APO Honorary produces children’s show

The Hastings College’s theatre honorary, Alpha Psi Omega, put on a production of “The Coloring Book”, written by Bradley Walton, for this year’s annual Children’s Show. Viewings of the show are taking place  Dec. 5-7 in the Scott Studio Theater. This play touches on the inevitable issues in life, from social hierarchy to self challenges, and teaches how to deal with these issues and  treat … Continue reading APO Honorary produces children’s show

LocalGlobal highlights needs within community and abroad

Hastings College’s LocalGlobal fights hunger and homelessness on campus, in town and across the globe this week with the awareness activities they organized across campus. Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is a nationally-recognized campaign that takes place the week before Thanksgiving every year. HC teams up with those in the Hastings community in an effort to bring about change. On Nov. 13, LocalGlobal invited students … Continue reading LocalGlobal highlights needs within community and abroad

Dr. Eleanor Reeds moderates a discussion of the novel "The Wall Jumper" by Pete Schneider

Conference: “The End of the Cold War… or is it?”

The Berlin Wall fell on Nov. 9, 1989, with this last week being the 30th anniversary of the notably historical event. To commemorate not only our own country’s history, but events that shook the entire world, Hastings College hosted six events to make up “The End of the Cold War… or is it?” conference. The week-long conference was presented by the Pushkin Institute for the … Continue reading Conference: “The End of the Cold War… or is it?”

Hastings College Lecture Series presents Innovation

Hastings College had many speakers on campus this last week for the annual Hastings College Lecture Series (HCLS). The speakers ranged from an LGBTQ historian to a competitive eater and New Yorkers to Nebraskans. They all came to the college to speak on the Student Symposium’s topic of innovation. These speakers touched on different topics, but all involved a central theme of innovation. The first … Continue reading Hastings College Lecture Series presents Innovation

Baila con los Muertos celebrates diversity

A Day of the Dead celebration was hosted in the concourse of the Morrison-Reeves Science Center by the Multicultural Student Union (MSU) on Nov. 2. The event, Baila con los Muertos, started at 8 p.m. and lasted late into the night due to the large turnout of attending students. The event brought in students from all different areas and communities of campus. “Hosting events that … Continue reading Baila con los Muertos celebrates diversity

Annual cell phone film fest brings in only one entry

On Oct. 29, Hastings College had its 7th annual cell-phone film fest in the Wilson Auditorium at 8 p.m. This year, Juniors Kelli Brichacek, Tyler Huntsman, Luke Liffengren and Senior Basil Rabayda created the only film submitted this fall. Being the only group to enter, they won first place and a $200 prize. This is their second year in a row winning first place.  Their … Continue reading Annual cell phone film fest brings in only one entry

Bronco Bus schedules regular weekly hours

This school year, there have been many updates to Hastings College’s Bronco Bus system. The Bronco Bus is a way for students to get free transportation to multiple locations in Hastings.  The bus runs in 30-minute intervals and rotates from one pick-up/drop-off location to the next.  The Bronco Bus is currently being driven by student campus safety workers who are 21 or older and picks … Continue reading Bronco Bus schedules regular weekly hours

Condom grant benefits student body

This fall, Hastings College will be receiving 1,000 new Trojan and Magnum condoms via The Condom Collective. Seniors Kaitlin Bierman and Melissa Loney both applied and received a 500 condom grant as members of Peer HIV Education Organization (PHIVE-O), the HIV/AIDS awareness group on campus. It has expanded into a group that encompasses all issues regarding sexual and reproductive health. Two years ago, another student … Continue reading Condom grant benefits student body

Students mingle at the first Café Français event in Perkins Library.

HC gets taste of French culture and food

Dr. Bruno Penteado, assistant professor of French, hosted Café Français on Sept. 30, in the Perkins Room of Perkins Library. This event was the first of three, the second and third will be held in the same location on Nov. 4 and Dec. 2. Penteado has planned these events in his efforts to expand the French program on campus and get more students interested in … Continue reading HC gets taste of French culture and food

HC needs to be more environmentally friendly

One thing Hastings College can rightfully pride itself on is our beautiful campus. However, our campus has been littered with trash lately. While many students on campus have a complete disregard for this campus and the planet, Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old, is making huge strides in activism for climate change. As an institution and a student body that claims to be the leaders of our … Continue reading HC needs to be more environmentally friendly