Sophomore Kai Marshall performs their original poem for the audience at the poetry open mic event.

Students perform at First Verse poetry open mic

The new year’s first open mic night was hosted in the Scott Studio Theater on Jan. 17 by Sophomore Rylie Felton. Felton started First Verse last year as a poetry workshop group for students, continuing later on with open mic performances.  First Verse was an event open to all Hastings College students. It started at 7 p.m. and lasted for an hour. A handful of … Continue reading Students perform at First Verse poetry open mic

Football team, SHAC host blood drive with Red Cross

On Jan. 22, the Hastings College football team, Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) and American Red Cross worked together once again to host the annual January blood drive. The drive took place in the Hazelrigg Student Union, rooms A and B, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Both whole blood and red blood cell drawings, which the Red Cross calls “Power Reds,” were drawn at … Continue reading Football team, SHAC host blood drive with Red Cross

Block 3 check-in survey results

On Nov. 20, 977 students were invited, via email, to participate in a “Block 3 Check-in” survey which could be accessed through Canvas or a direct link sent invitational until Nov. 22. Administered through EvaluationKIT, the college was able to gather responses regarding academics, activities and the environment on campus from 435 students out of the 977 invited. A summary of the results was emailed … Continue reading Block 3 check-in survey results

SA hosts craft-making nights for students

As the winter holidays approach, Hastings College offers a solution for the holiday dilemma of buying gifts on a student budget. Since November, five events have been hosted with the goal of encouraging students to learn new skills while giving them the opportunity to create unique gifts for family and friends.  This series of events started with a Pinterest craft-themed night, following with knitting and … Continue reading SA hosts craft-making nights for students

Diversity Team holds panel discussion about campus culture

A panel discussion was held by the Diversity Team to discuss the current culture and climate of Hastings College and its students, faculty and staff this past Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 11:45 a.m. in Hazelrigg Student Union rooms A and B. The panel was moderated by Chief Copy Editor Jordan Ismaiel on behalf of the Collegian — Ismaiel is also a member of the Diversity … Continue reading Diversity Team holds panel discussion about campus culture

Campus celebrates annual lighting

Hastings College held its annual lighting event on Dec. 2 in front of the French Memorial Chapel. The Lighting of Campus is an tradition held on  campus before finals begin.   Students gathered in the chapel for performances by various HC music groups including the HC jazz band, the student acapella group, SoPe, and the HC choir. Students then gathered on the stage to listen to … Continue reading Campus celebrates annual lighting

Class provides holiday cards for elderly

A communications course at Hastings College has paired with Senior Action to provide holiday cards  by setting up a booth in the Hazelrigg Student Union (HSU) lobby where students can write cards for the elderly in the community.   Senior Action is an organization in Hastings that works to better the community by providing “Meals on Wheels.” This program provides meals for homebound senior citizens … Continue reading Class provides holiday cards for elderly

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