Opinion

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Are You Thinking About Taking a Gap Year?

Millennials are becoming more and more prone to taking a step back before buying into the “pressures” that universities can exert. Many students have confidence in why they are on campus studying, but others would rather figure it out through hands-on experience before accumulating college debt. Both resolutions are viable. According to the Gap Year…

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Do I have to be a Christian?

Some students often feel that being a Christian is an unspoken prerequisite for going to Hope College. Throughout campus, the question is frequently asked, “What church do you go to?”  Many students face this as they live and study on campus. With this question seems to come an entire box of unopened and discreetly “already…

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Humanity is Worth It

In 2019, a new social advocacy drama addressing homelessness and the general public was released in the U.S. The Big Read Documentary Film Screening this week showed this film, “The Public,” on November 5 at the Knickerbocker Theatre. In the approach to educate its viewers on challenging issues, the film addresses poverty, homelessness, mental illness…

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Hispanic Heritage Month on campus

This month Hope College is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15. Hispanic Heritage Month is a celebration of the histories, cultures and contributions of Americans with ancestors from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. It began as a week-long celebration in 1968 under President Lyndon B. Johnson but…