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Our View: SimpsonConnect good for students

by Editorial staff

March 13

Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Our View

It’s no secret that networking is the best thing to happen to our generation since the birth of Facebook—when Facebook was pre-professional use. SimpsonConnect is now the latest and greatest thing to happen to those of us who are...

‘Fix the system now’ with voter ID

by Kristin Richert

March 13

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

There has been much buzz around the country, as of late, concerning numerous state voter ID bills that have been proposed and some passed. In case you don’t already know, the main idea of these laws is to make our elections more cred...

Must-haves at Tumea & Sons

by Tessa Leone

March 13

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

When I moved to Indianola nearly four years ago, I had no idea that I was moving to a town with no Italian restaurants. Think about it, where do you go when you’ve got an intense craving for a great plate of pasta with a side o...

Our View: Juniors, seniors overlooked

February 28

Filed under Editorials, Our View

Before we begin, have you read the story about the new meal plan, or at least taken a look at the awesome info graphic?   Great.   First, we’re very glad that Simpson isn’t raising the price of the standard meal plan.   Howeve...

Mulch for Campus Day bad for the environment

by Travis Williams

February 21

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Picture this: it's Campus Day and at least one dozen pallets of cypress mulch are strategically placed throughout the campus to be poured into garden beds.These pallets are delivered from Louisiana or Florida, a distance of at ...

Our View: New schedule not realistic

by Editorial Staff

February 21

Filed under Columnists, Editorials, Opinion, Our View

The new schedule: Holy long classes, Batman The new schedule is months away from being implemented, and students are beginning to feel the pressure. The new class schedule shows classes on Tuesday and Thursday going until 3:40 p.m...

SOPA and PIPA matter

by Dustin Peters

February 21

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Last month, the Internet was more overrun with warnings, petitions and commentary about the Congress than it has ever been in recent memory. Many of us saw these warnings when many popular websites went dark, proclaiming that going dark ...

Media literacy is lacking on campus

by Tracy Lucht, Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Studies

February 14

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Some members of the Simpson community have expressed a perception that the content of the student newspaper has become too negative or unsupportive of the institution and its students. Some of these comments have been made thoughtfully. ...

Our View

by Keep sending Letters to the Editor

February 14

Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Our View

First and foremost, thank you to everyone who submitted letters to the editor over the last week. We want to take this time to remind everyone how much we appreciate feedback as a newspaper. More times than not, we receive feed...

Our View: McNeill Stinks. Literally

February 7

Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Our View

McNeill Hall is home to a number of scents including mildew, must, rotten eggs, methane and sewage, just to name a few. The combination of all of these can at times be overpowering to the point of needing to move class to an al...