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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Song & dance make D-Day


Although, as students like to remind each other wistfully, D-Day no longer involves canceling classes for the day, it remains a beloved Denison tradition. From the much-anticipated lip-dub video revealing the headliner artist each year to the festivities themselves, it’s

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Written By: Rachel Morrison '16
Photo Credits: Zane Osler '16 (T-Pain concert)

D-day tradition continues


Traditions are strong at Denison, where for the last 65 years, students have been surprised annually with a free concert, festival, and games. This year’s D-Day (short for Denison Day) was held on Friday (Oct. 10), allowing Denisonians to blow off

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Photo Credits: Tim Black Photography (Roost), Zane W. Osler '16 (Mitchell Center)

It was ‘alright’


Twitter lit up on Friday, D-Day 2013, as the campus community gathered on the Reese~Shackelford Common to dine on hot dogs, hamburgers, pasta salad, and apple cider. Student performers—rappers, dancers, and singers—took the stage to provide the entertainment. It was

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They’ve done it again


It’s a now a two-year-old tradition to use lip dub video as a way of announcing the guest artists who will be performing at D-Day. This year’s video was a huge undertaking with more than 300 students (and a cameo

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Video Credits: Hung Tran '15 (directed by Deniz Aydogan ’14 and Paige Robnett ’14)

Drum roll please …

Drum Roll Please ...

And the 2012 D-Day artist is … singer Mike Posner. The Denison Campus Governance Association (DCGA) announced the annual concert tradition in style thanks to a lip dub video featuring Posner’s “Cooler Than Me.” The video, which starts on the

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Video Credits: Hung Tran ’15

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