The Simpsonian

Iowa Caucuses Forum Event

November 17, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News, Politics

Kathie Obradovich, political columnist for the Des Moines Register, Dennis Goldford, Drake University professor of politics and John Skipper, political reporter and columnist for the Mason City Globe Gazette discuss the upcoming Iowa ca...

Caucuses a ‘privilege’ for Iowans

by Sheyenne Manning

November 4, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News, Politics

Students and members of the community were enlightened about the importance of the Iowa caucuses last Thursday at a forum sponsored by the Culver Center. Simpson hosted a panel of political experts to discuss the importance of t...

Palin makes stop in Indianola for Tea Party

by Kate Hayden & Jessalyn Holdcraft

October 1, 2011

Filed under Campus Life, Campus News, Indianola News, News, Politics

Tea Party and Sarah Palin supporters braved the rain to attend the Tea Party's Restoring America event. The former Alaskan governor spoke for 40 minutes amid much fanfare and expectations. "I would like to see her run," said Ma...

Message Loud and Clear: Forget Politics

by Angela Niesz

October 25, 2010

Filed under Politics, Uncategorized

A fire burned Wednesday evening as a debate became heated over whether to retain three judges for their approval of same-sex marriage. The Judicial Retention Forum was held at Simpson College's West Des Moines campus. Bob Vander Pl...

Environmental politics class creates voters’ guide

by Karl LangWeb Editor

November 6, 2006

Filed under Politics, Uncategorized

The environmental politics class at Simpson noticed the lack of information about environmental issues available about the candidates for the governor's race in Iowa, so they decided to do something about it. The class, offered...