After Melania Trump’s infamous jacket, one of the latest political fashion statements on the American market is Gerrymander Jewelry—a new company whose commercial made the rounds on social media because it seemed more like an SNL skit than a real … Continue reading Does My Vote Matter?
After the 2014 midterms marked a 72-year record low for voter participation, 2018’s National Voter Registration day saw a record high for voter registration: over 800,000 people registered to vote in one day, according to CNN. Some of the largest … Continue reading Swipe Up to Vote: Voter Registration Increases through Social Media
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