Talent” has finally discovered real talent: the beautiful ladies in Hope College’s Nykerk Cup competition! All six acts traveled to audition in Detroit last spring and after a long journey, the competition has finished airing and Nykerk was established as the 2027 winners of the national television show. The NBC show…