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

Binge Trivia tests students’ expertise

A new addition to Hastings College’s activity roster is Binge Trivia nights, a result of a collaborative effort on the part of Student Activities to hold more inclusive events that appeal to a wider variety of students. Binge Trivia nights are scheduled on Tuesday evenings at 7:30 p.m. and have been hosted in the Hazelrigg Student Union and Daugherty Student Engagement Center, each night themed … Continue reading Binge Trivia tests students’ expertise

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

Baila con los Muertos celebrates diversity

A Day of the Dead celebration was hosted in the concourse of the Morrison-Reeves Science Center by the Multicultural Student Union (MSU) on Nov. 2. The event, Baila con los Muertos, started at 8 p.m. and lasted late into the night due to the large turnout of attending students. The event brought in students from all different areas and communities of campus. “Hosting events that … Continue reading Baila con los Muertos celebrates diversity

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

Bronco Bus schedules regular weekly hours

This school year, there have been many updates to Hastings College’s Bronco Bus system. The Bronco Bus is a way for students to get free transportation to multiple locations in Hastings.  The bus runs in 30-minute intervals and rotates from one pick-up/drop-off location to the next.  The Bronco Bus is currently being driven by student campus safety workers who are 21 or older and picks … Continue reading Bronco Bus schedules regular weekly hours

Flu shots to become available on campus

As the height of flu season is approaching, affordable flu shots are coming to the Stone Health Center in early November. All students will be able to receive these optional vaccines for $5; staff and faculty will pay a higher fee of $10. An email will be sent out in the early part of November announcing when the flu shots are available. The Health Center … Continue reading Flu shots to become available on campus

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

Fluckey continues Title IX work as part of transition

As of the start of Block 3, a new Human Resources (HR) Director will be hired for Hastings College. Existing Human Resources Director (HR) and Title IX Coordinator Kari Fluckey has resigned, and the college hopes to hire Fluckey’s replacement by the end of Block 2.  Fluckey will retain her duties as Title IX Coordinator until the new hire is sufficiently trained, so she will … Continue reading Fluckey continues Title IX work as part of transition