MOMENT OF TRUTH– The myths and facts on COVID-19 vaccinations

It’s no secret that COVID-19 has taken the world by storm and destroyed the lives of so many people. Although this virus is nowhere near being eradicated, it is now 2021, and there are vaccines racing to save the public’s health. Maybe you or someone close to you has received the vaccine, which is fantastic! We are just at the forefront, though. Dr. Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease and chief medical advisor to President Biden, believes at least 70-85% of the US population needs to be fully vaccinated before most actions can return … Continue reading MOMENT OF TRUTH– The myths and facts on COVID-19 vaccinations

Continuing the Conversation

Since March, students, faculty, and staff have been taking steps to facilitate talking about race on campus. By Jay Vicente In recent months, America has seen a surge in racist behaviors and racially charged incidents that have shaken this nation to the core. Racism happens everywhere, and as Hendrix students saw at the Cookies and Concerns meeting last semester, can take many forms. Recently, the Student Senate and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion have created new policies to combat racism and encourage diversity at Hendrix; their efforts only increased after the MDC Cookies and Concerns forum. According to Kesha … Continue reading Continuing the Conversation

Notorious RBG

Trailblazer. Mother. Lawyer. Activist. Wife. Supreme Court Justice. Feminist Icon. RBG. By Phillip Powell Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away at the age of 87 on September 18th of 2020 from pancreatic cancer. She died an American hero and resolute champion of human rights. Her story is filled with struggle, discrimination, love, triumph, and the tireless pursuit of justice for all. It is the most American of American stories, and it started in Brooklyn. RBG was born into a working-class Jewish family in 1933. She attended James Madison High School, where she excelled academically. Her mother, Celia Bader, was extremely impactful … Continue reading Notorious RBG

Undergoing Change

By Sophie O’Reilly As COVID-19 continues to rapidly change and evolve, our community is changing too. Hendrix has made some meaningful updates to school policy and campus systems, particularly gearing up for the return to campus in the fall. Given our current chaos, some of these policy changes have fallen off the radar of students. We hope to bring some of these changes to the surface and underscore updates from the college. First and foremost, Hendrix has created a Frequently Asked Questions that covers COVID-19 related updates. Here, you can find the most recent communication from the university, as well as the COVID-19 … Continue reading Undergoing Change