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

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

AG Schmidt addresses students

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt was the special guest speaker for Sterling College’s Criminal Justice Keynote Address in Heritage Hall on Nov. 12. “I try to do one of these a semester, and we call them Criminal Justice Keynote Addresses. Individuals from different levels of state government come and provide an experience for students to hear what some of these issues are like in the … Continue reading AG Schmidt addresses students

Warrior Fest: Sterling College athletes engage with community

Sterling College put on yet another memorable Warrior Fest Sept. 21. Festivities kicked off in downtown Sterling with face painting, free throw contest, mini street tennis matches, cornhole, football picture autographing, a pitching radar gun, train rides, street vendors and much more. Later in the day, the women’s soccer team suffered a hard-fought loss to Central Christian College, but the men’s soccer team responded with … Continue reading Warrior Fest: Sterling College athletes engage with community

Homecoming aims to provide fun, memories

            The second week of October will bring homecoming back to Sterling College. The celebration of homecoming is an age-old tradition that will be celebrated on most college campus’s around the country this fall. Homecoming brings a week of festivities and school spirit that leads up to the homecoming football game 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Kaitlyn Tawater, better known on campus as “Red” is the Secretary … Continue reading Homecoming aims to provide fun, memories

Sterling Hosts “Virtues of Place” Symposium

By JESSE SHEPPARD, reporter Tuesday, April 30, 2019 Yesterday, Sterling College hosted a lecture entitled “Virtues of Place: Wendell Berry and Rural Kansas”. There was also a panel earlier in the day to invite community members to discuss the ideas of agriculture and each person’s place in their own community. Dr. Jack Baker and Dr. Jeffrey Bilbro, authors of Wendell Berry and Higher Education: Cultivating … Continue reading Sterling Hosts “Virtues of Place” Symposium

New Coffee shop to Open in Downtown Sterling

By JESSE SHEPPARD, reporter Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Today, Clive’s Staples Coffee Shop and Bakery held a soft-opening from 7 AM to 10 PM. The long-anticipated caffeine and literature inspired site (just South of Sterling Café) will officially open next Wednesday, April 24th. For students and community members, Clive’s gives hope of a late study session and access to a shop open later than the … Continue reading New Coffee shop to Open in Downtown Sterling

Sterling Library undergoes remodel and prepares for team-up event with the college

The library of Sterling is the perfect place to go to use a computer, make copies, rent a few movies, or check out a book or two. The library has recently begun remodeling the interior of the building. Lots of paining has been done as well as some repairs that needed to be made. They can also look forward to some new furniture that is … Continue reading Sterling Library undergoes remodel and prepares for team-up event with the college

“Man Mondays” Bible Study Returns this Spring

By JESSE SHEPPARD, reporter Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 “I want this to help us to create important and deep relationships with each other.” Jonathan Yelton said at the “Man Monday” Bible study. Yelton, a resident assistant in Kilbourn Hall, is leading the weekly study for the Spring ‘19 semester. “Man Mondays” are a recent tradition at Sterling. Each Monday night, a Bible Study is led … Continue reading “Man Mondays” Bible Study Returns this Spring

Sterling Holds Discussion Forum on Racial Awareness

By JASE BRANDT and JESSE SHEPPARD, reporters Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 This morning at 10 A.M., Sterling College hosted an open forum on racial awareness in Culbertson Auditorium. The forum was moderated by Reggie Langford, the Director of Academic Support, and it featured a panel of five Sterling College students. Jason Briar, Sterling’s VP of Student Life discussed the vision of the forum. “[To give] … Continue reading Sterling Holds Discussion Forum on Racial Awareness