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By Au’mario Landrum  On Oct. 6, 2022, President Biden pardoned thousands of people convicted of federal marijuana possession charges. The pardon does not apply to people convicted of distributing or selling marijuana or convictions under state or local law but it does apply to federal conviction. Biden encouraged governors to follow his lead and...
By Lucy Bowman  On Oct. 28 the Educational Policy Committee approved a new major: Social Justice and Advocacy. According to Dr. Becki Bowman, the head of the Communication Department, a freshman at the college presented this concept as a Student Designed Major. After beginning to research the major, the team realized that McPherson College...
By Eli Jordan  Following a $55 million capital campaign, McPherson College announced new buildings coming to the McPherson College campus. In partnership with Beck Designs, three new buildings have been planned. This includes renovation and expansion on the Sports Center, the Campus Commons, and the Boiler Room.      The Campus Commons...
By Dy’mond McElrath    McPherson, Kansas is known for a plethora of things. Centered in one of the largest wheat producing areas, McPherson specializes in things like energy, equipment manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, etc. While these specialties are commonly known of McPherson, another aspect the town is known for is its aggressive cold...
By Lucy Bowman  Seven years ago, McPherson College President Michael Schneider set a goal to reach a $1 billion endowment. On Friday, Nov. 4, he made a historic announcement: McPherson College has secured a $500 million estate commitment to its endowment. Those attending the press conference at the Kansas Leadership Center...
By Toby Leigh The 2022-2023 school year has officially begun! For a lot of people, this is a time of firsts. This is the truest for the freshmen here at Mac, who are all trying their best to learn the ropes of being students, as well as transitioning from high school to college.  
By Eli Jordan  On top of the Campus Commons and the Boiler House coming to the McPherson College campus, a new addition for athletes is being made as well. Largely in part of a one-million-dollar donation from the Holman family, the Sports Center already has a new look on top of the new portion...
By Phebe Lyne  During the D23 Event hosted by Disney, a lot of new projects were teased, from new Pixar films to a live remake of The Little Mermaid. But fans of the Star Wars franchise were focused on one thing; the second season of The Bad Batch. Bad Batch is an animated series...
By Fabian Camacho I’m sure you’ve noticed the flyers around campus both near the beginning of the school year and recently so it’s no secret- The college is putting on a new musical production for all to see! The show is titled “Bright Star'' and has its focus on lead lady, Alice Murphy (played...
By Gregorio Rivera  The automobile has had an enormous impact on American society, both in the short term and long term. As Americans, we are not responsible for the invention of cars. However, over the last century, they have come to define much of what it means to be an American. While the creation...