This Week in History

This week in history on April 9th, 1981, Staff Writer Sue Marshall wrote about the importance of the Student Association election and the impact that it has had on the Hastings College community. Recently elected S.A. president Dee Black and vice-president Gregg Plock told their perspective on the challenging election that took place, as well as the impact that their campaign had on the campus … Continue reading This Week in History

Senior art thesis exhibitions explore philosophy and process

The first 2021 senior art exhibition, “Blueprint,” is open now until April 23 in the Jackson Dinsdale Art Center (JDAC) and features work by four Hastings College seniors. The artists will give a lecture on their work Sunday, April 11 at 11:00 a.m. in the Wilson Center with a gallery reception to follow in the JDAC. This senior showcase includes paintings created by art major … Continue reading Senior art thesis exhibitions explore philosophy and process

2021 SA elections utilize online media

As of this week, voting has opened to decide this year’s Student Association (SA) Executive Cabinet. Voting is open until April 11, and if needed a second vote will start on April 15, both via Google Forms.  Both sets of candidates have unique visions for what HC can do to make students feel engaged and included, and have a range of prior experience.  2020-2021 SA … Continue reading 2021 SA elections utilize online media

#Throwback Thursday – Draft controversy continues

This Week in History on Feb. 19, 1981, Staff Writer LuAnn Larson wrote on the then-ongoing debate of allowing women the right to register for the Selective Service, as well as the course of action taken by former president Jimmy Carter. She also talked about the influence and push that the registration process was receiving from the president’s administration and the general public.  Former President … Continue reading #Throwback Thursday – Draft controversy continues

SEAC, a Hastings College group raises awareness and makes tremendous impact on the campus community

This year, the Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC) has been making a big impact on the Hastings College campus community by spreading environmental awareness through various activities and projects. SEAC, affected by decreased group membership and projects over the 2019-2020 school year, is trying to revitalize its significance and role on campus with these initiatives. “SEAC is here to remind the HC community of the … Continue reading SEAC, a Hastings College group raises awareness and makes tremendous impact on the campus community

Rise in student interest to see original work performed leads to first play workshop

This year the Hastings College Theatre Department is beginning a Student Original Plays workshop, hopefully to become an annual event. The workshop was open for any student on campus to submit original plays to be reviewed by the theater faculty. All submitted work will be given feedback, but a few select plays will be chosen and performed in a livestream event on Feb. 28.  Theatre … Continue reading Rise in student interest to see original work performed leads to first play workshop

Hernandez reflects on challenging endeavors

This week in “Persevering the Pandemic,” Richard Romero Hernandez gave his personal perspective on how the pandemic has affected his life, both at the college and privately.  Senior Richard Hernandez elaborated on his experiences this semester and how they have affected him on a personal level, and he explained how his everyday schedule is focused around his classes and work schedule.  “I’m currently taking 18 … Continue reading Hernandez reflects on challenging endeavors

“The Unknown” on life and mental health

While many students spent the end of last school year planning for a summer amidst the coronavirus pandemic, seniors Francisco Arevalo, Robert Hernandez and Will Pointon organized their collaborative project “The Unknown Podcast”. They started planning their podcast back in April of 2020, which they started releasing early that May. The podcast started with weekly episodes, but as conflicting schedules arose this school year, the … Continue reading “The Unknown” on life and mental health

IT department fills two employee positions

At the beginning of this semester, Hastings College welcomed two new people to the Information Technology (IT) department staff, Rocky Czaplewski and Rachael Broadwell. Both are former employees of the IT department at Central Community College. Czaplewski is a CCC graduate while Broadwell is still finishing her degree.  “I was just looking for jobs, then the position came up here at HC since they had … Continue reading IT department fills two employee positions

CCC partnership expands to provide new minors

This semester, Hastings College and Central Community College (CCC) of Hastings have expanded a partnership that, in the past, primarily allowed HC business majors to specialize their degrees. Now, HC students can complete a variety of minors through CCC’s diplomas to diversify their degrees and build experience for their careers.  This expanded partnership, a result of more than a year of discussion and planning from … Continue reading CCC partnership expands to provide new minors