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Lack of funds leads to innovative spring break trips

by Katie Anthony, Editor in Chief

October 11, 2011

Filed under Campus News, Lifestyles, News

The Religious Life Community (RLC) is changing things up for the service trips that are offered during spring break. Typically, the alternative spring break trips are chosen by RLC and students can sign up to go to different places...

Simpson budget woes

Simpson budget woes

October 4, 2011

Class registration to be earlier than usual

by Sheyenne Manning

October 1, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

Spring and May term are getting a head start this year, as students will begin registering for classes on Oct. 12. This is a few weeks earlier than in past years, and seniors will start the registration process on this date an...

Freshmen can now change rooms

by Erin Gerken & Sylvia Koss

October 1, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

Simpson College Residence Life is offering a new program for freshmen students this year, giving them the ability to switch roommates during a two-week period of time, no questions asked, at the recommendation of First Year Area C...

Students must prove forum attendance in a new way

by Kimberly Kurimski

October 1, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

Professors have to come up with a new idea to take attendance at forum events now that forum cards are only being used for students enrolled in the forum course. "If you are enrolled in the forum class you still get the card, and ...

Email migration brings new options

by Amanda Hintgen & Sheyenne Manning

October 1, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

A new email system brings exciting learning opportunities for Simpson students. The Student Government Association (SGA) proposed the change after requests from the students for more storage space. At the start of the fall 2011 semes...

New degree audit ‘similar to stoplight system’

by Erin Gerken & Kimberly Kurimski

October 1, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

Simpson's new degree audit now uses colors to help students plan classes and see what needs to be accomplished before graduation. "As we began working on the new curriculum, it seemed a natural fit to propose the new format fo...