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First year students learn to make their mark at DSO

September 13, 2017 The Denisonian Features 0

CHARLIE MOORE SPECIAL TO THE DENISONIAN On August 18 th at 6 a.m., a bus full of twenty-four students, six student leaders, and two faculty members departed to the nation’s capital for four days of intense bonding, Prior to the start of school, all first- years (aside from international stu- [...]

Chris Domenick brings artistic air to Denison curriculum

September 13, 2017 The Denisonian Features 0

MICAH FRENKIEL SPECIAL TO THE DENISONIAN Chris Domenick is a visiting assistant professor, a Philadelphia native and a jack of a medley of artistic trades. Like the majority of undergraduate students, Domenick did not begin his college career with a clear idea of how he wanted to spend the rest [...]

New professor discusses the meaning of religion in America

September 13, 2017 The Denisonian Features 0

NINA COSDON SPECIAL TO THE DENISONIAN Dr. Martha Roberts is one of Denison’s newest professors in the Religion Department, and she couldn’t be more passionate about her subject, saying that, “Studying religion really did change my life.” Roberts decided to choose an American Religions concentration because, “it’s very diverse; every [...]

Student overcomes extraordinary odds to make it to the hill

September 13, 2017 The Denisonian Features 0

CHARLIE SCHWEIGER SPECIAL TO THE DENISONIAN If you’ve seen a brightly colored hijab on campus with a smile that shines even brighter, you’re probably looking at first-year student, Sara Abou Rashed. Behind her smile lies a backstory that no one would predict. Rashed is a refugee from Syria, who sought [...]

Two students coordinated Aug-O this summer

September 10, 2017 Chloe Sferra Features 0

We’ve all been through it as Denison students: August Orientation. Through the meetings, information sessions and late night activities, Aug-O welcomes us to the university. The three day excursion seems like no big deal, yet it is one of the biggest planned events on campus. This year, freshman have Ben [...]

Meet Dr. Hosna Sheikholeslami, Denison’s Newest Professor

September 10, 2017 Rachel Epstein Features 0

Dr. Hosna Sheikholeslami is the department of sociology and anthropology’s newest faculty member. An Iranian-American born in Tehran, Iran and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area from age four, Sheikholeslami studied Comparative Literature at Berkeley, where she also started an interfaith dialogue council, an organization that remains on campus [...]