Daily Archives: February 9, 2018

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Kapucian, Maxwell meet with constituents in legislative coffee

By Chloe Wray wraychlo@grinnell.edu Terese Grant of the League of Women Voters opened the first of three Legislative Coffees planned for this spring. She requested first and foremost that questions remain respectful. “I am so disheartened when I see what’s happening at the national level, how things have deteriorated so greatly,” she said. “I don’t…

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Strand theater features a broad mix of programming

By Wini Austin austinwi@grinnell.edu At the 2018 Academy Awards in March, critically-acclaimed movies such as “Lady Bird,” “The Post,” “Get Out,” “Call Me by Your Name” and “The Shape of Water” will compete for awards and acclaim. Yet at Grinnell’s Strand Theater, many of the year’s most talked-about films were absent from the lineup. Thought…

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Students clash with residents at democratic caucus

By Ben Mikek mikekben@grinnell.edu Editor’s Note: The previous version of this article stated that the country convention will take place in Grinnell, but it will actually take place in Malcolm, IA. Also, not all members of the Glasson group left after delegates were selected. Bitter temperatures and even five inches of snow were no deterrent…

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Computer Science Students Mentor Youth

By Sofia Mendez mendezso@grinnell.edu Grinnell’s After School Code Club is a weekly program in which students from the College teach programming to local middle and high school students. The program started in the fall of 2015 as an effort to expand upon school curricula, in addition to strengthening the cooperation between college and community. The…

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Q&A: And now, a word from our Senators

On Saturday, Feb. 3, the Student Government Association released the results of the spring 2018 Senator elections. The S&B’s Maxwell Fenton interviewed a senator from every cluster asking about their goals, both cluster-specific and broader, for the semester, as well as what motivated their campaign in the first place. The S&B: What motivated you to…

Critically acclaimed theater production to visit Grinnell

By Ahon Gooptu gooptuah@grinnell.edu “Wrestling Jerusalem” and “I Shall Not Hate” are being presented at Grinnell College this weekend as part of the Mosaic Theatre Company of D.C.’s “Voices from a Changing Middle East Festival: The War Comes Home” tour. The filmed version of “Wrestling Jerusalem” includes a multitude of characters presented by Aaron Davidman,…

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Harvesting History: identity in the digital era

By Chloe Wray wraychlo@grinnell.edu On Friday, Feb. 2, Rebecca Wingo, a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Liberal Arts at Macalester College, hosted a talk entitled “Harvesting History,” along with a complimentary workshop the next day. In the 1960s, the Minneapolis Department of Transportation built I-94, the highway connecting downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul. It bisected…