Editorials / December 6, 2022 World Population

by Josie Dike–The United Nations News (news.un.org), predicted the world population hit 8 billion in November.  Although the human population has grown rapidly; nearly 12 years have passed since it hit 7 billion. The growth rate has slowed down rapidly and it is possible that in the next few decades Earth’s population could begin to...

Editorials, Opinion / December 18, 2021 Credible Sources and the Media

By Emily Rotthaler– As a high school or college student there are some topics that teachers go over so often that you begin to know them by heart. One such topic is how to find a credible source and how to detect and avoid misinformation. I would argue that every Morningside student has at least...

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, Morningside People / April 29, 2021 A Professor’s Advice to a Graduating Senior

by Abby Koch-As the year is winding down, final projects are being turned in and the last events of the year at Morningside College act as benchmarks before finals. It is now a countdown until the Class of 2021 walks across the stage to collect their degree at graduation. Graduating seniors eagerly look at their...

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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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…

Editorials, News

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…

Editorials

What’s Going on in Japan?

By Gustav Hollnagel– Earthquake in Japan – Did you know? Due to the misery in Japan, I’d like to devote this editorial to some updates on the happenings. In my eyes, college students should be aware of global catastrophes and its implications. So this, I guess, isn’t your ordinary editorial that features wit, humor and…

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Should Morningside have security cameras?

By Natasha Hemmelrick– In the past three years Morningside College has reported only a few breaking and entering cases. These have not only been in the dorms, but in the parking lots where the cars are supposed to be monitored. Morningside has Campus Security to make sure people are not parking in the specific lots…

Editorials, Sports

NFLPA decertifies; Owners lock out players

By Jordan Ogren– NFL Labor talks slowed and ended last Friday afternoon just hours before the current CBA extension deadline was set to expire. The players’ union rejected a final offer from the league and made the move to decertify. The league then made the decision to lockout the players starting at midnight last Friday…

Facebook drama: Why bother?
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Facebook drama: Why bother?

By Michelle Kuester– We’ve all seen them. The catty comments on a picture, the snarky remark on a status. These comments then become the catalyst to set ablaze the flames of Facebook drama. But other providing onlookers with amusement, what does this actually solve? In my personal experience, Facebook drama is almost always started by…

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