Chi Alpha staff banned from campus

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

Aspire Student Scholars

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