Tagged Issue 130:17


Holland rocks with Twin Peaks

(Photos by Kelly Ocock) The Park Theatre was packed last Friday night as students and community members waited to experience a lively and unforgettable concert. The theatre, located at 248 South River Ave., is close to Hope College’s campus, across from Centennial Park. Although a small venue, after the doors opened at 7:30 p.m. and…


You’ve been accepted…wait, never mind!

Message sent…Oops! We’ve all been there. Accidentally sending a text message or a Snapchat to the wrong person or even the wrong message to someone who’s not supposed to know. Unfortunately on Wednesday, Feb. 15, the admissions office of Ivy League Columbia University accidentally informed 277 students of acceptance into their master’s program. This mistake…


Hope basketball takes losses

(Photos by Kelly Ocock) Men’s and women’s teams suffer big defeats this past Saturday on home ground The men’s basketball team faced their biggest rivalry this past Saturday in a back-and-forth game. The Calvin Knights edged out the Dutchmen by three-points in overtime. Leaders for Hope included Harrison Blackledge (’17)with 17 points, Cody Stuive (’17)…

South China Sea: US woes and worries

It is easy these days to focus on internal issues in America, or, if looking outward, focusing on U.S. relations with Russia and the mounting tensions there. Yet, the world is much bigger, and America’s relationship with much of the world is changing. The most important among these changes is America’s relationship with China. Relations…


Explore the Christ-centered campus idea

Hope College’s Arts and Humanities Division’s symposium for this spring took place Friday in Graves Hall, Winants Auditorium. The theme of this semester’s symposium explored “The Idea of a Christ-Centered College.” Professor Timothy Larsen of Wheaton College was the keynote speaker in the discussion. Larsen shares that his “research tends to explore theological and intellectual…


Student soloists featured in concert

Six Hope College musicians were featured at the Hope College Symphony Orchestra’s 45th Annual Concerto-Aria Concert on Saturday, Feb. 18. The concert was held in the concert hall of the Jack H. Miller building and was also live-streamed online. Soloists included Madalyn Navis (’17) on violin, Stanna Dorn (’17) on piccolo, Hilary Hunsberger (’17) on…

Multiple perspectives of North Korea

North Korean’s fear of their government, as depicted in the news, now can be seen through art. The DePree Art Center and Gallery is hosting the exhibition, “No Motherland Without You” featuring images from North Korea. Tom Wagner, the artist behind the thought-provoking photographs, is a Hope College alumnus and an award winning editorial photographer….