FAFSA Application Opens Early

New changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2017-18 academic year includes early application submission and earlier income information. According to the Student Aid website,the Obama administration announced in September 2015 the following changes to the application cycle: Early submission:  Students will be able to file a 2017–18 FAFSA as early as Read More …

Student Senate Report 09/28/2016

Student senate sponsor, Beverly Fortner has resigned from her sponsorship and read her resignation letter before the Student Senate. Librarian, Carrie Cornelius will assume Fortner’s role as Student Senate sponsor. 2.  Several guest speakers took the Senate floor: Ronny Brady, Native American Church Club (NAC) spoke to Student Senate about NAC prayer ceremonies. Each year NAC Read More …

Haskell Student Band Raises Funds in Support of NO DAPL

Haskell student, Rain Charger, and his band, The Red and Blues, donated a share of their concert earnings to the No Dakota Access Pipe Line website while Haskell students traveled to North Dakota to report on the protests back in August. According to Charger, the band was well received by the community, earning donations in Read More …

Student Captures Strange Blalock Encounter

Over the years, students have had their share of unwanted guests in the dorms. From insects to mice, these visitors show up uninvited and tend to take up residency despite the many attempts to eliminate them. There are, however, other forms of company that make appearances throughout the year; company that is more likely to Read More …

Haskell Student Reports on Vandalism of New Orleans Civil War Monuments

Recently down in the French Quarter of New Orleans vandalism with graffiti had occurred on Louisiana’s Civil War Monuments PGT Beauregard, Robert E. Lee, and the Jefferson Davis monument. “We Ready, We comin” was written on the Jefferson Davis monument in spray paint this weekend. The background information on The Battle of Liberty Place is that originally the Read More …

What it takes to be a Native American Journalist

This past weekend the Native American Journalist Association hosted its annual Excellence in Journalism Conference in New Orleans. Native American journalist from across the United States joined in attendance to support and share their knowledge on mass media and working within it. Native Journalist make up about 0.4 % of the journalist population when it Read More …

Indigenous Peoples Climate Change Working Group Returns to Haskell for Ten Year Anniversary

It has been ten years since the Indigenous Peoples Climate Change Working Group (IPCCWG) was established at Haskell Indian Nations University. On Thursday and Friday, September 22-23rd, the group will return to Haskell with a robust agenda that includes honoring past and current partners, panel discussions, and a buffalo feed. The theme for this year’s meeting Read More …

Student Senate Report 09/14/2016

Roll call included club acknowledging a commitment to participate in the “Experience Haskell: Native Lawrence” event.  The following clubs will participate: AIHEC Alaska Club-Performance/food APO Beading Club Dine Club Gamma Delta Phi Great Basin Haskell Band-Providing Sound Haskell Cheer-Food Booth IAIS-Food booth KCAO-Performance (maybe food booth) KNEA Paint ball Phi Sigma Nu-Food booth Oyate Thunderbird-booth Read More …

Cross Country Opens Season at Baker

Haskell Cross Country Sophomore runner Cameron Riley took 13th place to open the season at the Baker University Maple Leaf Invite. Riley finished the 5K with a time of 17:44. Riley commented on his performance, “I feel happy knowing I was able to medal but it gave me a sense of what needs to be Read More …

Volleyball Opens Season Defeating Sterling College

In their home opener Haskell Women’s Volleyball won decisively in three straight sets at Coffin Complex.  Haskell Volleyball (3-5) faced off against Sterling College (5-3) Friday night. Haskell jumped out to an early lead and never look back winning the first set 25-17. The second set would be a little closer, but with strong play Read More …