Revisions to HC student justice system strengthen community cohesion

A longstanding part of Hastings College’s campus community, the Community Accountability Board (CAB) and restorative justice system makes sure that any violations of student conduct are resolved in a meaningful and productive way. After being accused of violating the student handbook, an individual may appeal that violation to CAB.  “Once an appeal is filed, it’s passed on to the board and they meet roughly every … Continue reading Revisions to HC student justice system strengthen community cohesion

Even with a final loss, Mason takes gains from the court

As Carter Mason left the court following his three-set singles loss in the GPAC (Great Plains Athletic Conference) Invite semifinals two weeks ago on Saturday, he had to take a moment to understand the reality that he had just played his last college tennis match. “I definitely took a moment after I lost. I just needed to gather myself because I realized it was my … Continue reading Even with a final loss, Mason takes gains from the court

Theater department expands their performances to online “variety show”

Change seems to be the theme of the school year so far, and the theater department is no exception to this. In order to follow COVID-19 guidelines, the theater department made the decision to move to strictly online performances. Theatre Adjunct Sam Cordes created a plan for a monthly livestreamed variety program to give students the opportunity to submit their own original content. Each addition … Continue reading Theater department expands their performances to online “variety show”

“The Devil All the Time” Review

In light of a global pandemic, it can be disheartening going nearly an entire year without any new blockbuster films. We’ve all had to adapt and it seems our favorite A-listers have made their move to the small-screen, most notably in the way of Netflix originals. The latest to come down the pipe is the highly anticipated “The Devil All the Time,” directed by Antonio … Continue reading “The Devil All the Time” Review

Student teaching in the pandemic

After adapting the student teaching program to work in the pandemic, Chair of the Education Department Dr. Darci Karr and Assistant Professor of Teacher Education Jessica Allen-Pickett feel prepared and say that communication is key for developing a student teaching plan in the spring. In a typical year, senior education majors are placed in a school for the entire spring semester. They begin by observing … Continue reading Student teaching in the pandemic

Students teach, learn outdoors – Throwback

Chase Rath – Staff Writer On Oct. 1, 1992, Staff Writer Chris Schukei wrote about  an outdoor learning experience for students interested in teaching. The Hastings Junior High Outdoor Education Program took seventh graders on a two-day “learning adventure” at Camp Augustine. This experience gave  students the opportunity to teach classroom material to their fellow groups of students. Chris Schukei – Staff Writer A unique … Continue reading Students teach, learn outdoors – Throwback

Apple updates “Widgets”

If you’re having trouble with this feature let the Helpdesk know by emailing helpdesk@hastings.edu. If you have a tip you want to share or think your peers should know, please submit them to bdavis@hastings.edu. Apple recently released its iOS 14 update. One of the most notable changes is the addition of customizable, on-screen widgets. These widgets are replacing the content in the “Today view.” The … Continue reading Apple updates “Widgets”

Faculty Senate on position changes

Dear editors of the Collegian, Thank you for inviting the faculty senate to respond to the Sept. 18 Collegian article, “Administration decide faculty, staff cuts.”  The Faculty Senate has two primary responsibilities: (1) defining, formulating and reviewing the college’s instructional program and (2) formulating and reviewing policies related to the professional performance and status of faculty. While we cannot comment on staff cuts, we are … Continue reading Faculty Senate on position changes

Teams’ annual rosters include a line-up of new coaches

Adding to the overall changes this year, Hastings College has made multiple changes to its coaching staff, including Cara Romeike, who will take over the startup of the women’s wrestling program. Romeike spent last year coaching at Cyprus High School in Utah, but was ready to move into the college ranks. “I always knew that I wanted to be a head coach of a college. … Continue reading Teams’ annual rosters include a line-up of new coaches