Women’s Basketball Season Preview

With a new head coach and young team consisting of seven first-years, three sophomores, three juniors and only one senior, this season marks for a fresh start for women’s basketball at Grinnell. Head coach Dana Harrold, who previously served as an assistant coach at the University of Dubuque since 2006, has been impressed with the…

Canady, Burnell to XC Nationals

It was another beautiful weekend for the cross country team as captains Frank Canady and Sarah Burnell, both ’14, repeated as qualifiers for the Division III National Cross Country Championships, which will be hosted in Hanover, Indiana on Saturday, November 23. Canady and Burnell placed 10th and 12th, respectively, at the Central Region Championships at…

Spotlight: Andrew Clark

On Saturday, Nov. 16, Grinnell’s football team ended their season against Cornell College, finishing with a 2-7 record in Midwest Conference play. Andrew Clark ’14 tied Matt Johnston ’01 for the Grinnell College football program record for career interceptions, with 14. Clark also finished the game with 13 tackles, a game high for the Pioneers….

Taylor Hits Century Mark Again

3.75 points per minute. That’s the rate at which Jack Taylor ’15 scored for each of the 29 minutes he played on Sunday, Nov. 17 when the Pioneers beat Crossroads College 173-123. His total of 109 points placed him third on the NCAA basketball record board for most points in a single game, only behind…

Mease’s method in the madness

It’s been over 400 years since Shakespeare’s beloved play “Hamlet” was conceived, but age has not taken away its universality, something that everyone involved in this year’s production strives to represent. Director Ellen Mease, Theatre and Dance, chose to put on Hamlet in honor of Shakespeare’s upcoming 450th birthday. Mease is directing Hamlet for the…

Urban musicians flock to Grinnell

Tonight at 9 p.m., Gardner Lounge will host two talented acts from the New York DJ collaborative Future Brown—J-Cush and Fatima Al Qadiri—as well as up-and-coming Chicago rapper and singer, Tink. J-Cush has been playing the techno/house/electronic music scene for more than a decade. His Future Brown outfit includes the two DJs of Nguzunguzu, who…

A cinematic cornucopia

While the history of film is not nearly as extensive as that of other forms of art, appreciation for cinema has quickly permeated into present-day culture. However, most people do not embrace the eclectic blend of films in the world of cinema. By means of example, Kyle Slattery ’16, the organizer of Grinnell’s new Eclectic…

SGA back on track financially

Dear Grinnellians, As we reported at the start of the semester, SGA inherited a significant deficit. We are happy to report that SGA is well on track to return to a fiscally sound state. Your cooperation and support throughout this process were vital and very much appreciated. By pursuing budget cuts and spending limitations, we…

The Grinnell bubble

  Grinnell is a place where we have extremely high standards for ourselves. Everyone here is committed to academics and to making the most of their education, and respecting each other in terms of identity (race, gender, etc.) or otherwise. Overall, besides that moment when someone drops their tray in the D-Hall and everyone claps,…

Staff Editorial: Class Matters

We need to address class issues on our campus and in our world. It is no longer enough to limit our discussions of class struggles that occur in what some inexplicably continue to call the “real world,” when there are so many things we can and should be doing on our campus to address the…