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by Simpsonian Staff

April 15, 2009

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Change takes time, as we've seen with the lengthy process of the curriculum changes. Members of the Learning Programs Working Group have been working hard for more than two years to develop the best possible curriculum for the...

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by Simpsonian Staff

April 8, 2009

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The Iowa Supreme Court's decision to ban gay marriage came as a surprise to the entire nation. Newspapers across the state were left scrambling to cover the decision after it was announced on Friday. As a campus in the middle of the ...

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by Simpsonian Staff

April 1, 2009

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The recent changes in SGA's finance code will make things better for campus groups in the long run. More groups will be able to receive money, and financing will be fairly divided between groups. The changes were made to give...

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by Simpsonian Staff

March 25, 2009

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Each year, students are asked to work at the phonathon. Students are told they're helping out the college by raising money for scholarships and the like and that it's a great opportunity for some on-campus employment. The event r...

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by Simpsonian Staff

March 18, 2009

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We've all heard about it since we came to college, and sometimes we even hear about it on the news. College students are always being advised to closely monitor what is put up on their Facebook and MySpace pages, because once you p...

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by Simpsonian Staff

March 4, 2009

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Students have always wondered about the money they spent on their meal plans. Why does crappy food cost so much? But lately, the big thing on students' minds has been how many meals they've paid for versus how many they've actua...

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by Simpsonian Staff

February 25, 2009

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We hear it every year. Tuition always goes up, and no one is ever happy about it. No one really wants to see the cost of our education go up, but it's a fact of life. We're all feeling the crunch with the current state of the e...

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February 18, 2009

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Spring Break is a time for college students to be college students Do you remember the episode of "The Simpson's" where Homer takes his family on a summer vacation that happens to fall during spring break? Homer, Marge and the ki...

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February 11, 2009

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Have any of you taken your computer to the library or classroom to find that there's no wireless internet or you can't find a connection to the wireless that's supposedly there? Well wait a little longer and the entire campus ...

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February 4, 2009

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The Student Government Association's decision to purchase a biodiesel processor should be applauded. Their dedication to helping Simpson College meet its sustainability goal will also help the school save money, a priority now...

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January 28, 2009

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Since there has been a lot of media attention in recent months revolving around student-teacher relationships, it's refreshing to know that the faculty here at Simpson take this situation seriously and have re-examined the dual r...

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January 21, 2009

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When students first heard of the bookstore's return policy this semester, we were outraged. Without a warning from the bookstore before the academic semester started, students felt bombarded with a seemingly new policy that l...