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Peace Studies presentations enlighten, inspire

As every contestant in any pageant can attest to, every truly good person wants world peace. World peace has become a distant, vague and seemingly impossible aspiration that people often group together with the invention of the time machine. However, Ami Shrestha ’13 and Catie Scott ’10.5 are two students who studied and incited small-scale…

Day In the Life – Connie Coleman

4:45 a.m. — Crawl—I mean jump—out of bed. Hope that I don’t fall asleep in the shower! 5:15 a.m. — Start looking for something to bring to work for breakfast and lunch. Yep! Yogurt and leftover Hamburger Helper and an apple. Same thing almost everyday—boring. 6:00 a.m. —Leave home to drive to Grinnell from Malcom….

FAC combats body image stereotypes

This Saturday will mark the end of a week that invited students to honor and respect their bodies. Sponsored by the Feminist Action Coalition (FAC) each year, Love Your Body Week aims to combat negative body image stereotypes for both women and men. Clothing-optional is a term that is widely used to describe many of…

Zumba promises to get your body pumping

On Mondays and Wednesdays, inside of the Bear Athletic Center, if you follow the sound of the Latin and Caribbean music you’ll come across an enthusiastic Marlene Jacks, Intercultural Affairs Associate, leading a pack of Grinnellians in what may appear to be a dance class. This, however, is more than just any dance class. Zumba fitness…