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Lynx to the Past

Apr 3, 2024

Kahlila Bandele continues to explore the history of international students on campus.  On this episode, Maggie and Kahlila discuss the relationship between Chinese students in the 1950s and American Cold War politics. 

One of these students was David Wen-Wei Chang, class of 1955.  While researching this episode, we...

Feb 13, 2024

Dilemma was a student-lead symposium at Rhodes that began in the 1960s and continued on into the late eighties.  The event brought experts across many fields to present on campus.

In this episode, Maggie Kreis talks with Dilemma founder, Bo Scarborough, and attendee and alumnus, Ed Uthman, to learn more about the event...

Dec 15, 2023

A follow up episode to part one of "Rhodes and the Cuban Revolution." In this episode the team interviews Roberto Heros, one of the students from Cuba. Heros went on to become a notable cerebrovascular neurosurgeon. He is now 81 years old and still practicing medicine at the University of Miami! Heros graciously took...

Dec 1, 2023

On this episode Kahlila and Maggie are Havana good time discussing the 1959 Cuban revolution. You’ll hear government officials, Rhodes professors, students, and more sharing their thoughts on Fidel Castro’s ascent to power.

Nov 1, 2023

If you ever find yourself in need of the time, and you’re okay with doing a little math to get it, look no further than the south wall of Rhodes Tower.

There you will find a vertical sundial, designed and given to the college by physics professor Jack Streete.