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2016prairiegrassnewsstory

Prairie Project To Show Iowa Land The Way It Used To Be

The prairie, which will be planted this month, will contain four different sections, along with an area of grass maintained for kids in the community to sled on in the winter. The variety of plants in each section will attract different types of insects and increase the biodiversity in the area. The first time it will be in full bloom will be the spring of 2018. More…

Matthew Oltman ’97 Sings Praise of Simpson for Career Opportunities

“When you go out into the world, coming from Simpson College is almost like being a member of some sort of secret fraternity or sorority,” he says. “I’ve sung with the Sante Fe Opera and other institutions in New York City or San Francisco. When you tell them you went to Simpson College, they say, ‘You, too?’” More…

WelcomeBackNewsstory

Welcome back, students! Simpson knows how to make Week One memorable

“Being from pretty far out of state, Welcome Week was what gave me some good opportunities to meet a bunch people in a short amount of time,” said Walker Mask, a senior from Rockwall, Texas. “It was much faster than just meeting the people in my classes and I would say that I’m still pretty good friends with the people I met.” More…

VOTENewsstory

Simpson Students Working Hard to Get Out the Vote

“We’re always told that we are going to be the ones in charge one day,” senior Michelle Beving said, “but what a lot of people don’t realize is that we already have the potential to start influencing policy and politics now.” More…