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Women’s Golf The team continues to dominate not only the Midwest region, but the nation. Currently, the Pioneers have placed twenty-sixth place in the NCAA Division III rankings, while Vidushi Sinha ’19 and her twin sister, Vrishali Sinha ’19 have placed respectively in seventh and twenty-seventh. Last Sunday, September 18 at the Division III Midwest…

Soccer experiences an awarding week

odonnel@grinnell.edu Both the men’s and women’s soccer teams recorded victories over tough Nebraska Wesleyan University on Saturday, Sept. 17. The men’s team, coached by Brian Jaworski, came out on with a final score of 2-1. Not only did this stretch their winning streak to three matches, but it was also Jaworski’s 100th win as head…

Trustees form new long-form troupe to diversify comedy scene

By Louise Carhart  carhartl17@grinnell.edu In an effort to diversify the comedy options on campus, a new improv troupe has emerged this year. Specializing in long-form improv performance, the Trustees represent an effort to include as many forms of humor based entertainment as possible. Founded by Chris Jones and Michelle Risacher, both ’17, the Trustees have…

The College was required to refill all new RLC positions this school year. Photo by Alice Herman.
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Letter to the Editor: Parent’s Weekend

I have been living in residence halls for seven years, four of which were in my home country, where my family lived an hour away. However, I never invited my family to parents’ weekend, open houses or parent-teacher conferences. The only time my mom saw my residence hall since freshmen move-in day was my graduation….

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“Gifts” opens in Smith Gallery

Steve Yang yangstev17@grinnell.edu Hair: we all have it, most of us know how to take care of it and some of us even know how to make cool weaves and braids with it. But designing art installations with hair is another beast altogether, as Reba Brooks ’17, a studio art and French double major, learned…

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Writers@Grinnell: Kazim Ali

Poet, essayist, fiction writer and translator, Kazim Ali led the newest session of the Writers@Grinnell series this past Thursday, Sept. 22. Kazim has published several volumes of poetry, including “Sky Ward,” winner of the Ohioana Book Award in Poetry; “The Far Mosque,” winner of Alice James Books’ New England/New York Award and the genre-changing text…

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NAO and Kweku Collins charm the college crowd

Halley Freger fregerhal17@grinnell.edu On Tuesday, Sept., 20, Gardner Lounge was once again transformed into a club while showcasing two up-and-coming artists. Students were transfixed as London-based singer-songwriter NAO and rapper, singer and producer Kweku Collins put on a high-energy concert. Kweku Collins is no stranger to Grinnell — last hear he played a show with…

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Cultural Films Committee to film “Viva”

By Megan Tcheng tchengme@grinnell.edu The Cultural Films Committee invites students, faculty and community members alike to participate in an evening of cinema this coming Sunday, Sept. 18 at 5:30 p.m. in JRC 101. The two-part event, which marks the committee’s first event of the semester, will feature a full-length screening of the critically-acclaimed Cuban film…