Taylor publicity could help College

By Kelly Pyzik  pyzikkel@grinnell.edu Since the record-breaking basketball game last Tuesday, phone calls, emails and media requests have been flooding in to virtually every office of the College. The security office even received a call around 10 p.m. Tuesday night from the Wall Street Journal, just wanting to get in contact with anyone on campus….

Spotlight: Allison Miller

Allison Miller is a fourth-year diver from Des Moines. She majors in History with a concentration in American Studies. Miller won the one-meter diving competition at both meets the Pioneers have participated in this year. This weekend the Pioneer swimmers will compete at home in the Pioneer Classic at 5 p.m. today and 10 a.m….

Pioneers start year swimmingly

By Darwin Manning  manningd@grinnell.edu The fish of the Bear have been swimming at a steady pace this semester and hope to finish the semester strong with the Pioneer Classic this weekend. Of course, their season really turns up in the spring semester, kicked off by the teams’ annual trip to Florida. Currently, the Grinnell men…

Gottlieb applauds historic 138

So by this point, if you haven’t heard, there is a legend living among you. He walks down your loggia, eats in your dining hall and goes to class in the same academic buildings you do. His name is Jack Taylor ’15 and last Tuesday, he scored 138 points against Faith Baptist Bible College. Yep,…

Letter to the Editor: Do the Math

As one of the many Grinnell students who protested our college’s investments in South Africa in the early eighties, I know that such activity can lead to results. I look back with pride at our efforts to ensure that Grinnell College did not profit from an immoral situation. Today there is a new issue that…

Black Friday could be a positive for labor

It was freezing in Chicago post-Thanksgiving Day: the coldest it has been since last February (51 degrees), and the wind chill kept getting worse. Yet, on Friday morning at three different Wal-Marts throughout Chicago, hundreds of people gathered to protest, joining with some 1,000 Wal-Mart actions in 28 states and around the globe, including one…