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 Endrulatto, 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...

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...

Arts & Entertainment, Features / May 7, 2021 Some sites for your summer amusement

by Hailey Barrus–As the semester dwindles away, and students head in to take their final exams, summer inches closer and closer.  If you’re a Morningside student looking to stay around Sioux City this summer there are a few key locations that you may want to check out.  “During the warmer months I feel like I...

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...

AOPi volunteers at Shine Thru/Drive Thru
Features, Morningside People

AOPi volunteers at Shine Thru/Drive Thru

by Ashley Duncan–Night to shine is a prom held by Sunnybrook Community Church for people with special needs. Each year Sunnybrook has this prom, but due to COVID, it could not be held last year. This year they created a Shine Thru/Drive Thru prom themed drive by celebration/parade.  The prom is supported by the church,…

Final Mac Events of the Year
Arts & Entertainment

Final Mac Events of the Year

by Ashley Duncan–Morningside Activities Council, or MAC as most students know it, offers students a break from the constant onslaught of homework. MAC holds fun activities that range from bingo to street signs to even movie nights for students to have a moment and relax.  Not too long-ago MAC held officer elections, resulting in a…

Chiropractor addresses runner’s IT Band pain
Editorials

Chiropractor addresses runner’s IT Band pain

by Morgan Roberts–Being a student athlete includes interacting with athletic trainers on campus.  Everyone has different experiences, but I thought I would share my story as to why I will never step foot in the trainers office again.  Being a distance runner and hurdler, I have a lot of hip and knee problems. The main…

No such thing as too much caffeine?
Features

No such thing as too much caffeine?

by Chloe Pieper–College can be a stressful time in a student’s life. There are late nights and early mornings for studying, homework, and practice, but also part time jobs.  Students may feel they need a cup of coffee or an energy drink to get through their busy schedule. Almost every student can be caught carrying…

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