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Monthly Archives: January 2013

Introducing… The 2013 FreshBurps!

Introducing… The 2013 FreshBurps!

Every Spring semester, following a rigorous but memorable audition process, Denison’s premier improv troupe, The Burpees Seedy Theatrical Company, inducts a class of First Year Burpees, or FreshBurps, who spend the rest of the semester being subjected to all manner [...]

January 29, 2013 Arts and Life
Rococoa Wind Quintet serenades intimate Denison audience

Rococoa Wind Quintet serenades intimate Denison audience

On Tues. Jan. 22, the Rococoa Wind Quintet gave a fantastic performance in the Burke Recital Hall down the hill. Despite weather conditions (below freezing), a select few still showed up to see the performers play. The performers included Leslie [...]

January 29, 2013 Arts and Life
Inebriated Idol winner charms crowd

Inebriated Idol winner charms crowd

Going into Phillip Phillips this past Saturday, I thought I knew what to expect, and to be honest, I wasn’t particularly excited. Those around me, such as Senior John Hewson, echoed my uninformed ambivalence, saying, “All I know is he [...]

January 29, 2013 Arts and Life

Point/Counterpoint: Gun Control in the U.S.

After the tragic mass shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, CT, two schools of thoughts emerged on how to avoid this tragedy in the future. The N.R.A. and some conservatives say we should arm our teachers to protect students; [...]

January 29, 2013 Opinion
Editor’s Corner: Greek organizations need to examine values

Editor’s Corner: Greek organizations need to examine values

By Nick Garafola and Natalie Olivo Editor-in-Chief Emeritus and Forum Editor Emeritus Campus culture has once again become intolerable overnight. For the quiet nonGreek majority, Bid Day emerges from recruitment and rears its obnoxious head through AC/DC’s “Hells Bells” and [...]

January 29, 2013 Opinion
Staff Editorial: DCGA elections are overlooked by students

Staff Editorial: DCGA elections are overlooked by students

In recent years, the voter turnout in DCGA elections for senators and the president and vice president positions has been dismal. What’s worse, is that Denison students seem to show no interest in running for these important positions. Consider that outgoing [...]

January 29, 2013 Opinion