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By Mia Birkes On Oct. 27, 2021, the men’s Bulldog soccer team played the Ottawa University Braves, triumphing 3-1. It was senior night: the team honored players Sean Thomson, Kody Scholl, Jesus Reyes and Justin Clemons. Before the game began, the crowd at Paul Family Field heard an emotional and heartfelt speech from late...
By Alex Goodloe  On Oct. 25 2021, McPherson College mourns the loss of longtime assistant coach Reed Hardgrave. Hardgrave was the assistant coach of the soccer team at McPherson College. He was an integral part of both women’s and men’s teams for the past 20 years. Hardgrave was seen as someone to look up...
By Maggie Brown  McPherson College’s 2021 school year has brought in quite a few new faculty members, including the new Director of Library Services, Kristie Sojka. From Wichita, Kansas, Sojka has been a librarian for about 11 years.  She has worked in Pre-K through grade five libraries, as well as public libraries and academic...
By B. Merkel  Bradley Vogel joined McPherson College as the new Associate Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities. Vogel taught at his Alma Matter, Tabor College, for 22 years as the Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities. He graduated from Tabor with a Bachelor’s in Music Education- Vocal and Instrumental...
By Kenzie Jansonius Months ago, Texas enacted one of the most oppressive abortion laws that this country has seen since the passing of Roe v. Wade. The law, which was passed in May, 2021 and went into effect Sept. 1, holds that any pregnancy, including in cases of rape and incest, cannot be aborted...
By Eli Jordan On Oct. 1, 2021, “Many Saints of Newark” marked the return to the Sopranos story which ended a little over 14 years ago. The movie’s plot follows a young Anthony Soprano and his idol, Uncle Dickie Moltisanti. Dickie is the father to series character Christopher Moltisanti. While the movie was enjoyable...

Indigenous Death

By Kenzie Jansonius Over the summer, unmarked graves were discovered at former sites of Indigenous schools in Canada. There were at one time over 130 schools such as these in Canada and 367 in the U.S. The discoveries of over 1,000 bodies of children on the property of these schools in Canada have led...
By Tyler Norris What was supposed to be a practice run for an upcoming scene for the new movie “Rust” turned deadly when actor and producer Alec Baldwin fired a loaded prop gun that led to the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, and left director Joel Souza injured. The gun was handed to Baldwin...
By Mia Birkes The Supreme Court of the United States started a new term on Oct. 4, 2021. Traditionally, a term for the Supreme Court will last one year and a majority of their decisions will be released in June. The current Supreme Court Justices are Chief Justice John Roberts, Clarence Thomas, Stephen Breyer,...
By Tyler Norris Facebook has found itself in deep water with recent claims from a former data scientist at the company. Frances Haugen was an employee at Facebook for nearly two years with prior stints at Google, Yelp and Pinterest. During her time at Facebook, Haugen studied how the social network’s algorithm amplified misinformation....