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

A Slice of Life with Eric the Pizza Guy

As the Hendrix campus prepares to reopen, so do the many different departments and services that Hendrix offers. Many students are impatiently waiting to return to their dorms and jobs on campus, but another place that many students are looking forward to seeing again is the cafeteria. The cafeteria is the hub of Hendrix life, and the directors and staff of the cafeteria have been working tirelessly to make sure that the reopening goes as smoothly and positively as possible. One of the most well-known members of the cafeteria staff is Eric Jones, or as students know him, Eric the … Continue reading A Slice of Life with Eric the Pizza Guy

Art and Activism: A Mexican Artist’s Take

By Victor Gomez As far as I can remember, art has always been a part of my life and who I am. The earliest memories I have of making art go back to when my mom and I still lived in Mexico with my grandfather. At that time, art was nothing more than a pastime for me. It wasn’t until I moved to the US that art became a coping mechanism for everything I was experiencing and for the things I couldn’t understand. Art helped me transition into a new life and allowed me to communicate and express myself in … Continue reading Art and Activism: A Mexican Artist’s Take

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