RSS Plus is a block addon for Moodle created by Shaun Daubney of Newbury College in the UK. It’s a more visually appealing RSS block that can easily be integrated to your site. According to the addon page it works best with BBC, but I imagine a Moodlenews RSS feed might also look pretty slick.
Download it out here: https://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?plugin=block_rss_plus
Check it out in production at http://vle.newbury-college.ac.uk/.