Spring 2021: A Review of The Hilltop Monitor’s Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Goals

Over the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic devastated the country, and yet with the worst presumably behind us, marginalized populations continue to take the brunt of the resulting financial, social and health-related disparities in the United States. Amid the pandemic, an all-too-familiar pattern of violence revealed itself – one that…

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Slavery, Memory, and Justice Project investigates Clay County history

Since August of 2020, a group of dedicated student researchers, under the guidance of Dr. Christopher Wilkins, associate professor and chair of the department of history at William Jewell College, has been researching the history of slavery in relationship to Jewell. The research group that the students and Wilkins created,…

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Senior Feature: Maddie Wingert

Maddie Wingert, senior non-profit leadership and communication major, will attend the  Washington University School of Law in St. Louis this fall. Alongside an acceptance rate of just 14%, Washington University is ranked 16th in U.S. News’ 2022 list of best law schools.  Wingert did not decide to go to law…

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Slavery, Memory, and Justice Project uncovers details about Dr. William Jewell’s slaveholding past

Since August of 2020, a group of dedicated student researchers, under the guidance of Dr. Christopher Wilkins, associate professor and chair of the department of history at William Jewell College, has been researching the history of slavery in relationship to Jewell. The research group that the students and Wilkins created,…

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