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In winning history essay, junior Elisabeth Wilder connects conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly to transgender rights

For the first time, an Eastern Mennonite University student has won the Francis J. Ryan Undergraduate American Studies Paper Award. Junior Elisabeth Wilder of Hesston, Kansas, earned the honor at ... read more about In winning history essay, junior Elisabeth Wilder connects conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly to transgender rights

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Two-time editor continues The Phoenix’s legacy, since 1958, of showcasing EMU community’s creative works

Eastern Mennonite University senior Naomi Scoville says it’s an honor to be entrusted with people’s “babies”— their literary and artistic offspring, in this case. As a two-time editor of EMU’s ... read more about Two-time editor continues The Phoenix’s legacy, since 1958, of showcasing EMU community’s creative works

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Winning C. Henry Smith orator examines conflict in the Mennonite church; other winners explore gun violence, race

“My speech wrote itself,” said Bethany Chupp, winner of the C. Henry Smith Oratorical Contest at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). The winning speech, titled “Standing At the Door,” came so ... read more about Winning C. Henry Smith orator examines conflict in the Mennonite church; other winners explore gun violence, race