Hendrix Student Senate elections took place on February 12, and by that evening, the student body received the last email from 2018-2019 Senate President Hannah Burdette. “On behalf of myself and the Executive Committee, I’d like to say we all feel it has been an honor serving in our positions. I wish all the best to the incoming Senate and urge our campus community to continue approaching important issues with spirits of integrity, humility, compassion, and adaptability.” With 55.7 percent of the vote, Max Parker was elected President along with his Cabinet Secretary, Jack Sparkman, and President’s Assistant, Sara Hoopchuk. … Continue reading New Student Senate take their seats
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
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?
The Hendrix student body recently elected a new senate for the 2018-2019 school year, including President Hannah Burdette, Secretary Blythe Bull, and Presidential Assistant Natalie Burgess. “I decided to run for Senate president because I thought I could bring a … Continue reading Hendrix’s New Student Senate
He was the popular guy at school. The letterman-wearing, white-tooth-smile football player. Everyone liked him. He was the type of guy Mom’s wanted their daughters to bring home. She had just graduated high school. She was smart, and ambitious. Summer … Continue reading Hendrix Student Speaks About Sexual Assault