The Simpsonian

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: On behalf of Ethan Fredrick, student body president

by Ethan Fredrick, Special to The Simpsonian [email protected]

November 4, 2015

To the women, students of color and those at the intersection thereof studying at Simpson College,The student body needs you to lead it.Simpson faces difficult choices, and I firmly believe students are underserved when their ele...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Iowa pays the price

by Dakota Waltz, Special to The Simpsonian

September 17, 2015

My name is Dakota Waltz, and I am a sophomore at Simpson double majoring in political science and history.Recently, I heard about Iowa Pays The Price, a local grassroots organization highlighting the amount and influence of mo...

Letter to the Editor: Actions against ALS speak louder than words

by Mike Hadden/Special to The Simpsonian

October 7, 2014

I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you and commend Simpsonian Editor, Steffi Lee, for her article in the Simpsonian Sept. 4th discussing the Ice Bucket Challenge. She did an excellent job of pointing out the arg...

March to End the Isms still relevant

by Antonia Reyes, Dana Lain and Kevin Rice

March 28, 2012

The Living the Dream organization conducted a survey in Pfeiffer on Monday, March 19, to get an idea of how students felt about the ninth annual Living the Dream March to End the “Isms.” Although there was a large majority ...

Letter to the Editor: Music department does have department chair

by Steve Griffith

February 28, 2012

I would like to clarify the issue of department chair in the music department. Your article posted on Feb. 14, 2012 seems to suggest that the music department is without a department chair. This is not true. The fact is that...

Letter to the editor: Offense was not intended

by Maddy McAreavy, Ryan Edwardson, Whitney Thompson

February 21, 2012

In our previous article, we were not proclaiming that by sitting at a rectangular table you automatically become a leper. We were simply pointing out the obvious: that the circle tables are quickly filled when lunch begins, by...

Administration is being open to students

by John Harris, Campus Services General Manager

February 14, 2012

First, I would like to thank The Simpsonian for its informative and even-handed news story regarding the odor that has caused problems off and on the past few weeks in parts of McNeill Hall. But, I also believe it's necessary to...

Reasons why you should sit with the international students

by Gaston Akerman

February 14, 2012

Now that you know how to find cutlery and cups, it's time to become social with the international students. We don't want you to eat in the bathroom much less eat alone at a rectangular table. Few people know such tables are ...

Segregation is an issue at Simpson

by Molly Burkemper

February 14, 2012

I'd like to correct a misprint in last week's edition of the Pfeiffer Survival Guide, entitled "How to get the best seat in Pfeiffer." The esteemed authors wrote that, "The rectangular tables are home to three groups of people: cou...

Letter to the editor

October 11, 2011

The quote about cuts attributed to me in the article concerning budget woes does not accurately reflect my views or the comments I made to the author of the article. I do believe it is highly unlikely that any salaries will b...