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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They’re off!


Though it was spitting rain and a bit chilly, nothing could stop the Class of 2016 as its members made their way into the Mitchell Center to accept their diplomas and count themselves among the Denison alumni ranks. The ceremony

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Congratulations, Class of 2016!


The Class of 2016 is officially on its way to accomplish great things. Denison celebrated its 175th Commencement ceremony today with plenty of cheering, cap tossing, and even a giant inflatable piece of pizza. Curious? Check back on Monday for

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It starts with an idea


A couple of Denison students have an idea. It has to do with a run-down and abandoned building in Newark, Ohio, and the impact it could have on the economy of a city in need. Is it an idea that

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An adventure to remember

An Adventure To Remember

Every summer, just before fall classes begin, a number of first-years decide to put down their smart phones, pick up a backpack, and take a trip into the wilderness. In its 14th year, Denison Outdoor Orientation (DOO) is a chance

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Oh, what a night

Oh, What A Night

Applause and music from a brass quintet greeted the incoming first-year students on Thursday evening at the Induction Ceremony for the Class of 2016. They marched, two by two, from Swasey Chapel to the Reese~Shackelford Common, where brightly robed faculty

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Sweet ’16

Sweet ’16

The newest class of Denisonians got together on the Reese~Shackelford Common to pose their traditional class photo. The Class of 2016 photo shoot was part of the jam-packed schedule of academic, residential, and social events included in the four-day August

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Welcome home

Welcome Home

It’s one of our favorite days of the year. New students and their families arrived on campus this morning, ready to move in to the residence halls. There was plenty of information to process and tons of boxes, trunks, and

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Smart start

Smart Start

Now that a highly successful and well-attended Reunion Weekend has come and gone in Granville, summer at Denison can begin in earnest. And believe it or not, that means it’s time to start looking forward to the upcoming academic year.

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Photo Credits: Vivian Qin ’12

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