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Letter to the Editor

February 13

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Last week's (February 7) edition of the Simpsonian reported that there are two AEDs on Simpson campus, and that the "school purchased the AEDs about three years ago." In fact, the first AED was installed near the security offic...

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April 18

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Affirmative action in college admission has been an ongoing debate for quite some time. Some would argue that affirmative action prohibits deserving students from enrolling into college or university in which they would have oth...

Letter to the editor:

April 18

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Our family would like to thank you for the overwhelming support that has been shown for Erika since her accident. We are so grateful for everyone's generosity. We truly thank all of you for your prayers, cards, and gifts. We a...

Letter to the Editor

April 11

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Nature works in cycles. What we think of as waste and death often powers new growth. The Living Earth Senior Colloquium has re-labeled Dead Week, Green Week. Green Week will raise awareness of how our actions as individuals and a...

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March 28

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The Fourth Annual Living the Dream: End the 'Isms' March and rally will be held on Friday, March 30, at 3:30 p.m. This event sprang forth out of Simpson's Ounce of Doing program in 2004. The goal of the Ounce of Doing program i...

Letter To The Editor

March 21

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Over the past few weeks some very serious allegations have lingered over the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity House. While we understand accusations of a crime of a sexual nature must be handled with the utmost seriousness, we believe tha...

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March 7

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For the past four years I have had the privilege of working with the outstanding members of the Lilly Initiative for Vocational Exploration. During this time I have shared some incredible experiences, learned some valuable lessons...

Letter to the Editor

November 9

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To The Truth: Dr. Carver would be deeply disappointed to hear that the truth you are telling is a falsehood. Carver did indeed attend Simpson College in an academic capacity. In 1890-91, Carver began with classes in Grammar, Arith...

Letter to the Editor

November 9

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Thank you for the great article on internships in last week's paper (Simpson students hold competitive internships, November 2, 2006). Our business contacts tell us that relevant internship experience can make a huge difference ...

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November 2

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Last week's Simpsonian noted that Indianola's two-term State Representative, Mark Davitt, is being opposed this year by a member of our board of trustees, Doug Shull, and that Shull is a part-time professor. However, the Simp...

Letter to the Editor

October 19

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Letter to the Editor: Beware the 'hidden curriculum' I am glad that the Simpsonian chooses to report on academic issues, and I willingly gave a phone interview about the changes to the mathematics component of the competency pro...