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by Give quality staff incentives to stay

November 15, 2011

Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Our View

Student Development has taken a heavy blow in the past week with three staff members hitting the road to success - away from Simpson. We have the highest hopes for everyone leaving and know that they are moving on to bigger and be...

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by Football brings Simpson together

October 18, 2011

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We are SC. This is something everyone has heard over and over again in the athletic department this year, but what exactly does that mean? Last weekend, Storm football defeated Wartburg by making up 17 points in the fourth qua...

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October 13, 2011

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It's a stressful time of year for all of us right now. We have test planning to do, professors have paper grading and there's always the fun extracurricular activity that needs to be planned. Ideally, homecoming should have be...

Our View: Use of emergency budget alarming

October 4, 2011

Filed under Columnists, Editorials, Opinion, Our View

Budget cuts are evident all across campus this year. Currently, Simpson does not even have enough money to replace a broken computer, let alone increase faculty and staff pay. What's alarming is how much of the emergency budget...

Our View: Faculty deserve a pay raise

September 28, 2011

Filed under Columnists, Editorials, Opinion, Our View

It's not a news flash that the economy sucks-it's something that the news talks about on (at least) a weekly basis. What may be surprising to Simpson students is how much the school is struggling. The school is under a hiring fr...

Our View: What happened to the May Term we knew?

February 8, 2010

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It's that time again. Get out the course book and look up something fun and interesting to take for your May Term class. But wait, what if you would like a class to be more beneficial? There have been complaints around campu...

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by Simpsonian Staff

December 10, 2009

Filed under Editorials, Our View, Uncategorized

Simpson College took a big step by implementing campus-wide wireless this year. Simpson became the second school in Iowa to offer the service, and it has been utilized and appreciated by students. However, there are still improvemen...

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by Simpsonian Staff

December 2, 2009

Filed under Editorials, Our View, Uncategorized

Everyone is being more conscious of how much money they are spending this holiday season. The economy is still not as stable as it used to be, and people have less money to spend. This is especially true for college students ...

Our View-Foreign language should be included in core curriculum

by Simpsonian Staff

November 18, 2009

Filed under Editorials, Our View, Uncategorized

The state of Iowa is finally moving toward approving something that has long been lacking in the education system: a core curriculum that will standardize what students need to learn to be successful, That could potentially lev...

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by Simpsonian Staff

November 11, 2009

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Four years ago when we took our tours at Simpson, we walked past Pfeiffer dining hall as our guides explained the plans for the elaborate new student center that would soon be sitting there. We're still waiting. As the Student ...

Our View-It’s up to students to show need for Iowa Tuition Grant

by Simpsonian Staff

November 4, 2009

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People were devastated when Gov. Chet Culver announced the 10 percent across-the-board budget cut last month. Nearly 200 state government positions have already been eliminated. Now, we're beginning to see what impact the budge...

Our View-Dining accommodations important for students

by Simpsonian Staff

October 27, 2009

Filed under Editorials, Our View, Uncategorized

Students who live on campus are required to buy meal plans, but a lot of times those meals go unused. The lunch and dinner times at Pfeiffer are already limited. If students have classes from 11 to 2, they can't eat lunch. Even ha...