Luz announced as HR director

This October, Hastings College hired Ana Luz as the new director of Human Resources (HR), replacing Kari Fluckey who left earlier in the month. With about four weeks into her new position, Luz is currently in the process of evaluating the processes and procedures of the HR department and undergoing training for her new role on campus, including becoming the new Title IX coordinator. “In … Continue reading Luz announced as HR director

From Left: Junior Emma Redinger, Sophomore Keaton Ludwig, Senior Basil Rabayda, Junior Riley DeMent and Group Volunteer Sponsor Christine Haba sit outside the cafeteria on Nov. 20.

Student groups promote volunteerism

Students in Dr. Austin McDonald’s, assistant professor of communication studies, small group communication class held informational booths this week in the Hazelrigg Student Union concourse inviting students to sign up for possible volunteer opportunities in the Hastings community. Students in the class, split into groups, volunteered at these community organizations as part of their communications class and are aiding in the process for other students … Continue reading Student groups promote volunteerism

Senate approves constitutional changes

The Hastings College Student Association (SA) Senate held their fifth budget request meeting of the academic school year on Nov. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in rooms A and B of Hazelrigg Student Union (HSU) — Senate meetings are usually held in the Wilson Auditorium, but due to room reservation conflicts Senate had to move to a different location. Three student groups requested a total of … Continue reading Senate approves constitutional changes

Scintilla Art Box Project features photos on “cat-calling”

The Scintilla Art Box Project’s rotation for this month features the work of Curator and Photographer Sherri Nienass Littlefield, a New York-based artist whose work in the project discusses street harassment. Gallery boxes can be found in the Fleharty Educational Center, Hazelrigg Student Union, Kiewit Building, Morrison-Reeves Science Center and Wilson Center.  Each of the boxes in the project displays a photo, with each of … Continue reading Scintilla Art Box Project features photos on “cat-calling”

Senate approves $2,790, discusses constitution

The Hastings College Student Association (SA) Senate held their fourth budget request meeting of the academic school year on Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Room 30 of the Wilson Center — Senate meetings are usually held in the Wilson Auditorium, but due to room reservation conflicts, Senate had to move to a different location.  Three student groups requested a total of $2,790 of the … Continue reading Senate approves $2,790, discusses constitution

SA Senate allocates funding to two student groups

The Hastings College Student Association (SA) Senate held their third budget request meeting of the school year on Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Wilson Auditorium. Two student groups requested a total of $2,303 of the remaining $18,420 in the SA unallocated fund.  Senate conducted the meeting in seven minutes; compared to the last meeting, which lasted about 15 minutes. SA President Kaelan Dea … Continue reading SA Senate allocates funding to two student groups

SA and Scholarship Committee partner to combine funding

The Hastings College Student Association (SA) has partnered with the Student Scholarship Funds (SSF) Selection Committee, formerly known as the Student Research and Travel (SRT) Funds Committee, to create the Students4Students Scholarships. This comes after SA had a surplus amount of funds, and hearing that the SSF Selection Committee had a limited budget after funding was moved into the new sophomore travel experience expenses.  Students … Continue reading SA and Scholarship Committee partner to combine funding

Student groups help Taylor Hall residents move out on Oct. 9. The service event listed as part of the homecoming week events last week.

Taylor Hall residents move out for anticipated dorm cleaning

Residents of Taylor Hall continue to move into alternative housing as testing continues of the status of mold growth in the dormitory building. This follows after a series of maintenance requests were filed starting Sept. 3 with reports of mold growth in individual dorm rooms.  The Student Engagement team has been working with two companies on the bidding for a proposed plan of abatement within … Continue reading Taylor Hall residents move out for anticipated dorm cleaning

Fremaux instructs students during her open figure drawing session on portrait drawing.

“Carnal Unknowing” on view

Fremaux’s drawings work to address the stigma of the body in a nude form and the body in its process of changing and aging through the use of collaged, potentially ever-expanding drawings. These works are done in various charcoals and chalk pastels, used to create the subject matter of the human body.  In a lecture given to students, faculty and staff on Oct. 13, Fremaux … Continue reading “Carnal Unknowing” on view