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Camille A. Brown & Dancers to perform on campus

Lily Bohlke bohlkeli@grinnell.edu Camille A. Brown, who is bringing her dance company to Grinnell this weekend, thinks about dance as more than an art form. “Dance is a language and social dance is an expression that emerges from a community,” said Brown in a TED talk on the history of social dance. “A social dance…

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ANACHA Art Collective fosters art as activism on campus

Keli Vitaioli vitaioli@grinnell.edu In the current political climate, art offers a powerful and productive form of resistance. It can also create a space for open discussion and a strong community of support. Hanky Song ’17 uses these principles to motivate her new artist collective, ANACHA. The ANACHA Collective is named in memory of two feminist…

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Good Living in Iconic Tower

By Philip Kiely ’20 Gates Hall houses a plaque honoring a 19th century Grinnell College president; gothic-architectural elements and, in the tower, Aidan Healey ’17, Stewart Bass ’18, Whitney Teagle ’18, Sophie Wynde ’19 and Emily Burgess ’19. The five cross-country and track runners live in a five-person suite unlike any other residence on campus….

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Get to know your SEPC: studio art

By: Zane Silk ’20 The new art SEPC hopes to foster a strong artistic community at Grinnell, stretching beyond the art majors to all students interested in art. Before fall 2016 the art and art history SEPC split into two groups, so the Studio Art Department’s SEPC has been able to focus its attention on…

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Warren Buffett hosts students in Nebraska

By Carter Howe howethom@grinnell.edu Twenty Grinnell students travelled to Omaha on Nov. 18 to meet Warren Buffett, who has been dubbed the “Oracle of Omaha” and has previously served on Grinnell’s Board of Trustees. During the Center for Career, Life and Services (CLS) trip, students talked with Buffett about financial investment and professional success. Grinnell…

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Cakarmis ’17 goes to COP22

Earlier this month, the international community gathered in Marrakesh, Morocco, for COP22 — a climate change conference following up on the agreement reached one year ago at COP21 in Paris. Grinnell’s own Tea Cakarmis ’17, who previously worked with the UN agency on Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) was invited by UNESCO and the nation…

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Kington vocalizes support for undocumented students

By Emma Friedlander friedlan@grinnell.edu President Raynard Kington signed two statements in late November affirming the College’s continued support for undocumented students.  The first statement is an open letter to President-elect Trump, published in “Inside Higher Ed” on Nov. 18. It asks Trump to condemn the hate speech that is performed in his name and has…