This Week in Joint Board

Matt Rosenbaum ’12 announced a compromise on the band Stateline at this week’s SGA Joint Board. After petitioners challenged the selection of the country and light rock band to perform Block Party, Rosenbaum, the organizer of the event, said that he will be limiting the amount of time Stateline plays. Freesound will also be provided…

Virus Spreads Across Campus

As you read this article you may want to watch your back—there are zombies about. After secret experiments funded by SGA for the purposes of creating a synthetic SGA gavel with equal power to Thor’s hammer Mjolnir, Grinnell scientists accidentally generated a virus that causes the dead to be reanimated. Contrary to common sense, the…

Transphobic Tornado Fails to ruin Drag Show

Hundreds of students braved the severe weather to attend or perform at last Saturday’s Drag Show 2.0. The show marked the end of Sejan Miah’s ’12 time as co-leader of Grinnell’s Queer People of Color (QPOC) and the passing of the flaming torch to the newly appointed co-leaders, Javon Garcia ’14, Keilah Cortenay ’13, and…

DefJamily keeps it awkward, yet athletic

The two apartments at 934 High Street are actually a single crib—DefJamily. Inside this duplex’s plain white walls reside five individuals who are united by Pub Quiz steez, rec league prowess and a passion for partying. The residents of DefJamily certainly earn the title of a def family—tenants Michael Schoelz ’12 and Kramer McLuckie ’12…

Track and Field welcomes opponents with Dick

The Pioneer Men’s and Women’s track teams are coming off a strong start to their outdoor season after putting up many top ten all-time school marks at the Jim Duncan Invitational held Friday and Saturday, April 13-14, at Drake University in Des Moines, IA, and the Cornell College Invitational held at Cornell College also on…

Room Draw Makes Changes

Residence life made two major changes to housing policies and room draw, which will take place this Sunday, April 22. “We did expand our gender-neutral housing,” said Andrea Conner, Dean of Students/Director of Residence Life and Orientation. “In addition to the 250 beds we had last year, we are adding a gender neutral floor in…

Alum discusses life after Grinnell, Arts Council

After graduating a semester early in December 2011, Caitlin Deutsch ‘12 began working as the Volunteer and Arts Center Coordinator at the Grinnell Arts Council, a new position as of February 2012. S&B reporter Alyse Hunt ’15 interviewed Deutsch about life after Grinnell, working at the Arts Council and future plans. How did you start…