Photo by Hung Vuong. Members of the Student Organization of Latinx are working hard to plan events in celebration of Latin culture.

Student Organization of Latinx celebrates Latin Heritage Month

By Graham Dodd  doddhenr@grinnell.edu The United States’ Latinx Heritage Month is celebrated from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. This year, Karolina Marquez-Gil ’17, co-leader of Grinnell’s Student Organization of Latinxs known as SOL, is helping to organize the College’s celebration.  “The whole point of Latinx Heritage Month is just to promote awareness of Latinx culture…

Photo by Sarah Ruiz. The Physics SEPC consists of Rachel Bass '19, Peter Cipriano '19, Androniki Mitrou '17, Higinio Jasso '17, Allison Bartz '18 and Sarah McCarthy '19. SEPC members are now required to go through implicit bias training.

SEPCs attempt to reduce implicit bias through required trainings

By Lily Bohlke bohlkeli@grinnell.edu This marks the first year that Student Educational Policy Committee (SEPC) members have been required to attend implicit bias trainings with Lakesia Johnson, Chief Diversity Officer of the College. Implicit biases are present everywhere, especially in academic environments. Although people acting according to their implicit biases do not necessarily intend to…

Photo by Garrett Wang. Reed Essex '19, Jacob Leder '20, Hameed Weaver '17, Dhruv Gupta '17, Logan Stuart '19 and Deniz Sahin '20 come together to share homemade beats and practice freestyling. A performance is coming up soon.

Cypher club provides alternative freestyle and beat forum

By Lily Bohlke bohlkeli@grinnell.edu If you walk into Gardner Lounge on a Wednesday or Saturday night, you’ll hear homemade beats and rotating freestyles from the Cypher Club. This club is a student-run organization intended to provide a freestyle forum that serves as an alternative space different from other parts of campus. Cypher Club came from…


Limelight: The Wellness

The Wellness has made an impression at student music forums like the newly minted Tiny Dorm concerts, as well as the Grinnellian last year. The band, which is made up of Nathan Calvin ’18, Jacob Getzoff ’18, Justin Leuba ’18, Corey Simmonds ’17 and Michael Owusu ’17, was formed spring semester of last year. This…

Radhika Malaviya ’18, Anna Warm '19, Vivian Cheslack '19, Leina’ala Voss ’18 and Jinlin He '18 sit on the porch of Art House, a new project house. Photo by Garrett Wang.

Art House bridges divide between art and students

By Candace Mettle mettleca@grinnell.edu Watch out, Bucksbaum, there’s a new Art House in town. Last year, Jinlin He ’18 and Qianxue “Sno” Zhao ’19 decided to bring a student residential art space to Grinnell to foster and increase recognition of abilities and interest. Thus, Art House on 1023 Park St. was born just a couple…


On campus farm initiated by Center for Prairie Studies

By Michael Cummings cummings@grinnell.edu Students passionate about local foods could soon be able to get their hands dirtier in the realm of food justice — literally. Grinnell College may become home to its very own on campus farm, as a proposal initiated by the Center for Prairie Studies may soon get the administrative green light….


Day in the Life: Phoebe Schreckinger ’19

8:30 a.m.—Hold down power button for 5 seconds. The machine is starting up. 9:00 a.m.—Grab reserve battery pack, you never know. 9:15 a.m.—We find our Hero among her contemporaries. Bustling and buzzing — they are getting ready for another day at the hive. 9:30 a.m.—Pretend to drink cup of coffee. If they see you participating…