Features / April 20, 2021 Kindness rocks!

by Emily Rotthaler–Since 2018 the project “Siouxland Rocks” has been spreading an extra ounce of kindness and positivity in Siouxland – in the form of artistically designed rocks. Coming in all kinds of sizes, shapes and colors the rocks have caught the eyes of hundreds of Siouxlanders. These specially designed rocks feature paintings, messages, or...

Features / April 20, 2021 Keep the Serotonin Pumping

by Ashley Duncan–College is a stressful time in a student’s life. A whole new place, learning how to be an adult, and just being so far from everything they know, it is hard to stay positive sometimes. COVID-19 makes it even harder, but students have found ways to prevail and keep serotonin pumping through their...

Features, Photo / March 31, 2021 Spring Breaking: A road trip to Florida

by Morgan Roberts–Tenna Beel and I decided to drive our way to Florida for Spring Break. Our two-day journey began in Iowa. We started in Spencer (my hometown) and drove straight across Iowa in a span of six hours, but not even touching Missouri until the eight-hour mark.  Hitting St. Louis our only thought was...

Features / March 22, 2021 Donate Plasma to Get Cash and Help the Community

by Kassidy Hart–College students are always looking for ways to make easy money – and Morningside students are no strangers to the stereotype. One way that students have accomplished this, while also receiving intrinsic rewards, is through their choice to donate plasma. One of Sioux City’s plasma service facilities, BioLife Plasma, has seen a large...

Features / March 22, 2021 Bacon Creek: The summer hang out spot

by Kassidy Hart–One of my favorite parts of living off-campus is being with my 11-month-old puppy 24/7. And while this is a perk, our one-bedroom apartment can only suffice for a border-collie sanctuary for so long. As the weather gets warmer, I decided to start asking around about Siouxland dog parks and one suggestion, Bacon...

Features / March 15, 2021 Meet the President: Arbuckle’s Journey in Student Government

by Abby Koch-Protein shake. Vitamins. Cup of black coffee on the go. Garrett Arbuckle’s day always starts with these three items and mark the beginning of his busy schedule. From 8am until volleyball practice in the late evening, he is on the go. Arbuckle is heavily involved in a variety of activities, from being a...

Features / February 8, 2021 Baby Queens and the Drag Scene

By Abby Koch-By day, Payton Buss makes subs at Goodcents in Lincoln, Nebraska. He enjoys having fun with friends and talking to his boyfriend in Germany, who he met when he spent some time living there. When he’s not building a ham on rye, he’s creating costumes for when he takes the stage for performances....

Features, Photo / January 3, 2021 M’side on Ice

Arts & Entertainment, Features / November 3, 2020 Among Us requires teamwork and communication

by Kassidy Hart–The game Among Us is trending all over the nation and Morningside is no stranger to it. Students, both regular gamers and non-gamers, are participating in this trend, finding it to be an escape from the stresses of classes. Among Us is a classic “Who Dun It” game. There are ten players on a spaceship...

Features, Sports / October 21, 2020 Trust in Others: Accountability and Navigating Sports During a Pandemic

by Abby Koch-Warmups start with simple resistance band squats with partners holding the tension taut. Each volleyball player within the weight room had visible signs of early morning underneath their eyes. Despite the early wake up time and walking to the weight room before sunrise, each player counts on one another to show up and...

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Kindness rocks!
Features

Kindness rocks!

by Emily Rotthaler–Since 2018 the project “Siouxland Rocks” has been spreading an extra ounce of kindness and positivity in Siouxland – in the form of artistically designed rocks. Coming in all kinds of sizes, shapes and colors the rocks have caught the eyes of hundreds of Siouxlanders. These specially designed rocks feature paintings, messages, or…

Keep the Serotonin Pumping
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Keep the Serotonin Pumping

by Ashley Duncan–College is a stressful time in a student’s life. A whole new place, learning how to be an adult, and just being so far from everything they know, it is hard to stay positive sometimes. COVID-19 makes it even harder, but students have found ways to prevail and keep serotonin pumping through their…

Spring Breaking: A road trip to Florida
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Spring Breaking: A road trip to Florida

by Morgan Roberts–Tenna Beel and I decided to drive our way to Florida for Spring Break. Our two-day journey began in Iowa. We started in Spencer (my hometown) and drove straight across Iowa in a span of six hours, but not even touching Missouri until the eight-hour mark.  Hitting St. Louis our only thought was…

Donate Plasma to Get Cash and Help the Community
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Donate Plasma to Get Cash and Help the Community

by Kassidy Hart–College students are always looking for ways to make easy money – and Morningside students are no strangers to the stereotype. One way that students have accomplished this, while also receiving intrinsic rewards, is through their choice to donate plasma. One of Sioux City’s plasma service facilities, BioLife Plasma, has seen a large…

Bacon Creek: The summer hang out spot
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Bacon Creek: The summer hang out spot

by Kassidy Hart–One of my favorite parts of living off-campus is being with my 11-month-old puppy 24/7. And while this is a perk, our one-bedroom apartment can only suffice for a border-collie sanctuary for so long. As the weather gets warmer, I decided to start asking around about Siouxland dog parks and one suggestion, Bacon…

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