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Standing rock activists share stories

By Jon Sundby sundbyjo17@grinnell.edu For those of us on the outside looking in, the saga of Standing Rock seems to be nearing its end. On Feb. 23, the Oceti Sakowin Camp, the largest of the camps on the Standing Rock Lakota reservation, was destroyed by a militarized police force. The native activists purposefully burned down…

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Grinnell’s commitment to transgender students

By Zane Silk silkzane@grinnell.edu Last week, President Raynard Kington reiterated Grinnell’s commitment to transgender students in a special campus memo. This followed the Trump administration’s rescindment of an Obama-era letter that provided guidelines for how colleges should support transgender students. Going forward, the College will be increasing the amount of gender-inclusive housing, streamlining Grinnell’s name…

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Bad Feminists/Bad Critics seminar to present debate on censorship of pornography from the perspective of the 1980 Sex Wars

By Lily Bohlke bohlkeli@grinnell.edu The sex wars of the 1980s were characterized by debates about the censorship of pornography as well as sex, sexuality and sexual practice. Today at 4 p.m., the two sections of the Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies (GWSS) senior capstone seminar “Bad Feminists/Bad Critics”  will be arguing against each other, each…

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Advocates host sexual assault awareness week

By Louise Carhart carhartl17@grinnell.edu This past week two student groups led Sexual Assault Awareness Week in an effort to raise awareness and start conversations on campus. Grinnell Advocates and the Student Athletes Leading Social Change (SALSC) hosted several events throughout the week, ending with an event tomorrow. Following the administration’s attempts at curbing sexual assault…

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Track and Field Feature: Outdoor Preseason

By Steve Yang yangstev@grinnell.edu Grinnell track and field athletes are gearing up for the start of the outdoor season, which begins at the end of March. Coming off an indoor season that exhibited competitive experience and fantastic performances from many of its members, the Pioneers are looking forward to exceeding expectations, bringing home some medals…

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Grinnell Hall of Fame: Revealed

By Kate Irwin irwinkat@grinnell.edu Grinnell’s Athletic Hall of Fame is something that most students probably don’t know much about. Housing 88 athletes from various sports and class years, it brings together the past with the present.   There is a Hall of Fall Committee which decides the athletes that will be inducted. It consists of…