We're moving!

We're moving our new stories to Denison.edu, the college's super-sweet mothership. Over time, we'll be moving some of our best past stories from TheDEN over there too. In the meantime, we've made available an archive of all stories here. This archive will be available for a few months before this site is permanently shut down. See you at Denison.edu! - June 2016

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The home we love so well

Big Red Weekend at Denison University Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015.  (Photo by Timothy E. Black)

There’s something about this time of year that makes a person miss home. Perhaps it’s the changing leaves; maybe it’s the need for a heavier jacket; or it could be the apples growing ripe on our Ohio trees. It’s the

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A big red time

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Parents and alumni flocked to campus September 26-28 for Big Red Weekend, Denison’s one-stop homecoming/parents’ weekend extravaganza. A “first” this year was the Big Red Reunion Jubilee, a fall gathering for alumni who have already celebrated their 55th Denison Reunions.

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Written By: Rachel Morrison '15

Family matters

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  Philosophers love to enlighten and debate, and coffee’s as good a reason as any to get the conversation going. At the start of Friday (Oct. 4) afternoon’s philosophy coffee, Department Chair Steve Vogel mentioned that he’d just received an

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Written By: Rachel Morrison '16

What a weekend!

What A Weekend

Denison’s varsity sports teams defeated every opponent that came before them in Granville during Big Red Weekend (Oct. 4-6). On Friday,  men’s soccer downed Hiram on Barclay-Thomsen Field by a 2–1 score, and on Saturday, women’s soccer beat the Terriers, 3–1.

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A big start to Big Red Weekend

BIG RED WEEKEND

The first guests—parents, alumni, friends, and family—trickled in for Big Red Weekend on Friday (Oct. 4). Over the next few days, there were departmental open houses and athletic events and networking receptions. There were concerts and plays and displays of

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It’s Big Red Weekend!

It's Big Red Weekend!

As one of the biggest events of the year, Big Red Weekend, Sept. 28-30, is a fun gathering for parents, alumni and friends—together on campus all at once. It’s music, food, sports, gallery exhibits, academic open houses, even a few

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Not your typical weekend

Not Your Typical Weekend

There’s always a lot going on around here, but this past weekend was packed full of activities and campus was packed full of people. In addition to the usual suspects—students, faculty, and staff—more than 1,300 alumni, parents, grandparents, and kid

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A class act

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During Big Red Weekend, the college’s Varsity D Association inducted the class of 2011 into its Athletic Hall of Fame. Seven Denison graduates spanning six decades were honored, as was the entire national championship women’s swimming and diving team from

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The Hill is alive … with the sound of BRW

The Hill Is Alive … With The Sound Of BRW

Big Red Weekend is here once more. As students, alumni, faculty, staff, parents, family, and friends (whew!) descend on Denison to reconnect and reminisce, we thought we’d give you a glimpse of what the weekend has in store: Behold the

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Written By: Emily Hopcian '12

Big Red Weekend hits The Hill

Big Red Weekend Hits The Hill

Denison students and faculty are back to their usual schedules of classes and practices and rehearsals and homework, but remnants of Big Red Weekend still linger. The tent that hosted the Meet the Faculty Reception and several community meals is

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Big, Red, and a whole lot of fun

Big, Red and a Whole Lot of Fun

It’s time again for Big Red Weekend. That’s the time every fall when alumni, parents, and friends of the college gather on campus with students and faculty for a few days of remembering the past, looking to the future — and

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