by Michael Cavanagh, Professor of English
Twenty-seven years ago, renowned poet Seamus Heaney made a memorable visit to Grinnell College. Professor Michael Cavanagh's story of that visit includes an ice storm, "borrowing" alcohol from a bar set up for the trustees, a scorned student poet, and kitschy bric-a-brac from the Amana Colonies.
Good Night, and Good Luck:
The Movie's Offfstage Hero, Joseph Welch
by Duane Krohnke '61
The film Good Night, and Good Luck has put Grinnellian Joseph Welch 1914 once again in the limelight. Author Duane Krohnke reminds us that the terrors of McCarthyism are not far removed from the events of today.
The Dayton Miracle:
How a Television Station Changed Grinnell Forever
by Jacqueline Hartling Stolze
Why did a television station in Dayton, Ohio, of all places, have such a profound effect on the future of Grinnell College?
Tales from the Tenure Track
by Jennifer Hass
by Dan Weeks '80
Stalking Squirrels in College Land
by John Whittaker, Professor of Anthropology