Features, Food and Drink / May 7, 2021 Daily Spot and the Infamous Tea Bombs

by Chloe Pieper–Over the past month I have tried countless amounts of different drinks that could get me through classes and the long list of assignments coming due.  My personal favorite, introduced to me by Emma Endrulat, is Tea Bombs from Daily Spot (Energy and Nutrition). They are rich and vibrant drinks that come in...

Arts & Entertainment, Features / May 7, 2021 Some sites for your summer amusement

by Hailey Barrus–As the semester dwindles away, and students head in to take their final exams, summer inches closer and closer.  If you’re a Morningside student looking to stay around Sioux City this summer there are a few key locations that you may want to check out.  “During the warmer months I feel like I...

Arts & Entertainment, Features / April 26, 2021 OC Tulip Festival returns after COVID cancellation

by Chloe Krommendyk–Each year during the month of May, Orange City, Iowa, welcomes thousands of visitors from all over the world to the annual Tulip Festival, where they celebrate their Dutch Heritage. Tulip Festival is a three–day event that focuses on old Dutch customs and traditions. This year, Tulip Festival falls on May 13, 14,...

Features, Morningside People / April 26, 2021 AOPi volunteers at Shine Thru/Drive Thru

by Ashley Duncan–Night to shine is a prom held by Sunnybrook Community Church for people with special needs. Each year Sunnybrook has this prom, but due to COVID, it could not be held last year. This year they created a Shine Thru/Drive Thru prom themed drive by celebration/parade.  The prom is supported by the church,...

Features / April 23, 2021 No such thing as too much caffeine?

by Chloe Pieper–College can be a stressful time in a student’s life. There are late nights and early mornings for studying, homework, and practice, but also part time jobs.  Students may feel they need a cup of coffee or an energy drink to get through their busy schedule. Almost every student can be caught carrying...

Features / April 23, 2021 Blading and biffing; the skates come out for spring

by Kassidy Hart–As the weather warms up in Sioux City, more Morningside students can be seen taking full advantage of the hours of sunlight­ – including a couple rollerbladers. Though the hobby was a popular trend in the 1990’s and seems to have died down since, it appears to be returning to Morningside’s campus. Only...

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...

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Baby Queens and the Drag Scene
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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….

Queen Material: Macie Moore ’21
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Queen Material: Macie Moore ’21

By Mari Pizzini – Crowning Homecoming Queen can often end as a popularity contest, but what if Morningside’s 2020 Queen was crowned because of her heart and attitude more than her popularity? That seems to be the case for Macie Moore. Moore’s path from Morningside freshman to Homecoming Queen has been filled with growth and…

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