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Overcoming adversity: ‘Breaking Bad’ actor R.J. Mitte speaks about overcoming challenges in his life

By Brenna Eller Collegian Editor-In-Chief When a child is asked what they want to be when they grow up, they hardly ever say sitting in an office all day or doing something they aren’t fond of. Instead they say they want to be a doctor, firefighter, singer, or even an actor/actress. The limits have seemed […]

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Behind the scenes of the Dillon Lecture Series

By Pablo Sanchez Staff Writer Much goes into planning the Dillon Lecture Series, which brings four renowned speakers, to Hutchinson Community College annually. Robin Woodworth – Administrative Assistant to the President – handles all of HutchCC President Carter File’s appointments. Woodworth is helping out with the Board of Trustees and helps out with the lecture […]

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Astronaut Capt. Scott Kelly in Hutch on April 17

By Merissa Anderson Collegian Editor Navy Capt. Scott Kelly, an astronaut best known for his year-long voyage on the International Space Station, will be visiting Hutchinson Community College for what should be an awe-inspiring speech April 17 through the Dillon Lecture Series and Cosmosphere. According to Kelly’s web site, scottkelly.com, he is a former military […]

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Next Dillon Lecture Series speaker is an Olympic gold medalist

By Brenna Eller Opinion Page Editor On Tuesday, Olympic gold medalist, Shawn Johnson East will be speaking on behalf of the Dillon Lecture Series at the Hutchinson Sports Arena. According to the Administrative Assistant to the President and Dillon Lecture Series Coordinator, Robin Woodworth, the lecture begins at 10:30 a.m. and the doors will open […]

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Dillon speaker: Soap is good

By Angela Ling The U.S. throws away 800 million bars of soap every year. “That’s 2.6 million bars every day,” said Derrek Kayongo, in his Oct. 6 Dillion Lecture. Kayongo, now a U.S. citizen, is originally from Uganda and is a survivor of a civil war and refugee camps. He grew up in a modern […]

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Dillon Lecture

Derreck Kayongo Title: Founder of Global Soap Project Lecture date: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6 Where: Hutchinson Sports Arena Derrick Kayongo, founder of the Global Soap Project, will be speaking as a part of the Dillon Lecture Series on Tuesday, Oct. 6, at the Sports Arena. The Global Soap project is a non-profit organization whose […]