Friends fosters art as open discourse

Grinnell College’s newest art and literary magazine, & Friends, debuts this spring with the ambitious intention of establishing and publishing a shared creative discourse between students from all reaches of campus. The publication aims to unify Grinnell artists through its experimental format. Initially, students provide an artwork—be it a poem, a photograph, etc—which is placed…

Slam Poetry 101

Yesterday in the JRC 101 at 8 p.m., spoken word poet Idris Goodwin performed for a group of students, faculty and staff. Goodwin was brought to Grinnell by SPEAK, a campus group promoting spoken word poetry, as a part of National Poetry Month. Goodwin performed poems and songs from his most recent album, “Break Beat…

Read aloud in the library

There is probably no better place to read poetry and fiction than a library, where much of it has come to life. This past Wednesday, as part of the Wednesday at Burling series, four Grinnell College seniors, Molly Rideout ’10, Paul Bellora ’10, Lawrence Sumulong ’10 who serves as photo editor for the S&B and…

Baseball 6-0 in conference play

Like those students who actually worked hard at the beginning of the semester and got A’s on all their assignments, Grinnell’s baseball squad couldn’t be happier with where they are. They are 6-0 in Conference play and 15-11 overall and with the toughest part of the regular season over, the team is confident heading into…