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True Grinnellian: Sandy Moffett

As an active member of both the College and town communities in Grinnell, Professor Emeritus Sandy Moffett, Theatre and Dance, has truly come to know and appreciate what makes Grinnell unique. After moving to Iowa from North Carolina in 1971, Moffett immediately began to realize how much his experience in the community would mean to…

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Fighting food insecurity in Grinnell

One in six Iowans are food insecure. According to Northeast Iowa Food Bank, it is estimated that over 2,300 individuals are food insecure in Poweshiek County. In light of the holiday season, many community members will remember to donate to the local food pantry, generously donating a meal to a household in need. But Grinnellians…

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Double Majors Diversify, Expand Knowledge

When prospies learn about Grinnell, they hear about its open curriculum, the opportunity to take diverse classes and even double major in seemingly unrelated topics. While not all Grinnell students take advantage of the diversity of courses offered, Rachel Knak ’17, a mathematics and religious studies double major, Tim McCall ’15, a chemistry and art…

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Title IX panel in review

The National Week of Action for “It’s On Us,” a national campaign initiated by the White House to prevent sexual assault, took place on Nov. 17 to 21 across the country and on Grinnell’s campus. The week, headed by SGA, included an active bystander training session, a video that spread through social media and a…

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True Grinnellian: William Crosby

Bibliophile, thespian and dedicated pedestrian, William Crosby, colloquially known as “Crosby,” has been gracing the campus and greater Grinnell community with his talents and passion for over 20 years. Most students will immediately recognize Crosby as a constant and dedicated attendee at campus events. Born in Staten Island, New York, Crosby has since lived in…

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Brownells receives entrepreneurial award

Brownells, the world’s largest supplier of firearms accessories and gunsmithing tools with headquarters located in Montezuma, was recently awarded Iowa Farm Bureau’s “Renew Rural Iowa Entrepreneur Award.” Iowa Farm Bureau is a coalition of Iowans dedicated to promoting values and quality of life in the agricultural sector. Their “Renew Rural Iowa Entrepreneur Award” was awarded…

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President Kington addresses City Council

On Monday, Nov. 10, President Raynard Kington addressed the audience at a public city council meeting, sharing information about the College in a national framework and commenting on the future relationship between the College and the community. According to Kington, it was the first time a President had attended a city council meeting in many…

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Community Center in talks to be sold

The city of Grinnell has entered into talks with the Des Moines-based Hubbell Realty Company concerning the sale of Grinnell Community Center located at 927 Fourth St. Although neither party has announced the status of the purchase or plans for the future business, there has been a lot of speculation that it may be converted…