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

#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

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

Franklin and Ruff discuss adjustments and challenges related to online learning

At Hastings College, Professor of English Susan Franklin and freshman Ethan Ruff elaborated on the difficulties that they have faced in the midst of the on-going pandemic in regards to academic writing courses using a hybrid model this semester. They explain that given the challenges that they have faced, we must maintain a positive attitude and outcome, because we will get through these trying times.  … Continue reading Franklin and Ruff discuss adjustments and challenges related to online learning

Road Crew is active organization

On Dec. 10, 1976, Staff Writer Cindy Jamieson wrote on the services offered by the group known as Road Crew. These entailed ways to educate oneself on goals that we can set for ourselves with determined means to accomplish such goals. This also included the possibilities of learning from one’s mistakes and doing our best to make the world a better place.  Road Crew is … Continue reading Road Crew is active organization

#Throwback Thursday – Shiffler portrays Charles Dickens

On Dec. 2, 1976, Staff Writer Bob Drews wrote about the recording of a hour-long live production by HC’s speech-drama professor Dr. Harold Shiffler. The live production recording was based off of the story of “A Christmas Carol,” that has been read by Dr. Shiffler on HC’s campus every year since 1962.  Dr. Harold Shiffler, HC speech-drama professor, taped an hour version of Charles Dickens’ … Continue reading #Throwback Thursday – Shiffler portrays Charles Dickens

All College Awaits 54th Celebration – Friday Holiday To Be First In Fourteen Years

On Nov. 23, 1937, Staff Writer Ralph Jollensten wrote about the upcoming festivities and events taking place during the week of Thanksgiving. Depending on the outcome of the football season and if the Broncos claimed their championship title would decide the need for a celebration during the Thanksgiving feast. More students than in any previous year will go home after Thanksgiving makes its 54th appearance … Continue reading All College Awaits 54th Celebration – Friday Holiday To Be First In Fourteen Years

Keith May Reported Improving – Injured Seriously In Crash Near Lexington

On Nov. 17, 1936, the Collegian Staff wrote about the recovery of Keith May, who had been in an unexpected car accident resulting in serious injuries outside of Lexington. He was later rushed to a nearby hospital where the doctors were unable to examine the full extent of his injuries, due to possible internal injuries that medical officials were unaware of. According to latest reports, … Continue reading Keith May Reported Improving – Injured Seriously In Crash Near Lexington

Mertens and McLatchie share their experiences with online classes

At Hastings College, Dr. Nathan Mertens, visiting assistant professor and first-year seminars instructor, elaborated on the difficulties that he faced instructing classes in the midst of the pandemic. Focusing on the week when HC transitioned from Level Orange to Level Pink, Mertens explained how it might have impacted capability of the students participating in the class. “The difficulty for the most part is not knowing, not … Continue reading Mertens and McLatchie share their experiences with online classes

Men’s cross country squad claims district title; qualifies for nationals – Throwback

Chase Rath – Collegian Reporter On Nov. 12, 1992,  Collegian Sports Staff Brian Gustafson wrote about the Men’s cross country team claiming their district title, and earning their rightful place in going to nationals in Kenosha, WI. Head Coach Bart Gray elaborates on the emotional and physical experience of earning their win. Brian Gustafson – Sports Staff On a cool day and on a very … Continue reading Men’s cross country squad claims district title; qualifies for nationals – Throwback