The Simpsonian

Alex Kirkpatrick

Alex Kirkpatrick, Managing Editor

Apr 04, 2019
Former priest with ties to Simpson part of list alleging clergy abuse (Story)
Mar 13, 2018
Music students voice concerns as reductions hit department (Story)
Feb 20, 2018
Concerned students vent frustration at heated open forum (Story)
Feb 16, 2018
Simmons: Racially based threat to student found on campus (Story)
Feb 03, 2018
Editorial: Dear white people, yes racial profiling is real (Story)
Nov 01, 2017
Editorial: Sgt. Beminio, Officer Martin made us #SimpsonStrong (Story)
Oct 26, 2017
Police arrest man in connection with intrusion, assault (Story)
Oct 20, 2017
Racism runs rampant in Trump era, says anti-racism speaker (Story)
Oct 05, 2017
Police seek man who didn’t get ‘Iowa nice’ memo, stole wallet (Story)
Sep 17, 2017
Freshman soars to tremendous heights with riveting hobby (Media)
Sep 14, 2017
Here’s why some colleges won’t declare themselves sanctuaries (Story)
Jul 14, 2017
Police department honors fallen officer on his birthday (Story)
Apr 22, 2017
Facing the blitz: A college athlete’s coming out story (Story)
Apr 12, 2017
Bill targeting repeat domestic abusers passes Senate (Story)
Apr 06, 2017
Officials say public not in danger after intruder incident (Story)
Mar 28, 2017
Sigma Lambda Gamma is college’s first multicultural sorority (Story)
Mar 14, 2017
Warren County sheriff adopts dog he rescued in abuse case (Story)
Mar 14, 2017
Simpson ranks in top 100 for Best Colleges for Sports Lovers (Story)
Mar 13, 2017
Iowa GOP chair condemns Rep. Steve King’s polemical tweet (Story)
Mar 12, 2017
Culver Lecture has been canceled due to ‘several conflicts’ (Story)
Mar 10, 2017
21 signs you’re a true Iowan (Story)
Mar 08, 2017
Funeral services set for Indianola couple killed in crash (Story)
Mar 08, 2017
‘A Day Without A Woman’ aims to show women’s societal impact (Story)
Mar 07, 2017
Officials: Indianola couple die in Tuesday morning collision (Story)
Feb 25, 2017
Third annual Black and Blue Ball honors fallen Iowa officers (Story)
Feb 22, 2017
Universities must consider professors’ political affiliations under bill (Story)
Feb 22, 2017
Iowa House subcommittee approves medical marijuana oil bill (Story)
Feb 21, 2017
Pop quiz! Do you know how much student loan debt totals? (Story)
Feb 21, 2017
GOP-led bill would allow guns on public university campuses (Story)
Feb 20, 2017
Simpson hires new senior vice president and academic dean (Story)
Feb 17, 2017
Bad and Nasty to sponsor ‘Not My President’s Day’ on Monday (Story)
Feb 17, 2017
Gov. signs bill gutting most collective bargaining rights (Story)
Feb 08, 2017
Des Moines ranks within top 10 best places to live in US  (Story)
Jan 29, 2017
RLC chastises ‘anti-Muslim rhetoric’ amid Trump’s travel ban (Story)
Jan 24, 2017
Police say drunk man threatened to ‘shoot up’ fraternity (Story)
Jan 23, 2017
‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ to be released in December (Story)
Jan 15, 2017
Simpson College cancels classes, closes offices due to ice storm (Story)
Jan 12, 2017
Mother of child with rare eye disorder sees brighter future (Story)
Jan 09, 2017
Police block off streets around campus following apartment incident (Story)
Jan 09, 2017
Simpson College lovebirds engaged after surprising proposal (Story)
Jan 06, 2017
Simpson College professor continues to tackle fight on CTE (Story)
Jan 05, 2017
Joe Biden makes final push to end sexual assault on campuses (Story)
Jan 03, 2017
Student with Crohn’s disease fights to legalize medical cannabis (Story)
Dec 29, 2016
Police charge Indianola man in Des Moines-area bank robbery (Story)
Dec 28, 2016
The Simpsonian’s year in review (Story)
Dec 22, 2016
Simpson College president signs petition to support DACA (Story)
Dec 07, 2016
Simpson student body elects first sophomore president, VP (Story)
Dec 07, 2016
Branstad accepts ambassadorship; Iowa to have first female governor (Story)
Dec 06, 2016
Tuition, fees increase after feds implement new FAFSA rules (Story)
Dec 05, 2016
Viral video showing middle schoolers falling on ice resurfaces (Story)
Nov 18, 2016
President of Drake University declares campus ‘sanctuary’ (Story)
Nov 15, 2016
Casey’s donates $50K for scholarships to honor slain officers (Story)
Nov 10, 2016
Indianola woman arrested after 7-month-old child’s death (Story)
Nov 09, 2016
After hard-fought battle, Donald Trump wins presidency (Story)
Nov 03, 2016
Simpson/RABA poll shows Trump with narrow lead over Clinton (Story)
Nov 03, 2016
Funeral arrangements announced for Officer Justin Martin (Story)
Nov 02, 2016
Two Simpson College graduates killed in ‘ambush-style’ attacks (Story)
Nov 01, 2016
Rep. Young visits Simpson College, makes case for re-election (Story)
Oct 29, 2016
Grant awarded to 4 colleges to reduce violence against women (Story)
Oct 20, 2016
Stop sharing this Facebook hoax that’s resurfaced (Story)
Oct 14, 2016
Survey featuring millennials shows Clinton with sizable lead (Story)
Oct 12, 2016
Former President Bill Clinton stumps for Hillary Clinton at Simpson College (Story)
Oct 09, 2016
Former President Bill Clinton to visit Simpson College this week (Story)
Oct 05, 2016
#BringDrakeToDrake movement works — and you missed it (Story)
Oct 04, 2016
Official: Simpson ranks eighth lowest in minority enrollment among Iowa colleges (Media)
Oct 01, 2016
Simpson College security officials release campus crime, fire reports (Story)
Oct 01, 2016
Simpson student crafts drunken email to professor, but Wi-Fi god saves him (Story)
Sep 29, 2016
Newly formed Light Company refocuses campus ministry (Story)
Sep 28, 2016
Presidential debate proved unconvincing, yet entertaining (Story)
Sep 24, 2016
Simpson baseball player involved in serious head-on collision (Story)
Sep 13, 2016
New poll shows razor-thin presidential race, wide margin in Senate race (Story)
Sep 09, 2016
Simpson announces polling effort to assess political races (Story)
Sep 05, 2016
First-year elections delayed due to ‘unforeseen technical difficulties’ (Story)
Sep 03, 2016
North-central Oklahoma earthquake rocks Midwest this morning (Story)
Sep 02, 2016
This Twitter thread will make your day (Story)
Sep 02, 2016
Convicted rapist, ex-Stanford swimmer walks free from jail (Story)
Aug 31, 2016
1-mile fun run, 5K to benefit domestic violence survivors (Story)
Aug 30, 2016
Indianola man who led police in standoff pleads guilty (Story)
Aug 30, 2016
First-day-of-class feels you can’t deny (Story)
Aug 30, 2016
ITS invests in new wireless system (Story)
Aug 25, 2016
University won’t support ‘trigger warnings,’ ‘safe spaces’ (Story)
Aug 24, 2016
Warren County Jail escapee caught following serious 3-car crash (Story)
Aug 16, 2016
Indianola family escapes historic flooding in crawfish boats (Story)
Aug 15, 2016
SGA revamps elections code following last spring’s mishaps (Story)
Aug 15, 2016
Escaped inmate spotted traveling with woman in stolen vehicle (Story)
Aug 11, 2016
Grant to fund building renovations, noxious weed study (Story)
Aug 05, 2016
For area gym owners, law enforcement deaths hit close to home (Story)
Aug 03, 2016
Student teacher barred from teaching for at least 3 years (Story)
Jun 14, 2016
Man charged with terrorism after 5-hour standoff downtown (Story)
May 11, 2016
President Simmons announces interim VP, academic dean (Story)
Apr 29, 2016
Incoming sophomore class elects Pierce Carey as president (Story)
Apr 24, 2016
Simpson team wins programming contest for the first time (Story)
Apr 08, 2016
Get the scoop on Warren County’s most popular ice cream shop (Story)
Mar 31, 2016
Simpson’s sole, unlikely hammer thrower makes progress (Story)
Mar 20, 2016
Simpson debate team crowned national champions (Story)
Mar 19, 2016
Simpson student shaves head in fight against childhood cancer (Story)
Feb 28, 2016
The mastermind behind the Acorn (Story)
Feb 19, 2016
Beloved Simpson student dies at 21 (Story)
Feb 17, 2016
Senior Spotlight: Brock Borgeson (Story)
Feb 01, 2016
Cruz bests Trump, Clinton emerges victorious in Iowa (Story)
Jan 30, 2016
No. 24 running back tackles new competition (Story)
Jan 25, 2016
Candidates make last-ditch effort one week from caucuses (Story)
Jan 20, 2016
Marco Rubio to hold town hall at Simpson College (Story)
Jan 14, 2016
President Simmons: Academic dean retires (Story)
Jan 13, 2016
Hillary Clinton to visit Simpson campus, officials say (Story)
Jan 12, 2016
Making a difference: Organization mentors immigrants, refugees (Story)
Dec 11, 2015
NEWSFLASH: People will offend you (Story)
Nov 18, 2015
Top 5 takeaway moments from Saturday’s Democratic debate (Story)
Nov 17, 2015
14 Ways You Know You’re Absolutely Done With This Semester (Story)
Nov 13, 2015
11 things to remember when life gets you down (Story)
Nov 10, 2015
Simpson community holds ceremony to honor veterans (Story)
Nov 10, 2015
Editorial: How to stop racism: Stop making it about you (Story)
Nov 08, 2015
Crossing the border: International student talks immigration, racism (Story)
Oct 16, 2015
How numbers can change the world, for better or for worse (Story)
Oct 15, 2015
UPDATE: Fundraiser set up for Ishaya David reaches goal in less than 24 hours (Story)
Oct 15, 2015
PERSPECTIVE: Journalism isn’t for me (Story)
Oct 13, 2015
EXCLUSIVE: John Vesely of Secondhand Serenade talks career, what’s next (Story)
Sep 30, 2015
Simpson opera ready to hit high note (Story)
Sep 24, 2015
Board of Trustee member presents new book to alma mater (Story)
Sep 17, 2015
Simpson College announces Health Services Leadership program (Story)
Sep 17, 2015
“Beneath the Whispering Maples” finding relevance on social media (Story)
Sep 14, 2015
Record turnout in SGA elections, despite lower enrollment (Story)
Apr 27, 2015
Edwards raises $500 to fly his mom to Simpson College for his graduation (Story)
Apr 23, 2015
A Skype with history: Students use technology to interact with a survivor of the Holocaust to learn culture, language and life lessons (Story)
Apr 18, 2015
Townies highlight Indianola (Story)
Apr 17, 2015
SGA Election Results: 2015 (Story)
Apr 16, 2015
SGA Elections: Lack of transparency blamed for low civic engagement (Story)
Feb 24, 2015
Simpson Students Win Delegation Awards at MMUN Conference (Story)