A smooth 10/10 averts a planned crackdown

By Joe Engleman  engleman@grinnell.edu This year 10/10 went as far as Gardner but it didn’t go south. Not a single student was hospitalized or arrested, and there have been no major reports of theft or vandalism. In the past, these issues have popped up and placed the largest party of the fall semester under intense…

“Money Brawl” initiative debated at Joint Board

By Joe Engleman  engleman@grinnell.edu The beginning and end of Joint Board were dominated by a resolution sponsored by Noah Most ’13, Clangrala Senator Solomon Miller ’13, and Smounker Senator Sam Mulopulos ’14. The resolution intends to use an obscure parliamentary procedure known as “censuring” to verbally punish the StiFund Committee and Election Board for not…

Students tackle issue of class at Grinnell

By Yanling Xu  xuyanlin@grinnell.edu Many courses at Grinnell theoretically talk about class and social justice, but this does not always translate into real action. After noticing this paradox, Kamila Berkalieva ’13 came up with the idea to have an open panel discussion on the topic. The posters for the “Class Matters” event attracted attention from…

After brawl debate, Joint Board moves to other business

By Joe Engleman engleman@grinnell.edu Besides the “Money Brawl” debate, Joint Board proceeded normally. East Senator Gwenna Ihrie ’15, who sits on StiFund, declared that the committee would only purchase 3,000 condoms, instead of the original 5,000. Senator Mulopulos announced that the institutional boundaries to enshrining Environmental Science as an official major were too great to…

Spotlight: Sarah Burnell

Sarah Burnell ’14 ran for Grinnell High School and now runs as a Pioneer. She was named the Midwest Conference Women’s Cross Country Performer of the Week for the second time this year after posting the second best time in school history for a 6-Kilometer race, finishing in a time of 22:01 at Wartburg College…

Wild Turkeys Get in the Pool

By Paul Grant grantpau@grinnell.edu Having finished their first two tournaments with a 5-3 record, Grinnell’s Water Polo team is prepping for the do-or-die competition of the season, the conference tournament, which will be held here on October 20.     Similar to a varsity team, the Grinnell Wild Turkeys compete largely against D-III schools. For…