College expands mental health

By Carolin Scholz  In the fall of the 2010-2011 academic year the Grinnell College Mental Health and Counseling Services will undergo some significant changes. Ceasing collaboration with the Poweshiek County Mental Health Center as the only form of mental health offered to students, the College will acquire its own division of mental health services for…

More construction to come

By Emily Bajet This past Wednesday night, Janette Blackburn, a Principal at the Shepley Bulfinch Richardson & Abbott Architecture Firm, discussed a possible update to the College’s master layout plan of the buildings around campus with faculty and students. The talk provided the audience with further updates on the master layout plan, created 10 years…

Staff Editorial: thanks for the comic relief

Sometimes, in response to loss or a large-scale catastrophe, just about all we can do is laugh. Laughter can be brave—at once acknowledging how little control we really have, how small we are and asserting our will to go on, happily even. And so we want to congratulate last Friday’s stand-up funnies, the various witty…