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...

News

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…

Facebook drama: Why bother?
Editorials

Facebook drama: Why bother?

By Michelle Kuester– We’ve all seen them. The catty comments on a picture, the snarky remark on a status. These comments then become the catalyst to set ablaze the flames of Facebook drama. But other providing onlookers with amusement, what does this actually solve? In my personal experience, Facebook drama is almost always started by…

Features

Do the shoes choose you?

By Michelle Kuester– Take a look around. More specifically, take a look at the feet of those surrounding you. At the risk of looking like you have a foot fetish, what kind of shoes are the people around you wearing? There are many different kinds of shoes that can show a lot about a person’s…

Sports

Mustangs end regular season on strong note

By Miranda Christian– Women triumph 94-65, Worden reaches 1,000 points The Morningside Mustangs swept the Nebraska Wesleyan Prairie Wolves this past Saturday. The final score of the women’s game was 94-65. This was the Mustangs’ last regular season game along with senior night for Tanaeya Worden and Emily Christen. The biggest moment of the game…

Features

Following a radio dream

By Michelle Kuester– Becoming a radio DJ is a dream that a lot of kids have. It is exciting to be able to get their ideas out there and to hear themselves on the radio. I too had this dream as a child. I would call into the local radio station with requests with the…

Features

The ‘blahs’ can be depression

By Michelle Kuester– Everyone has heard of the phrase “the winter blues.” This is the coldest and most depressing time of year, especially for those who are alone during the holidays. Depression and desolation can lead people to drastic and dangerous actions such as suicide. The highest rate of suicide is during early Spring. It…

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