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Judicial Council numbers released and examined

By Lisa Oyolu oyolulis17@grinnell.edu This semester, three cases have been brought before Grinnell’s Judicial Council (JudCo) for consideration. JudCo is one of three disciplinary boards on campus, alongside the College Hearing Board and the Committee on Academic Standing. While the College Hearing Board adjudicates serious violations and the Committee on Academic Standing deals with issues…

Global Feminisms, a discussion on gender in our society

This Tuesday, Dec. 3, Associate Professor Kesho Scott’s sociology seminar, “Global Feminisms,” hosted a fishbowl discussion on gender, feminism and patriarchy. Students in the class spent time in advance engaging Grinnellians with these topics through thought-provoking and interactive posters and one-on-one interviews. One such poster posed the following question: “Are YOU a feminist?” The passionate,…

Munchies to memory: Kilmer weeds out the problem

Dr. Jason Kilmer, Assistant Health and Wellness Director for Alcohol & Other Drug Education at the University of Washington, delivered two talks on Monday regarding the effects of marijuana and marijuana legalization, respectively. He entertained a packed and attentive JRC audience with a blend of anecdotes, intriguing facts and cutting ­edge research on the issues…

#OneGrinnell: Community rallies against hate crimes

On Wednesday, Dec. 4, nearly 200 students, staff, faculty and Grinnell community members gathered on the JRC patio to participate in a #OneGrinnell Solidarity Rally to share their experiences with and express their resistance against bias-motivated incidents in the Grinnell community. This protest comes following a series of similar incidents, in which individuals in passing…

SGA Cabinet shares progress: Part II

ACE Coordinator, Natalie Richardson Gentil ’14 After taking over the position of ACE Coordinator, Gentil has sought to address the financial missteps that plagued the ACE Committee last year. Along with Vice-Coordinator Aaron Levin ’14, Richardson Gentil has helped to alter the trajectory of ACE. Last semester, ACE was the source of the majority of…

Phil Gibbons remembered

Phil Gibbons, 61, a Call-In Cashier in Dining Services, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 12. Born on December 22, 1951 in Abington, Pa., Gibbons attended Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania and subsequently traveled before settling in Grinnell. He was married to Jo Gibbons, Development & Alumni Relations. Gibbons has been working at the College since before…