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Q&A: Dr. Daniolos on treating autism

Peter T. Daniolos, M.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, child and adolescent psychiatrist, and member of the Autism Center of Excellence, visited Grinnell on Wednesday to deliver a lecture entitled “Psychosocial Interventions for Autism Spectrum Youth.” He discussed the various changes the diagnostic spectrum for autism…

SGA offers student-driven social prize

By Mariam Asaad Amid the constant barrage of emails that seem to be flooding Grinnellians’ inboxes, there was a recent one with the subject line, “Student Service Challenge.” This campus-wide email sent by SGA Student Services Coordinator and S&B Columnist Que Newbill ’11 refers to a new initiative on the part of SGA Student Services…

CDO unites interns, ships

By Kelsey Roebuck The Career Development Office (CDO) is prepared to handle all degrees of stressed out students, from those whose résumés are blank sheets of paper to those who cannot decide which internship is for them. As the application season ramps up, it may be useful to know just how much Grinnell College and…

Black history month, Grinnell and at large

By Liz Jang “Black history happens every day,” Resident Life Coordinator Michael Hunt said to the listeners of his KDIC radio show “Off the Clock.” This week, Hunt and fellow Resident Life Coordinator Arrion Dennis directed their show’s focus to the importance of Black History Month and its connotations in Grinnell. Streaming songs like India.Arie’s…

Notes From a Hopeless Romantic

In the short 18 years of my life, I have experienced many emotions: from rudimentary nervous responses such as happiness, sadness and anger to the more philosophical, intellectual ones such as ambivalence, apprehension and elation. Of all these emotions, however, none has been as powerful or strong as love. Not just any love, but love…

Stories and snacks in Lyle’s Pub

By Ellie Honan The Snack ‘n Chat in Lyle’s Pub is a great opportunity for free food and drinks (non-alcoholic) in Lyle’s Pub. It is geared towards enabling professors to get to know the other staff on campus as well as a diverse array of students. “I knew that our students have many avenues of…

Dance fee lifted

By Kevin Hong Students who want to take dance lessons do not need to worry about money anymore. After several years, Grinnell College has removed the $300 fee on the Dance Technique lessons. Before the removal of the fee, many students who were interested in dancing took the dance ensemble for extracurricular credit, partly to…

Bob’s offers new snacks at new hours

By Tamara Grbusic & Nate Powell-Palm In an effort to attract a broader student body and perhaps even earn some profits, the staff at Bob’s is hard at work with ideas to innovate and update the campus hub, including novelties on the menu, extended hours and a variety special events. “Well the menu up there…

Caroteenies, taken too soon?

By Will Hurd Grinnellians too busy to go to the Dining Hall often stop by the Spencer Grill to grab an Outtake for lunch or dinner. However, this academic year, Grinnell Dining Services made an abrupt change to the selection offered in their to-go meals, dropping baby carrots, or “carroteenies,” much to the dismay of…

Learn to get down

When I walk into a club, I expect to be welcomed by the heart-thumping bassline of Steve Angello’s latest club banger or Skrillex’s pure filthy wobbles. Instead I am eternally disappointed every time I enter Harris as my ears are assaulted by Ke$ha’s pop single ‘Tik-Tok’ for the millionth time. However, Ke$ha is the least…