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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P is for photography; students present children’s books at FIWD

By Emily L. Domayer — Dolie Thompson’s Intermediate Photography class presented children’s books at Friday is Writing Day (FIWD) Nov. 11. Students read their books out loud and talked about what kind of photography techniques they use. Briana Schaeuble, a junior, titled her book Fancy Nancy. “My cousin is the model in the book.  Fancy…

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Music/theater students enjoy ‘a day of madness’

By Kevin Green — The Morningside College Department of Music presented scenes from The Marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart this past Friday (Nov. 11) at Eppley Auditorium.  The workshop was a process-based class with an emphasis on developing skills necessary for “the craft of combining classical singing and acting.” Based on the 1784…

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Freshmen 15 may be a myth, but weight gain is real

By Meghanne Adams — When a graduating senior in high school leaves home, they have eaten the majority of their meals at home, or their food choices have been influenced by parents. Those choices often change when a student gets to college. Along with gaining plenty of new freedoms, incoming college students have a risk of…

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Procrastination offers only temporary relief

By Meghanne Adams– Procrastination is something that almost everyone is guilty of from time to time, and it is seen more commonly on college campuses or in academic settings. Procrastination, according to the article “Procrastination Makeover: Homework Edition,” can lead to stress that causes headaches, insomnia, depression and fatigue. So, if procrastination stresses people out,…

Veterans have a different view of life
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Veterans have a different view of life

By Claire De Roin– Andrew Sedivy won’t talk about the things he saw and did in combat. He served two overseas tours with the United States Navy. Sedivy, 23, served eight-month tours in both Iraq and Afghanistan. Sedivy explains that combat veterans usually don’t talk about their experiences. “Most vets don’t talk about it because…

General McChrystal visits Morningside
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General McChrystal visits Morningside

By Kevin Green– General Stanley McChrystal, former top commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, presented this year’s Waitt Lecture in Eppley Auditorium Wednesday October 19th. His discussion on “The Strategic Challenges Facing America” focused on relationships between the U.S. and Middle East. General McChrystal began his lecture by sharing an anecdote with the crowd about…

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