A new mission for GSC

By Stephen Gruber-Miller, grubermi@grinnell.edu An on-campus Christian group, Grinnellians Seeking Christ (GSC), has changed their mission statement this semester to simplify their message and help people remember what they represent. “We are a diverse yet united Christian community that seeks to reflect God’s love for all people,” the statement reads. “We value inquisitive minds. We affirm…

Life in the City [Year]

Former Grinnellian Ethan Kenvarg ’12 returned this week to talk to current students about his experience thus far working as a Biology tutor with City Year at Kelvyn Park High School in West Side Chicago. City Year, a non-profit organization which partners with low-performing schools in urban areas, offers volunteers between the ages of 17…

Can the substandard speak?

By Yishi Liang, liangyis@grinnell.edu On December 7, the S&B published an article on the potentially substandard living conditions of off-campus houses. The photo that accompanied this article was of the house on 1005 High Street, and the current residents of the house, Moira Donovan ’14, Ian Gold, ’13, Will Jackson ’13, Robert Mulry ’13 and Pooj…

SGA candidates prepare for election

By Stephen Gruber-Miller grubermi@grinnell.edu SGA executive elections are next week and the candidates are eagerly stepping up to address a variety of campus issues, such as transparency in student government and sexual misconduct. The candidates attended an open forum in Lyle’s Pub on Tuesday where they spoke with students about their positions. This year, there…

Team Rubicon, social justice prize winners, Q&A

Jacob Wood and William McNulty co-founded Team Rubicon, which was one of the three 2012 Grinnell Prize winners. Their organization provides opportunities for veterans to volunteer in disaster relief efforts. Wood and McNulty have effectively addressed two issues—the struggle of veterans to re-integrate into society and the challenging logistics and needs of disaster relief. The…

Hip-hop artist to make virtual visit

By Kelsey Roebuck roebuckk@grinnell.edu French-African hip-hop artist and activist Jo Dalton’s virtual visit to campus promises to provide a new perspective on transnational racism and anti-racism movements. As a participant in the French hip-hop movement, a taekwondo champion and member of one of the first black majority gangs in Paris, Dalton’s personal experiences reflect many…

Harris unveils Wedding Show

Harris held more than ‘90s music and Baby Bottle Pops last weekend. There were also wedding dresses and lingerie from the Grinnell Wedding Show, organized by Charity Fairchild Kirsch, manager of Flowers on Fourth, in conjunction with the College. All attendees had the opportunity to win gift certificates from local businesses such as Flowers on…