Haskell National Board of Regents: Who They Are, What They Do, and Why You Should Care

By Allen Stephenson In the United States and in the indigenized educative world of Haskell Indian Nations University, a Board of Regents governs the public institutions of higher education, which include state universities and community colleges. Why should you care? Well, did you know the Board of Regents used the power in their control to change the name Read More …

Keeping the Minutes

By Allen Stephenson It’s no secret that Haskell Indian Nation University has had its fair share of ups and downs. With the recent onslaught of sequestered budgets and declining number of faculty and staff, the university has been struggling. The Student Senate unfortunately is no exception either. The senate has just gone through the process of taking applications Read More …

@Haskell Indian Nations University (1884-present)

@Haskell Indian Nations University (1884–present) –P.Pena, 4/6/14 In my dorm I hear doors Open Close Sounds of progress Footsteps Up and down Long corridors Stair wells Students Purposefully Moving Forward Paths of purpose Lighting Academic Halls I open my door Join the footsteps Through long white halls Moving forward I march Onward Haskell!

Worthy to be Called a Winter Warrior Challenge and it’s Disrespectful to Even Call it That

Letter to the Editor – Ronald E. Rosseau, Haskell Student When you have a strong willed competitive nature there is no more humbling experience than that of losing. Throughout my entire childhood up until a few weeks before obtaining my bachelors degree from Haskell Indian Nations University, enduring a lifelong basketball career with a losing Read More …

A Lion In a CAGE

by Patricia A. Pena, Kickapoo Nation KS Running wild playing hard Luminous evening makes you ROAR Beast of beauty Burden of LOVE Scratch your soul whenever you are BORED Mid-day madness crying baby SCREAM, momma, SCREAM! your head will not explode You’re a Lion In A CAGE a hot iron, wrought iron, black iron, CAGE Read More …

Poetry: On Native Ground!

IAIS 101… On Native Ground! [what I learned in my first semester @Haskell] Raw people, buffalo Flesh hanging from bones Bones chipping away a little each day Days long and hot Tired bones starting to rot Stagnant water carrying chipped away old bone Names unknown Silence Momentary madness Sedentary wet and weary flesh hanging from Read More …

Springbreaking the Haskell Way

By Samantha Tobacco Haskell’s Spring Break is like Thanksgiving. Students want to go home and see their family and friends, but not all students get to go home.  Some may have jobs, some may have their own home in Lawrence, or some may not have the money to make a trip home especially if they Read More …

Wal-Mart Mock Interview Announcement

History & Purpose Wal-Mart representatives will be on the Haskell Campus on April 15-16 as part of Wal-Mart’s Diversity – Tribal Voices Program.  As a service to Haskell, these representatives will be conducting Mock Interviews with Haskell students.  These interviews are primarily to provide students with experience interviewing for jobs before they graduate and have Read More …

“That’s So Gay”

By Allen Stephenson Are these three little words in the title worthy of being considered bullying or harassment? According to the Haskell Student Handbook Code of Student Conduct the act of bullying and harassment can be punished quite severely. But, in a recent addendum to the bullying policy in the Haskell Student Handbook Code of Read More …

The Slow Processing Process

By Shelby Botone When Haskell students visit the Business Office to pick up their scholarship checks, they are often told that their check is “processing”. This has students wondering just what goes into “processing” their checks. Students Colton Lighthall and Keiton Guess each had questions about the issues they experienced with how long it took Read More …