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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Study Day in the library at Denison University, Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015.  (Photo by Timothy E. Black)

Another finals week — late nights, early mornings, study sessions, and (of course) some shenanigans as students scramble to make the most of their time left on the Hill. In the midst of all this activity, sleep can sometimes fall

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Solving the skyscraper


It’s an early April Friday afternoon in Physics 201. Our professor, Dr. Riina Tehver, walks into the classroom, glances over her students, and says “Glad to see that nobody is dead!” The comment receives tired but genuine laughter, and it’s

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Written By: Patrick Banner '18

Healthy and wise


Every college student has his or her own strategy for a successful finals week—energy drinks and late nights versus Pop-Tarts and early mornings; reviewing alone versus group study sessions; white boards versus index cards —the variations are endless and entirely

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Spring, sprang, sprung …

Denison University Tuesday, May 5, 2015. (Photo by Timothy E. Black)

The end of the spring semester always brings about conflicting worlds. Finals loom, but it can be hard to stay focused when the weather is warm and the days you have left to spend with Denison friends are few. Some

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William Howard Doane — in the gospel zone


At the gospel choir’s concert tomorrow evening, anyone who’s walked around a-quad will find one composer’s name startlingly familiar: William Howard Doane, the Baptist hymn-writer and Sunday school superintendent who has lent his name to both the library and administration

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Written By: Rachel Morrison '15

Less stress

Less Stress

When the results came in for the 2011 National College Health Assessment Survey, a survey done for the first time at Denison that year, Molly Thurlow-Collen, interim director of health services, and Catherine Champagne, coordinator of alcohol drug, and health

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Written By: Maggie Ranger '14

Lessons from the barn


It’s an unspoken rule: every student or group of friends has a “spot” during finals week. This is the place where they drink coffee, stare blankly at computer screens, pull their hair out over text books, and occasionally (depending on

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Written By: Rose Schrott '14

The library gets all warm and fuzzy

The Library Gets All Warm And Fuzzy

There’s nothing unusual about a crowded library during finals week. But Thursday afternoon, the atrium was overflowing with positively giddy students huddled around some very special guests—three dogs and a cat. The animals were visiting Denison courtesy of the library

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