Smith off to a bright start

Andy Delany ’13 and Caleb Neubauer ’13 opened a joint exhibit in the Smith Gallery this week called Light Gestures, featuring work produced after a summer fellowship in China. The Lan-Chang fellowship sends students to China in order to create studio projects based on their experiences abroad. In the case of Delany and Neubauer, this…

Familiarize yourself with the [un]familiar

The current show at the Grinnell Arts Centre and Gallery, entitled [un]familiar, is the culmination of work from this summer’s Emerging Artist Residency program at Grin City Collective. The Grin City Collective supports a group of newly graduated artists at a local Grinnell farm as part of a four-week program that combines artistic development and…

New-Look Football Loses Close One

Coach Jeff Pedersen ’02 and the Grinnell football coaching staff knew it wouldn’t be easy replacing All-Conference wide receivers Robert Seer ’12 and Logan Granera ’12 (from a team that passed for over 3000 yards last season), but what they didn’t count on was losing starting quarterback Mike McCabe ’13. After violating team rules during…

Sweet Summerz: Corina Varlan

Corina Varlan ’14 spent ten weeks this summer as an intern with the Romanian Mission to the United Nations, sponsored by Grinnell’s Rosenfield Program. During her time in New York, she got to sit in on the General Assembly, take notes on negotiations and carry a diplomat pass. Briefly, what did you do this summer?…

Sweet Summerz: Ham Serunjogi

Ham Serunjogi ’16 is an intended Computer Science major and varsity swimmer. In Summer 2010 he was selected to represent his country, Uganda, in the first-ever Youth Olympics, held in Singapore. In this interview, he shares his experiences and thoughts about having achieved such a high honor in his swimming career. When did you become…

Sweet Summerz: Dan Nellis

While some of us spent our summers scooping ice cream or trying to scalp Lollapalooza tickets, Daniel Nellis ’13, an Economics and Mathematics double major, entered the high stakes world of corporate finance. What did you do this summer? I worked in capital markets in part of an investment bank: The Royal Bank of Scotland…

SEG Wins Competition, Visits MTV, White House

Last March, six members of the Social Entrepreneurs of Grinnell (SEG) visited the White House to be recognized for their contributions to the Grinnell community and beyond. SEG placed third in a national competition called the Campus Champions of Change Challenge that was launched by the White House. After being chosen out of 1,400 applicant…

The F*ckingHAM: Art, Advice, Attitude

“Two dollars and we’ll show you our vermin.” The speaker is Emily Evans ’13—one of five students currently residing in the large white house on High Street. Though her offer is not particularly tempting, the wide variety of art, décor and yes, rodents, suggest that the house has plenty of personality. The housemates are Evans,…