Liz Lee directs “You Love Me,…Don’t You?” for senior theatre capstone

The second theater capstone, “You Do Love Me,… Don’t You?” directed by senior Liz Lee, premiers this weekend via Zoom on April 23 and 24 at 7:00 p.m on both days. The production is by playwright Claire Demmer, and stands out from other theater shows at HC as a comedic horror thriller.  “I decided to do this play because I wanted to support lesser-known playwrights, … Continue reading Liz Lee directs “You Love Me,…Don’t You?” for senior theatre capstone

Wanderlust trips return during pandemic to give students safe local travel opportunities

At Hastings, all students are given the opportunity to participate in international or domestic exploratory travel courses. As students may need more access or inspiration to travel locally, Wanderlust is an activity for anyone interested in fun trips closer to campus.  Sponsored by the office of student engagement, Wanderlust is a day trip program offered to students at various times throughout the school year. To … Continue reading Wanderlust trips return during pandemic to give students safe local travel opportunities

Senior art thesis exhibitions explore philosophy and process

The first 2021 senior art exhibition, “Blueprint,” is open now until April 23 in the Jackson Dinsdale Art Center (JDAC) and features work by four Hastings College seniors. The artists will give a lecture on their work Sunday, April 11 at 11:00 a.m. in the Wilson Center with a gallery reception to follow in the JDAC. This senior showcase includes paintings created by art major … Continue reading Senior art thesis exhibitions explore philosophy and process

2021 SA elections utilize online media

As of this week, voting has opened to decide this year’s Student Association (SA) Executive Cabinet. Voting is open until April 11, and if needed a second vote will start on April 15, both via Google Forms.  Both sets of candidates have unique visions for what HC can do to make students feel engaged and included, and have a range of prior experience.  2020-2021 SA … Continue reading 2021 SA elections utilize online media

CCC partnership expands to provide new minors

This semester, Hastings College and Central Community College (CCC) of Hastings have expanded a partnership that, in the past, primarily allowed HC business majors to specialize their degrees. Now, HC students can complete a variety of minors through CCC’s diplomas to diversify their degrees and build experience for their careers.  This expanded partnership, a result of more than a year of discussion and planning from … Continue reading CCC partnership expands to provide new minors

Reeds speaks on processes and lasting effects of online classes

To ensure that the Hastings College campus could resume operations at the start of the 2020-2021 academic year, strict social distancing measures were put in place. As a result, courses have been delivered in a variety of modes and models.  To students, these measures simply dictate that some classes may be fully online while others are delivered through a combination of in-person and online instruction. … Continue reading Reeds speaks on processes and lasting effects of online classes

HC announces Cooperative Academic Program with UNO, UNMC

Starting with the spring 2021 semester, Hastings College students will now be able to register for classes offered by the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) and the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) as part of a new Cooperative Academic Program (CAP) which is currently in a pilot stage. “It is our priority to further enhance our strong academic offerings by allowing our students to … Continue reading HC announces Cooperative Academic Program with UNO, UNMC

Student Symposium goes virtual

The 2020 Hastings College Lecture Series Student Symposium (HCLS) on Oct. 14 was a day full of eight accomplished speakers presenting on the main themes of women’s suffrage and “Breaking Barriers: the 19th Amendment and Beyond.” As the lectures were all delivered over Zoom, HCLS had more freedom for scheduling when choosing out-of-state speakers. “Expanding upon the theme of women’s suffrage…allowed us to invite speakers … Continue reading Student Symposium goes virtual

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

First-years receive cheaper iPad model

Starting the second year of HC 2.0, HC’s college-provided student technology has had an adjustment this year. First-year and incoming transfer students received iPad Airs (2019) instead of 2018 iPad Pros (11”), for reasons including but not exclusively because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Price and usage were the major factors that led to the purchase of iPad Airs. At most retail outlets, iPad Airs are … Continue reading First-years receive cheaper iPad model