Tom Fiegen spoke on issues concerning Iowans during Thursday’s forum. Photo by Michael Cummings.
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Drake Library Hosts Democratic Senate Forum

Michael Cummings, News Editor cummings@grinnell.edu Grinnell students got well-accustomed to seeing presidential candidates in town and on campus last semester, but such events have been on the decline since the Iowa Caucus in February. That all changed Thursday night as three Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate stopped by Drake Library for a candidate forum. The…

GoldLink perfromed in Harris last Friday night, May 6, to an enthusiastic crowd. Photo by Alberto Vazquez
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GoldLink takes over Harris

Luke Jarzyna jarzynal@grinnell.edu Last Friday night, D.C. rapper GoldLink provided a packed audience at the Harris Center with a night of eclectic hip-hop music. Although he’s a notoriously reclusive individual offstage, GoldLink delivered a glowing set. His rapid-fire delivery took the audience through a broad sampling of styles and moods, many of them featuring a…

Vendors at the first Grinnell Farmers’ Market of the season display their wares on 4th Avenue.

Photo by Ellen Schoenmaker.
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Grinnell Farmers’ Market blooms in the spring

Lily Bohlke, Features Editor bohlkeli@grinnell.edu On Thursday, May 12, the Grinnell Farmers’ Market reopened for the season at 833 4th Avenue. The market is more than 40 years old and approximately twenty vendors were ready with new and fresh items to sell yesterday. The market will be open every Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m. and every…

Hannah Kelley’s “Help Eve Spank Adam’s Ass as They Walk Out of Eden.” Her work at Grin City during her residency this summer will be in the same style. Photo contributed
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Four Grinnellians Awarded Grin City summer residency

Mira Braneck, Copy Editor braneckm@grinnell.edu Four Grinnellians have been awarded residencies for this summer at the Grin City Collective. The four residents, Nadiri Saunders ’17, Hazel Batrezchavez ’17, Hannah Kelley ’16 and Ella Williams ’19 will each spend three weeks making art at the collective. Molly Rideout ’10, the co-director of Grin City, sees the…

Photo by Tela Ebersole
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Lauren Roush mixes it up with many mediums

Across a number of different media, Lauren Roush ’16 has created art that is beautiful, strange and everything wonderfully in between. This semester she has focused on portraits created with found fabrics and embroidering, and begun experimenting with monotypes — a form of printmaking typically done by transferring paintings or drawings from a smooth, non-absorbent…

solar panels graphic
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Solar panels soak up Grinnell sunlight, give back

Sam Curry, currysam@grinnell.edu The Democratic candidates that rolled through Iowa this February probably generated enough wind talking about climate change to power most of the windmills in the state, but long after those politicians are gone the need for more environmentally-conscious energy sources remains. A few individuals and companies in the town of Grinnell have answered…

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee will be playing in Sebring-Lewis Theatre this Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Photo by Sarah Ruiz
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Student produced “Spelling Bee” promises laughs

Gabriel Lehman lehmanga@grinnell.edu Producing a full-length musical is difficult under the best circumstances. Producing one while fulltime students with virtually no help from faculty would seem, for most, to be an impossible proposition. However, that is just what producers Jessica Daly ’18, Hannah Lundberg ’18 and Nolan Boggess ’19 have done this semester with “The…