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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When Liza Hudock ’12 prepared for her trek up Mount Rainier, she needed to be ready for anything. In her pack she had the necessities: four days’ worth of food and clothing, a tent, sunscreen, an avalanche transceiver, sunglasses (especially

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Every second counts


In 2011, a young woman recorded a second of every day on video. At the end of the year, she compiled all the clips, set them to music, and put the video online for friends and family. Although it wasn’t

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Written By: Emily Hopcian '12

Going back to give back

Going Back To Give Back

If you follow TheDEN or DenisonBigRed.com, you know about Makorobondo Kamongwa “Dee” Salukombo ’12. Now the world knows about him, too, because on Friday, the Associated Press wire service published a story by Rusty Miller called “So many angels have

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Photo Credits: Mike Munden, The Columbus Dispatch

‘Make it count’

'Make It Count'

A steady drizzle may have been falling outside the doors of the Mitchell Center, but indoors the atmosphere was anything but damp, as smiling graduates, beaming parents and delighted faculty and friends celebrated the graduation of the 513 members of

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Just can’t say enough about Dee

Just Can't Say Enough About Dee

The Columbus Dispatch is talking about Makorobondo Kamongwa “Dee” Salukombo ’12 again, and we wanted to make sure everyone had the chance to read sportswriter Rob Oller’s story that was published, not coincidentally, on the day of Denison’s commencement. Dee

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Where the exploration begins

Where Exploration Begins

During finals week, students typically spread out to every spare corner of campus, weighted down with books and laptops and the stress that defines this time of the semester. For an hour or so last week, however, the student workers and

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Doctor, teacher, difference maker

Doctor, Speaker, Difference Maker

This year’s commencement speaker is the kind of person who changes lives—in fact she helps make life possible for thousands of people both here in the United States and around the world. Ellen Gould Chadwick ’75 is a doctor, teacher

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Senior sensations

Distinguished Denisonians

Last week, 25 outstanding Denison seniors were recognized for their achievements in leadership. The Distinguished Leadership Awards are presented annually to graduating seniors, recognizing their extraordinary commitment to excellence and leadership, as well as their dedication to Denison and surrounding

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