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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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Hockey victorious, takes championship

The men’s hockey team played last weekend in the Michigan Collegiate Hockey Conference Championships (UCHC), battling Grand Valley State University on Friday and University of Michigan on Saturday. The team went into the championship with a record full of strong wins at 16-1-1, with one conference loss against Grand Valley in January. The team didn’t…