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Letter to the editor: Dissenting Voices speaks out

Last Thursday, Nov. 9, Dissenting Voices (DV) held a “mock memorial” in mourning of the recent revocation by the federal government regarding Title IX protections. Students, survivors, supporters and activists came together intersectionally to heal through artistic sign-making and conversation. This was followed by a walking chant from Bucksbaum to the Grinnell College sign in…

Sexplanations: Questions on Title IX and body parts

Sexplanations is an anonymous Q&A column to increase access to information regarding sex, sexual health, sexuality, relationships, and the promotion of sexual respect at Grinnell College. Questions are answered collaboratively by the Sexual Health Information Center (SHIC), the Stonewall Resource Center (SRC) and the Office of Wellness and Prevention. Submit questions at https://goo.gl/forms/buyQ1aZWhdcDspUx2 Are my…

Film Perception: The Magic of Cinema and Dreams

If you’ve been on the hunt for a cinematic masterpiece that includes incredible acting, a heart-wrenchingly beautiful plot and visually astonishing cinematography, look no further. The 2011 award-winning film “Hugo” is not simply a movie to be watched, but also one to be experienced, and what an incredible experience it is. This historical drama is…