The Simpsonian

Why the new addition to Simpson’s dining leaves students frustrated

by Desmond Alexander, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2020

With Simpson dining ending their partnership with APB, many students were anxious to find out what the new addition to dining would be. Simpson College announced over the summer that they would be replacing APB with Sub Conne...

Why being in the orange phase is best

by Desmond Alexander, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2020

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise all over the country, Simpson College has been doing its part to ensure that students are continuing to follow COVID-19 guidelines. These tactics include grab and go dining services, masks b...

Ten things to do when it’s too cold to go outside.

by Danielle Blake, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2020

    1. Nap - Cold days are a prime time for catching up on some much-needed sleep. Freezing temperatures are a great opportunity to curl up under a million blankets and let the world fade away.     2. Work on homework ...

Top 10 fun things to do in the winter

by Peyton Busch, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2020

  1. Go sledding or skiing- Sledding and skiing is something you can enjoy with friends. Indianola has a lot of hills for great sledding opportunities. Be sure to bundle up for the Iowa cold.  2. Have a movie day wit...

Ten things to do when home for Thanksgiving break

by Ann Haakonson, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2019

  1. Help cook Thanksgiving dinner.  If it’s making mashed potatoes, turkey or even a fancy pie, helping family members cook the Thanksgiving meal will make it more special for everyone involved.  2. Eat Than...

Top 10 Reasons to Study Abroad

by Peyton Busch, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2019

  You get to travel to another part of the world   Traveling may not always be an option for you, as it always comes with extra fees. Being able to travel for education may be cheaper than to travel for t...

Ten things to do when the Internet is down

by Kimberly Roberts, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2019

1. Talk to friends This may seem like a foreign concept but it’s a great way to catch up with friends. Talking face to face with friends is also a great way to make memories that will last a lifetime.  2. Get off campus...

Best Places to Eat in Indianola

by Bailey Earls, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

Do you get tired of eating at the same restaurant? Well, there are plenty of options you may not have known of here in Indianola. According to 79 Simpson College students who participated in a survey, these are the top 10 best place...

10 Websites College Students Should Know

by Kimberly Roberts, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2019

  Quizlet Quizlet is a great website to help any student studying for their next big exam. Quizlet has features like quizzes, flashcards and match mode for students to use to practice.    theSkimm ...

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Top five places to study

September 18, 2019

9 Tips for Every Freshman on Campus

by Devon Wood, Staff Reporter

September 4, 2019

Here are some great tips for living, surviving, and thriving at Simpson College. 1. Try a lot of new things… But not too many. Seriously. Try as many new things that you can while you are here. You don’t have to join every ...