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- Who's the Sexiest Man of 2013? Would you believe it's Grinnell's own Kumail Nanjiani '01? Do you think he's sexy? Wanna take a look?
- The $10 Microscope: About Kenji Yoshino '11 and his invention... and how you can make your own in 20 minutes.
- On the Rights of the American Voter: Abby Rapoport '08 appears as a roundtable guest in two segments of MSNBC's "Up with Steve Kornacki." View the videos.
- What's the Word: Grant Faulkner '87 inspires nearly a half-million would-be novelists — more than 150 of them in Grinnell — to write 50,000 words during a 30-day international writing marathon, the largest event of its kind. Read all about it.
- Our Quintessential Polymath. Bennett Bean '63 has an exhibit of furniture on view in Philadelphia's Gravers Lane Gallery. Read more.
- Our Famous Jazzman. Herbie Hancock '60, Grinnell alumnus and revered jazz figure, is among five artists to receive the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors. Read more.
- One Year, One Emmy. One year out of Grinnell and Kyle Espinosa '12 has an Emmy to his name. “I’m working on making more slime for prime time!" says the video developer for the Nickelodeon television channel. Read more.
- Our Public Intellectual. Sam Tanenhaus ’77 is the country’s archjournalist. Read more.