HC Theatre produces “Men on Boats”, puts a twist on history

As the first production of the 2021-2022 school year, the Hastings College theatre department is showing “Men on Boats” by Jaclyn Backhaus at the Chautauqua Park Pavillion on October 7-9 at 7 p.m. and October 10 at 2 p.m. The department originally planned “Men on Boats” as an accompanying production to the 2020 Lecture Series Student Symposium theme “Breaking Barriers: The 19th Amendment and beyond”, … Continue reading HC Theatre produces “Men on Boats”, puts a twist on history

Senate approves $350, alters budget allocations, plans for the year

The Hastings College Student Association Senate held its second meeting of the academic school year this Sunday, October 4, in the Wilson Auditorium. $350 was requested and further plans for the year were discussed.  The meeting opened with Emma Enochs as a representative for the Scott’s Scholar Program, announcing that a nonprofit donor had pledged $170,000 in grants to be used for campus improvement projects. … Continue reading Senate approves $350, alters budget allocations, plans for the year

Alumna returns to teach exercise science

New to Hastings College’s exercise science faculty is Casey Krowlikowski, a 2019 alumna and  Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and completed her master’s degree in nutrition and exercise science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2021.  Krolikowski was offered the opportunity to return to the HC campus, this time … Continue reading Alumna returns to teach exercise science

Letter from the editor: HC Collegian still here, still publishing online

Note: intended for release on September 17, 2021 but was missed during publication While everyone and every area and every country was, and continues to be, affected by the coronavirus pandemic in a myriad of ways, many educational institutions are resuming operations with heavy emphasis on in-person attendance. Without context, Block 1 and Block 2 have, so far, been mundane. The fact that Hastings College … Continue reading Letter from the editor: HC Collegian still here, still publishing online

Roush strives for inclusion as new SAC

As Hastings College rebounds from and lifts pandemic restrictions, a key part of returning to the usual college schedule and atmosphere lies in the student activities. As of this Fall semester, HC has welcomed Alyssa Roush as the new Student Activities Coordinator (SAC). As SAC, Roush is invested in engaging students of all levels, backgrounds and identities. Also with a bachelor’s degree in biology, Roush … Continue reading Roush strives for inclusion as new SAC

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