Tagged Issue 130:3


New Pull coaches prepare for the big fight

The Pull is approaching rapidly–Oct. 1 to be exact–and this year’s coaches are as excited as ever. However, the considerable amount of work the coaches put into The Pull each year is underappreciated. An interview with a new Even Year coach, Emily O’Connor (’18), shed some light on the planning and expectations she has as a coach. While she was not able to reveal…


Hope charter takes the torch

Mortar Board Honor Society awards national distinctions During the national organization’s annual summer conference held July 22-24 in Indianapolis, Indiana, the Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society presented Hope College’s Mortar Board chapter with multiple honors, mainly the Gold Torch Award. Each year the Gold Torch, a national distinction, is given to the most…


Third parties in the presidential race

Polls of libertarian and green political parties show increase in supporters Throughout the political history of the United States, no candidate from a third party has ever won a presidential election. Regardless of their multiple efforts to win more voters, third parties often encounter huge difficulties in this process. From unequal access to ballots to…


Hope College welcomes new coach

After building an impressive football resume filled with multiple accomplishments, Hope College’s new football Coach, Peter Stuursma, came back home to do something special with the Dutchmen. The former running back and ’93 Hope graduate comes back from coaching at East Grand Rapids, but before that, he enjoyed a spell, serving as Hope’s defensive coordinator…


Hope College fall sports in full swing

Men’s and women’s soccer, football, volleyball, cross-country seasons underway Men’s Soccer 2-3 (0-0) The Men’s soccer team improved their record to 2-3 this past week with wins over Grace Bible College and Benedictine University (Ill.) and a tough loss to a good Aurora College squad. On Wednesday, Hope dominated the pace of play, controlling the…

Amber Ramble: Pokémon GO away

A quick Google search of Pokémon GO will result in a wide array of unthinkably ridiculous articles, like “Nationwide Pokémon GO ban sought by Indian lawsuit that claims title is religiously offensive,” “Russian man faces five years in jail for playing Pokémon GO in church” and “Man falls into river while playing Pokémon GO” to…