The Simpsonian

Student voters could affect City Council decision

by Ben Rodgers

October 27, 2011

Simpson College has plans for C Street and on Nov. 9 students could have an impact by voting in the city council elections. For a while now, Simpson has been talking about purchasing the section of C Street between Girard and Clint...

Campus security using social media for safety

by Amanda Hintgen

October 18, 2011

Simpson College Security is now utilizing social media to keep the campus informed. Students should expect to see information on the social media sites like parking updates, weather alerts and newsletters. "It's fast, it reaches ...

‘Intellectual Theft’: Plagiarism plagues professors

by Sylvia Koss

October 18, 2011

Academic dishonesty does not have a positive outcome for any party involved. The handbook defines academic dishonesty as "any form of cheating, plagiarism, unauthorized collaboration, fraud (falsifying documents, forging signatur...

Town split on the closing of C Street

by Kimberly Kurimski and Sheyenne Manning

October 18, 2011

Simpson College is looking to buy C Street from the city of Indianola in an attempt to unify the campus. Simpson College President John Byrd said there are three reasons he would like to buy C Street: to create safety for the students...

Students upset that fireworks interrupted forum event

by Kate Hayden

October 11, 2011

Students and faculty who attended last Monday's social media forum were interrupted in the lecture by the sound of Simpson's homecoming kickoff. Fireworks were sponsored by the Campus Activities Board (CAB) to begin the week'...

Lack of funds leads to innovative spring break trips

by Katie Anthony, Editor in Chief

October 11, 2011

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

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...