News / November 16, 2020 Dash on over to Netflix and catch Dash and Lily

By Mari Pizzini – I love bookstores, and I love television, and the combination of bookstores and television will almost always catch my attention. Netflix’s Dash and Lily, which debuted on November 10th, included a bookstore in its trailer (and so many more of its episodes!) so I had to give it a shot. The...

News / November 10, 2020 Wurth deems Period Poverty Campaign a Success

by Kassidy Hart–Junior graphic design student Lex Wurth took the initiative last month to campaign and collect donations for period poverty. The project aimed to collect enough feminine products to be distributed to local shelters. The project lasted from October 6 to November 1.  The inspiration for this project came from her global research on...

News / November 8, 2020 Morningside Announces Regular Spring Semester

By Mari Pizzini – Morningside College announced to students on October 20, 2020 that the Spring 2021 semester is scheduled to continue as originally planned. Unlike the Fall 2020 semester, the spring will have normal start and end dates, and it will include all pre-planned breaks. Chris Spicer, the vice president for academic affairs, spoke...

News / November 4, 2020 Kenny do it? Kenny did it: Kenny Osten’s Road to Homecoming King 2020

By Mari Pizzini – Kenny Osten may have been crowned Morningside’s 2020 Homecoming King, but his “reign” began long before that. Osten has been an important part of Morningside’s student body since he first stepped on campus. “The second I stepped on campus, it [Morningside] felt like home,” Osten said. “Everyone involved in the transition...

News / November 3, 2020 CWWL Takes on Book Club With No Regrets

by Kassidy Hart–The Connie Wimer Women’s Leadership Program has chosen to hold book club meetings and occasionally meeting in the larger group for workshops. And though they have done book clubs in the past, there were multiple factors that went into implementing this specific arrangement this semester. “Part of the reason we have decided to...

News / October 27, 2020 Soccer volunteers clean up campus

by Kassidy Hart–This semester, Morningside Soccer has decided to keep campus clean by picking up trash every week.  “We meet once a week at the clock tower, hand out trash bags and gloves to pairs of players, then have them scatter for 30 minutes around campus to clean up. Once they come back, we take...

Features, Morningside People, News / October 19, 2020 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...

News / October 6, 2020 Seeing the Light: Campus Ministries and COVID-19

By Mari Pizzini – COVID-19 has caused a lot of change to be made on Morningside College’s campus, but Campus Ministries has found that the changes being made due to the virus haven’t been all bad.  “Merely being polite doesn’t cut it anymore,” Andy Nelson, campus chaplain, said. “The changes we’ve had to make have...

News / October 1, 2020 MCU hosts debate watch party

by Kassidy Hart–The Morningside Civic Union (MCU) and The Colonel Bud Day Center for Civic Engagement hosted the first debate watch party of the 2020 Presidential Election Tuesday (9.29). Students across campus were invited to join the debate watch party either in person in Weikert Auditorium or via Zoom. About 30 people attended in-person and...

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Dash on over to Netflix and catch Dash and Lily
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Dash on over to Netflix and catch Dash and Lily

By Mari Pizzini – I love bookstores, and I love television, and the combination of bookstores and television will almost always catch my attention. Netflix’s Dash and Lily, which debuted on November 10th, included a bookstore in its trailer (and so many more of its episodes!) so I had to give it a shot. The…

Wurth deems Period Poverty Campaign a Success
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Wurth deems Period Poverty Campaign a Success

by Kassidy Hart–Junior graphic design student Lex Wurth took the initiative last month to campaign and collect donations for period poverty. The project aimed to collect enough feminine products to be distributed to local shelters. The project lasted from October 6 to November 1.  The inspiration for this project came from her global research on…

Morningside Announces Regular Spring Semester
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Morningside Announces Regular Spring Semester

By Mari Pizzini – Morningside College announced to students on October 20, 2020 that the Spring 2021 semester is scheduled to continue as originally planned. Unlike the Fall 2020 semester, the spring will have normal start and end dates, and it will include all pre-planned breaks. Chris Spicer, the vice president for academic affairs, spoke…

Kenny do it? Kenny did it: Kenny Osten’s Road to Homecoming King 2020
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Kenny do it? Kenny did it: Kenny Osten’s Road to Homecoming King 2020

By Mari Pizzini – Kenny Osten may have been crowned Morningside’s 2020 Homecoming King, but his “reign” began long before that. Osten has been an important part of Morningside’s student body since he first stepped on campus. “The second I stepped on campus, it [Morningside] felt like home,” Osten said. “Everyone involved in the transition…

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CWWL Takes on Book Club With No Regrets

by Kassidy Hart–The Connie Wimer Women’s Leadership Program has chosen to hold book club meetings and occasionally meeting in the larger group for workshops. And though they have done book clubs in the past, there were multiple factors that went into implementing this specific arrangement this semester. “Part of the reason we have decided to…

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