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Groups across campus come together to celebrate Indian history

by Cassidy Hilburn  hilburnc@grinnell.edu The History and Religious Studies departments, the South Asian Student Organization (SASO), the Alternate Language Study Option (ALSO) and the Institute for Global Engagement sponsored the Politics of Indian History Film Festival earlier this week. The concept for the film festival came from a multitude of organizations on campus taking initiative…

Members of the band Yarn Club play pop punk original songs and covers. Photo by Sarah Ruiz.
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Limelight: Yarn Club

Yarn Club is a student band inspired by Blink-182 and Green Day. Yarn Club is comprised of Matt Murphy ’18 on guitar, Sean O’Reilley ’19 on drums and vocals, Josh Jensen ’19 on bass, Chris Brunet ’19 on guitar and vocals and J’Remi Barnes ’19 on piano. The S&B’s Julia Echikson sat down with the…

Lizzy Eason '17 salsa danced in Grinnellians Got Talent this past weekend. Photo by Takahiro Omura.
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Grinnell’s Got Talent ends philanthropy week

by Reed Essex essexree@grinnell.edu Grinnellians Got Talent presented a stage for students to celebrate different talents on campus. Put on by the Student Alumni Council, Weekend, All Campus Events and Second Year Council, Grinnellians Got Talent finished National Philanthropy Week — a way to give back to individual colleges on a national level. This week…

TEDxGrinnellCollege invited alumni to connect their experiences at Grinnell with their lives after Grinnell through the theme "Bursting the Bubble." Contributed photo.
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TEDxGrinnellCollege invites alumni

by Graham Dodd doddhenr@grinnell.edu At the second annual TEDxGrinnellCollege event, “Bursting the Bubble,” alumni spoke about connecting their experiences at Grinnell with their lives after Grinnell through individual stories. The event took place on Nov. 5 in Roberts Theatre. Meghna Ravishankar ’17 said the theme was carefully chosen to be broad enough to ensure that…

Andrew Lieman '19 and Lauren Schweitzer '20 plan Mafia study breaks. Photo by Sarah Ruiz.
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Goon Club plays Mafia

by Philip Kiely  kielyphi@grinnell.edu The Grinnell Goon Club, which meets every Saturday at 1 p.m. in Younker lounge, is a study break group centered on the party game Mafia. Mafia is based on lies, manipulation, people reading and statistics. “[Mafia] can be very simple or very complicated,” said Andrew Lieman ’19, co-founder of the club….

The Biology SEPC consists of Emily Adam '17, Ashley Murphy '17, Jarren Santos '17, Michael Kamp '18, Emily Kozik '18 and Rae Kuhlman '18. Photo by Mayu Sakae.
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Get to know SEPCS: Biology

by Andrea Baumgartel  baumgart1@grinnell.edu Similar to a mitochondrion, the Biology Department is a powerhouse, with an powerful SEPC squad. Like all SEPCs, it serves as a liaison between faculty and students, meeting to plan study breaks, survey both students and faculty and represent the department within SGA and Academic Affairs. “We don’t just plan study…

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ISO Food Bazaar amuses tastebuds with diverse foods

by Mineta Suzuki  suzukimi17@grinnell.edu Every year, the Food Bazaar offers intriguing and delightful opportunities to sample flavors from more than 20 different countries. This year, it’s expected to be more vibrant than ever. The Food Bazaar, which takes place on Sunday, Nov. 13th this year, is one of the most popular events hosted by the…