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Professor Vicki Bentley-Condit is in better shape than you

By Lucia Tonachel tonachel@grinnell.edu On January 15, Professor Vicki “The Breeze” Bentley-Condit, anthropology, ran the Maui Oceanfront Marathon. Besides being an impressive physical feat, the race in Wailea, Hawaii completed Bentley-Condit’s goal of running a marathon in each state plus Washington, D.C. Although she seems nonchalant about this accomplishment, it places her in an elite…

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Dining Hall recaps Super Bowl performance

By Julia Echikson echikson@grinnell.edu Two Sundays ago as the Super Bowl was set to begin, a projector screen was installed in the dining hall, allowing students to simultaneously eat and watch the event together. The Superbowl is one of several nights each semester that the dining hall transforms into a themed dinner. Past events have…

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Spotlight: Vinny Curta

By Jonathan Sundby sundbyjo17@grinnell.edu On Jan. 25, the Pioneers played a tight game with Cornell College. It was one of those tense games where every point matters, and in this atmosphere Vinny Curta ‘19 managed to put up 40 of them. Cornell answered Curta at each opportunity, however, and as the clock worked its way…

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The Bear and safe spaces: Do the two intersect?

By Alice Herman hermanal17@grinnell.edu During the first weeks of the spring semester, students have mobilized around the issues of gender bias and LGBTQ inclusivity at the fitness center of the Bear. Last semester, a student working at the front desk of the fitness center approached Murielle O’Brien ‘17 while she was exercising about an alleged…