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New opera director named after 52 years

by Sheyenne Manning and Amanda Hintgen

October 4, 2011

Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles

A new opera director is in charge at Simpson College for the first time in 52 years named Bernard McDonald. After taking on many musical endeavors around the world, McDonald has found himself in Indianola directing Simpson's op...

How to balance students and still have a social life

by Kate Chamberlin

October 1, 2011

Filed under Entertainment

Do you ever feel like you have to choose between getting good grades and having a social life? At the risk of sounding like an infomercial - you can! Balancing all the things you want to do with the things you have to do can be ...

Traveling Civil War exhibit comes to Simpson

by Sarah Stout & Meghan Vosberg

October 1, 2011

Filed under Entertainment, Features, Lifestyles

The Iowa History Center came to campus on Sept. 8 to educate students, faculty and history lovers about Iowa's strong involvement in the Civil War. ‘The Fiery Trial' was organized by Iowa Public Librarian Liz Grimsbo and pre...

How to: Get along with roommates

by Kate Chamberlin

October 1, 2011

Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles

No matter where you're living this year you'll soon find out each arrangement comes with its own set of joys and problems. Before you decide for good you can't continue living where you are, use these tips to help smooth over any ...

Simpson alumni to come back for homecoming

by Vic Jones and Chelsea Winegard

September 28, 2011

Filed under Campus News, Entertainment, Features, Lifestyles

Simpson College alumni come back to campus Oct. 7 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for an event to help current students network and get excited about the future. The event, "Career Tailgating: Scoring a Connection," will get students...