Daily Archives: April 7, 2017

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Professor Tilly Woodward talks art as personal and political

By Teresa Fleming flemingt17@grinnell.edu Tilly Woodward shared the intersections of her artistic and personal lives to a group of colleagues and students last Wednesdays, tracing a narrative of art as a means of connection and learning. In addition to serving as Curator of Academic and Community Outreach for the Faulconer Gallery, Woodward has explored notions…

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BAX and Vietnam War photos new to Faulconer Gallery

By Philip Kiely kielyphi@grinnell.edu A stunning pair of contrasting exhibits open this Friday in Faulconer Gallery: both the gallery of student work in the Bachelor of Arts Exhibition (BAX) and a powerful collection of Vietnam War Photographs by Robert Hodierne ’68. “You really get a clear sense that you are in two different exhibitions. I…

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ANACHA Collective debuts stunning Smith show

Keli Vitaioli vitaioli@grinnell.edu This week marks the opening of one of the most transformative Smith Gallery shows of the semester. Courtsey of the ANACHA collective, the corner gallery opposite the dining hall now boasts a reading nook stocked with feminist anthologies, video explorations of relationships in the digital age, essays on Grinnell’s many shortcomings, memes,…

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The S&B reviews: Slingin’ Ink

By Jack Marchesi marchesi@grinnell.edu What better way is there to commemorate your college years than getting locally inked? For residents of Grinnell, Slingin’ Ink Tattoos is the lone parlor in town, providing creative tattoo expertise that can literally last a lifetime. After moving to Grinnell in 2007, Slingin’ Ink Tattoos began to provide their artworks…

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Poweshiek CARES fights for environmental justice in Iowa

By Michael Cummings cummings@grinnell.edu While Grinnell is known for its social justice activism, most students tend to think of activism as existing only on campus. But the town of Grinnell, and Poweshiek County more broadly, have their fair share of non-student activists too. One such example of activism outside the College is Poweshiek CARES, or…

Peace Tree taproom to open on Main

By Michael Sundby sundbymi@grinnell.edu Peace Tree Brewing Company, established in 2009, will be opening a taproom at 923 Main St. in downtown Grinnell. While the exact date is yet to be determined, opening day is expected sometime next fall. Last autumn, the Grinnell Chamber of Commerce conducted several focus group meetings to determine what community…

Senate File 447 restricting nuisance complaints on CAFOs

By Carter Howe cartherthom@grinnell.edu Governor Terry Branstad recently signed into law Senate File 447, which limits the amount of compensation that can be received in lawsuits against livestock feeding operations filed by nearby residents. The law limits the potential compensation plaintiffs can receive for damages caused by the livestock operation to the value of the…