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 …

Student Senate Report 09/07/2016

September 7, 2016 Number of sanctioned clubs: 21 with 3 additional clubs turning in packets. Student Senate Constitution was approved. Student Senate will begin planning student and faculty forums to address recent campus concerns among students. Administration will be present. Times/dates of forums will be announced next meeting. Volunteers were solicited for the Budget Committee. Read More …

Peaceful Protest turned Violent

A few protesters injured on the Standing Rock Reservation by hired security from the North Dakota Access Pipeline Company with mace and dogs. With #NoDAPL becoming a trending post as tribes from all over the country come in support to help the peaceful protesters stand their ground against the building of the North Dakota Access Read More …

Haskell Alumna Cites Bullying Tactics as Cause for Protest

  Haskell Alumna, Marzha Fritzler, has been recently protesting about what she characterizes as “Haskell’s Human Resources bullying tactics” towards several staff and faculty members of the University, in particular Mona Gonzales and Glenn Himebaugh. Fritzler who is the wife of Dr. Mike Tosee, a professor at Haskell who is now placed on administrative leave, is Read More …

Wiz Khalifa After Party

 Some Haskell students attended a surprise Wiz Khalifa party in Lawrence at the North Sands Music Venue back to school bash for KU students. The event was an after party to the Wiz, Kevin Gates, and Snoop Dogg summer high road tour. Justis Wolfleader, Haskell sophomore, said he had a good time but was a Read More …

Haskell Students for Standing Rock

Monday, August 15th, forty students gathered to discuss ways they can help the people protesting in North Dakota over the Dakota Access Pipeline. Tribal leaders and members from the Standing Rock Sioux nation and now others all across the country and world are trying to halt the construction by saying it violates treaties signed by Read More …