News / May 10, 2021 From Tower Garden to Table

by Emily Rotthaler-This spring semester, Morningside College’s cafeteria has been displaying peculiar contraptions of plastic, white light, and plants in the entrance of the student dining hall. The Tower Gardens, as these contraptions are called, is a project realized by the Agriculture and Food Studies Department and supply fresh and sustainable produce to the cafeteria....

News / May 7, 2021 New Woo Crew for MU

by Kassidy Hart–The orientation staff of students has been renamed from Student Ambassadors to the WOO Crew. WOO stands for Welcome and Orientation Organizer. When the abbreviation was brought up to the orientation faculty committee by Vice President of University Engagement Erin Edlund, the team knew it had a winner. “We wanted something that brought...

Morningside People, News / May 7, 2021 Long Journey Home for Morningside’s International Students

by Emily Rotthaler–As the semester is comes to an end, Morningside’s international students are preparing for traveling back to their home countries. Countries that may be fighting their battles against COVID-19 with various different approaches. Efforts to regulate the pandemic are all across the board in Europe. Germany is entering another hard lockdown while countries...

Morningside People, News / May 7, 2021 A difficult year soon to close for graduating seniors

by Hailey Barrus–A cap, a gown, and a pandemic? As the school year comes to an end, Morningside seniors are preparing for graduation on May 15th. This is a luxury that the seniors of 2020 did not get to enjoy due to the global pandemic. A year later, Morningside has experienced several precautions, made vaccines...

News / May 7, 2021 Bell bottoms and boot cuts are coming back

by Chloe Krommendyk–Fashion is a never-ending cycle, and while trends have definitely changed over the past four years, some fashion trends we thought had been buried have re-emerged and become popular again.  Sophomore Jennie Riedman said, “I like to keep up to date with the new fashion trends, and I am surprised but not disappointed...

News / April 30, 2021 Into the Streets took on new look

by Kassidy Hart–Morningside community members have become familiar with the college’s annual volunteering event, Into the Streets. And though Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) was able to host the 14 th annual Into the Streets, the event looked a bit different due to COVID restrictions.  “Kali Hill and I wanted to still hold the event this year...

News / April 13, 2021 Morningside Efforts in COVID-19 Vaccinations

by Kassidy Hart-With the COVID-19 vaccine now available to the majority of the population, more and more students are choosing to participate in the vaccination decision. “I got my first dose the second week of February and the second dose the first week of March through the Siouxland District Health’s Clinic at the Tyson Center,”...

News / April 7, 2021 The Female Struggle of Feeling Safe

by Emily Rotthaler-Keys between the fingers, pepper spray on the keychain, and sharing one’s live location with a relative or friend. All of these are part of a seemingly unspoken codex of safety precautions women consciously take to protect themselves from possible harassment and attacks by strangers in public. While a lot of women seem...

News / April 5, 2021 Ag Center and Greenhouse could be ready for fall classes

by Kassidy Hart–In the school year of 2014-2015, Morningside bought Longfellow Elementary School and turned it into a space for art. As Morningside looks to grow their departments and their work, the site of the former elementary school has begun to transition to the future site of greenhouse for the Rosen Ag Center and Lags...

News / April 4, 2021 Mustangs Split Doubleheader Against Doane (Photos)

Photos by Abby Koch-Morningside split their doubleheader against Doane University on Sat. April 3. Morningside would take game one 12-9 and Doane would come back to claim game two 7-1. The Mustangs will be on the road for a four game series against Hastings College on April 10 and April 11. Click here for full...

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Get ready for Palmer!

By Gustav Hollnagel– It’s that time of the year when spring comes with warmer temperatures and new possibilities. Start into the spring season by working on your very own research project. How?! At the annual Palmer Student Research Symposium. When?! On April 13. The Symposium is held every year in April and allows students from…

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Beating the homesick blues

By Michelle Kuester– Leaving home for the first time with a sense of permanence is an undeniably exciting experience. However, along with that excitement comes the feeling of missing home. It can be anything about home: the familiarity of the town, pets, family, friends, even mom’s cooking. Homesickness is one of the most common adjustment…

Monks impart peace, wisdom
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Monks impart peace, wisdom

By Abby Bull– For the fourth year in a row, Morningside College hosted Buddhist monks from the Garden Shartse Monastery Sacred Earth and Healing Arts of Tibet. Students and members of the community watched as the monks created a four-day prayer mandala. Using a chukkug, which a tool used to create sand mandalas, the monks…

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Paranormal Activities in Sioux City

By Kelsey Levenhagen– There are plenty of unexplained phenomea in this world. And while most of the time, people just leave it at that, the Siouxland Paranormal Research Society makes it their mission to find out what that sound is you might have heard, or why objects are moving inexplicably. The Society was founded in…

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M’side Students Share Research

By Amanda Franzen–Morningside students will present their research on the Morningside campus.  The seventh annual Palmer Research Symposium will be held April 14, 2010. The Palmer Research Symposium is a celebration of the work students have completed in many of their academic classes or independent ventures.  It provides a chance for students to present both…

New housing opportunity on Mside campus
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New housing opportunity on Mside campus

By Laura Homan-Living off campus is a dream for most people. The money situation doesn’t always work out, though. What if you could live on campus in a house setting? Morningside has two houses for upperclassmen to live in next year. These two houses on Garretson Avenue are being turned housing for eight students to…

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