The Simpsonian

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by Safety procedures need updating

February 6, 2013

Before we begin, let us remind you: this editorial is not meant to make anyone nervous. We have no reason to believe Simpson College has received any bomb or gun threats. Simpson Security and the Indianola Police department do...

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by Support local music

October 17, 2012

Let’s give ourselves a minute to be disappointed. After all, when it was announced that The Ready Set would be performing in Simpson College’s Black Box Theater, we were all excited enough to have a reaction. Whether we were fans or...

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September 26, 2012

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September 19, 2012

We would first like to congratulate Campus Activities Board (CAB) on getting a “big name” act to appear on Simpson campus this fall. The student body needs events such as these to prevent the image of Simpson being a suitc...

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September 12, 2012

This year, Simpson’s Interfraternity Council (IFC) chose to redesign the recruitment process for the college’s fraternities with an aim to make recruitment more informal. Rather than the traditional three-day approach use...

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September 5, 2012

Simpson College’s Student Government Association (SGA) has funded six of the larger student groups on campus, and has around $55,200 left to spend in its operating budget. But don’t expect that money to sit around long. Fundi...

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April 18, 2012

We would like to thank SGA and EAC for having faith in the Simpson student body by letting us freely check out bikes as we please; however, must we remind you of the numerous accounts of bike theft reported weekly in the crime lo...

Our View: Students should get involved on campus

April 11, 2012

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...

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March 28, 2012

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...

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March 21, 2012

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

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

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...