Alumni Feature: “What on earth would I do with a history major?”

          By Jessica Patrick Majerowicz ’04 I arrived at Hope College with no idea what I wanted to do.  I enjoyed history but had not considered pursing it as a career.  As soon as classes began I was surrounded by the history department in some form or another; Professor Baer was […]

Seeing is Appreciating: An Ai Weiwei Exhibit in West Michigan

        By Gloria Tseng Ai Weiwei is not a neutral figure. His work is intentionally provocative. He has bucked the authority of the Chinese government and the power at the disposal of an authoritarian regime, having suffered physical abuse during a stint in prison and personally witnessed the government-ordered destruction of one […]

Reflecting on the 100th Anniversary of the U.S. Entry into World War I

By Jeanne Petit One hundred years ago, on April 2, 1917, President Woodrow Wilson asked Congress to declare war on Germany, and on April 4, Congress declared war against Germany. As we reflect on the impact of this war on our nation, we first turn to the loss of over 100,000 American soldiers in combat […]