Feeling ROYAL at the Royals Game

Thanks to the Haskell Health and Wellness Fair and Keller Fire and Safety, three friends and I attended a Kansas City Royals game with seats just nine rows behind home plate! After winning four tickets and a parking pass for the Royals vs. Tigers game, I made the obvious choice of bringing my bestie (who also won Read More …

Lawrence Passes Indigenous Peoples Day Resolution

Lawrence City Commission voted unanimously to adopt Resolution No. 7154 establishing Indigenous Peoples Day as an annual recurring event in Lawrence. “I think this a very special time to be able to pass such a resolution,” said Mayor Mike Amyx. “I was very proud last October but I’m probably even more proud this evening to be Read More …

Seeking Student Veterans

Student veterans have always been highly visible on the Haskell campus through their participation with the Haskell Color Guard at school functions. According to Allen Redbird, Sergeant at Arms with the Haskell Veterans Association, there are currently no students participating with the Association. “We recruit at Highlight Night and some students sign up but none Read More …

Movie Review: Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice

Warning! There are spoilers ahead. If you haven’t seen the movie, you might not want to read on. Director Zack Snyder has released his version of the long-awaited battle between the DC Universe comic book titans Batman and Superman. The movie entered its opening week extravagantly as portrayed by trailers with a whooping $166 million. But it Read More …

Haskell Fellowship of Christian Athletes Reaches Campus

All year long, students have gathered at the Morris Baptist Center on Tuesday nights at 8:01pm for Haskell Fellowship of Christian Athletes (also known as FCA). The outreach is an athletics based ministry, but is open to all students.  FCA Director, John Morris hosts the weekly huddle meetings at the building named after his parents, Read More …

Native Americans More Prominent Focus in Election 2016

Are Native Americans part of the Presidential Election 2016? While some candidates don’t mention tribal issues, Democratic Presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders is addressing problems Native Americans are currently facing and making specific plans to fix them. With the Presidential candidates on the campaign trail, it becomes increasingly important for the candidates to win over as many Read More …

Exercise Important to Many Students

Education is important here at Haskell, but so is keeping your body in shape. That means a trip to Jim Thorpe Fitness Center should be just as important as going to class.  Many Haskell students do take fitness as seriously as they do grades. According to Thorpe student worker, Kayna Watchman, the proof is in the numbers. Read More …

“Magic: The Gathering” Popular at Haskell

You see them around campus disguised as normal students. They study for tests, find time to do laundry, and go to Curtis for lunch just like regular students. The only difference is they are “magic!” Students are everywhere casting spells, and summoning creatures at all hours of the day and night playing the game “Magic: The Read More …

Have You Been Tested?

  The one thing about college that high schools, parents, friends, don’t prepare you for is the consequences of having unprotected sex. There are a lot of outcomes to having unprotected sex or sexual intercourse outside of just unplanned pregnancies. Colleges of all sizes can be a petri-dish for many diseases to grow and spread. It Read More …

Chenault Inducted into KU Women’s Hall of Fame

Haskell President, Dr. Venida Chenault was inducted into the University of Kansas Women’s Hall of Fame on Wednesday, April 13th at the Annual Women’s Recognition and Awards Banquet hosted by the Emily Taylor Center for Women and Gender Equality. “I’m honored to be recognized and to join other KU women of distinction who have made significant Read More …