Summer 2016

In this Issue

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A conversation with Zander Cannon ’95 and Kevin Cannon ’02
What happens when expectations and real life collide?
Concerned Black Students’ 50-year history at Grinnell College

Zander: Inspiration’s a real thing. If I get it at home, I’ll try to write it out or sketch it out, but you can’t do a whole comic on inspiration alone.

Kevin: Unless you want to make the leap to go pro, it’s good to have a day job so you can just do the... Read more.

Grinnell’s second annual Scarlet & Give Back Day, held April 7, set a new, one-day record for the number of donors to the College.
Carolyn “Kay” Swartz Bucksbaum ’51 wants to expand global opportunities at Grinnell.

Recipients have stellar achievements in the arts, public service, and education.

Among the 2016 Grinnell Prize winners is, for the first time, a Grinnell College graduate.