The Ranchor

The Ranchor is our semesterly, satire edition. Everything that is apart of this section is inaccurate, false, and written with comedic intent. The Anchor is not attempting to make any factual statements with these articles. Enjoy!


A Durfee Fixer Upper: Farmhouse finishings

Hope College’s newly announced $5,000 annual tuition raise is accompanied by an exciting tuition-funded project: Fixer Upper’s very own Chip and Joanna Gaines are traveling to the Hope College campus! Durfee Hall, the only all-male dormitory, is getting a facelift. Constructed in the 1950s, Durfee’s interior is quite dated with beige walls and unsanitary conditions—the…


FUN ACTIVITY! Find the cool shapes in the gerrymandered districts that are destroying the integrity of American democracy!

In an ideal world, we would like to think that politicians live up to expectations placed upon them by voters. That they would be honest, hardworking and do everything in their power to serve their constituents well. Let’s be real though: that seems too good to be true, especially with everything that has gone down…