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Simpson Students Pitch In, Help Work on Habitat Homes

“They did fantastic work,” said Omar Padilla, outreach coordinator for Habitat for Humanity in the Des Moines area. “The group did landscaping work – leveling ground for sodding later on, planted a tree at each house and plants in the front of the houses. More…

Simpson Honors Veterans at Annual Ceremony

Simpson College will hold its annual salute to veterans during a ceremony at 1 p.m. Nov 2 in Smith Chapel.The event, which has become an annual tradition on campus, is free and the public is encouraged to attend. The ceremony honors those who have served and continue to serve. More…

BULLETIN: Culver Lecture Tonight Cancelled

Unfortunately, former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will not be able to travel to Simpson College to deliver the Culver Lecture tomorrow evening (Monday, March 13) due to inclement weather in Iowa and Washington, DC, and other factors. More…

Foreign Policy Expert to Discuss Climate Change, National Security

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell, will address climate change and its affect on national security. Wilkerson is an expert commentator on foreign policy and is a professorial lecturer on National Security Affairs at George Washington University. More…

Women’s History Month Speaker Discusses History, Importance of The Pill

“For American women, without the gains of the feminist movement, the pill really would not have had the kind of earth-shaking power that it ended up having,” said author Elaine Tyler May said. “The feminist movement opened doors for women. The pill allowed women to walk through those doors and take advantage of those opportunities because they now could reliably control their fertility.” More…