To be honest…with Mikayla Roller

To be honest…I’m embracing the hand to hold. “How is it being back?” I’ve gotten this question almost every day since I’ve returned to William Jewell College after nine months of studying abroad at Oxford. The readjustment process is often difficult for Oxbridge students, going from an independent, driven learning environment…

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National Parks Centennial

“See America First” This is what four William Jewell students­­ Jesse Lundervold, Blair Sundhausen, Chandler Eaton, and Daniel Bittel­­ did this past summer as the National Park Service (NPS) celebrated their 100th year anniversary. This slogan was propagated by the Great Northern Railway as they attempted to converge the $500…

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WJC Republicans and Democrats Gearing Up

This fall, William Jewell College is welcoming two new political organizations to campus: the WJC Democrats and WJC Republicans. Both organizations aim to sharpen college Republicans’ and college Democrats’ beliefs on Jewell’s campus through inclusive, engaging debates during each organization’s respective meetings. Junior political science and international relations major Jameson…

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Headlines: Ukraine

In a recent Russian documentary, “Crimea: Path to the Homeland,” President Putin discloses details of his role in the swift annexation of Crimea. Protests erupted in Ukraine Nov. 2013 as Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych discarded European Union trade agreements in exchange for pro-Russian policies.  The protests escalated Feb. 2014; Ukrainian President…

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