Ghost stories of Jewell

As Halloween approaches the William Jewell College (WJC) campus, students begin to prepare their costumes and look forward to the FIJI Halloween Rave. However, too few Jewell students are preparing themselves, both mentally and physically, for the potentially deadly paranormal activity on campus. After speaking with Ernie Stufflebean, associate dean…

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“Humans” of Jewell

You may have seem him running around the Quad, or perhaps you have a much more personal relationship with him and he’s played with a toy or chewed on a bone while you took a test. Regardless, the cardigan welsh corgi Brecon approaches celebrity status around William Jewell College’s campus.…

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To be honest…with Brett Stone

To be honest, I’m not going to pretend to be the expert on cultural appropriation, but even I know dressing up in caricaturized “Native American” clothing for Halloween is offensive. The term “cultural appropriation” has been defined, redefined and then re-redefined countless times in well-written and responsible publications. Just like culture itself, it is everywhere.…

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Obscure Sports Weekly: LARPing

Parks and college campuses have seen an increase in what appears to be medieval duels. In these duels, groups of people dressed as fictional characters gather in a central location. However, the meetings are much more complex than people running around fighting with foam swords; they are actually participating in…

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