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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Fire away!

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Sitting down for an unbuttoned talk with the former director of the CIA and Secretary of Defense is an opportunity world leaders might wish for, as would anyone interested in politics and international policy. Thursday morning, a group of six

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‘An internationally respected statesman’

President Barak Obama bestows the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, upon Denison alumnus Sen. Richard Lugar '54.

In a White House ceremony on Nov. 20, Denison alumnus and former U.S. Sen. Richard G. Lugar ’54 was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. The award, which was established by President John F. Kennedy

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Congress on campus

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Students in Assistant Professor Mike Brady’s “Politics of Congress” course are spending the semester as different people. It’s part of their coursework to assume the identity of a current U.S. senator and author legislation, arguing for issues through the lens

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White House honors

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On August 8, President Barack Obama announced that former Sen. Richard Lugar ’54, is one of 16 recipients of the 2013 Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. Other recipients include President Bill Clinton, late astronaut Sally Ride, singer Loretta

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Life on ‘the other hill’

Left to right: row 1: Nicole Jimenez '12, Sarah Kelly '12, Stephanie Hynes '12, Christina Bazak '12, Umeshi Rajeendra '13, Brooke Felts '12; row 2: Connor Ford '14, Robert Moore '12, Stephen Czujko '13, Atanu Chakravarty '13 row 3: Will Rumford '12. Andy Gordon '12, Sam Fleuter '13, Steven Profitt '12, Robert Gardner '12, William Altman '12.

Being a scholar in the summer definitely has its up side. Check out this group of Denison students who’ve spent four weeks interning in D.C. They’ve just fulfilled the four-week internship requirement for Denison’s unique Richard G. Lugar Program in

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Welcome, Madame Secretary

Welcome, Madame Secretary

Last Thursday morning, the 12 students in Associate Professor Andy Katz’s Foreign Policy Formulation class were sitting on the edge of their seats in the Burton D. Morgan Center, watching excitedly for the arrival of a special guest. Then she

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Threat reduction in Africa

Threat Reduction In Africa

On Nov. 14, Senator Richard G. Lugar ’54 (R-Ind.) returned from a trip to Africa where he and a panel of Pentagon arms experts inspected sites that represent a new wave of international security concerns. In Uganda and Kenya, they visited

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