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Concentration chairs will now be compensated for their work.
Concentration numbers up, chairs to be compensated
Sarah Evans, Opinions Editor • April 29, 2024

Some concentration chairs may now be compensated for their duties, contingent upon a faculty vote on several recommendations posed by the Executive Council.  The recommendations, found in the Faculty Meeting notes from April 15, will be voted on by...

Five faculty and staff members provide funding to projects that need financial support. As Catalyst grows, funding would become more competitive.
Catalyst incubator elevates student initiates
Zoe Zappas, Staff writer • April 29, 2024

The Catalyst, Grinnell College’s student-led idea incubator, held its first full-fledged launch this past Wednesday, April 24, featuring 10 student project presentations.    The Catalyst functions primarily as an organization to connect community...

Grinnell College’s annual Titular Head (TitHead) student film festival has been a longstanding tradition, serving as a cinematic celebration of Grinnell culture.
History Takeover: A TitHead Tale
Claire Giannosa, Staff writer • April 27, 2024
Carolyn Rivero `26 makes a pass at regionals.
Nora Kohnhorst, Staff Writer • April 29, 2024

The Grinnell College women’s ultimate frisbee team, the Grinneleanor Roosevelts (Svelts), will compete in the national USA Ultimate Division...

The Honor G logo on the wall of the Charles Benson Bear 39 Recreation and Athletic Center weight room. The logo will no longer be printed on new athletic gear according to multiple coaches and athletes.
Coaches say they were asked to remove Honor G logo from gear and uniforms as College reassess branding
Henry Horn, Staff Writer • April 27, 2024

Grinnell coaches say they've been asked to refrain from printing Grinnell College's "Honor G" logo on any new gear until further notice, according...

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Comic: False Spring
Comic: False Spring
ET Ourn, Graphic Designer • April 7, 2024

Comic: You Are What You Eat
Comic: You Are What You Eat
Gabriela Roznawska, Graphic Designer • April 7, 2024

Comic: Ambroos and Wilhelmina van Buskirk the Tulip Fairies
Comic: Ambroos and Wilhelmina van Buskirk the Tulip Fairies
Henry Loomis, Graphic Designer • April 7, 2024

An inside look at Grinnell's Stew Makerspace
Sadie Staker, Video Editor • May 15, 2024

Stew Makerspace student employees Matilda Carne `24, Mariposa Condron `27 and Nathan Hoffman `24 give The S&B a tour of the space. The...

The Merciful Marilyn Michael reaches towards her adoring fans.
QPOC Cabaret: Drag celebrates with Burlesque
Evelyn Wilber, Staff Writer • April 29, 2024

Sex appeal, rebirth, Jesus and Judas as toxic lovers — these are just a few words to describe the drag show that took place on Friday,...

The gamelan ensemble incorporates percussion and wind instruments.
Spotlight on Balinese Sound Ensemble
Zoe Zappas, Staff Writer • April 29, 2024
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The Grinnell-Newburg School District in rural central Iowa is facing nearly $1 million in budget cuts for next school year after a vote by the school board in March. The district, among swirling accusations of who to blame for the financial crisis, is struggling to retain staff and maintain morale. Across Iowa, many school districts are encountering similar challenges.
Inside a rural Iowa school district’s fight to save public education
Zach Spindler-Krage, News Editor • April 29, 2024

When Kevin Hosbond was teaching English and coaching speech in the rural southeast Iowa school district of Fairfield, his position was on the...

Letter to the Editor: Required Meal Plans
Letter to the Editor: Required Meal Plans
Tim Yu `26 May 1, 2024

A few weeks ago, Grinnell College’s website proudly displayed “Grinnellians embrace multiplicity and question convention” — it has...

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