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Softball ready for home action

By Daria Brosius  brosiusd@grinnell.edu Softball is making the adjustment from a fun spring break trip back to Grinnell life, with high hopes for the season ahead. Though the South Carolina weather was a bit colder than ideal, the team still had a great time. “Spending just one week in Myrtle Beach helped our team out…

Baseball opens at home Saturday

By Hayes Gardner gardnerh@grinnell.edu While many Grinnellians went on service trips or hit the beaches over spring break, the Grinnell baseball team spent their break hitting fastballs. The Pioneers traveled to Florida and St. Louis to play several different teams. Overall, Grinnell finished 5-9, though they played very tough competition. “I wish we were 14-0,…

Ask SHIC: Special lube love edition

We love lube here at the Sexual Health Information Center (located on the first floor of Main), and so we are dedicating our entire column this week to it. Lube makes every sex act better (disclaimer: we didn’t want to spend our time thinking of every single sex act, so feel free to let us…

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No Limits? The Giving Gap

Note: Bold indicates lowest in category. Some values and calculations are approximate. All facts and figures come from the websites, financial statements and 2012 annual reports of Amherst, Swarthmore and Carleton, along with the 2012 Grinnell College Honor Roll of Giving. Fundraising represents a critical component of how a college finances itself. Alongside endowments and…

Young artists grace gallery

By Shanna Nichols, nicholss@grinnell.edu On Thursday, March 7th, the Grinnell Arts Gallery unveiled the Grinnell High School and Middle School Art Exhibition. The Grinnell Area Arts Council (GAAC), now in its third year of hosting the show, has expanded their collection to include more pieces than in the past. This year included not only two-…

Neil, Ferber and Awe elected to SGA cabinet

By Hayes Gardner After two rounds of voting and one disqualification, the SGA Executive Elections have come to a close. Earlier in the week, Remy Ferber ’14 was announced as Vice President for Academic Affairs-elect and last night it was revealed that Thomas Neil ’14 will be next year’s SGA President and Ope Awe ’15,…