• Student Publication and Radio Committee | Grinnell College

    AN IDEA SPARKS.

    LET SPARC FUND

    YOUR CREATIVITY.

  • ABOUT

    The Student Publication and Radio Committee (SPARC) funds the publication of all student media projects on campus. The Student Activity Fee provides SPARC with its budget, with which the SPARC Executive and committee fund both long-running and single-edition student publications at the beginning of each semester. The Executive is comprised of the elected SPARC Chair and Vice-Chair positions, as well as the hired SPARC Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer, and the Committee consists of the Media Heads of each applying publication in addition to SPARC's Media Coordinator.

  • OPPORTUNITIES

    Interested in getting involved with student media? Check back here for applications!

  • SPARC CONSTITUTION

  • PUBLICATIONS

    The Grinnell

    Review

    Arts and Literary Magazine

     

    The Grinnell Review is a biannual arts

    and literary magazine published for over

    40 years on campus.

    The Scarlet &

    Black

    Weekly Newspaper

     

    The first newspaper west of the

    Mississippi, the Scarlet & Black reports on

    campus life, events, and news.

    The B&S

    Grinnell's Fake Paper

     

    A breath of humor and twisted

    commentary on campus and national

    news, the B&S publishes bi-weekly.

    KDIC

    Campus Radio

     

    KDIC 88.5 FM broadcasts daily student

    radio shows and provides DJs for campus

    events and parties.

    the GUM

    Grinnell's Underground Magazine

     

    As Grinnell's biannual commentary

    magazine, the GUM pops the campus

    bubble, dissecting news and opinion.

  • NEWS

     

     

  • BUDGET APPLICATION

    The budget application for Spring 2019 can be found at

    https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=Pp5PUsr6ZE-z7K2yuu6IB4KEKwhj-sFNnLdaH8eka_hUMTBMVldaR0NZMDJEQTJUNVpKTFA0MlpFTC4u

    Applications are due Friday, February 1st at 11:59 pm

     

    Please email sparcchair@grinnell.edu or sparcmoney@grinnell.edu if you have any questions or concerns!

  • FINANCES

    Payroll Procedure

    1. Fill out the payroll template. Email [sparcmoney] to request a copy.

    2. Before receiving payment, submit proper work forms to the Registrar.

    3. Send payroll template to [sparcmoney] and [sparcmoney2].

    4. Final date to submit payroll is on the 14th or last day of every month.

     

    Reimbursement Procedure

    1. Fill out the relevant information on this to be printed form. 

    a. Vendor number is student ID number.

    b. Address is Grinnell College mailing address.

    c. Leave account number, department, and approved by blank.

    d. On the form, write both the purpose of purchase and for which publication the purchase was made.

    2. Attach the receipt to be reimbursed to the check request form.

    3. Final date to submit reimbursements to the SPARC Treasurer's box in the Pub's office is on the first or third Thursday of every month.

  • EXECUTIVES

    Emma Foulkes

    Chair

    I'm Emma. I'm a 4th year Economics major with a Policy Studies concentration. I enjoy hanging out with my bunny and playing ultimate frisbee.

    Email: [sparcchair]

    Mira Tellegen

    Vice-Chair

    I’m Mira, from Piedmont California. I’m interested in the law and math. I like to cook and read, and I believe in the Oxford comma.

    Email: [sparcvc]

    Jasom Al-Adsani

    Treasurer

     

    Email: [sparcmoney]

    Tim Knight

    Assistant Treasurer

    I’m Tim Knight. I am from St. Louis Missouri. I enjoy Mock Trial and reading.

    Email: [sparcmoney2]

  • CONTACT

    Contact SPARC for further information

    regarding our campus involvement.