After meeting with local and state leaders of Chi Alpha regarding allegations of misconduct, Dean of Students Jim Wiltgen and Reverend J.J. Whitney made the decision to ban non-student leaders of Chi Alpha from the Hendrix campus for one year. This decision was prompted by testimonies from students indicating Chi Alpha had violated the contract that allowed their presence on campus, and tested the boundaries of the ethical framework for religious life groups at Hendrix. Chi Alpha is a national college ministry organization affiliated with and guided by the values of the Assemblies of God, which are founded in the … Continue reading Chi Alpha staff banned from campus
In February, I saw a video on Twitter in which Rose McGowan, actress and accuser of Harvey Weinstein, has a shouting match with Andi Weir*, a trans woman and activist, at a promotional event for McGowan’s book Brave. Weir … Continue reading #MeToo?
In March, writer and Lousiana Tech University professor Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith visited Hendrix College for a public reading, sponsored by the Hendrix-Murphy program. In addition to this reading, Smith spent two days on campus, in creative writing workshops with … Continue reading An Extended Interview with Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith
When it comes to coffee, a generally accepted principle amongst students is quantity over quality. But there are just some days, weeks, or months when the only joy in life comes from a cup of really good coffee. Here’s how … Continue reading Best Cup of Coffee in Conway?
What’s the best part of living in the Village? “That’s a hard question,” responded Rader Francis, sophomore resident in Market Square South. As a recipient of the Hendrix Aspire Scholarship, Francis was able to secure his single dorm in one of the Living and Learning Communities (LLC) along with thirteen of his fellow Aspire scholars. Francis emphasized the community aspect of the LLC: “It’s really nice just being able to walk out of my room and have people to hang out with or talk to” Cameron Thomas, one of Francis’s neighbors, also noted, “Here, you just know everyone.” Fourteen students … Continue reading Aspire Student Scholars