Daily Archives: September 9, 2011

Get out there and show support!

Well, we’ve reached the end of Week 2, and our lives are beginning to fall into their recognizable routines. We now all know which off -campus house names suck, which classes are going to push us into some obscure corner of an academic building to eke out a humble grade and perhaps most of all,…

Kramer Talks College Football, Gaddafi

By Kramer McLuckie  mcluckie@grinnell.edu Much like Muammar Gaddafi, College Football had a rough summer. As a sport rather than a man, hiding out to avoid attacks was a less feasible option. So the sports media, bored as we all are by baseball, attacked the sport like anti-regime revolutionaries all summer. The NCAA propagates an immaculate…

Women’s Soccer Splits First Two Games

By Max Mindock  mindockm@grinnell.edu After an overtime loss in the season opener against Cornell College on Thursday, Sept. 1, the Women’s soccer team bounced back with an exciting win in their home opener against Augsburg College last Saturday. The Pioneers started strong with a 1-0 lead, but the Auggies retaliated and the first half ended…

Bourbon Street Closes

By Nathan Forman  formanna@grinnell.edu Saturday, Sept. 3 was the last day of business for the downtown Grinnell restaurant Bourbon Street and Voodoo Lounge. The restaurant, known for its Cajun, Creole and American style cuisine, was owned by Barmuda MMC, which opted not to extend its lease for the establishment. Bourbon Street’s closure was primarily a…

Cross Country Hosting 50th Annual Les Duke

By Aniela Wendt  wendtani@grinnell.edu Following a very successful 2010 season, both the Men and Women’s Cross Country teams hold high ambitions for the upcoming year. The men’s team, standing 33 strong, enters the 2011 season prepared to build on last year’s NCAA Division III Central Region title and trip to the national meet. Returning to…

STUDENT GOVERNMENT PROFILES: Get to know your SGA Cabinet!

Gabe Schechter ’12 – President  compiled by Courtney Hemker Major: Mathematics, Economics Contact Information: [sgaprez] / Office Hours: Tues. & Thurs., 4-6 p.m. Hometown: South Orange, NJ Other activities on campus: Social Entrepreneurs of Grinnell, it’s a micro-finance group on campus. And it’s really awesome, because we now are an official non-profit organization. Favorite Spot…