“The Hope Difference”

Written by: Emily Damstra (‘23) Hope College promotes the slogan: “The Hope Difference.” Hope’s website gives the definition of the difference as “the rigorous Christian academics and Christian community prepare Hope grads for a life of leadership and service.” As I am a senior preparing to graduate this May, I have thought about what has…


Snow Days in College?

Let me paint you a picture of my view out of the window on the first floor in Martha Miller. 2pm. I just walked to class with my fur hood all the way up, winter hat underneath, knee length coat zipped to the top, $20 black fashion boots that double as winter boots laced up…


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…