Everyone on campus was invited to have their picture taken in whatever state of undress they felt most comfortable, while eating food and hanging out with other like-minded students. With the consent of the photographed person the pictures were later used in a public display contrasting the difference between reality and the media’s portrayal of body image.
With the announcement of the thirteenth college president fresh on most people’s minds, the reactions on the campus pertaining to President-elect Kington have ranged from elation to skepticism. The conversation topic is buzzing amongst not just the student body but within the faculty offices and staff rooms as well.
Ian Roberts ’87 discusses his adventures in sketch comedy including his time at Grinnell. Roberts is also the co-founder of Upright Citizens Brigrade and will be starring in a new TV show Players on Spike. Matthew Bachtell ’13 spoke with Roberts over the phone on Wednesday.
Last weekend, almost 30 Grinnellians attended the Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference (MBGLTACC) in Madison, Wis. to discuss sexuality, gender and queer issues.
If you drive out of Grinnell heading east on Highway 6, 25 miles later you’ll come upon Ladora. It would be easy to pass through this town of 287 people without much of a pause—right past the tightly clustered rows of houses, the boarded up main street, the non-descript city hall and fire station, and the Ladora Stora gas station— if it weren’t for the majestic old Ladora Savings Bank Bistro right in the middle of it.
For most Chicago-bred Grinnellians, their journey to Grinnell usually begins the same way—Marlene Jacks.
For Harry Horn of Middleton, WI, what began as a metaphorical tagline for safe sex to sell on T-shirts became a business plan with a specific mission to help prevent the spread of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among young teens.
To most, Valentine’s Day is the holiday, which is popularly considered to be the bane of the single person’s existence. To others, it is the reason why so many people are born in November.
On Oct. 10, 2009, the Kum & Go, located on the corner of 5th and West, was demolished. Students, perhaps faculty, and community members alike were left with limited options from which to procure their light night slurpees or packs of chocolate doughnuts for the dark winter months, including the entirety of Hell Week and finals week.
The Coffee Cup’s local and national reputation is built on more than just pie though—as their menu says, they take “extreme pride” in all their “made-from-scratch cooking.” The café is ranked by the Des Moines Register as one of 100 places to eat before you die and named one of 500 best places to eat before its too late in the book Road Food.