The Student Life Office at Black Hawk College does a great job of putting together events and bringing students together. The Halloween costume contest was no exception to this reputation as it was filled with clever and creative costumes. From Tony Soprano to Freddy Kruger, it was all around good fun at the costume contest. The winners of the contest were basketball players dressed up as Religious leaders. Continue reading “Religious leaders make first place appearance at BHC costume Contest”
“I will give no deadly medicine to any one if asked, nor suggest any such counsel.” This phrase is from the original Hippocratic Oath. At what point among humanity, then, did it become acceptable to play God and decide when life no longer had value? When did it become appropriate to comply with the request of a sick patient to provide a suicide pill? Continue reading “Life is worth living longer”
This is the time of year where many people look forward to the feast of Thanksgiving, the gathering of family, and the holiday sales that follow. Families are busy planning how best to cook their turkey, who will make the best cranberries, stuffing, or pumpkin pie, and where everyone should sit when they invade your home on Thanksgiving. But what about the families who can’t afford such a feast? Continue reading “A time to give thanks, a time to give back”
This year’s fall symposium was a very informative and important forum where professors from Black Hawk College discussed the knowledge they have about certain news stories.
Sarah Morrison, who is a professor of sociology at Black Hawk College, gave a presentation on her understanding of what is happening in Ferguson. Michael Brown, who was 17 years old at the time of his death, was walking down a street with one of his friends when a police officer approached the young men. Continue reading “Falling into Ferguson at the symposium”
In the three years since QC DekHockey began, the sport has not only grown for men, but for women as well. The QC DekHockey has recently gone from one dek to two, and has added another division for men and another womens team.
“Construction as completed on August 14th, because we started the season the day after with the juniors. It took about three weeks to do the flipping over and construct both rinks again. It went quickly,” founder Pat Levesque told the Chieftain. Continue reading “Womens perspective DekHockey”
The Mallards opened their first game in the ECHL (East Coast Hockey League) against the Rapid City Rush before a crowd of 5,274 people at the iWireless Center. The Mallards once again lost the first game of the season, falling 3-0 to Rapid City that night. Parker Milner faced 33 shots in his Mallards debut, while opposing netminder Danny Battochio faced 19 while recording a shutout. Continue reading “Mallards Begin Debut ECHL Season”
Have no fear, basketball fans, the wait is over as this year’s Black Hawk Braves Men’s Basketball season is finally upon us. Continue reading “Braves on a mission”
Local 18 year-old Jasmine Babers is one of ten winners selected to win a USA Characters Unite Award. This is a regional award that is given to community members who do things to better their community such as promote greater tolerance, respect, and acceptance. Out of hundreds of nominees, only ten were chosen and among those ten, Jasmine was selected. Continue reading “WIU student entrepreneur is nationally recognized for local achievement”