Hidden Foods of Des Moines: Krunkwich Ramen House

Written by: Madison DePover As a college student, you like to eat cheap fast foods on a small budget, like the staple of ramen noodles.   If you are someone that enjoys ramen noodles, try Krunkwich Ramen House on Ingersoll Avenue on restaurant row. They put a twist on the ramen you already love.   Everyone can find something they will like, including a vegetarian and vegan-friendly dishes. If you have a gluten allergy, their … Continue reading Hidden Foods of Des Moines: Krunkwich Ramen House

Hidden Foods of Des Moines: The Cheese Bar

Written by: Madison DePover Located in the heart of restaurant row on Ingersoll Avenue, the Cheese Bar invites all cheese lovers of Des Moines to dine with one thing in mind: cheese. The Cheese Bar’s grand opening in June replaced the Cheese Shop of Des Moines from its basement to churn out a great community place with an extensive menu of cheese items for everyone.    You walk in the door and … Continue reading Hidden Foods of Des Moines: The Cheese Bar

Small Campus, Big World

Written and photos by Rosa Gude The Simpson Music Department has a lot to offer its students, from two fully-staged productions per year, to recital and performance opportunities. As important as these are, it’s always a good idea for young performers Something I’ve learned since being at Simpson is that taking chances is worth it. There’s no doubt performing is scary, but not taking the … Continue reading Small Campus, Big World

Gun Violence: a New Norm in the U.S.

Written by Zoe Seiler Photos by Jayde Vogeler Las Vegas. Sutherland Springs. San Bernardino. Orlando. Sandy Hook.  Gun violence and mass shootings have become a part of the news cycle this year. This issue hits too close to home for Simpson students leaving them wondering why how someone could be so violent toward another human being. High School Shooting Dec. 12, 2013 began as another … Continue reading Gun Violence: a New Norm in the U.S.