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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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…

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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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Smacked by the reality of student loans

By Amanda Franzen–As one of the many graduating seniors, I recently discovered the stressful experience of sitting through the Iowa Student Loans financial meeting.  The program has good intentions but comes up short. The intentions of this meeting are wonderful.  It is highly beneficial for students to know how much money they owe and the…

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