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Gun Magazine Supplier Expands In College Town Known For Liberal Activism

AP | RYAN J. FOLEY | Posted 12.29.2013 | Politics

GRINNELL, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa college known for liberal activism is welcoming an unlikely neighbor: one of the nation's largest suppliers of high-ca...

Know Jack by the Numbers

Tim Chartier | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science
Tim Chartier

Jack Taylor? The numbers clearly tell us that he has a pretty deep gas tank. Moreover, scoring over 100 points in two games takes an amount of consistency that most think impossible in a 40-minute game.

How Do You Balance Work and Writing?

Khanh Ho | Posted 10.12.2013 | Books
Khanh Ho

Even though I often feel punch drunk, I would not give up this teaching experience for a hill of glittering, gleaming diamonds! So this has made me meditate about a pressing question that all writers must face: How do you balance the life of a scribbler with the demands of a steady job?

Top 10 Colleges with the Happiest Students

Unigo | Posted 10.30.2012 | College
Unigo

In today's installment of the 2013 Unigo College Rankings we're highlighting those campuses with students who overwhelmingly voted that they were as happy as could be!

Felix, Meet Oscar... What Incoming College Students (and Their Parents) Can Do Now to Prepare for Sharing Space

Houston Dougharty | Posted 10.10.2012 | College
Houston Dougharty

The person across the room is not required to be your future Maid of Honor or Best Man or even best friend for life, and realizing this may help to alleviate some of the pressure. Oftentimes, the best roommates aren't necessarily best friends.

The Google Doodle: A Tribute to Bob Noyce

Dr. Philip Neches | Posted 02.11.2012 | Technology
Dr. Philip Neches

Google celebrated the 84th birthday of Robert Norton "Bob" Noyce with a "doodle" depicting Google's name in the middle of a microchip. Noyce invented the integrated circuit shortly after founding Fairchild Semiconductor in 1957. The rest, as they say, is history.

Surviving the 'Holiday Homecoming': Conversations for Parents and First-Years to Have Before Winter Break

Houston Dougharty | Posted 02.11.2012 | College
Houston Dougharty

For many, the holiday season is one filled with reconnecting and spending time with family. Yet for first-year college students heading back home -- a...

WATCH: College Basketball Player Sets Record With 89-Point Game

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.23.2011 | Sports

There is usually some sort of drama when a sports record gets broken. With longevity records there is the long, march and the build up towards the cli...

It's Time to STEM the Loss of Science and Engineering Students

James M. Gentile | Posted 01.14.2012 | College
James M. Gentile

Generating home-grown engineers and scientists is crucial to ensuring our nation's leadership in the technological innovations that have fueled our economy for decades.

Police Cordon Off Grinnell Students From Bachmann Event

Posted 12.05.2011 | College

Grinnell students are certainly a political force to be reckoned with. On Tuesday, Michelle Bachmann made a campaign stop at Caroll's Pumpkin Patc...

The Role of Liberal Arts Colleges in Advancing Positive Social Change

Raynard Kington | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Raynard Kington

As a nation, we should treasure and support our liberal arts colleges, as they produce a disproportionate number of socially conscious innovators who have the capacity and motivation to change the world.

Heavy Recruiting In China Pays Off For US Colleges

The New York Times | Jacques Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

GRINNELL, Iowa -- The glossy color brochures, each crammed with photos depicting a Chinese student's high-achieving life from birth to young adulthood...

At Grinnell, Eggnog Is The New Four Loko

Scarlet & Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

This past Monday, Nov. 8, at 9 p.m., Jake "Stony" McVeigh '11 participated in the 2010 Eggnog Challenge at Entropy House. McVeigh tried, and ultimatel...

Grinnell Student SURVIVES Horrific Train Accident

Scarlet & Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

On Thursday March 18, the College sent a campus-wide e-mail informing students that Darwin Manning '13 was injured while attempting to board a train r...

Jeffrey Sachs Grinnell Speech: 'Let Us Invest In Peace More Than In War' (FULL TEXT)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Economist and Columbia University Earth Institute Director Jeffrey Sachs delivered the commencement address at Grinnell College on May 24. Below is th...

Robert Yin Dead: Grinnell Pole Vaulter Dies After Fall

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Robert Yin, a pole vaulter on Grinnell College's track and field team, died Tuesday after falling at a track meet last week. The sophomore, who grew u...

Science Education: The Value of Undergraduate Research

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
James M. Gentile

Growing concern about America's continued leadership in science and innovation is well- documented, and now new research offers hope. It provides, for...

Grinnell Shocked By Racist Incident

Scarlet & Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The largest sign outside the dining hall in the JRC reads, "We belong here." Students wrote this message in response to a public attack on the Lati...

How to Make Your Alma Mater Matter in LA

Sylvia Sukop | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Sylvia Sukop

You went to college back East, down South, or in the Midwest and whether you're five or 25 years out, now that you live in Los Angeles your relationsh...