Under Chess

Hot new club at Grinnell

By Colin Ludlow ludlowco@grinnell.edu Fire artists Chloe Pachovas ’14 and Pelle Hall ’14 staged an exclusive demonstration of their unique craft for the S&B last Tuesday night. Armed with a staff and a tool similar to a flail, the pair demonstrated Grinnell’s latest art form on Mac Field. Let’s start with the basics. What do…

Coaches Can’t Get Enough Of Grinnell

By Darwin Manning  manningd@grinnell.edu While many students develop a great love for Grinnell and embrace the College and town as their second home and family, perhaps none feel such an unwavering connection as those who, after being students, go on to teach or coach. This is undoubtedly the case for four head coaches who also…

Celebrating Mando

By S&B Staff newspapr@grinnell.edu Armando Montaño ’12, recent Grinnell alumnus and former editor and writer for the Scarlet & Black, died on June 30, 2012 in Mexico City. He was 22. Armando, known affectionately as Mando, was a summer intern for the Associated Press in Mexico City. He was eager to be starting journalism school…

Familiarize yourself with the [un]familiar

By Meg Schmitt schmittm@grinnell.edu The current show at the Grinnell Arts Centre and Gallery, entitled [un]familiar, is the culmination of work from this summer’s Emerging Artist Residency program at Grin City Collective. The Grin City Collective supports a group of newly graduated artists at a local Grinnell farm as part of a four-week program that…

SEG Wins Competition, Visits MTV, White House

By Kelly Pyzik  pyzikkel@grinnell.edu Last March, six members of the Social Entrepreneurs of Grinnell (SEG) visited the White House to be recognized for their contributions to the Grinnell community and beyond. SEG placed third in a national competition called the Campus Champions of Change Challenge that was launched by the White House. After being chosen…

True Grinnellians: Tigers Grow Into Pioneers

By Kelly Pyzik pyzikkel@grinnell.edu For many Grinnell College students, the trip back to school involves buses, airplanes, or long road trips, but for some students, move-in day requires just a short drive down the block. Twenty-four students currently at Grinnell College also call Grinnell, IA, their hometown and some have lived here for most of…