Daily Archives: November 17, 2017

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Fall sports wrap up: Pioneers find success across the board

By Jackson Schulte schultej@grinnell.edu Football  The Pioneer football team wrapped up their season on Saturday, Nov. 11 in a 35-0 loss to Beloit College. The team finished 1-9 which, although on paper doesn’t look great, was actually a terrific improvement. After going almost two years without a win, they picked up a 15-6 victory over…

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Physical education department highlights course offerings

By Kate Irwin irwinkat@grinnell.edu The physical education department at Grinnell College offers a wide range of interesting classes that most students may not know about. From four credit classes to one credit activity courses, there is something for every student. At the College, the workload of faculty-coaches is treated in the same manner as a…

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Installation ceremony honor four professors

Kate Irwin irwinkat@grinnell.edu This past Tuesday, Nov. 14, Grinnell College held an installation ceremony to recognize faculty and staff who have been honored with an “endowed faculty chair.” In addition to being publicly honored, each recipient gave a short speech reflecting on their work and time at the College. Donations create endowed faculty chair positions,…

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Multicultural panel reflects on earlier days at Grinnell

—Editor’s Note: Matt Rickett’s, Amihan Huesmann’s and Camila Barrios-Camacho’s names were misspelled in certain instances in the first publication of this article. The S&B apologizes for our mistake. By Saiham Sharif sharifsa@grinnell.edu Last weekend on Nov. 11, five alumni, Chris Wilde ’88, Amihan Huesmann ’93, Anna Dudda ’96, Camila Barrios-Camacho ’12 and Javon Garcia ’14,…

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Trans Remembrance Day will be magical: Ric Tennenbaum ’18 and Trans Advocacy Group to replicate famous 1970s anti-police brutality protest

In lieu of a vigil for Trans Remembrance Day, Trans Advocacy Group (TAG) has planned a “levitation demonstration” in which participants plan to cast spells upon and make levitate the Grinnell Police Department building downtown. The event is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 20 and will begin at 5 p.m. in the Grill. The S&B’s Alice…

Pioneer Weekend 4.0 continues student entrepreneurship

By Ben Mikek mikekben@grinnell.edu On Nov. 10, students, mentors and organizers gathered for Pioneer Weekend 4.0, an entrepreneurship program organized by the Wilson Center for Innovation and Leadership. Approximately 20 students participated, according to Professor Monty Roper, anthropology, director of the Wilson Center. Groups made up of three or four students generated ideas for a…

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Students protest Title IX legislation, question removal of display

By Alice Herman hermanal17@grinnell.edu Last Thursday, Nov. 7, Dissenting Voices (DV) held a vigil in support of campus survivors of sexual assault. The visual display that the organization coordinated for the event was removed under contested circumstances, which led to a week of back-and-forth between administrators and the organizers of the event.  DV organizer Evan…

College faculty and staff to face higher insurance premiums

By Carter Howe howethom@grinnell.edu Effective on Jan. 1, 2018, College faculty and staff will see their health insurance premiums increase by 5.6 percent and their dental insurance premiums by 2 percent. Much more controversially, however, approximately 150 College employees will lose their “flex credit” benefit. “Flex Credit is money given to employees who 1. Decline…