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

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

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

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

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

Members of Kappa Rho Upsilon Seniors Autumn Teff and Lauren Feden work on the sorority’s chalk walk drawing with First-years Sydnie Waldron, Anna Wilwerding, and Josie Polacek. The final image included the Scooby Doo gang in front of French Memorial Chapel.

‘Autumn Awaits’ Homecoming Week

As Homecoming Week wraps up, there are still plenty of events to attend. Events that used to be competitions for Greek life now include all campus organizations.  This week’s events kicked off with Bed Races on Monday night, followed by Chalk Walk on Tuesday. Wednesday started with a community service event, which was helping residents from Taylor Hall move out of their rooms. Wednesday night’s … Continue reading ‘Autumn Awaits’ Homecoming Week

“Brainstorm” cast plays themselves

Hastings College’s first theater production of the year, “Brainstorm,” is showing this weekend at the Scott Studio Theatre. The show is directed by Sarah Nottage-Tacey, adjunct professor of theater, and was done in collaboration with the Department of Visual Arts. The show tells the audience about the teenage brain and development, highlighting the importance of the 86 billion neurons forming connections within the forming brains. … Continue reading “Brainstorm” cast plays themselves

HC Rush Week brings in new recruits for Greek life

Full of interactive group activities, Rush Week, which took place Sept. 19 – 26, helped roughly 60 new Greek life members get to know their new fraternities and sororities. “Rush Week is a great opportunity for rushes to get to know their sorority or fraternity, mingle with other people in the Greek system and see other sororities and fraternities,” said Senior Kaitlin Bierman, president of … Continue reading HC Rush Week brings in new recruits for Greek life

Pet picnic connects HC campus

The second pets picnic and concert by the creek brought more than 300 students, faculty and staff out for lunch on Wednesday. The event, placed between the Hazelrigg Student Union (HSU) and the Gray Center, included yard games, painting, do-it-yourself stress balls, and live performances from students and faculty.  Kimberly Milovac, director of first-year experience, organized the event again after the positive feedback from last … Continue reading Pet picnic connects HC campus