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The woe that is Gen Ed requirements

STAFF EDITORIAL — General Education Requirements, better known as Gen. Eds., are a set of certain classes that students are required to complete by the time they graduate. These courses help ensure that students develop core liberal arts competencies and encounter a broad range of liberal arts inquiries- social, scientific, humanistic and artistic. These requirements expose [...]

May 11, 2018 The Denisonian Opinion, Staff Editorials 0

Cissxism at Denison Is Common

OMARI GARRETT — I debated a while with myself whether or not to discuss myself in such an open way, but, in writing, I have come to consider who I am speaking for and the communities I represent. After appearing on Tucker Carlson it became, briefly, a topic of discussion amongst some Dension students how I described [...]

May 11, 2018 The Denisonian Blog, Opinion 0

Mass Incarceration: Racialized Social Control in the U.S.

MAE ROSENTHAL — In the United States today, we have grown numb to modern-day racial injustice. Although the rights of African-Americans today are ostensibly equal to those of white Americans, black Americans still suffer oppression, albeit in more subtle ways than that of chattel slavery or the Jim Crow laws. I argue to anyone reading this that [...]

May 11, 2018 The Denisonian Blog, Opinion 0

I’m so ready to go home, but not without reflection

I’m so ready to go home. Who’s with me? My sophomore year has been a damn mess… a mess that I wouldn’t want to change for the world though. While I thought I learned so much during my first year at Denison, sophomore year proved that to be completely wrong. For me, during my first [...]

May 11, 2018 Josh Lee Editor's Corner, Opinion 1

An Open Letter to the Republican Party

The Republican Party as we know it is closing in on death. What was once the party of Lincoln, Reagan and Eisenhower is long gone and it has instead been replaced with racism, bigotry and white-supremacy. I’m ashamed to consider myself a party of the “Grand Old Party.” Why are we, college aged Republicans, allowing [...]

May 11, 2018 Nathaniel Beach Editor's Corner, Opinion 2

Litter is not Kind

Each time someone posts in the Denison Student Body page on Facebook, my phone notifies me with a resounding ding. I’m sure this daily interjection is something I could fix in my settings, but the ensuing updates are generally informative or amusing.  A poster advertising an upcoming event, a lost key, phone or necklace, a [...]

May 10, 2018 Shanti Basu Editor's Corner, Opinion 0