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“‘Now I work here — to realize that this is my history, this is my story, blows me away,’ said Mr. Alexander, 45, an executive assistant in Georgetown’s office of technology commercialization. ‘I have been really emotional as I learned about my ties to the university.’”

- Jeremy Alexander ’94, quoted in “Tracing His Roots, Georgetown Employee Learns University Sold His Ancestor,” The New York Times, March 24, 2017

“I think my favorite Grinnell story is the ‘Always Open’ convenience store changing their name to ‘Almost Always Open.’ #SmallTownUSA”

- Alex Mitchell ’17, Twitter

“Overheard at Grinnell College at 4 a.m.: ‘The more I learn about political science the more I’m aligned with communist values.’”

- Max Fenton ’19, Twitter

“College brochure material.” 

(Zaw Bo ’18 pictured)

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- Meghna Ravishankar ’17, Instagram

“Overheard at Grinnell College at 4 a.m.: ‘The more I learn about political science the more I’m aligned with communist values.’”

- Max Fenton ’19

“Grinnell has ruined me because now I think that a Stylish Look™ is Birkenstocks with socks.”

- Hannah Boggess ’18, Twitter

“Grinnell College: a perpetual complaint about capitalism.”

- Morgane Garnier ’19, Twitter

"Cummings, Michael. ‘Angst, Politics and Drywall: An Ethnography of the Burling Bathroom Walls.’ Grinnell: Grinnell College Press, 2023"

- Michael Cummings ’18, Twitter

“Reject the notion that there is one-size-fits-all in the social justice movement.”

- Kesho Scott, associate professor of sociology and American studies, speaking at the Women’s March on Iowa, Jan. 21, 2017

“If this tornado is about to hit Grinnell, I best be somewhere where there’s food.”

- Ashley Wehrenberg ’19, Twitter