Class of 2024
Hometown: Zeeland, MI
Major: English; Creative Writing emphasis
Minor: Studio Art

Latest: Art is a Lifestyle
Class of 2023
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Major: Political Science

Latest: Kindness, An Innate Trait of Hope College
Class of 2024
Hometown: Las Piñas, Philippines
Major(s): Biological Sciences
Minor(s): Peace and Justice Studies

Latest: The metamorphic 8,107 miles of my college career
Class of 2023
Major(s): Business and Political Science

Latest: Transformed by Hope College
Class of 2023
Hometown: Petoskey, MI
Major(s): Business, Communication

Latest: My Best Advice to an Incoming Freshman from a Hope College Senior
Class of 2026
Hometown: Gladstone, Michigan
Major(s): Computer Science and Chinese Studies

Latest: Why Hope College?
Class of 2023
Hometown: Lagos, Nigeria
Major(s): Political Science and Philosophy

Latest: From Lagos, Nigeria, to Holland, Michigan

Recent Posts

My Best Advice to an Incoming Freshman from a Hope College Senior

From a Hope College Senior writing to an incoming Freshman, this is my best advice for you:  Fight the urge to compare yourself to other freshmen. Every upperclassman I know can recall a moment when they called their mom on the phone and said or felt some version of, “It just feels like everyone else …

Why Hope College?

If you ask a Hope student why they chose to come here, you’ll hear different answers every time. There are countless reasons to come here. Personally, what drew me here is how Hope as an institution is often described, which is as a small, Christian, liberal arts school.  Small Hope has a little over 3000 …

Art is a Lifestyle

“Artists have the hardest time finding a stable career.” People would tell me that I would not be successful until later in life if I studied in the arts. “Who studies art?” “What is there to learn about the arts in a classroom? Can’t you teach yourself with a Youtube video?” These are all questions …

The Reality of Campus Visits

I love Anchor Days–the sea of visiting students who can’t quite figure out the least awkward way to hold their bright orange folders and the parents buzzing with excitement, pride, and nostalgia, all while simultaneously feeling directionally challenged and overstimulated. I love visit days, not just because of the extra energy at chapel or the …

The metamorphic 8,107 miles of my college career

As an international student, it is hard to believe that a city kid like me would be going to a small town of Holland, Michigan, for college. I must admit that it was a process to go through and the fact that not a lot of people are able to have this opportunity made me …