Jewell recognizes student accomplishments and Faculty Award winner at Honors Convocation

On Friday, April 20, William Jewell College hosted Honors Convocation to present departmental awards and the Faculty Award. Each department recognized students who had exceptionally achieved in the field. The night was a combination of celebration of student accomplishments and of music. In between professors announcing awards, students performed musical…

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Humans of Jewell

The Hilltop Monitor caught up with Christina Vogler, sophomore music education major. She talked about her passion, her major and program.   “It’s busy, crazy, all the time. But it’s well worth it. I love the idea that someday I’m gonna be a teacher; I just get very excited about.…

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Serial bombings shake Austin

From March 2 to March 21, a series of package bombs detonated and were identified in Austin, Texas, leaving the city in a state of fear. The city was particularly panicked because the bombings took place during South by Southwest (SXSW), a series of film, interactive media and music festivals…

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Humans of Jewell

Francis Browning Zavacky, or Frank, came to William Jewell College in September. He has become a staple on campus, providing happiness and stress-relief. The Hilltop Monitor caught up with Frank and his owner Ryan, Browning Hall Resident Director, at their favorite play place, the quad, and asked about Frank’s life…

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Royals Small Market Rebuilding

After a less-than-impressive 2017 season, the Kansas City Royals started the offseason with an uncertain future. Of the core group of players who led the team to the World Series Championship, only Alex Gordon, Salvador Perez and Kelvin Herrera had contracts extending past 2017. Other members of the core championship…

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