What is Women’s History Month?

On February 29, Donald Trump issued a proclamation that declared March as Women’s History Month. In doing so, Trump has upheld a presidential tradition of proclaiming March as Women’s History Month that began with President Carter in 1980 – though originally, Women’s History Month was Women’s History Week.  But, what…

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The story behind the fountain

Terry Barnes graduated from William Jewell College in 1989 with a bachelor’s of science degree in business administration. He was the last of five siblings to attend Jewell. While here, he was on the track and football teams and was an active member of the Kappa Alpha Order. At the…

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Who Was William Jewell?

  Our red-feathered mascot, rather than William Jewell College’s namesake, has become the popular image of William Jewell. When thinking about the man who founded the campus in 1849, most students draw a blank. Who is he? For some, he is another vague portrait of an unmemorable face; for most,…

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