Scarlet and Black

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The Scarlet and Black, or the S&B, is the official college newspaper of Grinnell College. It was the first college newspaper west of the Mississippi River and is currently in its 130th year of publication. The newspaper, typically 16 tabloid pages in length, is published in print most Fridays of the school year and online. Students primarily write the newspaper, although occasional letters from alumni or faculty are included. Funding comes from student fees and advertisers.

Recent Editors-in-chief

2009-10: Chloe Moryl '10, Johnny Buse '11

2010-11: Lucy Bloch-Wehba '11, Jai Garg '11

2011-12: Devin Ross '12, Solomon Miller '13

2012-13: Alyce Eaton '13, Eliza-Eve Leas '13

2013-14: Hayes Gardner '15, Lee Purvey '14

Grinnell is also home to the unofficial "B&S," which features satirical, made-up articles about current events both on and off campus.