The state of the HutchCC campus

Multiple things are happening at Hutchinson Community College’s main campus. Students and staff have been questioning the happenings and situations arising during this fall semester. The cafeteria construction, the tennis courts, and HutchCC’s campus security and safety. HutchCC president Carter File met with The Collegian to discuss the topics that…

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Snatching the crown

Hear ye, hear ye. The Blue Dragon family has officially crowned new royalty. Hutchinson Community College started off Homecoming week with 15 candidate couples, representing various clubs and organizations. Students were able to vote for their top choices. Seven couples were announced as finalists during the afternoon pep assembly on…

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Standoff leads to lockdown of area schools

By Tabitha BarrEditor In Chief A standoff between Hutchinson Police and an armed subject led to area schools to lockdown Wednesday.  Police were called to the 700 block of East 10th for a domestic disturbance call Wednesday morning. The situation escalated into a standoff with police surrounding the area, while…

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Options are available for HutchCC students suffering from mental illness

The rate of mental health issues has skyrocketed in the past years and it continues to increase. College-age students are now understanding that mental health needs to be acknowledged and helped. Hutchinson Community College is striving to do everything thing it can in that aspect, as the college offers counseling…

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Spoopy fall hangout destinations

Since October has arrived, everyone will soon be thriving in fall sweaters with spoopy decorations in hand. Autumn seems to be the beginning season for people’s holiday moods. It brings cooler temperatures, colorful surroundings and the start of decorating season. Around the same time fall begins, college students are pushing…

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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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