Opinion

You have to raise hell

America really baffles me sometimes. I am aware that this is primarily, well, entirely, attributed to the fact that I am European, but there are some things that I find outrageous and I cannot bring myself to understand. Mind you, these are things that I have been observing for years because I have been following…

Grinding to progress

Considering grinding’s popularity at school dance functions across the world, it’s surprising how little serious public discourse there has been about the subject. Though this silence is perhaps fitting, considering how little speaking goes on during the actual act of grinding. For those inclined to leave room for Jesus, grinding, freaking or simply dirty dancing…

Letter to the editor: 10/10 is 10/6

Dear S&B, As many of you may know there were some issues with the planning of 10/10 for this year. Originally 10/10 had been scheduled for October 13th, however, the administration suggested that because the trustees would be in town that night it might not be the best weekend to hold the party. The administration…

You are what you eat—chicken?!

Hello. Are you eating a chicken sandwich? Is it from Chick-fil-A? Oh good: you’re an awful person. Didn’t you hear? Chick-fil-A hates LGBTQ people, and they are a corporate behemoth destroying the lives of each and every queer person in the whole wide world. Also, if you were going to contribute to the profits of…

Staff Editorial: Grinnell needs need-blind

The administration held two “town hall” meetings this week, ostensibly to discuss the College’s finances. The S&B would like to credit President Kington, Vice President for Finance Karen Voss and Vice President for Enrollment Joe Bagnoli for their efforts to inform the community about the financial challenges that the College currently faces. Vice President Bagnoli…

Uti’s or Carpets?

Dear SHIC, I overheard my girlfriend complaining about how she’s always getting UTIs to her friend on the phone. I didn’t know what she was talking about and am afraid to ask. Is this just one of those mysterious “lady problem” things? Am I going to catch it? —Caught or not? Dear Caught, UTI stands…