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Cornerstone 7 in high demand this May Term

by Sheyenne Manning/Staff Writer

February 24, 2010

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As juniors and seniors sign up for May Term and fall classes, they are finding difficulty in scheduling a Cornerstone 7 - global awareness - course without studying abroad. The cornerstone is designed to introduce students to ot...

Campus 411: Feb. 25

by Emily Schettler/Editor and Chief

February 24, 2010

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Does a baseball bat really have a sweet spot? Can you create a model to prove or disprove the sweet-spot effect? Students from across campus spent 96 hours over a four-day period answering those and other questions as part of...

Tuition to jump 4.25% next year

by Sheyenne Manning/Staff Writer

February 17, 2010

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Students may have to dig a little deeper into their pockets next year to pay for tuition. The cost of attending Simpson College is expected to rise 4.25 percent for the 2010-11 school year. The comprehensive price will be approxi...

Spicing up residence life

Spicing up residence life

February 17, 2010

Campus 411

February 11, 2010

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Great Ape Trust renews partnership with Simpson Great Ape Trust renews partnership with Simpson CollegeOn Feb. 4, the Great Ape Trust decided to renew their partnership with Simpson College, which makes the college the organiz...

High turnout expected at Career Fair

by Peter Kaspari/Staff Writer

February 11, 2010

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Simpson College students are expected to file into the Hopper Gym today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the college's annual career and volunteer fair. Every year, companies and volunteer organizations from around the Des Moines area c...

Aetna Insurance to drop Simpson in August

by Katie Anthony/Staff Writer

February 11, 2010

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Aetna Insurance made a major decision last month that affects many Simpson College students: to no longer be the college's provider. This decision leaves health services scrambling to find coverage by August of 2010. "We did no...

Winter parking blues

Winter parking blues

February 10, 2010

Byrd asks SGA to consider campus center alternatives

by Emily Schettler/Editor in Chief

February 8, 2010

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Simpson President John Byrd told SGA members Wednesday night that administrators and the Board of Trustees are considering alternative plans for a new campus center. He also asked student senators to consider extending the current...