04-26-2002





























Chimes Online


  • Faculty take the Torch in first annual Quiz Bowl
  • A new tradition may have been born Wednesday night in the Commons Lecture Hall as three teams of students took on three professor teams in a battle of the minds....
  • Kuhn advocates 'GNU Age' of free software for computers
  • Many people may not be clear on the difference between free beer and free speech when talking about computers, but to college students who frequently must `borrow' copies of expensive software from friends, the words ``free software'' sound intriguing....
  • Getting published for dummies: Donald Maass
  • You have heard it said that excellence is the hallmark of good literature, however, excellence will only get you half way in today's fiction publishing industry. To go the full monty, you'll need the help of someone like Donald Maass. ...
  • On-campus car vandalism surges again
  • As spring rolls around, squirrels are not the only ones scrambling across campus--car burglars are roaming around the campus parking lots as well. Since March, dozens of vehicles have suffered from vandalism. Students have encountered missing license plates, egged cars, smashed windows, flattened tires, missing valuables and even missing cars during the months of March and April. Students feel that Campus Safety should do more to prevent crimes, and Campus Safety, too, is striving for extra precautions on campus. ...
  • Student financial statements getting an overhaul
  • Take a good look at the student financial statements as they appear now, because by next fall, they are not going to be the same. Their appearance is not all that will change. According to Director of Information Systems Todd Hubers, the statements will be reengineered to be more straightforward, accurate, and reliable....
  • Campus Safety Reports
  • Monday, 4/15...
  • ESC panel critiques American consumerism
  • Nearly 80 students showed up at the Cave Monday night to listen in on an Earth-Day panel discussion sponsored by Calvin's Environmental Stewardship Coalition (ESC). As well as the opportunity for education, students were enticed by the prospects of free coffee and free reusable cloth grocery bags, complete with a stylish ESC logo....
  • Senate Corner
  • It is brochure days at Calvin College and I hope you can take a break from the many studies to notice them. For the next two weeks, take every possible chance you can to experience the college as it is advertised - sun shining, plants blooming, beauty booming. Ask Dave Warners for a phrenology lab to help you notice spring if you really cannot detach yourself from studies....