Biology

Feeding Eagles and Examining Owls: Clements experiences wildlife rehabilitation in Washington State

Many people spend their Fourth of July holiday shooting fireworks, eating hotdogs and relaxing on the day off work. But according to Hastings College senior Carolyn Clements, she may have had the most patriotic Fourth of July of all. “I spent my Fourth of July hugging a bald eagle. I’d be hard pressed to hear of a more patriotic way to spend the Fourth,” said Clements. And best of all, by hugging that bald eagle Clements was doing her job. Caring for critters A wildlife biology and studio art major, Clements spent her summer working at South Sound Critter Care, a wildlife rehabilitation ...Read more

Passionate peer educators change lives with presentation

In addition to studying biology, Hastings College seniors Jake Kampschneider, from Omaha, Nebraska, and Abbey Tiell, from Littleton, Colorado, are members of the College Acquaintance Rape Educators (CARE), and are passionate about the preventative measures for sexual assault. Kampschneider and Tiell were once intrigued by a webinar a bout the neurobiology of sexual assault. As peer educators, they wanted to spread that message to the Hastings College community and beyond. “We thought that we could make it less complicated and available to the public because the information was really good. We ...Read more