Student changes his tune

May. 1, 2014

If you asked me at the end of last semester to write a list of things I enjoy doing, you’d be pressed to find singing among them. However, that’s certainly changed after a semester of MUS 103, Concert Choir, directed by Joel Schreuder.

Detail defines Native American artist

Apr. 30, 2014

In the 1950s, the era when abstract art was taking hold, a master in photo-realism was finding his way, working to achieve an artistic identity while preserving his own style. An art professor once told him he could never be a painter because of his love of detail.

Semester’s end brings era’s end

Apr. 30, 2014

George Griffith is leaving the business of explaining. After 39 years of clarifying the mysteries of literature to his students, Griffith is retiring from his post as a professor of English and humanities at Chadron State College.

Volunteers uncover items, assist elderly residents

Apr. 30, 2014

Chadron State College Justice Department volunteers helped the Chadron Police Department clean up the gun range in Chadron Saturday during The Big Event.

Volunteer reflects on helping the community

Apr. 30, 2014

This year The Big Event was a very gratifying activity for my teammates and me. Last year, I was stationed at Wilson Park spreading wood chips, but this year I was stationed at a house on Maple Street cleaning out broken branches on an elder lady’s property with 12 of my teammates.

Volunteer reflects on helping the community

Apr. 30, 2014

As a volunteer in The Big Event, I had a good experience overall. I was able to take in matters in the community and pay more attention to them than I may have before.

Job sites extend to Crawford, volunteers help local residents

Apr. 30, 2014

The Big Event expanded to include job sites in Crawford this year. Volunteers were transported either on their own, or on one of two buses to Crawford.

Volunteers help clear debris in Crawford

Apr. 30, 2014

The sun was high and bright as the CSC men’s basketball team, cleared tumble weeds from the fences at the Crawford Cemetery, one of the team’s tasks in Saturday’s The Big Event. Decked in their white “The Big Event” T-shirts and gloves with pitch forks in hand, led by Head Coach Brent Bargen, the team got to work.

1,300 hands assist in The Big Event

Apr. 30, 2014

Many hands make light work. That’s the idea behind The Big Event, an international annual day of community service, which came to Chadron Saturday. This year, students flocked to Elliot Field at noon for sign-in, and almost 650 people volunteered to be a part of CSC’s second annual Big Event. With about 70 different job sites, volunteers did everything from sweeping to planting, all in the name of service.

Oglala Lakota tribesman shares spiritual background

Apr. 24, 2014

Melvin High Hawk, an Oglala Lakota from Wounded Knee, S.D., spoke to two classes last week about Lakota spiritual ceremonies.