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Administration holds Q&A on new alcohol policy

By Lily Seibert seibertl@grinnell.edu Marking the latest in a series of forums to discuss recent alcohol policy, Andrea Conner, Vice President of Student Affairs, and Sarah Moschenross, Dean of Students, held a Q&A wherein students could address remaining questions and concerns on September 11. The administration announced the new alcohol policies on August 1 and…

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Campus Senator election results: Fall 2016

The election results for SGA campus senators through the fall 2016-2017 semester are in! The results: CaNaDa (Cowles, Dibble and Norris): Zala Tomasic ’18, Charles Paquette ’19 and one seat left open Clangrala (Langan, Rawson, Gates and Clark): Charlotte Love ’19 and Andrew Zdechlik ’19 (via write-in) Smonker (Younker and Smith): Jackson Lea ’19 and…

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Rosenfield symposium features immigration experts

This week, the Rosenfield Program and the Institute for Global Engagement hosted a symposium called the Global Politics of Migration and Refuge. The symposium featured a large number of expert, alumni and refugee speakers who offered differing perspectives on this contemporary issue. One of the speakers, Rawan Arar, a doctoral student in sociology at the…

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Molly Schintler talks real food

Many groups on campus work towards improving Grinnell’s food system. For a long time, however, their battle has seemed impossible. Little administrative support has meant that students can only accomplish so much despite their best efforts. That all changed this summer when Molly Schintler was hired as the College’s first Real Foods Coordinator. This week,…

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Bats bite back

By Keli Vitaioli vitaioli@grinnell.edu Bats settled in Grinnell’s dorms and College-owned houses before the semester even started. The nocturnal creatures snuck into the residences through holes in vents, ceilings and closets. This led students to attempt to capture and release the animals, and, for the unfortunate few, a round of rabies vaccinations. Cherie Li, Mariam…

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College founds Institute for Global Engagement

By Ronnie Ruse rusevero@grinnell.edu Following recommendations that the College should foster and promote international education from the Global Grinnell Task Force and American Council on Education, the College has introduced the new Institute on Global Engagement. Under the leadership of Professor David Cook-Martín, Sociology, the Institute aims to create an integrated central hub to enhance…

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Patty Judge announces education policy

By Isabella Kugel kugelisa@grinnell.edu As November’s general election draws closer, the senate race  in Iowa continues to heat up. Democratic candidate and former Lieutenant Governor Patty Judge, who was recently endorsed by President Barack Obama, is campaigning against incumbent Republican Senator Chuck Grassley. One of the ways Judge is appealing to voters is through an…