SA Senate waiting on final amount for this semester’s budget

The Hastings College Student Association Senate held its first meeting of the year on Tuesday, where $19,444 was requested of the estimated $70,000 funds. Senate is still waiting on a final total of available funds. The executive cabinet retroactively requested $3,050 for events held earlier in the semester, such as paint wars and grocery bag bingo. The banquet committee requested $7,750 for planning homecoming. The … Continue reading SA Senate waiting on final amount for this semester’s budget

Life at HC in the midst of the virus

As students take classes in person, Hastings College is maintaining a set list of protocols and guidelines for the community. Each week, an email is sent out by Brady Rhodes, HC COVID-19 case manager, with the current statistics of confirmed, active and isolated cases. As of Sept. 16, there were 10 “individuals in isolation waiting for test results or symptom abatement.”  When students are quarantined, … Continue reading Life at HC in the midst of the virus

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

Band holds annual fall concert

The Hastings College Band held its fall band concert at the Masonic Temple downtown on Nov. 17. The concert was conducted by Dr. Louie Eckhardt, assistant professor of music and director of bands, and also featured vocal solos from Senior Carly Cremers and Dillon Beede, instructor of voice and choral music.  The concert opened up with “Diamond Tide,” by Viet Cuong. The piece was inspired … Continue reading Band holds annual fall concert

Resident assistant training incomplete

Before the start of each academic year, resident assistants (RAs) undergo a number of types of training, such as programming, policy understanding, conduct training, first-aid and CPR training, emergency protocols, safety protocols and drug and alcohol awareness, among other elements like Title IX training and effective interaction training. Due to multiple changes within staffing over the summer and close to the start of the year, … Continue reading Resident assistant training incomplete

Two dancers from the Raices de mi Pueblo Ballet Folklorico group perform at CCC for the Cultural Connect event.

Cultural Connect celebrates Hastings’ diversity

Cultural Connect is a collaboration between the Center for Rural Affairs, Hastings Multicultural Association, YWCA of Adams County, and Hastings College, creating a week-long series of events meant to celebrate and promote the diversity with the Hastings community.  This grew out of the annual Multicultural Student Union (MSU) Cultural Festival that happens on campus, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.  Two professors from … Continue reading Cultural Connect celebrates Hastings’ diversity

JDAC Galleries staff creates the “Fizz”

Gallery Director Kevin Mercer is working with Jackson Dinsdale Art Center (JDAC) gallery assistants to create “Fizz.” It is a digital overflow of the JDAC Galleries to provide additional content about JDAC-exhibited artists and to create more diversity in the list of featured artists.  The gallery assistants are Senior Melissa Loney, managing editor for Fizz; Junior Jordan Ismaiel, design editor; and Junior Karlie Norton, content … Continue reading JDAC Galleries staff creates the “Fizz”

Haunted Woods scares Eckhardt, community

For the first time, the Hastings College chapter of Alpha Psi Omega (APO) joined up with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) to host the Haunted Woods of Camp Augustine. For four nights, community members from the surrounding area gathered to walk the mile-long trail filled with actors dressed as zombie lumberjacks, demonic boy scouts and faceless stalkers. This was the first in what will … Continue reading Haunted Woods scares Eckhardt, community

Food4Thought hosts new fall fundraiser

Food4Thought will be hosting a car wash and barbecue fundraiser on Oct. 26 in the Walmart parking lot from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will also be raffle prizes that include JBL speakers, Russ’s Market gift cards and movie tickets. Proceeds will help Food4Thought continue operations until their spring fundraiser.  In previous years, they hosted a dodgeball event as their fall fundraiser. When other … Continue reading Food4Thought hosts new fall fundraiser