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Family Fun leads to “Family Feud” for Simpson Student

“During designated commercial times, Steve Harvey would tell the audience about his life stories, which was awesome to hear about,” Tyler Smaha said. “Also, he took a lot of time to get to know each family beforehand, which made it easier to be comfortable and natural on stage for filming.” More…

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Iowa History Center is Given Collection of Antique Maps

The maps, part of the Center’s recent Iowa and the Midwest exhibition of antique maps, were a gift of David Yepsen, former Des Moines Register political reporter and recently retired director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University. More…

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Des Moines Man Wins Iowa History Center Prize for Master Thesis

Seth Hedquist was given the honor for his thesis, “The Chronicles of Agrimusic.” The award comes with a plaque and $1,000 prize. Hedquist completed his master’s degree in history at Iowa State University and is currently a professional musician living and working in Des Moines. More…

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Simpson Announces New Sports Communication Major

“To my knowledge, ours will be the only program of its kind in Iowa,” Brian Steffen said. “We’re really excited to offer a new program in a growing field that will let Simpson provide its students with the latest in sports-media tools while also giving them the personalized education at which Simpson has long excelled.” More…