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FM takes over for Hamilton Travel

Students alert enough to notice on their travels during Fall Break probably realized they were, in fact, not being shuttled to their city of choice by Hamilton Travel. The business, which used to run shuttles from Grinnell to the Des Moines International Airport, Chicago and Minneapolis/St. Paul at the beginning and end of school breaks,…

Senator Harkin meets and greets

On Monday, Oct. 4, U.S. Senator Tom Harkin stepped up to the microphone in the JRC courtyard. He stopped in Grinnell to drum up support for the Democratic Party with a major focus on incumbent Eric Palmer the Democratic State Representative for District Number 77, which includes Grinnell . Palmer is in a close race…

Parents’ weekend runs smoothly

This past weekend, parents from all over the United States and even from countries as far as the Netherlands and India traveled to Grinnell for the 62nd annual Parents’ Weekend. Since the first Parents’ Day in 1949, the event has traditionally been held at the end of September or the beginning of October. “We were…

Student finally selected for committee

The three student seats on the Curriculum Committee have been conspicuously vacant from the start of the year until now. Though students from each academic division have now been selected, a drought of applicants caused a significant delay in the filling these vacancies. The difficulties of this year’s selection process has caused some Student Government…