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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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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A Love Letter to Soup

When cold weather comes, there are many recipes that bring comfort and respite from the frigid Midwest winter and annual polar vortexes. Chicken and dumplings, pot pie, lasagna, chicken paprikash and tamales are all popular cold-weather comfort foods. But none of them compare to my favorite thing to cook up…

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Ethical Gift Giving

The holiday season is typically synonymous with gift-giving. While it can bring joy to share in something special with those you care about, ensuring that your gift is ethical is a daunting and stressful task. Especially for young adults and college students, environmentally friendly and ethically sourced gifts can be…

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