News, Photo / May 20, 2020 Morningside Voices: How are you doing?

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Features, News / May 7, 2020 The new rhythm of life with Covid-19 (video)

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News, Photo / April 18, 2020 Signs of the time

Photos by Abby Koch- COVID-19 has caused numerous signs to be placed to enforce social distancing or convey what people can and can’t do. Some signs are to help direct where to get certain wants and some are showing how people feel. Signs have become a big part of the COVID-19 pandemic.

News / April 18, 2020 Living in quarantine

by Iandra Estupinian– There is no doubt now that COVID-19 is a big deal and has been the reason for many recent changes in the last month. Schools have moved online, all dine-in restaurants are now take-out, employees are not employees unless they are considered “essential,” and the idea of personal space now has a...

News / April 18, 2020 Morningside starts virtual tours

by Mari Pizzini– Morningside College has begun conducting virtual visits with prospective students. The virtual tours can combine any number of activities, from meeting with faculty to campus tours. Student ambassadors have even recently begun to give campus tours through facetime and WebEx. “We added the virtual visit form the first part of April,” Stephanie...

News, Photo / April 2, 2020 A quiet campus

by Tracie Tuttle– It has been surreal watching the Morningside campus go from bustling with students to the somber state it’s currently in. Just remember, everything will eventually go back to normal and the Mustangs will be back, stronger than ever.

News / March 30, 2020 March student of the month: Anna van Dusen

by Mari Pizzini– Morningside College’s chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) selected Anna Van Dusen as March’s student of the month. Van Dusen was recently elected as the secretary of Morningside Ag Club, is a member of the National Agri-Marketing Association group, the Iowa Student Education Association, Photography club, and Teachers Inspiring Exceptional Students. She...

News / March 18, 2020 Pizzini’s tips for social distancing

by Mari Pizzini– Covid-19, or the coronavirus as it’s informally known, has become a household name across the globe. With its origins tracing from Wuhan, China, the virus has proven to be deadly, scary, and culturally jarring. To help combate the spread of Covid-19, social distancing has become the norm. Bars, restaurants, churches, and most...

News / March 16, 2020 February Student of the Month: Kayla Schimpf

by Mari Pizzini–Morningside College’s chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) selected Kayla Schimpf as February’s student of the month.  Schimpf is currently the president of the PreProfessional Health Club, secretary of the Chemistry Club, and a member of Beta Beta Beta. Additionally, she has helped Pastor Andy Nelson and Professor Anni Moore create and facilitate...

News / March 14, 2020 COVID-19 update: Priority remains on students

by Abby Koch–Morningside administration sent out a campus and community-wide memo Thursday about its plan to address the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The memo informed the community on certain decisions made, like recalling study abroad students, and upcoming possibilities that will affect classes. The major announcement from administration was the extension of spring break until March...

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Annual MCU event engages students
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Annual MCU event engages students

  The Morningside Civic Union held it’s 10th Annual Poverty Simulation Monday, Jan. 30, from 6-8 pm. The event was held in the Yockey Room of the Olsen Student Center. The Poverty Simulation is designed to show students the difficulty of living with limited resources.              

Singer/Songwriter entertains
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Singer/Songwriter entertains

By Jazmine Dirks– Since the young age of fourteen, she’s been gracing coffee shops and bars alike with her captivating voice and impressive guitar skills. It was this past Friday that Morningside’s Activities Council (MAC) was able to get the experienced singer/songwriter, Hana Pestle, to bring her talent to entertain the students of Morningside College. “I’m surprised I…

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Morningsiders sleep out for the homeless

By Emily Domayer — Morningside students gathered to raise awareness for the homeless in Sioux City Nov. 5. Students went to the Sioux City Explorers ballpark and made cardboard “houses” to sleep in overnight. The event lasted from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. SERVE, a volunteer group at Morningside, promoted the sleep-out. Corinne Youngberg, a…

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Black Friday, the most infamous day of retail

By Kevin Green– Roughly 152 million Americans participated in this year’s Black Friday bonanza. Here in Sioux City, the late-night turnout was just as impressive. Several localbusinesses got into the act this year including Target, Best Buy, as well as the Southern Hills Mall, which opened its doors at midnight for the first time in…

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Electra Brief

By Claire De Roin– Morningside students put on a rendition of Electra by Sophocles that ran from the 17-20th of November. The audience sat on the edge of their seats as Athena Riesenberg delivered her lines Saturday night in Klinger-Neal. Not a sound could be heard but her heartfelt monologue. Electra, an adapted Greek tragedy,…

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