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Newly elected school board members discuss goals and concerns

By Chloe Wray wraychlo@grinnell.edu On Sept. 12, the Grinnell-Newburg Community School District held elections for its school board. The results were announced unofficially on the Poweshiek county website — finalized results are still awaiting canvassing by the auditor’s office. Barbara Brown, who was reelected to the board and will hold a four-year director-at-large position, looks…

SEG to raise money with weekend yard sale

By Kelly Page pagekell@grinnell.edu This weekend, the Social Entrepreneurs of Grinnell (SEG) is offering a way to help the community and help yourself: a fundraiser garage sale with proceeds going towards the organization. The sale will take place at 1204 Summer Street from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. “We’re selling furniture, clothes, toys,…

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Local artists featured in market at The Stew

By Zoe Fruchter fruchter@grinnell.edu If you’re looking for somewhere to take your parents this weekend that exemplifies the charm and vitality of Grinnell, the Local Artists Market is the place to be. The Grinnell Area Arts Council is holding their second Local Artists Market this Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at…

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Check out the style Grinnellians bring to the gym

Lots of Grinnellians go to the gym just to workout. Whether they mean to or not, though, people can sometimes be found sporting some eye-catching clothes or accessories. The S&B sent reporter Quan Tran and photographer Mai-Vu Phuong to the Bear Athletic Center to ask people about their gym style. Find out about the gloves,…

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Kaepernick is only a fraction of the NFL’s problems

By Jackson Schulte schultej@grinnell.edu Everything is wrong with the NFL in 2017. The issues start with Colin Kaepernick but expand to other issues that make evident a disgusting culture in NFL front offices — and especially Commissioner Roger Goodell’s office — that is fueled by racism, greed and the toleration of violence. The culmination of…

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Youth is an advantage for women’s tennis this fall

By Amanda Weber weberama@grinnell.edu This year, the Grinnell women’s tennis team welcomed three new players: Milica Cvrkota, Ali Hickey and Abby Nielsen, all ’21. Already, these new players have established themselves as valuable members of the team. According to Head Coach Paige Madara, two of the three players have won Midwest Conference Women’s Tennis Performer…

Sexplanations: Abstinence and how to politely decline

Sexplanations is an anonymous Q&A column to increase access to information regarding sex, sexual health, sexuality, relationships and the promotion of sexual respect at Grinnell College. Questions are answered collaboratively by the Sexual Health Information Center (SHIC), the Stonewall Resource Center (SRC) and the Office of Wellness and Prevention. Submit questions at https://goo.gl/forms/buyQ1aZWhdcDspUx2 Will I…