Sports / May 11, 2021 Golfers Have Just One Goal

by Chloe Krommendyk–As the Mustangs near the end of their golf season they are looking forward to one thing: Nationals.  Both the men’s and women’s teams recently won the GPAC conference tournaments. The men won the GPAC at the Dakota Dunes Golf Course by 46 strokes. Seniors Jonny Douglas and Corey Matthey took the first...

Editorials / May 11, 2021 Why Not a ‘Dead Week’?

by Morgan Roberts–Moving during finals is potentially one of the most stressful things students experience their final semester of the year.  Classes are assigning end–of–the–year projects, exams, and papers, meaning students already have a full plate with studies. Unfortunately, Morningside does not provide ample time for students to focus solely on exams before leaving for...

Editorials / May 11, 2021 Masks Encouraged=Masks Required

by Morgan Roberts–Working in a service–oriented environment means dealing with the public face to face.  With COVID still being a health risk, masks are an obvious necessity with in–person meetings.  What is wild is that people still refuse to wear masks over a year into the pandemic! I work in a cafe where we have...

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....

Sports / May 7, 2021 Women soccer players have to prove themselves as athletes

by Emily Rotthaler–Male athletes have the advantage when it comes to physical efficiency. Few know that better than female athletes who have grown up competing with and against boys on mixed teams. Soccer is one of the sports for which coed teams are common. Most young players in the US join a coed team for...

Features, Food and Drink / May 7, 2021 Daily Spot and the Infamous Tea Bombs

by Chloe Pieper–Over the past month I have tried countless amounts of different drinks that could get me through classes and the long list of assignments coming due.  My personal favorite, introduced to me by Emma Endrulat, is Tea Bombs from Daily Spot (Energy and Nutrition). They are rich and vibrant drinks that come in...

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...

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What do midterm grades mean?

By Michelle Kuester– When you say the word “midterm,” most students groan at the thought of a week of tests that probe the knowledge acquired during the first half of classes. However, once the week passes, there are no more thoughts about midterms. Students don’t always realize grades documenting their progress thus far in the…

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My Big Fat Morningside Greek Week

By Jordan Ogren–They say when in Rome, do as the Romans do. But if you are in search of some exciting activities this week on campus, do as the Greeks do! Greek Week is here at Morningside all week and everyone is invited to join the fun. What is Greek Week you may ask? Greek…

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Color Blind – Tim Wise to Speak on Campus

By Gustav Hollnagel– Tim Wise is a renowned anti-racist writer and educator against racial discrimination. He will be on campus on March 29, 2011, to speak about the prevalence of racism in our midst. Due to severe weather changes in February, Tim Wise’s appearance on campus had been delayed until next week. Wise will mainly…

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What’s Going on in Japan?

By Gustav Hollnagel– Earthquake in Japan – Did you know? Due to the misery in Japan, I’d like to devote this editorial to some updates on the happenings. In my eyes, college students should be aware of global catastrophes and its implications. So this, I guess, isn’t your ordinary editorial that features wit, humor and…

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