Campus and Beyond


From Ashes to Ashes

Ash Wednesday is the most observed Christian service in the world. The number of attendees to services on Ash Wednesday has been recorded to trump both Christmas and Easter services. One Hope student, Cameron Smith (’23), joined the ranks of Christian believers in participating in his first-ever Ash Wednesday service. Upon returning to his dorm,…


Bernie Sander’s America?

As of Super Tuesday, Bernie Sanders has emerged next to Joe Biden in a two-man race for the 2020 Democratic candidacy. Sanders, a senator from Vermont who also ran for president in 2016, envisions drastic economic, social and environmental shifts for our country. His left-wing beliefs and stance as a self-described ‘democratic socialist’ have faced…


Put the ‘I’ in Immersion

 One of the benefits of a liberal arts education is the opportunity for students to develop themselves beyond the classroom curriculum specific to their major or minor. For most students, this looks like the completion of the courses listed under “required” to graduate. However, Hope’s statement on Christian identity and the belief that the knowledge…