Daily Archives: February 8, 2018

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Thomas Zigo provides counseling services for athletes

By Quan Tran tranminh2@grinnell.edu Last year, Grinnellians Carson Dunn, Maggie Remus, Nathan Zaroban and Lauren Hurley, all ’18, attended the National College Athlete Association’s APPLE Training Institute on student-athlete well-being. The meeting left them thinking about the presence, or lack, of mental health conversations on campus, especially among student-athletes. Determined to make a difference, they…

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Athlete spotlight: Sharp-shooter Hannes Kogelnik

By Will Telingator telingat@grinnell.edu The Grinnell College men’s basketball team is in the midst of another winning season, and they hope to finish strong as they head into the final weeks of conference play. One of the key factors behind their success this season is Hannes Kogelnik, a dynamic 6-foot-7-inch first-year guard from Glen Echo,…

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Rueter’s Digest: MSU failed Nassar’s victims

By Sam Rueter ruetersa@grinnell.edu As Judge Rosemarie Aquilina read out his 175-year prison sentence, Dr. Larry Nassar stood in stunned silence. For a man who spent over two decades manipulating and abusing the young women entrusted to his care in his role as a doctor for Michigan State University (MSU) and USA Gymnastics (USAG), this…

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Faulconer Gallery is “Making Life Visible”

By Clara Larson larsoncl@grinnell.edu Last week, the exhibition “Making Life Visible: Art, Biology, and Visualization” opened in Faulconer gallery. As Lesley Wright, Director of Faulconer Gallery, put it, the exhibition examines “the space between art and biology.” “Professor Jackie Brown, [biology,] and I have been working together on various projects that bring art and science…

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Writers@Grinnell: Tinker Powell and Mark Montgomery

  Tinker Powell and Mark Montgomery are economics professors at Grinnell College. They recently wrote a book on international adoption, called “Saving International Adoption: An Argument From Economics and Personal Experience.” The S&B’s Amanda Weber sat down with them to talk about the book.  The S&B: What made you want to write about the topic…

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Grinnell Artists: Ian Donaldson

By Kelly Page pagekell@grinnell.edu For those who frequent student performances at Grinnell, it is clear that Ian Donaldson ’20 is a staple of the College’s music scene. Whether he is singing with a guitar, playing in a band or performing jazz piano, Donaldson is heavily involved in music on multiple levels. He writes and performs…

Film in Stock: Forgotten films of 2017

While “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” “Lady Bird,” “Call Me By Your Name” and “The Shape of Water” are great cinematic feats (though I have a fight to pick with the first film mentioned), the conversation about these Academy-recognized films has overshadowed some other great films of 2017. Here, I recommend a few that are…

Loudspeaker: Roxy Music’s postmodern soundscape

In 1972, Roxy Music was a band confronted with opportunity. Their self-titled debut album reached the top 10 of the UK album charts, their song “Virginia Plain” hit number four on UK singles charts, and they were hailed by the British music press as one of the Next Big Things in music. Its lead singer,…

Horoscope: The Signs as Places to Study in Grinnell

Aries: Burling 4th Taurus: Residence hall lounge Gemini: Bed Cancer: Noyce Commons Leo: Burling 1st Virgo: Laurel Leaf Lounge Libra: Burling jungle gyms Scorpio: Wellness Lounge Sagittarius: Doing the assigned reading on your phone as you’re running to class Capricorn: Amoeba tables Aquarius: Saints Rest Pisces:  Outside — Sister Aurora Impulse