Daily Archives: February 3, 2011

Mock trial lays down the law at competition

By Kelsey Roebuck The Grinnell Mock Trial team couldn’t be more Grinnellian. Student run, consistent winners of the Civility Award, and appreciative of students experienced and inexperienced, the team is often the exception to the rule at their competitions. That, however, does not stop them from winning.The team swept the board at the St. Thomas…

Artist manipulates famous works into critiques

By Esther Howe & Lauren Teixeira  Jiri Anderle’s prints are creepy. Disembodied faces emerge distorted and pained, stretched and hollow across the pages of his prints. Bulbous forms ricochet across his compositions, shaped like limbs, organs, or some combination of the two. Marfa Prokhorova ’12, the Faulconer Gallery Intern last fall, suggests that these prints express…

France, revolutions, and a Grinnellian

What comes into your mind at the first place when you think of France and French people? Wine? Cheese? Fashion? Or perhaps, strikes! Although France only ranks 10th worldwide in terms of number of strikes, for better or worse, people often associate this country with “strikes” and “revolution” perhaps ever since 1789. The stereotype of…

Disappointment in counseling services

It would be difficult to overstate my disappointment in the new policies of Grinnell College counseling services. For those of you who could not or did not read the long, bureaucratic e-mail from Student Health and Counseling Services, now, not only do you have to schedule a counseling appointment days in advance, failing to attend…

Real Men striving for safer Grinnell

Dear Grinnell Campus Community, My name is Dan Hirsch and I am the RLC for East Campus. Last fall, I formed (and now advise) the student group Real Men. First and foremost, we would like to thank the CRSSJ, the Athletics Department, Student Affairs, the Feminist Action Coalition, A Just Grinnell, DVA/SAC and everyone else…