Daily Archives: September 6, 2012

New-Look Football Loses Close One

By Hayes Gardner  gardnerh@grinnell.edu Coach Jeff Pedersen ’02 and the Grinnell football coaching staff knew it wouldn’t be easy replacing All-Conference wide receivers Robert Seer ’12 and Logan Granera ’12 (from a team that passed for over 3000 yards last season), but what they didn’t count on was losing starting quarterback Mike McCabe ’13. After…

Sweet Summerz: Corina Varlan

By Aditya Nag  nagadity@grinnell.edu Corina Varlan ’14 spent ten weeks this summer as an intern with the Romanian Mission to the United Nations, sponsored by Grinnell’s Rosenfield Program. During her time in New York, she got to sit in on the General Assembly, take notes on negotiations and carry a diplomat pass. Briefly, what did…

Sweet Summerz: Ham Serunjogi

By Queenster Nartey narteyqu@grinnell.edu Ham Serunjogi ’16 is an intended Computer Science major and varsity swimmer. In Summer 2010 he was selected to represent his country, Uganda, in the first-ever Youth Olympics, held in Singapore. In this interview, he shares his experiences and thoughts about having achieved such a high honor in his swimming career….

Sweet Summerz: Dan Nellis

By Colin Ludlow ludlowco@grinnell.edu While some of us spent our summers scooping ice cream or trying to scalp Lollapalooza tickets, Daniel Nellis ’13, an Economics and Mathematics double major, entered the high stakes world of corporate finance. What did you do this summer? I worked in capital markets in part of an investment bank: The…

SEG Wins Competition, Visits MTV, White House

By Kelly Pyzik  pyzikkel@grinnell.edu Last March, six members of the Social Entrepreneurs of Grinnell (SEG) visited the White House to be recognized for their contributions to the Grinnell community and beyond. SEG placed third in a national competition called the Campus Champions of Change Challenge that was launched by the White House. After being chosen…

The F*ckingHAM: Art, Advice, Attitude

By Katie Collins & Isabel Monaghan  collinsk@grinnell.edu monaghan2@grinnell.edu “Two dollars and we’ll show you our vermin.” The speaker is Emily Evans ’13—one of five students currently residing in the large white house on High Street. Though her offer is not particularly tempting, the wide variety of art, décor and yes, rodents, suggest that the house…

Share Food, Make Friends at Community Meal

By Linda Beigel beigelli@grinnell.edu On Tuesday evenings at 5:30 p.m., Grinnell’s Davis Elementary School cafeteria is transformed. The nondescript brick building, with its tiled floors, wooden tables, and array of cartoon posters, suddenly becomes a meeting place for young and old, students and professors, families, married couples and retirees—in short, it becomes a place where…

Dari Barn: Great Taste, Great Smells

By Prisca Kim  kimprisc@grinnell.edu Almost any Grinnellian will recommend Dari Barn as the first choice for ice cream and fried food in Grinnell. The unique eatery offers a wide selection of savory foods and ice-cold treats. With history rooted in Grinnell and unforgettable flavors, Dari Barn is an essential business in town. For the 2012…