Just over a year ago, on March 30, 2009, the Quiznos restaurant in Sterling opened its doors for the first time, and hundreds of college students, excited to eat out without having to get into their cars, lined up to eat. Evidently the hungry kept coming, even after the novelty wore off. During its first year of business Quiznos served approximately 21,000 customers. Sterling College Business Professor Tim Thorpe believes this success can be directly attributed to the SC business students who manage and work at the restaurant.
Love Sterling? A group of Sterling College students want to answer that question with a “Yes!” that is supported by some hard work and time. These students, led by Academic Chaplain Anne Smith and Theology and Ministry Chair Dr. Craig Smith, have contacted the city, businesses and churches of Sterling to learn of specific needs they can meet on Saturday, May 1, with an event they have named Love Sterling.
From “Chicago” to “Oklahoma” along “Route 66” and then up “Sunset Boulevard,” “Life Is a Highway,” and geography is definitely a theme in the Sterling College Musical Theatre Cabaret, presented this Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in Upper Wilson Hall on the SC campus.
Sundays are not usually days of quiet rest for the Sterling College Forensics and Debate Team, and March 28 was no exception. Five members of the squad spent that Sunday at the 28th annual Novice National Tournament at Hutchinson Community College with the goal of creating some real noise about the Sterling program. They were successful; the five members finished the day with one national championship, six final round individual finishes and a second-place team finish.
Sterling College debate team member David Bowers of Hutchinson was unanimously elected as the District 6 Representative to the National Parliamentary Debate Association. Bowers said he is “thrilled to be in such a position—it’s yet another opportunity for the Sterling College debate team to leave its mark on debate.”