Mary Hennigan is a senior undergraduate student at the University of Arkansas. Born in Wisconsin, but raised in southwest Missouri, she found her home with the hogs in 2017. In a few short years, Hennigan found a passion for journalism and reported on student health issues and the first-generation student debt crisis. During the summer of 2020, Hennigan has worked as a data journalist intern for arkansascovid.com, where she has consistently reported coronavirus demographic data in Arkansas. In addition to a journalism degree, Hennigan is studying for an anthropology minor with the hopes to travel and focus on culture-rich stories. After her graduation in spring 2021, Hennigan plans to attend the University of Arkansas's Graduate School.