Financial aid woes

By Eliza-Eva Leas The new sticker-price to attend Grinnell and live on-campus, $46,325 could buy 52 round-trip plane tickets from New York to Tokyo. Or 3,750 DVDs, maybe 4,000, if that seems more practical $45,012 could pay for two and a half years at some top-tier state universities, like instate tuition at the University of…

Where-TF did all of the clothes disappear to?

Everyone on campus was invited to have their picture taken in whatever state of undress they felt most comfortable, while eating food and hanging out with other like-minded students. With the consent of the photographed person the pictures were later used in a public display contrasting the difference between reality and the media’s portrayal of body image.

Ian Roberts on Improv and TV

Ian Roberts ’87 discusses his adventures in sketch comedy including his time at Grinnell. Roberts is also the co-founder of Upright Citizens Brigrade and will be starring in a new TV show Players on Spike. Matthew Bachtell ’13 spoke with Roberts over the phone on Wednesday.

Hawsey departs, Pedersen named interim coach

By Michael Schoelz After just two years as head football coach of the Pioneers, Max Hawsey resigned from his post to take over as offensive coordinator at Austin College in Austin, Texas. Director of Athletics and Recreation Greg Wallace named Jeff Pedersen, formerly the defensive coordinator and linebacker’s coach, as the interim head coach. Hawsey…

Senior Shotts stands alone

By Marcus Eagan For the Grinnell Women’s Basketball team, in past years, the final home game of the season is known as “Senior Day,” and is meant to recognize the career accomplishments of the outgoing senior athletes. This year’s Senior Day was against Monmouth last Saturday, the team’s season finale and the lone senior in…

Dance of Darkness

Your body is not your body. You do not move your body, you carry your ancestors and you ancestors carry you. Born almost literally from the white ashes of post WWII Japan, Butoh is a dance movement but also an artistic and intellectual response to near incomprehensible tragedy. On Monday afternoon, Jan Huei-ling, a visiting…