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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MAC: Making college a bit more fun

By Miranda Christian– Morningside College puts on a number of events every year. There have been hypnotists, magicians, mid-night movies, and even music events. Too often students don’t even think about who puts them together. The organization that makes these free events happen is Morningside Activities Council, better known as MAC. MAC is a group…

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Meet a Major: Nursing

By Michelle Kuester– The nursing field is one that requires its entrants to possess a lot of patience and care for others. Monica Iverson, a junior, is a nursing major who possesses both of these characteristics. Monica chose nursing as her major because she wanted to go into the medical field, but she wanted a…

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Fraternizing with a Fraternity: Acacia

By Jordan Ogren– A new student at a new school in an unknown community might long for a sense of belonging. One way to feel right at home here at Morningside could be to join one of the three Greek organizations on campus. Acacia is one of two fraternities at Morningside College; they are always…

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Art student needs adrenaline

By Michelle Kuester– Judy Ford is not a “typical” student at Morningside. She is triple majoring in mass communication (with an emphasis on New Media), graphic design, and photography. She has also done a lot of things that most people will never get the opportunity to do. Her life has been far from ordinary which…

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Do the shoes choose you?

By Michelle Kuester– Take a look around. More specifically, take a look at the feet of those surrounding you. At the risk of looking like you have a foot fetish, what kind of shoes are the people around you wearing? There are many different kinds of shoes that can show a lot about a person’s…

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Following a radio dream

By Michelle Kuester– Becoming a radio DJ is a dream that a lot of kids have. It is exciting to be able to get their ideas out there and to hear themselves on the radio. I too had this dream as a child. I would call into the local radio station with requests with the…

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