Community

Dari Barn: Great Taste, Great Smells

By Prisca Kim  kimprisc@grinnell.edu Almost any Grinnellian will recommend Dari Barn as the first choice for ice cream and fried food in Grinnell. The unique eatery offers a wide selection of savory foods and ice-cold treats. With history rooted in Grinnell and unforgettable flavors, Dari Barn is an essential business in town. For the 2012…

True Grinnellians: Tigers Grow Into Pioneers

By Kelly Pyzik pyzikkel@grinnell.edu For many Grinnell College students, the trip back to school involves buses, airplanes, or long road trips, but for some students, move-in day requires just a short drive down the block. Twenty-four students currently at Grinnell College also call Grinnell, IA, their hometown and some have lived here for most of…

Community Celebrates Workers’ Rights

As summer approaches, Occupy groups around the country are beginning to reemerge from the winter lull and begin picketing public spaces and raising awareness around issues such as economic disparity and the American financial system. This past weekend, however, the Grinnell Occupy group took on a new issue: labor rights. Last Monday, students, professors and…

Dari Barn Changes Hands, Little Else

Just off of Sixth Avenue stands a Grinnell legend. An agriculture-esque building with a red roof, Dari Barn is marked by its long lines of eager Grinnellians waiting for their favorite treats. For years, Dari Barn has been serving filling food and ice cream to its legions of fans. It has seen a few owners…

College twirls in evening of world dance

A group of dancers will perform cultural dances—including Indian, Japanese, Caribbean and African American dances—during the Gateway Tapestry dance this Saturday. The performers will explore diversity using dance, fashion and a history of fabric. In addition to the traditional cultural dances, college students and community members will model clothing from different cultures. “There’s also a…

Workshop shows inner workings of city recycling

Grinnell senior citizens learned about the benefits of recycling and the intricacies of the city’s new single-stream program on Monday at the Drake Public Library. Jordan Scheibel ’09.5 , an AmeriCorps member working for Imagine Grinnell, explained to the crowd of 30 what materials were compatible with the municipality’s recycling system. “Some things don’t work…

Alum discusses life after Grinnell, Arts Council

After graduating a semester early in December 2011, Caitlin Deutsch ‘12 began working as the Volunteer and Arts Center Coordinator at the Grinnell Arts Council, a new position as of February 2012. S&B reporter Alyse Hunt ’15 interviewed Deutsch about life after Grinnell, working at the Arts Council and future plans. How did you start…