LEXI CHITWOOD AND RACHEL GOMOLL | PHOTO BY YASIR ALHUMAIDAN Edgewood College’s LGBTQ organization, SAFE, is up and running after a year of decommission, and they have multiple events planned. The organization had been left in a free fall after the previous President and Vice President graduated, leaving no one else to take the reins.
BY LEXI CHITWOOD AND RACHEL GOMOLL | PHOTO BY LEXI CHITWOOD MADISON, OCTOBER 20, Edgewood College’s LGBTQ student organization, SAFE, collaborated with both the Office of Student Inclusion and Involvement (OSII) and Women and Gender Studies (WGS) to host their first drag show in over a year. At 7 p.m. the seats of Anderson Auditorium were
BY LINDSEY HAZLETT | PHOTO BY YASIR ALHUMAIDAN On Thursday, November 16th, the fourth installment of the Executive Speaker Series will take place in Anderson Auditorium. The focus of the event is Women in Leadership and will run from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. with a reception following in Wingra Cafe from 6 p.m. to 7
BY KIMBERLEE R EMMERICH | PHOTO BY MACKENZIE DOHERTY The artist and missionary, Paul Wislotski, paid Edgewood College a friendly visit in September to unite people through what he calls collective art pieces. “I started at Woodstock many years ago and set up a tarp to let people paint on it and I saw how
BY LINDSEY HAZLETT | PHOTO BY YASIR ALHUMAIDAN Students have reported over the semester and last year that mail has not arrived when they’ve been notified that mail was sent to them, according to Michael Metcalf, director of transportation and security at Edgewood College. An informative email was sent out by the Security Department on
BY RACHEL HOWE AND CONNOR GLASBRENNER | PHOTO BY ALEX THOMAS Three Edgewood College students have chosen to speak out on the possible end of DACA. DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the program allowing those who came to the U.S as children to stay and work, has recently been ended by the Trump administration. This
BY SHANZEH AHMAD | PHOTO BY YASIR ALHUMAIDAN The period of status renewal for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, has come to a close as of Oct. 5. Edgewood helped students protected under DACA, or DACA Dreamers, through the process of reapplying by offering financial support and several other resources. Scott
BY LINDSEY HAZLETT | PHOTO BY YASIR ALHUMAIDAN Edgewood College has installed gender-inclusive restrooms in residence halls and academic buildings around campus. These restrooms, some single-stalled and others multi-stalled with showers, are available to be used by any student or faculty member, of any and all gender identities. The installation of these restrooms occurred rapidly.
BY ALYSSA ALLEMAND | PHOTO BY YASIR ALHUMADIAN Edgewood College has worked towards implementing a composting program for students on campus in the past. With the help of Edgewood graduate Halie Tenor, the process of starting that program is coming along. Tenor is serving through Chartwells as the Dining Services Sustainability Intern at Edgewood. Though
BY WILLIAM LUND Edgewood College is set to launch a new safety and security app, Director of Transportation and Security Mike Metcalf confirmed. “This will replace The Eagle Alert system,” he said. “Eagle Alert works well, but it’s cumbersome, older technology. . . . This app will be easier for the user.” Students have the