Claire has written feature stories, book reviews, a commencement speech, an apology letter, a campaign platform and numerous blog posts. She has contributed to NPR’s How I Built This, Calvin University’s Chimes Newspaper, The Knightly Podcast, The Student Aspect,, Medium and the blogs of nonprofits Congressional Management Foundation and New Moms Chicago.

As a student of journalism and former co-host and producer of her school newspaper’s podcast, The Knightly, she’s interviewed an asylee entrepreneur from Afghanistan, classmates who voted for Trump in 2020, a professor whose job was under review for budget cuts, Michigan high school students facing mental health challenges, a former Obama White House staffer and produced an episode of a conversation her co-host had with the only openly nonbinary student at Calvin University. 

Success Story: Symone’s Job and Share our Spare, New Moms

Claire’s 2019 book list,

An Overview of Online Activities of Members of Congress during COVID-19, Congressional Management Foundation 

Campaign Platform: Claire for president,

Claire’s 2020 book list,

CNN Journalist, Chimes alum Ryan Struyk to join faculty as journalism professor, Chimes

The Knightly podcast from Chimes

Is oven-baked apple crisp that much better than microwaved apple crisp? I tested it so you don’t have to,

The mason jar pour over,

A note from the student body president on the upcoming year, Chimes

I am Calvin University’s first openly gay student body president, Chimes

An open letter to LGBTQ friends and allies of Calvin University, Medium

The Case For Not Running: Why I Chose To Stay in a Position of Power,

Breaking the Script: How I harnessed my fearless disregard for social norms, The Student Aspect