When you vote on November 6, you’ll see five issues on the ballot. One issue vies for term limits, another concerns casinos, another deals with voter identification, and the last one pushes for a gradual raise of the minimum wage. … Continue reading What is Issue 1?
Hendrix resides in Senate District 35. Vying for that State Senate seat in November are current Senator Jason Rapert and Conway resident Maureen Skinner. Rapert has served as senator since 2011 and is well known in the Conway area. As … Continue reading The race for Senate District 35
At the first Student Senate meeting of the semester, Elections Commissioner Jacob Turner proposed several amendments to the Election Code, which the Senate voted to adopt. These changes follow last year’s Senate General Elections held in February that were marked … Continue reading A new election code and what went wrong last time
Note: This story discusses sexual assault, harassment, and gender-based misconduct. On February 27, after months of the #MeToo movement revealing sexual assault in industries from film to finance, 120 Hendrix students filled The Burrow in a demonstration meant to “raise awareness of the pervasiveness of sexual assault and harassment” on campus. The demonstration pointed to ineffective college policies and procedures for handling instances of sexual assault and gender-based misconduct, calling for a more active administrative response, a thorough process of reporting, and enhanced education on consent and sexual assault. Six months later, just a week before the fall semester began, … Continue reading A new face for Title IX