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Our View: Students should get involved on campus

April 10, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Our View

It’s no secret that Simpson College prides itself in its extracurricular activities. Does anyone else remember the pitch, “Come to Simpson, you can do pretty much anything you want to do for extracurricular,” when looking...

Our View

March 28, 2012

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It’s been a sad few days at Pfeiffer. In case you haven’t heard, our beloved Chef on Fire, Eric Dickson has officially left Simpson College to move to North Carolina. We’ve all been enthralled by his stories of how he ha...

Our View

March 21, 2012

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The closing of C Street could benefit Simpson students, but not without a little more planning. While we do see the benefits, we also see a problem with traffic congestion. During the day, students, members of the Indianola commu...

Our View: SimpsonConnect good for students

by Editorial staff

March 13, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Our View

It’s no secret that networking is the best thing to happen to our generation since the birth of Facebook—when Facebook was pre-professional use. SimpsonConnect is now the latest and greatest thing to happen to those of us who are...

Our View: Juniors, seniors overlooked

February 28, 2012

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Before we begin, have you read the story about the new meal plan, or at least taken a look at the awesome info graphic?   Great.   First, we’re very glad that Simpson isn’t raising the price of the standard meal plan.   Howeve...

Our View: New schedule not realistic

by Editorial Staff

February 21, 2012

Filed under Columnists, Editorials, Opinion, Our View

The new schedule: Holy long classes, Batman The new schedule is months away from being implemented, and students are beginning to feel the pressure. The new class schedule shows classes on Tuesday and Thursday going until 3:40 p.m...

Our View

by Keep sending Letters to the Editor

February 14, 2012

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First and foremost, thank you to everyone who submitted letters to the editor over the last week. We want to take this time to remind everyone how much we appreciate feedback as a newspaper. More times than not, we receive feed...

Our View: McNeill Stinks. Literally

February 7, 2012

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McNeill Hall is home to a number of scents including mildew, must, rotten eggs, methane and sewage, just to name a few. The combination of all of these can at times be overpowering to the point of needing to move class to an al...

Our View

January 24, 2012

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It’s no secret that a few Simpson graduates have been arrested in the last year (three to be exact) for having inappropriate contact with students in the school system. And as journalists—we were left wondering, ‘what went wrong?’ Afte...

Our View

January 17, 2012

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In a time where it seems that Simpson may be struggling, alumni are returning to campus to bring departments together to inspire courage and perseverance. The latest example of this is Gayletha Nichols, who recently returned t...

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by Go meet someone new on campus

December 7, 2011

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When in Pfeiffer, be sure to stop by the Chef on Fire station and talk with Eric Dickson. From his easy-going nature to genuine interest in his work, it's worth chatting him up and learning a bit more about him. For instance, ...

Our View

November 29, 2011

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For approximately three weeks, students get the opportunity to have a somewhat intense study opportunity on-campus for what we lovingly refer to as May term. Under the new curriculum, however, students are only required to ta...