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...

News / September 18, 2020 Raise your Flag: Active Minds observes National Suicide Prevention Day

By Mari Pizzini Flags with messages like “please be here tomorrow” and “you matter” encircled Morningside’s outdoor classroom and M on Thursday, September 10th for World Suicide Prevention Day. In honor of September being Suicide Prevention Month, Morningside’s chapter of Active Minds is reminding students their lives matter. Macie Moore, co-founder and former co-president of...

News / September 16, 2020 Pet Pandemic Hits Morningside Students

By Kassidy Hart–The coronavirus hit campus hard last spring when in-person classes and sport seasons were cancelled. But this summer, students experienced a better type of pandemic. A pet pandemic! To combat the feelings of loneliness that quarantine brought, many students chose to adopt a furry companion to keep them company throughout this restricted time. ...

News / September 15, 2020 Netflix is Workin’ It : Work It Review

By Mari Pizzini While quarantine has us all “working it” from home, Netflix released a new dance-oriented movie called Work It on August 7, 2020. The 93 minute movie follows high school senior Quinn Ackerman while she is interviewing for Duke. When her admissions counselor tells her she’s too boring and needs to “break out...

News / September 15, 2020 Business Savvy: College students start new businesses during quarantine

By Mari Pizzini The COVID-19 pandemic shut down schools across the country in March, but led to a surge of people opening Etsy shops or online small businesses. Many of these stores are run by young adults and college students. Kassidy Hart, a Morningside College sophomore, was one of these students. Hart created an Etsy...

News / September 10, 2020 Mustangs take down Briar Cliff in home opener

photos by Abby Koch-Despite losing the first set, the Morningside women’s volleyball team found their first win of the season against Briar Cliff. Morningside struggled during the first set of the game, where Briar Cliff would pull ahead and win the first set. The Mustangs would make a turn around and push back to win...

News / September 8, 2020 Theater department goes to YouTube to continue the arts during pandemic

by Kassidy Hart–As the 2020 fall semester begins and the COVID-19 virus continues, extra-curriculars on campus have seen a drastic change in how they can remain active but still follow CDC guidelines.  The performing arts is one of those that have found an alternative way to continue performances in order to allow students the opportunity...

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Soccer volunteers clean up campus
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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…

Queen Material: Macie Moore ’21
Features, Morningside People, News

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…

Seeing the Light: Campus Ministries and COVID-19
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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…

MCU hosts debate watch party
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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…

Raise your Flag: Active Minds observes National Suicide Prevention Day
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Raise your Flag: Active Minds observes National Suicide Prevention Day

By Mari Pizzini Flags with messages like “please be here tomorrow” and “you matter” encircled Morningside’s outdoor classroom and M on Thursday, September 10th for World Suicide Prevention Day. In honor of September being Suicide Prevention Month, Morningside’s chapter of Active Minds is reminding students their lives matter. Macie Moore, co-founder and former co-president of…

Pet Pandemic Hits Morningside Students
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Pet Pandemic Hits Morningside Students

By Kassidy Hart–The coronavirus hit campus hard last spring when in-person classes and sport seasons were cancelled. But this summer, students experienced a better type of pandemic. A pet pandemic! To combat the feelings of loneliness that quarantine brought, many students chose to adopt a furry companion to keep them company throughout this restricted time. …

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