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The woe that is Gen Ed requirements

May 11, 2018 The Denisonian Opinion, Staff Editorials 0

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 [...]

Cissxism at Denison Is Common

May 11, 2018 The Denisonian Blog, Opinion 0

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 [...]

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

May 11, 2018 The Denisonian Blog, Opinion 0

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 [...]

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

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

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. [...]

An Open Letter to the Republican Party

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

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 [...]

Head Residents to be replaced by hired professionals

May 11, 2018 Brooke Holland DCGA Weekly Report, News 0

Denison has officially decided to make a change to the Head Resident position here on campus. Instead of hiring students, they will now be seeking to hire professional staff to fulfill the duties of Head Residents on a full-time basis. Over the past year this change has been discussed frequently [...]