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History majors gain an upper hand for senior seminar

The sophomore seminar program offered by Hastings College gives students an opportunity to understand what it means to be a historian. Learning about research methods, techniques and how to ask the right questions, these students are getting comfortable with the process to conduct their own research and become prepared for senior seminar. ...Read more

Campaigning Young

Nick Musgrave, a junior from Parkersburg, West Virginia, double majoring in history and political science spent last fall on the campaign trail with Chuck Hassebrook, 2014 Nebraska Democratic candidate for Governor, as the Regional Field Director. Musgrave developed an interest in politics at an early age from his father who also studied political science at Hastings College. “I grew up having political discussions with friends and family, and it just never went away.” An internship in January 2014 was Musgrave’s first experience working on a campaign. He was trying to gain firsthand ...Read more

Coming back to college, Marx thrived

Jon Randall Marx’s first attempt at college in the early 2000’s was a failure. He describes himself as “unmotivated, unambitious and lazy." "The years that followed opened my eyes to the value of a good education and the need for me to push myself harder to achieve the goals I had in mind," he said. "I wanted more out of life, and I knew that the types of careers I would be interested in required higher degrees." At Hastings College, Jon found the quieter environment, great academic programs and Christian affiliation he sought – and he thrived! He connected with his professors, secured a ...Read more
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