The Baker Orange

Campus minister serves in Antarctica

Kevin Hopkins is currently on a two month deployment in Antarctica. In addition to his role as campus minister, Hopkins is a lieutenant colonel in the Kansas Air National Guard.

Story by Lily Stephens, Multimedia/A&E Editor

February 15, 2019

While the Midwest was in the middle of a polar vortex, University Minister Reverend Kevin Hopkins was enjoying the summer temperatures at McMurdo Station on Ross Island, Antarctica. While that only means around 20 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit, it is much warmer than this month's 1-degree day. Since leaving...