Learning more about the LGBT history with the GSA

With October being LGBT History Month, many students at Hutchinson Community College are looking to the past to honor those who made LGBT pride globally celebrated.  This year is particularly important to the community because 2019 is the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. These riots are widely considered to…

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Suicide Prevention Awareness: Local family opens up about son’s death

Christopher Sullivan was born on March 13, 1994, in Wichita and was adopted by Jenny and John Sullivan when he was 2-years old. Chris was an ornery, athletic and ambitious kid. He went to Hutchinson High School, was a state-qualifying wrestler, and was active in his church. “He was full…

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Suicide Awareness: Battling through the hard times

Dealing with depression is hard enough as it is. But when you’re diagnosed with a generalized anxiety disorder and clinical depression at 13, then diagnosed with severe recurrent major depression disorder at age 15, life can be one big obstacle. Alexis Zimmerman was a teenager when her thoughts started swaying…

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Famous ‘Bubble Boy’ director speaks to HutchCC students

If you’ve ever seen the 2001 film “Bubble Boy” starring Jake Gyllenhaal, then you’re clearly in the know with how the world can be scary, but worth the adventure. Blair Hayes, director of “Bubble Boy” and many other projects, is a jack-of-all-trades in the media world and has been for…

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Here’s the Deal: long time fire chief now a full-time instructor at HutchCC

Jeff Deal, a fire science instructor at Hutchinson Community College, has been in the fire science industry for 25 years as active duty, and a year as an instructor. Coming in as Deal would say, “overeducated” and learning even more on the field, he can share a lot with not…

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