Five resolutions for the future of education

“Grinnell College supports the free expression and exchange of ideas and opinions and hopes that users of its computer systems will actively explore the possibilities of electronic publication on the World Wide Web. The College encourages students, faculty, and staff to create and publish WWW pages through its servers, believing that such creative work develops…

Students open for Jukebox the Ghost

Last Saturday, March 5, Gardner was bursting with familiar music. Grinnell’s own Katie In ’13, Kane Balser ’13 and Mandy Fasset ’12 began the show, and drew in many of the students, with Jukebox the Ghost following. The Philadelphia-based indie band also helped to draw a larger-than-usual crowd because of the band’s connection to Grinnell—vocalist…

Artists collaborate kindly

This past Thursday, March 10, Lee Emma Running, Art, gave a gallery talk entitled “Unmapped Topography: Collaboration and Exploration” with her collaborator Tatiana Ginsberg, currently a visiting professor at Mount Holyoke College. They spoke about their correspondence through letter writing and how it led to most of their joint exhibit. The collaboration that led to…

Rimers of Eldritch graces Grinnell once again

Grinnell College is abuzz once more with the Grinnell College Theatre department’s spring production, “The Rimers of Eldritch.” This semester’s main-stage theatre production tells the story of a dying bible belt town, once a prosperous mining community. The plot covers the gamut of possible character roles, and does so through the view of an observant…

Runoff Election Results!

Election Results! SGA election results are in. Gabe Schechter ’12 will serve as SGA President after beating Holden Bale ’12 by seven percent. Christopher Dorman ’12 will serve as Vice President of Student Affairs, having taken 54 percent of the vote. Wadzanai Motsi ’12, who campaigned from abroad, was elected as Vice President of Academic…

Arts Center hosts local student show

Throughout the month of March, the Grinnell Area Arts Council is hosting a show at their newly renovated building downtown. The gallery exhibits works done by Grinnell Middle School and High School students. The Arts Director of the Grinnell Area Arts Council, Judy Arendt, welcomed visitors to the show. “This is our first time hosting…

Local high schooler finds no limits at the College

Even though Patrick Lopatto, son of Professor of Psychology David Lopatto, is already well known in Grinnell College’s Math department, he is just a senior at Grinnell High School, set to graduate in May. Lopatto has applied to a variety of colleges, including Grinnell, but hasn’t heard back from any of them yet. Although he…

Lehto & Wright bringing genre-bending music to town

This Saturday, Lehto & Wright will be performing their signature combination of Celtic/American folk and progressive rock at the Grinnell Arts Center. The duo consists of John Wright (acoustic guitar, bass guitar and vocals) and Steve Lehto (acoustic and electric guitars and vocals), while the percussionist, Matt Jacobs, is an occasional additional member. Lehto &…

Baseball lost all that power, plays small ball

Last weekend Grinnell’s baseball team braved a tornado threat and the mucky mud of March to play three games in Fulton, Missouri. The team went 1-2. Saturday found the squad losing 1-4 to Buena Vista University. On Sunday, they fell to Westminster University 8-9 and then beat Buena Vista 3-2 in their second game on…