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Relish replaces Phoenix, impresses critic

When the Phoenix shut its doors earlier this year, Grinnellians were dismayed at the loss of one of our culinary gems. However, a new restaurant has risen in its same location: Relish. Relish features American, Middle Eastern, and Mediterranean style cooking with high-quality ingredients. I recently ventured to Relish to try out this new restaurant’s…

How to succeed in the real world

If you’re looking to get your Broadway fix, attending the musical “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” should definitely be  on your to-do list. The show, hosted by the Grinnell High School, is filled to the brim with great entertainment, featuring a swelling orchestra, colorful costumes and show-stopping all-cast numbers. The musical chronicles…

Pizza Ranch hopes to lasso in Grinnell students

Although Grinnell offers plenty pizza options, all of them require a pie seeker to leave the couch and travel to the establishment for that cheesy goodness. This inconvenience will soon be rectified with the opening of Midwest staple Pizza Ranch at 613 West Street South, offering delivery, drive-thru and dine-in options. “Pizza Ranch franchise has…

A Maddog wrestles his way back to Grinnell

By Lee Purvey  purveyle@grinnell.edu Somebody alert the Baha Men—there’s a Maddog coming to town. The Grinnell Eagles Club will play host to an assembly of spandex-clad brawlers tomorrow, Feb. 25, when 3XWrestling (3XW), an independent pro-wrestling organization (think low-budget WWE) based out of the Des Moines area, brings their 2012 live wrestling tour to town….

Students to teach youngsters “saber” Spanish

By Leah Lucas  lucaslea@grinnell.edu “Hola. Cómo te llamas?” Can you understand this simple Spanish greeting of “Hello, what is your name?” Claire Moisan, interim director of the ALSO (Alternative Language Study Option) program and professor of French, is working to ensure that all K-8th grade students in Grinnell will be working towards this goal and…

Kids Against Hunger at Grinnell

By Leah Lucas  lucaslea@grinnell.edu Kids Against Hunger (KAH), an organization that aims to eradicate world hunger, has a strong presence both on the Grinnell College campus and in the larger community. Grinnellians are known for their propensity towards social justice, both near and far. To support this fact, over 65 percent of the members of…