Editorials / May 11, 2021 Why Not a ‘Dead Week’?

by Morgan Roberts–Moving during finals is potentially one of the most stressful things students experience their final semester of the year.  Classes are assigning end–of–the–year projects, exams, and papers, meaning students already have a full plate with studies. Unfortunately, Morningside does not provide ample time for students to focus solely on exams before leaving for...

Editorials / May 11, 2021 Masks Encouraged=Masks Required

by Morgan Roberts–Working in a service–oriented environment means dealing with the public face to face.  With COVID still being a health risk, masks are an obvious necessity with in–person meetings.  What is wild is that people still refuse to wear masks over a year into the pandemic! I work in a cafe where we have...

Editorials / April 26, 2021 Chiropractor addresses runner’s IT Band pain

by Morgan Roberts–Being a student athlete includes interacting with athletic trainers on campus.  Everyone has different experiences, but I thought I would share my story as to why I will never step foot in the trainers office again.  Being a distance runner and hurdler, I have a lot of hip and knee problems. The main...

Editorials / April 23, 2021 Be aware of your surroundings when you jog

by Morgan Roberts–For women, running can be one of the most dangerous activities no matter the circumstance. Running itself is a way to get physically healthier and even help mental health — when they aren’t being catcalled or followed by random strangers.  Being part of the Morningside cross country and track team includes going off...

Editorials / April 23, 2021 Separate art from the artist

by Ashley Duncan–Famous artists that everybody knows and loves. Pablo Picasso, Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, Salvador Dali, Vincent Van Gogh, and Jackson Pollock. Their artwork was amazing and sold for millions because they were such inspirations, as everybody believes. However, Pablo Picasso tortured his models before he painted them. He would make them cry,...

Editorials / May 9, 2020 A senior’s COVID-19 timeline (video)

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Editorials, Features / May 4, 2020 Coping With a Pandemic (video)

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Editorials / April 30, 2020 Should Safety Have a Price?

by Iandra Estupinian–Today’s bittersweet truth is that cases of COVID-19 are increasing and state lockdowns are extending their restrictions for another month at least. Citizens are asked to stay indoors unless they must go out for “essentials” or if they are an “essential worker.” If citizens must go outside, they are being asked, or required,...

Editorials / March 31, 2020 What COVID-19 has taken

by Abby Koch–I believe it is fair to say the entire Morningside campus is in mourning. It doesn’t matter if you are a student, staff, or faculty member, COVID-19 has probably taken something from you. Our entire way of life and schedules at Morningside have been shaken to the core by a stupid virus.  I...

Editorials, Sports / December 19, 2019 From the Box: A Reflection on Four Years of Broadcasting Morningside Football

by Steven Cutler--Let me just start by saying, I am a sports geek. I came to Morningside College in the fall of 2016 so I could become a sports broadcaster. Going in to college, I didn’t know I would be as invested in a team as I was to my favorite pro and college teams. This changed when I started covering Morningside Football for the student radio on September 3rd, 2016.

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The Marriage Follies

By Claire DeRoin ~ While I’ve previously written about couples getting engaged far too early in their relationship, I’m also annoyed by something on the opposite end of the spectrum: couples that get engaged and announce that their wedding date is set- for three years in the future. I understand that things can come up:…

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Fools Rush In

By Claire DeRoin ~ It seems like every time I log on to Facebook, another one of my friends is engaged. Don’t get me wrong; I love romance, chick flicks, and hearing mushy stories from my girlfriends about what fantastic dates they’ve been on or the cute thing their guy said to them. But since…

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Super-letdown for this years commercials.

By Brittany Poss– Super Bowl Sunday brought avid fans from all realms. New England Patriot enthusiasts, New York Giant fanatics, and commercial lovers were all in attendance. Each year, many people wait to enjoy the commercial creativity as much as they anticipate the year-end finale. General consensus says the close game overshadowed the commercial busts…

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People express their pain differently

By Brittany Poss– In the event of a tragedy there are two strong emotions that unite those who are suffering; love and pain. Another emotion that is as strong as these is hate. But hate is an emotion that separates and divides. In the event of a funeral, everyone is grieving but it may not…

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The debt ceiling debacle

By Hamza Farah– I was so surprised Representative Michelle Bachmann vented her ideas on the debt ceiling. Mrs. Bachmann said she would not vote on raising the debt ceiling no matter how lucrative a compromise. In the debt ceiling negotiations, the deals the Democrats offered were very lucrative, but yet Bachmann would not budge. It…

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Visit modern Northern Ireland

By Stephen Campbell– With the end of the semester fast approaching and many wondering what to do with their summer, especially seniors it seemed like a good time to write an article about why people should visit Northern Ireland. The legacy of Northern Ireland in the 1980s and the view that most people around the…

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