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Chadron Hazelbaker

Chadron Hazelbaker
Chadron Hazelbaker is an Associate Professor of Physical Education, Health, and Recreation at Eastern Washington University.

How March Madness brought this family together

I have spent much time researching and teaching about the ills of sport, especially at the collegiate level where the cultural tradition is that sports is vital to the industrial-education complex, but in reality, the educational value is dubious at best. 

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Shootings, Masculinity and Psalms

As a father and a teacher, each school shooting brings a visceral reaction.  I recognize the young, white, male perpetrators, filled with great pain, confusion, and isolation.

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Politics and The Big Game

While money is one of the key drivers of which advertising content is selected, it is far from the only one.  Both the media companies and the NFL work to control the content that is presented as a part of their brand conscious marketing in and around the game.

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Upcoming play on Holocaust is timely story of hope

On Friday, Octo. 27, Spokane Civic Theatre is presenting a one night only reader’s theatre production of "I Never Saw Another Butterfly," a one-act play that uses the poetry and art produced in Terezin, Czechoslovakia between 1941 and 1945 as Nazi Germany transformed the town into a ghetto and transit camp, where thousands of Jewish people were transported to concentration camps and the furnaces of Aushwitz. 

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