LSD/Psilocybin Medical: Should we rethink drug legalization?

At the Department of Public Health in Springfield, Illinois, officials are still sorting through medical marijuana applications that have arrived since Nov. 1, the first day to apply for all Illinois residents with last names beginning with M through Z. Illinois has joined 22 other states that have legalized cannabis for medical or recreational use, making it evident that public opinion has greatly shifted over the years. Continue reading “LSD/Psilocybin Medical: Should we rethink drug legalization?”

Presidential Concerns on Net Neutrality

Rock the Vote is a non-profit and non-partisan organization dedicated to getting young adults into voting booths— and with very good reason. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there were nearly 72 million Americans aged 18-35 in 2010, a year when the election was decided by just 82 million voters. Continue reading “Presidential Concerns on Net Neutrality”

Birth Control, Minimum Wage, and Millionaire Taxes: Why You Should Be Going Out to “Rock the Vote”

Rock the Vote is a non-profit and non-partisan organization dedicated to getting young adults into voting booths— and with very good reason. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there were nearly 72 million Americans aged 18-35 in 2010, a year when the election was decided by just 82 million voters. Continue reading “Birth Control, Minimum Wage, and Millionaire Taxes: Why You Should Be Going Out to “Rock the Vote””

Food, Fun, and Frivolity at Fall Festival

Students packed the Hawk’s Nest in Building 4 on Sept. 25 to take part in the annual fall festival hosted by the Student Life Office. Over 500 attendees were treated to live music, activities and information regarding clubs and organizations, and free food catered by Hy-Vee. Continue reading “Food, Fun, and Frivolity at Fall Festival”

ArtSpace Exhibit: The Work of David Murray

Students and faculty alike gathered outside the ArtSpace in Building 4 to attend an artist’s reception for BHC Professor David Murray on Thursday, Aug. 28. The reception played host to a crowd of over 25 students, professors, and faculty members who showed up to view the different paintings by Professor Murray. The crowd enjoyed small refreshments while listening to a short explanation of his work by the artist, followed by an enthusiastic Q-and-A. Continue reading “ArtSpace Exhibit: The Work of David Murray”

Search for New College President Continues

Two years ago on Sept. 29, 2012, Dr. Thomas Baynum officially became the 14th President of Black Hawk College. He replaced the former president, Dr. Richard Underbakke, who held the position for just ten months before resigning. After two years of employment at Black Hawk College, Dr. Baynum stepped down from the position in July, opting not to renew his contract that would not have expired until December. Continue reading “Search for New College President Continues”