Men’s, women’s bowling third in NAIA polls

The Hastings College Bowling team continued their strong season as the team completed their final regular season home tournament, Bronco Blast IIV, on Feb. 1. HC played 36 baker games, with the men, who currently rank third in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) poll, finishing first out of ten teams and the women, who are currently receiving votes in the NAIA poll, coming … Continue reading Men’s, women’s bowling third in NAIA polls

Dean of Innovation and Creativity leaving HC for new museum position

Chris Hochstetler, dean of innovation and creativity, will be leaving his position at Hastings College and starting as the Executive Director at Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer with his final official day scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 15. Stuhr Museum is a “living history” museum located outside of Grand Island, Nebraska, featuring period attractions and buildings common to 1890s railroad towns that were erected in … Continue reading Dean of Innovation and Creativity leaving HC for new museum position

Ferguson discusses “courage” through conversations

Pete Ferguson ‘96 spoke on campus as part of Hastings College’s Black History Month celebrations organized by Black Student Alliance (BSA), the Diversity and Inclusion Center and the Student Engagement office. Ferguson also spoke in the Wilson Center auditorium in a lecture that was free and open to the public. Ferguson’s afternoon session in Hazelrigg Student Union, rooms A and B, “Bias: It’s in our … Continue reading Ferguson discusses “courage” through conversations

SAAC supporting athletic events

Starting this school year, the Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) has been part of several initiatives on and off campus, ranging from events at games promoting attendance to looking inward at helping athletes succeed beyond sports. SAAC is formed of representatives from each sports team, a fine arts representative, and a faculty advisory board. SAAC promotes games in several ways, such as with tailgates, themed … Continue reading SAAC supporting athletic events

Tobacco age law changes

As of Dec. 20, 2019, federal law has been changed to prohibit sales of tobacco products (including cigarettes, vape products, electronic cigarettes, and chew) to anyone under the age of 21.  Previously, the federal minimum legal sale age (MLSA) was 18. According to Time USA, 20 states have complied with the changes to the law.  As this is a federal law, individual states are still … Continue reading Tobacco age law changes

JDAC features national submissions

The Jackson Dinsdale Art Center (JDAC) Galleries opened “In Your Own Words” on Jan. 23, featuring a national juried exhibition curated by Ekaterina Popova and Alicia Puig of “Create! Magazine.” The publication highlights emerging and underrepresented artists working in a variety of mediums through physical and in-text exhibitions, as well as artist and curator interviews. The national juried exhibition features 20 artists, all of which … Continue reading JDAC features national submissions

Travel funds awarded to four students

Four students will have $2,390 of their travel costs covered by the Student Scholarship Funds Selection Committee (SSF). The SSF, formerly known as the Student Research and Travel (SRT) Funds Committee, awarded the funds this month from their $5,000 Trustee Innovation Grant to the students to help them cover costs for travel and conference attendance. This comes after their first round of the Students4Students Fund … Continue reading Travel funds awarded to four students

South African adapts to North American wrestling

With the critical National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), National Qualifier tournament just three weeks away, First-Year Edrich Nortje (known as Eddie among teammates) has been waiting a long time for this moment. Hailing from South Africa, Nortje came to Hastings this season with high expectations for himself due to his success back home, where he won many national championships. Nortje currently has a record … Continue reading South African adapts to North American wrestling

iPad “Floating Keyboard” Feature

The size and location of your on-screen keyboard is  customizable by utilizing the floating keyboard feature. Use this feature by having the keyboard visible on the screen and then pinching inward with two fingers on the keyboard. Now, drag the keyboard to any location on the screen. To undo this setting, you will do the same pinch with two fingers over the keyboard, except this … Continue reading iPad “Floating Keyboard” Feature