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Family is MVP for Hassan Thompson ’19

By Quan Tran tranminh2@grinnell.edu Grinnell Football’s recent 15-6 win against Trinity Bible College made headlines for being the first win since 2015. However, what few people know is that the Pioneers were down by 0-6 at halftime, and the comeback didn’t start until Hassan Thompson ’19 made a game-changing block in the third quarter. From…

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Grinnell’s Iron Woman

By Caleb Forbes forbesca@grinnell.edu This past Saturday, Grinnell graduate Ana Karin Kozjek ’17 swam 2.4 miles, biked 112 miles and ran a marathon back-to-back-to-back. This impresive feat marks the completion of her first ever Ironman. Relatively close to Kozjek’s home in neighboring Slovenia, the strenuous day-long triathlon took place in Italy for the first time….

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Cribs: The Tri-Delt Femmepire

By Chloe Wray wraychlo@grinnell.edu Many Pub Quiz-goers may know Anna Schierenbeck, Clare Nash and Hannah Boggess, all ’18, as members of “The Femmepire Strikes Back.” They infamously hold a two-year reigning champion title. They will be back running Pub Quiz the first Wednesday after fall break in Bob’s. In the meantime, they can be found…

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The new CRSSJ building debuts

By Kate Irwin irwinkat@grinnell.edu This past year, the Center for Religion, Spirituality and Social Justice (CRSSJ) was moved to a new location. The CRSSJ used to be housed on Park Street, but now it is located at 913 8th Ave. The new location of the CRSSJ is a result of construction for a new admissions…

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Women’s self defense seminar

By Kate Irwin irwinkat@grinnell.edu This weekend, Grinnell local Kirby Ziesmer is holding a free self-defense seminar for women. This event will teach techniques that help defend against assault, with an emphasis on defense against sexual assault. The seminar will be held Saturday, Sept. 30 at 10:30 a.m., at the Masonic Lodge, 928 Main St. The…

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Homecoming parade overtakes Grinnell streets

Every year, current students, alumni and the people of Grinnell celebrate its “Tiger Pride” with the annual homecoming parade. Fans crowd the street to show their pride for the Grinnell-Newburg Community High School. Children at the elementary school wore orange for their “Tiger Pride.” The Thursday parade precedes Friday’s football game, when Grinnell hosts Norwalk….

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Drake Library to host weekly movie nights

By Julia Kunzman kunzmanj@grinnell.edu During the month of October, Drake Library will continue its community movie program “Monday Night Movies.” Established in May of 2017, the movie screening program is a community favorite. “[T]here has been a demand for public showing of movies again this fall at Drake Community Library,” library employees Marilyn Kennett and…

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True Grinnellian: Monica St. Angelo

By Kelly Page pagekell@grinnell.edu Sometimes it’s hard to find peace in your life, a reality that Grinnell students know all too well. But Grinnell resident Monica St. Angelo has found a powerful way to relieve stress in her everyday life that she hopes to share with Grinnellians: yoga. St. Angelo is in charge of Locally…

Horoscope: The Signs as Grinnell Facebook Groups

Aries: Ride Boardt Taurus: New Grinnell For Sale Group Gemini: Grinnell Memes for Self-Governing Teens Cancer: Hey Grinnell, did you know… Leo: Grinnell (main community group) Virgo: Grinnell Creatives Libra: Enneagram memes for sad introspective grinnell teens Scorpio: Grinnellian Gays Group Sagittarius: Grinnell Thumbs Down Capricorn: Housing Aquarius: Grinnell Memes for Gooey, Buttery Teens Pisces:…