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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Olympic hopeful is on track


Makorobondo Kamongwa “Dee” Salukombo ’12 doesn’t avoid hard things. The chemistry major adopted a new country and culture ten years ago when he moved to Cleveland from Uganda, where he and his family had fled as refugees from the Democratic

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Video Credits: Chelsie Corso - Refugee Services Collaborative of Greater Cleveland

A summer in Senegal


Last year, Grace Bachmann ’17 became the first first-year student in Denison history to be awarded a Davis Project for Peace prize—an initiative that funds 100 college students each year to design and implement projects that will help build peace

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Written By: Rose Schrott ’14

Posse pride

Abdi Ali ’13 is one of four Posse Scholars highlighted in a recent article from the Boston Posse Quarterly.

Denison has been partnering with the Posse Foundation since 2000 when it welcomed its first class of Scholars from Chicago. Now, as the college enters its ninth year with Posse Boston, a Posse Boston Quarterly article took a look at

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Photo Credits: Hung Tran ’15

Home is where the heart is

Home Is Where The Heart Is

This is a story that started when Makorobondo Kamongwa Salukombo ’12 was forced by war to flee his childhood home in the Democratic Republic of Congo when he was 12 years old. “Dee,” as we’ve all come to know him,

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Mumbai movie-makers

From left, Megan Keaveney and Sibylle Freiermuth

Last year just before graduation, Megan Keaveney and Sibylle Freiermuth were awarded a Davis Projects for Peace prize of $10,000 to work with the Women of India Network (WIN). They planned to make a couple of documentaries that chronicled the

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Making peace

Making Peace

Sibylle Freiermuth and Megan Keaveney just won $10,000 — but these seniors are not going to Disney World. Instead, they’re headed to India this summer with a goal of empowering women who live in the slums of Mumbai. The $10,000

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Water of life

Mark Magnus ’11, Eric Stachura ’11, Lin Mu ’11

This summer a trio of Denison students spent a month living with families in rural China. They hosted clean-water workshops, gave books about the subject to the local library, and donated special water buckets and disinfectants to the residents and

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