Daily Archives: September 15, 2011

Women’s Tennis 2-0 in MWC play

Coming off of a strong 2010 season, the Grinnell Women’s team is undefeated in 2011. Coach Andy Hamilton attributes this success to the depth and talent of this year’s team. “We expected to be strong again this season, especially since we lost only one starter from our 2010 fall lineup,” Hamilton wrote in an email…

Volleyball Takes Two Out of Three

At the Grinnell Tournament this past weekend, the Grinnell volleyball team went two for three, ending in a thrilling fashion. The Pioneers lost their first game against Cornell College on Friday 1-3, but bounced back to win their next two on Saturday, first sweeping Westminster College, then beating Iowa Wesleyan 3-2 a few hours later….

Kramer Sees an Emerging Trend in the NFL

“You have almost achieved perfection.” Thus read Michael Schoelz ’12’s fortune cookie at Chuong Garden last week. Clearly S&B News Editor Schoelz has reached a personal zenith which nears the absolute ne plus ultra of a multitalented Grinnellian. That particular fortune, however, seems like it might find even more fitting pillars of perfection in quarterbacks…

SGA films brings the big peach

Everybody likes peaches. They smell good, taste delicious and sometimes they can transport you all the way across the Atlantic Ocean. In the 1996 movie “James and the Giant Peach,” little James Henry Trotter together with a group of giant bugs travels from the Atlantic Sea Shore, presumably somewhere in Great Britain, to New York…

Get lost, Fall Out of Line

Christopher Squier ’13 will be wrapping up his student exhibit of expansive, ball point pen landscapes, “Falling Out of Line,” this week. The show opened on Sept. 5 in the Smith Gallery. “I’d say the theme behind all of it is being lost and finding your way, knowing that you’re confused, but also that it’s…

Puppet Regime on campus

Getting 50 brown paper grocery bags wasn’t hard. Rounding up 400 bricks was simple. But when Conference Operations secretary Pam Montgomery was asked to round up 15 ten foot bamboo poles, she was at a loss. “My first thought was ‘how am I going to get these?’” Montgomery said. “UPS couldn’t deliver them because they…

The Irish Poet

On Tuesday, Sept. 13, acclaimed Irish author and poet Nell Regan visited Grinnell College for a poetry reading hosted by the Writers@Grinnell program. Regan, who is spending the fall semester in the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program, read many poems to eager spectators in ARH, ranging in subject from the rivers of Dublin to…

Grinnell Circus Club Trains Fantastical Skills

There are no tigers and no Siamese twins, but being in the Grinnell College Circus club is hard work. “When you say ‘circus,’ everyone thinks of the Ringling Brothers, Moscow, ‘Old Circus,” Gaelyn Hutchinson, the club’s founder said. “[Cirque Neauvou] interweaves a lot more dance, physical theater, movement and even music.” From the Toronto School…