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Do the walk not just the talk, Greek Life

RACHEL EPSTEIN AND CHLOE SFERRA If you have the opportunity to make change on this campus for the better, we hope you take it. Whether we like it or not, Greek life has this kind of power. Nearly all of the party life is influenced by sororities and fraternities, which means they also have the [...]

November 15, 2017 The Denisonian Editor's Corner, Opinion 0

It’s okay to not be okay: are we facing a mental health epidemic?

Manvi Jalan ’18 The first time I accepted I was depressed, I found myself walking out of a choir class in a stupor, trembling in the warm September air. I sat with a friend and told him I finally realised what he had been trying to tell me for months now. It comes back to [...]

November 9, 2017 The Denisonian Opinion 0

The Etymology of Bitch

“Let me explain to you what being a bitch is,” says drag queen Latrice Royale in season 4 of RuPaul’s Drag Race. My ears perk up.  Royale continues, “Being in total control of herself.” The first time someone called me a bitch, I was 13. I was in the cafeteria of my middle school and [...]

November 7, 2017 Rachel Epstein Editor's Corner, Opinion 0

A dire need for a better Health center

STAFF EDITORIAL Particularly in a small town like Granville with limited access to other healthcare options, Whisler Health Center is the primary resource for healthcare services for Denison students. All around campus are promotions for people to take control of their health – posters inside the bathroom stalls discussing proper self breast examinations, groups like [...]

November 5, 2017 The Denisonian Opinion, Staff Editorials 0

Never be afraid to say “I Love…”

REV. TIMOTHY CARPENTER I love Female Orgasm! I saw it in the elevator. I love Female Orgasm! I saw it on the walls. I love Female Orgasm! I saw it on the website. Well, I guess I now know…YOU love Female Orgasm! I am certain that you’ve read the name of the author of this [...]

November 5, 2017 The Denisonian Opinion 0

National Panhellenic women: we can do so much better

Campus party culture is a violent manifestation of patriarchy, racism and alcohol abuse. The majority of parties are hosted by Interfraternity council (IFC) men. They are held in dark, cramped apartments, where hosts and party-goers can engage in unsavory behavior, out of the sight of peer safety monitors and campus security. It’s a dangerous breeding [...]

November 5, 2017 Taylor Shook Opinion, Staff Editorials 0