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The international love language: food

Hope College has no shortage of sanctimonious annual food events, but one of their most prominent surpassed its expectations on Feb. 23: The International Food Fair. Hosted in the Maas Auditorium from 6-8 p.m., the event drew a massive crowd composed of community members, staff and students alike. The smorgasbord of delicacies ranged in origin…

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‘Brain Day’ educates and entertains

As human beings, we all have something incredible and intricate in common: the possession of a complex, powerful brain. Happy National Brain Awareness Week everyone! The neurosciencefocused week was introduced a few weekends ago on March 2 with the campus event Brain Day, open to the Holland community. For the third consecutive year, families were…

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Dance Marathon: Inspiring hope for the kids

For weeks and months leading up to last Friday, posters, fundraisers and word-of-mouth advertising have helped raise awareness for the annual event known as the 24-hour Dance Marathon. This is Hope’s 20th consecutive year participating in the Dance Marathon, affiliated with Miracle Network Dance Marathon. For some, the concept of a dance marathon may warrant…

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Frank Abe on treatment of Japanese-Americans

Last Thursday, students, faculty and staff gathered to learn about a forgotten part of AsianAmerican history. Journalist, producer and director Frank Abe gave an empowering and valuable lecture about Japanese internment camps and World War II. Through Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066 in 1942, individuals of Japanese descent were forced into isolation because of the fears…

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Reflecting at the M&M conference

While Markets & Morality has long invited prominent speakers to Hope and regularly travels as a group to thought-provoking seminars, it has never had the chance to host an in-house conference of its own. Several logistical stars must align for such a gathering to take place, with a certain level of work required to gain…

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Peeking behind the scenes of media

Meet Your Media was a great opportunity for members of various media organizations on Hope’s campus to mingle and meet other members of the community. Intrigued students were able to to learn more about groups they might be interested in joining. Members of the media staff took turns in 30-minute shifts, playing games and engaging…