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By Quan Tran tranminh2@grinnell.edu Another Pioneer men’s basketball season has ended with two major records broken. Last weekend, as the men’s team wrapped up at Illinois College, both Sean Cullinane ’18 and Vinny Curta ’19 etched their names in history. Cullinane is now the school record-holder for career 3-point percentage (47.5 percent), while Curta has…

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Rueter’s Digest: United States Soccer Federation President-Elect Cordeiro brings hope to U.S. soccer fans and players

By Sam Rueter ruetersa@grinnell.edu After months of campaigning, Carlos Cordeiro bested seven other candidates and emerged on Feb. 10 as the newly elected president of the United States Soccer Federation (USSF). Cordeiro most recently served as the vice president of the USSF under former President Sunil Gulati, who announced he had no intention to run…

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Men’s and women’s track ready for indoor conference at Ripon

By Alice Herman hermanal17@grinnell.edu As Grinnell track and field prepares for its indoor conference meet, both athletes and coaches look forward the event with excitement and nerves. Both Will Freeman, men’s track and field coach, and Evelyn Freeman, coach of the women’s team, have high expectations for the distance and sprint medley relays. Ally Cottrell…

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Both swim and dive teams are Midwest Conference champions

By Will Telingator  telingat@grinnell.edu Another swimming and diving season is over, and both the men’s and women’s teams won the Midwest Conference Championship (MWC). Winning this title has become something of a routine for the swimming and diving teams, as the Grinnell women claimed their sixth Midwest Conference title in a row  — and 19th…

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Athlete spotlight: Summer White aims for gold at conference

By Lily Seibert seibertl@grinnell.edu When it comes to juggling multiple responsibilities, few Grinnell students have more experience than Summer White ’18, SGA President and a member of the women’s swim and dive team. Throughout her career, White has been lauded a several time Midwest Conference Women’s Swimming and Diving Performer of the Week, Academic All-Conference…

Athletics clarifies its campus visit policy

By Will Telingator telingat@grinnell.edu Recently, questions have been raised about the College’s overnight visit policy for prospective students, with concern that prospective student-athletes receive special privileges during campus visits. Currently, the College tries to address potential issues that may arise during overnight visits by restricting overnights for the general prospective student population on Fridays and…

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Rueter’s Digest: Indian mascot removal isn’t enough

By Sam Rueter ruetersa@grinnell.edu Last month Major League Baseball (MLB) announced that “Chief Wahoo,” the Cleveland Indians’ mascot, will no longer appear as a logo on players’ hats or jerseys starting in the 2019-2020 season. Now more cartoonish than ever before, the logo itself portrays a beaming, highly-caricatured, red-faced man with a feather tucked into…