Daily Archives: September 13, 2012

True Grinnellian: Roger Bauman of “the Cage”

By Jasmine Gerritsen  gerritse@grinnell.edu Known for his waffles and selfless heart, Roger Bauman, commonly known as “Rodge,” tirelessly works for the College managing the Athletic Equipment Room. Perhaps the “truest Grinnellian” known to the Scarlet & Black, Roger was born only eight miles away from campus and has lived the vast majority of his life…

Midtown construction hopes to increase local shopping

By Brian Silberberg  silberbe@grinnell.edu Returning Grinnell students may have noticed the buzz of construction going on outside Wal-Mart upon their arrival this semester. The midtown construction is part of a concentrated effort to woo new retailers to town, specifically for unexplored niches and gaps in the available shopping options the town offers. Angela Harrington, President…

Sweet Summerz: Matthew Terry

By Yishi Liang liangyis@grinnell.edu Matthew Terry ’15 spent the summer working with the Chicago division of one of the leading names in improvisational (improv) theatre—The Second City. This theatre group is where some of today’s biggest comedians, such as Tina Fey, Steve Carrell and Steven Colbert got their start. He recounted his summer experience and…

Day in the Life–Darwin Manning ’13

7:53 a.m.—Wake up from another passionate dream where I was taking to the streets of D.C. Occupy style, possibly flashback from last Fall 7:55 a.m.—Clean up from my 1 a.m. snack of pistachios and darkened pretzels accompanied with viewing of The Dictator 7:58 a.m.—Check my phone and see that my dad has already run off…

SRC Changes Coming Out Group, Re-Catalogues Library

By Joe Wlos wlosjose@grinnell.edu Incoming leaders at the Stonewall Resource Center (SRC) have instituted significant changes this semester, proving that the SRC’s facility and programs are not set in stone. Grinnell College’s safe space for the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning community and their Allies, located in Younker Pit, has re-catalogued its library…

Country Club Teaches Tennis Tenaciously

By Antionette Cudney cudneyan@grinnell.edu The inhabitants of 1023 Park Street stand outside their home in matching white robes and slippers. They’re holding antique tennis rackets—props that give away their shared interest. Known to some as Tennis House, the residents have officially dubbed their abode the Country Club. The team said they chose the name because…