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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….

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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…

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Tiny Dorm Concerts put self-gov in music

By Cassidy Hilburn hilburnc@grinnell.edu It’s a Saturday night, an hour before Harris. Many Grinnellians, rather than getting ready to go out, stand in respectful silence, waiting for their classmate to finish tuning her guitar. On Saturday, Sept. 3 in Food House, a crowd of students found a worthwhile pregame alternative: something called a Tiny Dorm…

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Back to school with funky fall fashion

By Mira Berkson berksonm@grinnell.edu Bardan Sigdel ’19 aims to be confident and outspoken, and his clean-cut style mirrors that. He makes a button-down and slacks look as effortless as a t-shirt and sweatpants (which he only breaks out on the weekends).  “This morning, I’m feeling super chill, like, I see a lot of people stressed…