Features, Food and Drink / December 17, 2022 Cooking Up Feel-Good TV

by Emily Rothhaler–“On your marks.” “Get set!” “BAAAAKE!” These are the three commands that Noel Fielding and Matt Lucas exclaim at the start of each challenge in the Great British Baking Show. The competitors waste no time pulling out their recipes, aware that they only have limited time to complete their ambitious baking projects. As...

Features, Sports / December 10, 2022 Americans and the World Cup

by Rena Ketelsen–Stadiums with roaring crowds, mostly dressed in two different colors, are not uncommon in most countries. In the US, sports like American football, basketball, or baseball frequently attract such crowds. In many other countries, however, there is one sport that can have thousands or even millions of people forget everything for two hours...

Features / December 3, 2022 The question of home

by Emily Rotthaler – The question “Where is home?” is a supposedly straightforward one. The most basic definition of home is the place where one lives permanently. In more detail, people may think of the place they grew up or the location where they spent the majority of their lives. Others might consider their home...

Features / November 22, 2022 MAC: Breaking the cycle of student stress

by Emily Rotthaler–Sitting at a table in the student government office on a random Thursday morning, I find myself attempting to paint a flame on a tote bag while listening to the newest Top 40 songs on the radio. The acrylic paint is all over my fingers and it has made it hard to continue...

Features / November 22, 2022 Stress, anxiety and college life

by Rena Ketelsen–Imagine a dark, quiet room. Loud train horns disrupt the silence every once in a while, despite their great distance from that room. It’s late and most people are asleep, but not all of them. Some are lying in bed, wide awake, trying their best to sleep but to no avail. Racing thoughts...

Features / November 8, 2022 Internationals’ perspectives on elections

by Rena Ketelsen–Have you ever wondered what elections in other countries are like? As the 2022 midterm election is underway in the US and Americans are being encouraged to vote, another group of people who reside in the country can’t do much more than watch. Here, at Morningside, that group mostly consists of international students...

Features / November 8, 2022 Grill Masters fire up new club

by Ben Steffens–A new club has arrived on Morningside University’s campus. “Grill Masters” is a place for food lovers and grilling enthusiasts to hone their cooking skills. The club is student–led with Tom Moss at the helm. Moss is a sophomore and highly involved on campus with various groups and activities. Moss said the idea...

Features / November 8, 2022 Birkenstocks pick up with TikTok exposure

by Paige Padavich–Boston Birkenstocks are a popular trend that are selling out fast due to popularity on social media. The Boston Birkenstocks, specifically the taupe pair, have been seen on multiple social media platforms including Tik Tok. They can be described as a clog shaped shoe with a rounded top and an open backside, with...

Features / May 8, 2022 Madeline Keating Gets Close With the Natural World

Payton Miller- Madeline Keating has brought together a culmination of her art to showcase her time at Morningside University. Her pieces include animals from the natural world accompanied by brightly colored lilies that cover the canvas. “You can see that in most of my pieces I include lilies. The show kind of centers around my...

Features, Letters / May 1, 2022 An American experience

by Annie Paisley Doherty–My name is Annie Doherty and this year I have been participating in a study abroad year through a program called Study USA. I attend Ulster University in Northern Ireland where I studied Social Policy with Criminology. This is where we see the first big difference I have experienced between studying in...

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Wordle is your daily challenge
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Wordle is your daily challenge

by Chloe Pieper–The New York Times Online not only writes news stories but features minigames such as Wordle. Wordle is a free and daily game through the web on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. You have to guess a mystery word that has five letters in six attempts. The aim of the game is to…

Places to go before you’re old
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Places to go before you’re old

by Chloe Pieper–As college students, we may not prioritize traveling. People think it’s something to do when you’re older and have the money. However, when you hit your 50s, or later, traveling may not be a priority. That’s why it’s best to do it while you are young.  Although we are college students, there are…

Sims survives childhood cancer
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Sims survives childhood cancer

by Alexis Spier–McKenna Sims is the point guard for the women’s basketball team. She was diagnosed with cancer when she was four years old. Lymphocytic leukemia is a type of cancer where the bone marrow makes too many white blood cells. Sims became very sick when she was four, and her mother took her to…

Spring break arrives!
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Spring break arrives!

by Caleb Lubbers–Nearing the halfway point of the semester, students are feeling the need for some time off. This year, spring break begins after the last class ends Friday, March 4, and classes will resume on March 14, giving students an entire week off from schoolwork Jacob Martin, a freshman, plans to head down to…

Stepping outside on a fine February day
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Stepping outside on a fine February day

by Caleb Lubbers–In the days before spring break, students have taken advantage of the exceptionally warm weather not usually seen in February by spending time outdoors.  According to the Weather Channel, the average high temperature in Sioux City on the last day of February is 39 degrees Fahrenheit. This year, the temperature reached 67 degrees…

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