Daily Archives: February 11, 2009

SGA on campus climate

Before Wednesday’s regular Joint Board meeting, SGA Cabinet executives delivered a 20-minute presentation on the current campus climate. The presentation, similar to the one given before Trustees last weekend, addressed concerns over the current campus climate and perceptions of growing distrust among faculty, students and administrators. The subject and tone of the presentation, which was…

Skylark Program assists incarcerated

Last weekend ten Grinnellians interviewed inmates in Mitchellville’s Iowa Correctional Institution for Women, asking detailed questions about their history of violence and victimization. Organized through Domestic Violence Alternatives/Sexual Assault Center (DVA/SAC), student volunteers will continue to interview potential candidates for commutation assistance—help towards reducing prison sentences— through the Skylark program, an initiative of the Iowa…