The Simpsonian

What to bring in your carry-on bag to the airport

by Liv Allen, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2020

Wallet. It’s always good to carry cash in an airport in case you find yourself needing to buy any last-minute items (toiletries, sunscreen, snacks, etc) and you should also carry any personal identification like your government...

Fun things to do with an extra day of February

by Seth Howard, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2020

Leap year means one extra day of February, which also means people born on Feb. 29 finally get to celebrate their birthday. Feb. 29 falls on a Saturday, so take complete advantage of that extra day by trying one of these fun ...

Five ways to stay motivated during mid-terms

by Kimberly Roberts, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2020

Mid-term season can be stressful for all students. Trying to balance an already busy schedule while adding the stress of multiple tests and papers can be the tipping point. Here are five ways to stay motivated during this stre...

Five last-minute gifts to get your significant other on a budget

by Jessica Wood, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2020

#1: Flowers and a vase. Walmart sells pretty flowers year-round. Pick out your favorite flower or maybe two and go over to the craft section to purchase small vases for about a dollar. Adding a cute note or card will person...

Gifts to get your significant other based on their love language

by Jessica Wood, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2020

Everyone gives and receives affection differently. Do you and your partner know your love language? If you don’t, take the free test together at 5lovelanguages.com. After you’ve gotten your results, check out the best gif...

Result of the Iowa Caucus

by Jake Brend, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2020

Here are the Iowa Caucuses results as of 1:00 p.m. on Feb. 5th   100% reporting Republican Results   Donald J. Trump- 97.1%, 31,464 votes, 39 pledged delegates Bill Weld- 1.3%, 426 votes, 1 pledged delegate ...

Ten things to do when it’s too cold to go outside.

by Danielle Blake, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2020

    1. Nap - Cold days are a prime time for catching up on some much-needed sleep. Freezing temperatures are a great opportunity to curl up under a million blankets and let the world fade away.     2. Work on homework ...

Top 10 fun things to do in the winter

by Peyton Busch, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2020

  1. Go sledding or skiing- Sledding and skiing is something you can enjoy with friends. Indianola has a lot of hills for great sledding opportunities. Be sure to bundle up for the Iowa cold.  2. Have a movie day wit...

Top 10 Christmas Movies

by Bailey Earls, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2019

Due to the upcoming holidays, many favorite holiday movies will be coming back. To find out what the most popular movies were, a survey was sent out to students. According to 100 Simpson College students who participated in th...

Ten things to do when home for Thanksgiving break

by Ann Haakonson, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2019

  1. Help cook Thanksgiving dinner.  If it’s making mashed potatoes, turkey or even a fancy pie, helping family members cook the Thanksgiving meal will make it more special for everyone involved.  2. Eat Than...

Top 10 Reasons to Study Abroad

by Peyton Busch, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2019

  You get to travel to another part of the world   Traveling may not always be an option for you, as it always comes with extra fees. Being able to travel for education may be cheaper than to travel for t...