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Farmer talks public health

Louise  Carhart, Community Editor carhartl17@grinnell.edu Dr. Paul Farmer, the renowned public health practitioner, founder of the aid non-profit organization Partners in Health will be speaking and holding a Q&A forum on Friday, Sept. 18 in Harris Center. Farmer operates health clinics in countries like Peru, Haiti and Rwanda and has pioneered the field of medical…

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Panel discusses refugee crisis

  Emma Friedlander friedlan@grinnell.edu Last Wednesday, Sept. 16, the Rosenfield Program hosted a panel on the current refugee crisis in Europe and the Middle East. The panel was moderated by Director of the Rosenfield Program Sarah Purcell and brought together professors from several disciplines to share insight and discuss questions regarding the crisis. The panel…

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K-pop takes Grinnell

Maddie  Howland howlandm@grinnell.edu As part of the International Student Organization (ISO) Cultural Evening, Kat Scott-Nevros ’18 and Jarren Santos ’17 performed a Korean Pop dance routine last semester. The two had such a great experience that they didn’t want their Korean Pop experience to be limited to just that night. “We thought, well, this is…

Spotlight: Zach Lane

First students hope to find a place on campus and form a tight-knit community, and for many Grinnellians this community is rooted in their athletic teams. The S&B’s Ian Malone ’18 sat down with Zach Lane ’19 to discuss his academic and athletic transition to Grinnell from the Miami area. How long have you been playing…

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Gardner to host Jersey Club artist

James Marlow marlowja@grinnell.edu Kicking off the semester with a high energy, high intesity concert, Jersey Club artist UNiiQU3 and False Witness will perform in Gardner Lounge on Friday, Sept. 4, at 9 p.m. In addition, student DJs Enmusique (Simonne Carlton ’18) and Roy Utah (Hameed Weaver ’17) will kick off the night with a back-to-back…

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Dean Bakopoulos confesses about new novel

Lily Seibert seibertl@grinnell.edu Grinnell became a literary setting over the summer in new novel, “Summerlong,” by Professor Dean Bakopoulos, English. Bakopolous was the first speaker in the Writers@Grinnell series on Thursday, Sept. 3. He spoke to Grinnell students and faculty about “Summerlong,” as well as themes and methods he considers central to his writing. Entering…