150 people attend “Art on Elm” art auction

Department of Visual Arts hosts largest-ever art auction event with highest-ever funds raised The Hastings College Department of Visual Arts hosted its annual art auction event, newly named “Art on Elm,” in the Jackson Dinsdale Art Center (JDAC) on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 5-9 p.m. with an estimated record attendance. Artwork auctioned during the event was submitted by students, faculty and staff of the department, … Continue reading 150 people attend “Art on Elm” art auction

BSA members, along with other students, faculty and staff, walk around campus in observance of MLK Day.

Students, Faculty and Staff observe MLK, Jr day with walk around campus

At Hastings College, the Black Student Alliance (BSA) honored Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by holding a walk around the campus on Jan. 20. The walk was led and planned by Kiera Anderson, Ikeah Cuff, Jordyn Fanfair, Chris Adams, Travis Agagah, Jarius Stuart and Steven Dunham. Audio of King’s 1963 “I Have A Dream” speech was played to remind those joining the walk of its … Continue reading Students, Faculty and Staff observe MLK, Jr day with walk around campus

Glass students aid in the process of blowing the piece.

Visiting artist visits HC glass blowing studio for demos

On Jan. 8 and 9, professional glass artist Jason Christian presented a series of lectures and demonstrations open for any students interested in glassblowing. Christian’s experience of working with glass for more than 20 years includes working under glass masters such as Dale Chihuly and Lino Tagliapietra, and teaching at several colleges and universities.  Christain’s passion for working with glass arose after an accident in … Continue reading Visiting artist visits HC glass blowing studio for demos

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