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Moonberries kicks off as a new band presence on campus

When you are a freshman, it can be hard to make friends. However, two freshmen took on a more difficult task in their first semester: making a band. Meet the Moonberries or, as their friends call them, Meatpile. The Moonberries consist of Steve Wright ‘19 on bass, Dan Timmermann ‘19 on guitar, Andrew Burklow ‘21 [...]

November 15, 2017 Chloe Sferra Arts and Life 0

Inspire, Diversify, Move.

They call themselves IDM for short— and they are the hottest new group on campus. The hip-hop dance crew made their debut at the D-Day performances on Friday evening in front of Slayter Hall. “The first performance’s emphasis was making our mark and bringing a new style to Denison’s culture,” dancer Alex Drumm Jr. ‘20, [...]

November 7, 2017 Taylor Shook Arts and Life 0

KYLE headlining D-Day was “really, really average”

Savannah Delgross and Grace Rooney The indoor track of the Mitchell Center transformed into a cesspool of millennial madness for the 2017 D-Day concert. It was packed with intoxicated students snapchatting, fist pumping (do people still say that?) and pretending to know the lyrics to the rap songs of this year’s musician, KYLE. Effervescent and [...]

November 7, 2017 Savannah Delgross Arts and Life 0

La Fuerza Latina hosts Dia de Los Muertos

Noor Qadri Students couldn’t help but enjoy their time at El Dia de los Muertos celebration, hosted by La Fuerza Latina, an organization on campus that promotes awareness of Latin culture. Attendees snacked on soft sugary bread and decorated sugar skulls with frosting.   On November 2, the organization hosted El Dia de los Muertos, [...]

November 7, 2017 The Denisonian Arts and Life 0

Burpees 24-hour show fundraises for hurricane relief

Nina Cosdon At exactly 10 p.m. on Saturday night, Herrick Auditorium was filled with applause as the audience gave Burpee’s Seedy Theatrical Company a standing ovation. They were cheering not just for a great show, but for the Burpees’ successful completion of 24-hours of nonstop improvisation. An impressive feat, but perhaps even more impressive was [...]

November 7, 2017 The Denisonian Arts and Life 0

Beauty Bites Beast

SANAYA ATTARI ‘20 STAFF WRITER In a world where women are discouraged to fight, it takes only the efforts of a few individuals to help change this way of thought. On Wednesday evening, folks gathered in Slayter Auditorium for the screening of “Beauty Bites Beast”. This powerful documentary revolves around self-defense for women, and how [...]

November 2, 2017 The Denisonian Arts and Life 0