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

Two dancers from the Raices de mi Pueblo Ballet Folklorico group perform at CCC for the Cultural Connect event.

Cultural Connect celebrates Hastings’ diversity

Cultural Connect is a collaboration between the Center for Rural Affairs, Hastings Multicultural Association, YWCA of Adams County, and Hastings College, creating a week-long series of events meant to celebrate and promote the diversity with the Hastings community.  This grew out of the annual Multicultural Student Union (MSU) Cultural Festival that happens on campus, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.  Two professors from … Continue reading Cultural Connect celebrates Hastings’ diversity

Baila con los Muertos celebrates diversity

A Day of the Dead celebration was hosted in the concourse of the Morrison-Reeves Science Center by the Multicultural Student Union (MSU) on Nov. 2. The event, Baila con los Muertos, started at 8 p.m. and lasted late into the night due to the large turnout of attending students. The event brought in students from all different areas and communities of campus. “Hosting events that … Continue reading Baila con los Muertos celebrates diversity

Diversity Book Club opens up path for conversations

In an effort to spark new conversations, Steven Dunham, Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator, is working with Sophomore Lyette Darville and Junior Abigail Shaw to start the Diversity Book Club. So far this year, they, other students and faculty and staff have met to discuss the book “Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood” by Trevor Noah. It is a book that allows diverse … Continue reading Diversity Book Club opens up path for conversations

The hallway in the HSU is lined with decorations to promote acceptance of all on campus.

Inclusion Center now open in HSU

Hastings College’s old Student Life hallway of Hazelrigg Student Union now houses the Inclusion Center, created to give greater accessibility to minority and commuter students.  The Inclusion Center is led by Steven Dunham, director for diversity and inclusion.  The center was started to help individuals who are forgotten or “chosen second.” The Inclusion Center is open to all of campus including people of different races, ethnicities, … Continue reading Inclusion Center now open in HSU