FTP proposes new sustainability coordinator

Free the Planet (FTP), a campus group that promotes environmental awareness, is calling for the creation of an Office of Sustainability, with a Sustainability Coordinator who would oversee environmental efforts at Grinnell. “We want someone who can both teach classes [about environmentalism] and oversee a lot of the different groups on campus,” said Kayla Koether…

Block Party to host more Johns

Block Party is bringing more than just a beer truck to High Street. In an effort to reduce public indecency port-a-johns will be added to Block Party this year. Block Party coordinators, the Harm Reduction Committee and Grinnell Police Department hope that the port-a-johns’ presence at the party will discourage students from urinating in public….

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…