Concert brings the Gospel to Gardner

Tonight, Friday, Nov. 22 at 9 p.m., Grinnell’s own Scott Phillips ’11, Carlos Sims ’12, Cody Weber ’13 and Tye Smith ’14 will take the stage in Gardner Lounge for a rap show inspired by the Gospel. Phillips and Sims, the organizers of the event, have fittingly titled it “Gospel Rap concert.” The event is…

Inception – three layers in, not actually that deep

Undoubtedly the colossal box-office intake from “Inception” this past summer—$291.8 million—demonstrates that, from a basic entertainment value standpoint, the film succeeds. This, along with the success of “The Dark Knight,” shows director Christopher Nolan to be unusually gifted at drawing his audience in. With both films, Nolan primarily flaunts his penchant for structural originality. His…

Tutorials discuss ‘-isms’

Some students in this semester’s tutorials have been discussing issues that aren’t exactly on the syllabus. The Tutorial Task Force, comprised of Grinnell students, has been conducting workshops and panels concerning social justice in many tutorials since the beginning of the academic year. “The goal of the task force is to introduce conversations that happen…

AltBreak starts exchange

Over winter break, 10 Grinnell students will travel to southern Texas to learn about immigration as part of a new extension of the Alternative Break program. AltBreak is a student-led program that runs volunteer trips over Fall and Spring break. This year, Grinnell is collaborating with the University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA) to run a…

Former SGA Prez now Iowa Rep

At Grinnell, Chris Hall ’07 was elected President of the Student Gvoernment Association. On Tuesday, November 2, Hall won his election to represent Iowa’s second district, part of his native Sioux City, in the Iowa House. He spoke on the phone with the S&B’s Avery Rowlison about being elected a state rep. and his experiences…