Arts & Entertainment, News / February 20, 2020 Student art on display

by Tracie Tuttle– Morningside students are showing off their artistic skills at the annual Student Art Show.  The show includes graphic design, studio art, and photography created by students from all areas of study, giving all students an opportunity to have their art on display. Bryce Clinkenbeard, a sophomore gallery attendant, said that he appreciates...

News / February 11, 2020 Dining with death: Starting a conversation

by Mari Pizzini– Death can be a somber subject, but those that attended Morningside chaplain Andy Nelson’s “Death over Dinner” were anything but. Eleven total students, professors, and community members joined in on the chat Wednesday night. Attendee Taylor Van Vliet described the conversation, held in Weikert Auditorium on February 5, 2020, as being “lively.”...

News / February 9, 2020 Franklin Leadership Summit prepares students

by Tracie Tuttle– Last week, students learned about developing their leadership skills at the first Franklin Leadership Summit. The Summit, which took place in the Yockey Room, was created and led by Morningside alum and brand consultant Cleo Franklin JR. “The purpose of this is to help students build a better pathway to whatever [they]...

News / February 2, 2020 Mustangs split against Chargers

photos by Abby Koch–Mustang men’s and women’s basketball teams took on the Briar Cliff Chargers on Saturday. The lady ‘Stangs defeated the Chargers 91-72. Mustang men suffered their first loss of the season 94-83.

News / February 1, 2020 Club plans trip to the Big Apple

By Iandra Estupinian – Spring break is one of the best times of the year for college students to go home, catch up on some sleep, or binge–watch a new show on Netflix or Hulu. Other students decide that a trip out of town is exactly what they need. You know, getting to see some...

News / January 29, 2020 Remembering a basketball icon

by Hailey Barrus – Basketball icon Kobe Bryant died suddenly in a helicopter crash outside of Calabasas, California on Sunday, January 26. Bryant was best known for his 20-season basketball career as a Los Angeles Laker, where he was the youngest person to wear an NBA jersey. He won five championships, was an 18 time...

News, Photo / January 28, 2020 Bernie comes to Sioux City

by Hailey Barrus – United States Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders was at the Sioux City Convention Center on January 26. Sanders, along with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and filmmaker Michael Moore, were doing some last-minute rallying before the caucuses that take place in Iowa during the first week of February. With standing room only, the rally started...

Arts & Entertainment, News / January 3, 2020 Photo Club is bringing opportunities for students

by Tracie Tuttle--Morningside’s Photo Club is looking to bring more opportunities to students in the coming semester.

Arts & Entertainment, News / December 20, 2019 Sioux City Art Center opens two new exhibits

by Tracie Tuttle--Two new art exhibits recently opened up at the Sioux City Art Center.

News, Sports / December 13, 2019 Care of the athletic mind

by Kiki Bennett--Students are at the part in the semester where it’s difficult enough just being a student, let alone being a student athlete.

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Slam Poetry On Campus
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Slam Poetry On Campus

By Gustav Hollnagel– George Watsky has gathered more than eight million views on YouTube. Simultaneously, he has become a well known slam poet all over the country. On Tuesday, April 12, he is bringing his talents to Morningside. George Watsky is a writer and performer who believes in the equal power of the tear and the…

“No Impact Man” Comes to Morningside
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“No Impact Man” Comes to Morningside

By Gustav Hollnagel– Colin Beavan, began his project “No Impact Man” in November of 2006. His outlook was to make as little environmental impact as possible. The film adaptation of Colin’s project was shown in the UPS Lincoln Center on Monday (April 4). Next week, he will speak on campus about how we, as the…

Student Government hosts biannual town hall meeting
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Student Government hosts biannual town hall meeting

By Nick Buth– The biggest concerns brought to the attention of administrators at a recent Town Hall meeting included conflicts scheduling classes (including when classes are offered), and security of students’ belongings in their dorms and their cars while parked on campus. The biannual meeting March 29 allowed students to express their concerns to seven…

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Wise: ‘Leadership is all about going first’

By Miranda Christian– Anti-racist author and speaker Tim Wise talked to students and the public this week, then gave a presentation to a session of the Leadership Academy. In his speech to the general Morningside audience, Wise used a comedic undertone to discuss people being “color blind.” He hit a lot on stereotyping certain races…

Wise, White, and Witty – Tim Wise had it all
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Wise, White, and Witty – Tim Wise had it all

By Gustav Hollnagel– Tim Wise spoke about the fallacy of having overcome post-racial conceptions. White supremacy is still guiding and tearing on America like an invisible hand. About 150 students listened both quietly and enthusiastically to Wise’s speech in the Yockey Room. Wise started around 7.30 P.M. and ended shortly before the ninth hour. At…

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