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Senior creative writing majors celebrate their finished writing projects

LIZ ANASTASIADIS & ISABELLA ANTONELLI — As the spring semester draws to a close, seniors are finding ways to make their last mark on Denison’s campus. Whether this be through their last game, final speech or chemical reaction, they are finding ways to transition into adulthood and further their lives after Denison. The creative writing department is [...]

May 10, 2018 The Denisonian Arts and Life 0

Fringe Festival closes out a year of theater

Denison’s Fringe Festival, though an annual event, was particularly sentimental this year. Ace Morgan Theatre, a Denison University staple since 1956, is scheduled to be demolished at the end of this semester to make way for the new Michael D. Eisner Center for the Performing Arts. Though this new arts center will be a more [...]

May 10, 2018 Nina Cosdon Arts and Life 0

The brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. celebrate “Alpha Week”

In appreciation of their culture, the brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. celebrated “Alpha Week” from April 16 to 22. With a range of planned events, the goal was to allow students to engage with and appreciate the Black community.   The fraternity was first founded in 1906, and seeks the empowerment of Black [...]

May 10, 2018 Sanaya Attari Arts and Life 0

Celebration of research commemorates students’ unique interests

The academic year is coming to a close, and for some seniors this means the end of months, semesters and even summers of intensive research. At the presentation held this past Thursday, each researcher was given three minutes to present their work to a small crowd of faculty, students and administrators. They were directed to [...]

May 10, 2018 Casey Trimm Arts and Life 0

La Fuerza Latina hosts a week of events embracing Latinx culture

La Fuerza Latina embraced their Latin roots and identity at Denison through a week full of events ranging from film screenings to cook offs to karaoke night. The purpose of the week was to inform the campus of Latinx traditions. LFL, while trying to be as inclusive as possible, showed how diverse, different and special [...]

May 10, 2018 Casey Trimm Arts and Life 0

Fresh Check Day raises awareness for mental health

HEATHER BORLAND — Suicide is the second leading cause of death among college students. The American College Health Association found that, in the past year, more than 30 percent of college students felt so depressed that it was difficult to function. Whisler Center for Student Wellness and Active Minds, in conjunction with The Jordan Porco Foundation (JPF), [...]

May 10, 2018 The Denisonian Arts and Life 0