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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A Trip to the Market
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A Trip to the Market

By Iandra Estupinian–The Sioux City Farmers Market season has come again, starting May 1st and ending October 27. Conveniently located just past the Tyson Events Center in downtown Sioux City, you can find many friendly vendors selling fresh and organic goodies. The Farmers Market is open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8:00 am to 1:00…

An Unlikely Hobby: Thrift Shopping
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An Unlikely Hobby: Thrift Shopping

By Tracie Tuttle–Second-hand shopping is a necessity for many people, especially college students or people on a budget. You can often find some really great deals on almost anything, from clothing to cookware to decoration for next year’s dorm or apartment. There are several reasons why second-hand shopping could be your next hobby. Hunting for…

The Power of No
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The Power of No

By Abby Koch–Saying no to activities is a hard thing to do in college. There are so many opportunities that a person can choose from, but joining too many things can become overwhelming for a full-time college student. Learning how to say no is a necessary skill. If you were like me going through high…

Sun Tan City: ‘Free’ isn’t free
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Sun Tan City: ‘Free’ isn’t free

By Grace Nordquist–From Sunday, March 31-Wednesday, April 3, Sun Tan City offered free spray tans to anyone who visited the website and claimed their offer. All you had to do was simply fill out your information, and either receive a text or an email. They claimed customers would be on their way “to achieving that…

Art Show Superstar
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Art Show Superstar

By Abby Koch–She zigs! She zags! This girl is making moves that we can’t even handle! And just like that, this girl has created the perfect masterpiece! Oh, the inspiration from the Bauhaus movement! Artists don’t exactly make the most exciting plays when it comes to creating art. Our moves come in the form of cursing…

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