French department hosts francophone week

EVA LILIENFELD, News Editor After one speaker turned into two and then more, Professor Gwenola Caradec, French, and Post-Doctoral Fellow and Lecturer Kristina Kosnick organized a whole week celebrating the Francophone World from May 1 through May 6. Caradec and Kosnick, with the financial support of the Center for Humanities, the Rosenfield Program, Translation…


Students to host “funeral for self-gov?”

KELI VITAIOLI While ‘Self-Gov is dead’ has been proclaimed by many students and faculty at Grinnell College this year, Clark Student Advisor, Dylan Ambrosoli ’18 is the first to arrange its funeral. Ambrosoli will host ‘The Funeral for Self-Gov?’ with sparkling apple cider and formal wear this Friday at 7:15 p.m. in JRC 101….


Diana Ju, Jackie Stenson, Luna Ranjit ’00 awarded Grinnell social justice prize

Lily Böhlke, Copy Editor The recipients of the 2016 Grinnell Prize have been announced: Luna Ranjit ’00, co-founder and Executive Director of Adhikaar, and Diana Jue and Jackie Stenson, co-founders of Essmart. Each winner receives $100,000 — $50,000 goes to the winner and $50,000 to the organization. The Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice…


Spotlight: Olivia Fromm

As a force to be reckoned with on the court, Olivia Fromm ’17 has been one of the leaders the volleyball team for the past three seasons. The S&B’s Sam Curry sat down with Fromm to discuss the past, present and future of her volleyball career. The S&B: When did you start playing volleyball and…


Bunis, McGriff earn All-Conference golf honors

Sam Catanzaro, Sports Editor Under dreary and wet skies in Rockford, Ill., the Grinnell men’s golf team saw their season come to a bittersweet end at the Midwest Conference Championships. On one hand, All-Conference honors collected by Evan Bunis ’18 and Zach McGriff ’18 sent the team home with a smile, the first time…

Kington releases new plan post Posse decision

Eva Lilienfeld, News Editor Following a semester of extensive review of Grinnell’s relationship with the Posse Foundation, President Raynard Kington announced that Grinnell will no longer accept new Posse cohorts as of April 13. After Grinnell’s decision to sever ties with the Posse foundation, students and alumni responded quickly, with 400 alumni signing onto…