Letter: A Soft Rock Response

I understand that there has been recent concern among some students regarding the genre of music slated to perform at Block Party. I think this problem stems from a misunderstanding of the content and quality of the performers that I have contracted to come. I recognize that as the organizer of an all campus event,…

Softball ends season and a half losing streak

Grinnell’s softball team finished its Pioneer Tournament with their second win of the season. After falling to Westminster College three times this year, the Pioneers finally managed to defeat them in a dramatic consolation game. “We lost to them earlier in the tournament in pool play,” Coach Amanda Reckamp said. “But we came through with…

Om your way out of a stressful week

If there is anything that you and I may have in common, it would be a heavy workload, one that leaves very little time to worry about ourselves. In the past, I have let the stress and exhaustion get to me, reducing my productivity and further feeding the cycle of work and stress. However, last…

Masks take on new life

Imagine a world where bulls dance on stilts, wild horses fly through the air and fish sit idly on buckets blowing bubbles out of pipes. On Saturday, Michael Cooper will bring this fantastical world  of wonder to Grinnell, along with his collection of oversized masks. Cooper will pantomime his one-man show “Masked Marvels & Wondertales,”…