Earnest qualifies for U.S. Open

As the Hastings men’s bowling team continues their historic season, currently ranking third in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) poll, Senior Blake Earnest is adding to the list of accomplishments. On Feb. 16, the senior from Wood River, Nebraska qualified for the U.S. Open. After invitations are sent out to members of Team USA and Junior Team USA, as well as other major … Continue reading Earnest qualifies for U.S. Open

Grasso makes history as women’s basketball blocking machine

From coming off the bench her first two seasons to being a key player for the Broncos women’s basketball team the past two years now, Omaha native Gabby Grasso, has played a significant role for Hastings during her four years.  “I wasn’t getting a ton of playing time freshman year until someone got hurt,” Grasso said. “Our group of seniors have been taking charge and … Continue reading Grasso makes history as women’s basketball blocking machine

Roger Doerr elected new Chair of HC Board of Trustees

Roger Doerr of Hastings has been elected Chair of the Hastings College Board of Trustees, succeeding Glen Moss of Lincoln who served as Chair since 2016. Moss, a 1974 graduate of Hastings College, began his Board service in 1996. He will remain active on the Board as Vice Chair. Moss is a semi-retired consultant and corporate secretary for Commonwealth Electric Company of the Midwest in … Continue reading Roger Doerr elected new Chair of HC Board of Trustees

Senate approves $2,650

Student Association (SA) Senate met for the first time since Jan. 15, in the Wilson Auditorium at 7:39 p.m. on Feb. 19. A previously scheduled meeting was canceled and this meeting was pushed back due to the traveling student section at basketball versus Concordia University last Wednesday.  The meeeting opened with the approval of the last meeting’s minutes.  After going through announcements and updates from … Continue reading Senate approves $2,650

150 people attend “Art on Elm” art auction

Department of Visual Arts hosts largest-ever art auction event with highest-ever funds raised The Hastings College Department of Visual Arts hosted its annual art auction event, newly named “Art on Elm,” in the Jackson Dinsdale Art Center (JDAC) on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 5-9 p.m. with an estimated record attendance. Artwork auctioned during the event was submitted by students, faculty and staff of the department, … Continue reading 150 people attend “Art on Elm” art auction

HC students go international

Close to half of Hastings College’s sophomore students will be traveling during block five, which begins on March 2. They will go to Ireland, France, Spain and the United Kingdom. This is a requirement within the new curriculum at HC, as part of the CORE. The Institute of Study Abroad Ireland will be hosting the students traveling to Ireland, where they will visit Londonderry, “Derry.” … Continue reading HC students go international

Students tour industries

Vocation and Career Services hosted a “Learn, Connect, Experience” industry tour to allow a small group of students to visit several local businesses and gain information about local career fields on Feb. 12. The tour was open for any student to register, with 10 students given the opportunity to learn from employees of Pacha Soap — founded by Hastings College alumni — Mary Lanning Healthcare … Continue reading Students tour industries

iPad “Dictation” feature

Using “dictation” on your iPad (having the iPad type what you speak) can be a great tool for transcribing your thoughts onto paper.  You can pair this function with the Notability app to organize and get complicated thoughts out onto paper. This can be a great start for outlining a paper or charting a long, multi-step process.  This feature can be enabled through Settings>General>Keyboard>Enable Dictation. … Continue reading iPad “Dictation” feature

iPad “assistive touch” feature

The iPad has a feature called “assistive touch.” This feature allows the user to use a pointer on the screen that can be programmed with several commands and functions. The assistive touch button should interest folks who don’t enjoy having to swipe to get around on the iPad. This feature provides an alternative for swiping in and out of apps. The assistive touch feature can … Continue reading iPad “assistive touch” feature