Student finally selected for committee

The three student seats on the Curriculum Committee have been conspicuously vacant from the start of the year until now. Though students from each academic division have now been selected, a drought of applicants caused a significant delay in the filling these vacancies. The difficulties of this year’s selection process has caused some Student Government…

Rental cars for students

Those feeling the isolating drain of the Grinnell bubble will find relief in a new program called Connect, which will allow students, staff, faculty and town residents to rent cars at an hourly rate. The program is sponsored by Hertz Rent-a-Car and will effectively start Monday, Oct. 4 with the activation of the Grinnell-specific Hertz…

10/10/10 party organizers make changes for safety

The organizers of the annual all-campus party 10/10 are planning changes to this year’s event. Plans include adding an extra security guard and canceling the party in Lazier in order to prevent thefts and vandalism like those that happened last year and to help guarantee participants’ safety. The Grinnell Ultimate Frisbee Team, which organizes the…

Pillars and Tongues to folk up your night

Pillars and Tongues—part symphony orchestra, part gospel choir? Sure sounds like it. In truth though, the band modestly boasts only a violin, some double bass and percussion wielded by Elizabeth Remis, Evan Hydzik and Mark Trecka respectively. A majority of the tracks off their latest EP, “Lay of Pilgrim Park,” are sparse in lyrics, and…

Walk to alleviate worldwide hunger at Ahrens Park

Come Sunday, the Grinnell community will be taking to the streets—ok, the paths of Ahrens Park—in an effort to fight hunger during the 2010 Grinnell CROP Hunger Walk. The roots of the CROP Hunger Walk began in 1947 with the formation of the Christian Rural Overseas Program, sponsored by the non-denominational charity Church World Service…