Wilson, Gibbs lead Observer staff in KCM awards wins

Sterling College journalism garnered recognition recently by securing 18 victories in the 2022 Kansas Collegiate Media Contest. Junior Taya Wilson, of Sterling, and sophomore Shaylee Gibbs, of Amarillo, Texas, came away as individual winners.  Also, the Sterling College Observer newspaper, which is in its third year as the campus newspaper, received a Gold designation in the overall category. In that category, publications can earn one … Continue reading Wilson, Gibbs lead Observer staff in KCM awards wins

Sterling College seniors finish online classes from home

With the end of finals upon us, Sterling College seniors are finishing up their last tests and assignments from home. Students have been working from home ever since nearly all universities and schools closed their doors in late March and sent home. Senior Samantha Turner was student teaching this semester in Hutchinson and agreed to come back and help teach her online 5th grade classroom … Continue reading Sterling College seniors finish online classes from home

California’s extended stay-at-home causes distress

COVID-19 continues to force stay-at-home orders throughout the country and the term social distancing has become an everyday thought. Sterling College seniors are still awaiting news regarding a postponed graduation and when it may be safe to return to Sterling and retrieve their belongings. Until then, students will remain home with their families. The news of California’s governor again extending the stay-at-home order was released … Continue reading California’s extended stay-at-home causes distress

COVID-19 leads to virtual NFL Draft

Tonight is the much anticipated National Football League’s 2020 Draft. Usually this momentous event is held on a grand stage in Vegas. Tonight, due to the affects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Draft will be held virtually from living rooms across the country. “I think it is a good call to keep people safe,” freshman TC Smith said, “but I think it will take some … Continue reading COVID-19 leads to virtual NFL Draft

SC Observer: March 2, 2020

This is the digital version of the March 2, 2020 issue of the Sterling College Observer. This issue is Volume 1, Issue 5. The Sterling College Observer, founded in 2019, is the student-run newspaper covering Sterling College. The print edition is produced the first Monday of the month during the fall and spring semesters as part of CM153 J Journalism Lab course. The staff also … Continue reading SC Observer: March 2, 2020

Hannah’s Hits: Support needs to be given to all sports teams

Hannah’s Hits: Support needs to be given to all sports teams I’ve been involved and around sports for the majority of my life. And I love it. As a photographer, I almost never miss a home game anymore. Football, baseball, soccer, basketball — you name it, and I’m there. But I’ve noticed something I find interesting: it seems like the majority of people don’t stay … Continue reading Hannah’s Hits: Support needs to be given to all sports teams