Day in the Life–Elena Gartner

8:00 a.m.—Sit up in bed: this is my about to be my first full day of being off of crutches in 10 weeks. There is honestly nothing could make this day not the best day ever. 8:05 a.m.—Realize, while showering, that despite my progress, my legs are really sore. Whatever. I’ve fought my ankle injury…

Of idols and romance

I came out of Biden’s event on September 18th with such a fire in me. I had just met, embraced, and taken a picture with the Vice President of the United States of America. I felt refreshed and for some reason, weirdly elated. As I made my way across Mac Field, those feelings were slowly…

Winet promotes City of Lit, public humanities

By Meg Schmitt schmittm@grinnell.edu The title “Culture 2.0” sounds like either a futuristic social structure or a newly released app on a smart phone. In fact, it is the description chosen by Jon Winet, Director of the University of Iowa’s Digital Studio for Public Humanities (DSPH), to summarize their goals related to collaborative digitization and…

Hammond now heads ITS services desk

By Joe Wlos wlosjose@grinnell.edu John Hammond, Grinnell’s new ITS Services Desk Manager, has only been on campus for close to a week, but he already has a lot on his plate. As the new manager of the TC program and head of technical support, he has spent the past few days in meetings with students…

The Neo-Future is here

By Kelly Pyzik  pyzikkel@grinnell.edu Neo-Futurism is a movement of theatre that is based on the tenets of speed, brevity, honesty, and utter quirkiness. Last Monday evening, the New York Neo-Futurists performed a show in Flanagan Theatre composed of 30 short plays in 60 minutes entitled “Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind.” The show…

Thank you Darlin

By Geo Gomez  gomezgeo@grinnell.edu Hailing from Nashville, Tennessee, Those Darlins are a rock band comprised of two women, Jesse and Nykki Darlin, and drummer Linwood Regensburg. Their Southern influence and personal determination grant the band a headstrong approach to songwriting and performance. With these strong roots, the band’s music has grown into a rock ’n’…

Double whammy in Faulconer

By Hannah Condon  condonha@grinnell.edu Friday, November 2 marks the opening of two shows by Grinnell faculty members in Faulconer Gallery. Craig Quintero, Theater, developed “we’re all in this together,” an installation space where visitors are encouraged to engage creatively with the arts. “Breach,” an exhibition by Andrew Kaufman, Art, examines the related themes of containment,…