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McNally’s Serves it Up

  McNally’s Foods may be known for its fresh food and produce, but it offers more than the raw materials for a meal. You can now add the local grocery store on Main Street to your list of off-campus lunch options, because McNally’s has started to serve fresh-made meals during the week. In fact, the…

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Bates Flowers’ Underground Roots

By Lisa Oyolu oyolulis17@grinnell.edu With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, love is in the air. Bates Flowers & Greenhouses on 1012 Broad Street is not only a prime promoter of the holiday of love, but according to proud owner, Jim White, the business is also planted in a rich, historical ground. Initially located on…

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Record Breaker

Pat Maher ’14 was not sure that he had tied the NCAA record for assists made in a basketball game until two minutes before the end of the second half. But by the time the buzzer sounded, the point guard had toppled the record for most assists in a single NCAA game, previously held by…

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Swim team makes annual trip south

While most students were still on winter break, a tour bus full of Grinnell swimmers was making the 27-hour drive from central Iowa to Naples, Fla. In the sunshine state, the team pushed through its traditional 10 days of intensive training. The team practiced twice a day, using an outdoor pool, although the weather often…

Women’s basketball collects first conference victory

In defeating Lawrence University this past weekend, the women’s basketball team improved to a 2-12 record for the season. The Pioneers’ 62-48 triumph last Saturday was the Pioneers’ first Midwest Conference victory. Abby Jaeger ’14 pulled out a 15-point, nine-rebound performance and Alissa Hirsh ’16, had a game-high 20 points for the Pioneers, complementing the…

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Ferguson’s got game (theory)

Bill Ferguson’s ’75, Economics, first published book, Collective Action and Exchange: A Game-Theoretic Approach to Contemporary Political Economy, hit the academic shelves over the summer. The book is the product of several years of writing, theorizing and collaborating, focuses on collective action, game theory and related subjects and is aimed at upper-level undergraduates. Ferguson began…