Resolution changes Student Staff Training

In response to campus climate concerns, Joint Board passed “The Resolution Concerning Campus Climate and Continued Discussion” on Wednesday, April 28. The bill aims to combine the pre-existing support roles of Student Staff with facilitation of meetings to discuss issues of identity and discrimination on campus. “We want to use things that already exist,” said…

On-campus voting for primaries

Unlike the commotion during last fall’s generals elections, satellite voting for Iowa primaries might not garner the enthusiasm and hype. Voters will have an opportunity to nominate candidates for Iowa state elections in the primaries on Tuesday from 8 a.m to 4 p.m. “Primaries are different because they’re about inner party politics,” said Elisabeth Rennick…

Selah to celebrate Grinnell community

To honor the transition from President Russell K. Osgood to Raynard Kington, the campus and wider community are invited to come to Selah, a day of festivities starting at 10 a.m. on Mac Field on Saturday and lasting as late as midnight. Selah is a Hebrew word with an ambiguous definition that is often used…

Dancers sighted all over campus

From Thursday to Tuesday, a group of dancers moved across campus, surprising, pleasing, and confusing both passers-by and intentional observers. The fluid execution of the dancers’ modern choreography, coupled with the unconventional venues–they performed pretty much anywhere on campus–challenged prevailing ideas about the nature of a dance performance. The Grinnell College Dance Troupe, a dance…

Zumba fever

Sponsored by Marlene Jacks of the Office of Diversity and Achievement and the African Students Union, the new Zumba fitness program combines Latin Afro & Caribbean Music in dance routines featuring aerobic and fitness interval training done to a combination of fast and slow rhythms. The session will be taught by Venezuelan Zumba instructor Bettina…