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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The big red carpet


Lets face it, if you go to Denison or follow any of our social channels you can’t escape one of our favorite fun facts: Steve Carell ’84, “The World’s Best Boss” from The Office, the kind-hearted villain from Despicable Me,

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‘This is a kids’ movie. You are at Denison.’


On Sunday night (Oct. 12), students took a break from the mundane routine of studying for midterms to attend an event cloaked in mystery. Ever since it was revealed that Steve Carell ’84 and Jennifer Garner ’94 were co-starring in

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Written By: Rachel Morrison '15



If you’ve spent any time watching ABC during this week, you may have noticed something special: Denison — and more Denison. The first came during Wednesday (Oct. 1) night’s episode of ABC’s The Middle, “The Loneliest Locker.” Sue Heck, the

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Written By: Rose Schrott '14

Denison goes to the movies


What happens when two Denisonians make a movie together? The cast and crew found out on the set of Disney’s Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, which opens nationwide on Oct. 10. Steve Carell ’84 and

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Photo Credits: Miguel Aguilar, PacificCoastNews

Getting silly with Steve


It’s not news. It’s not life-changing. But it’s Spring Break, so here’s some silly fun with Steve Carell ’84 chatting with Jimmy Fallon about his new movie, his first date, and his gig as a DJ on WDUB Radio at

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In theatres near you: Steve & Jen

In Theatres Near You: Steve & Jen

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, you can catch two of Denison’s Hollywood A-listers on the big screen. Steve Carell ’84 stars in Hope Springs alongside Tommy Lee Jones and Meryl Streep. Carell plays Dr. Feld, a

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That’s what he tweets

That's What He Tweets

It was only a matter of time…With the Bronx Zoo Cobra, Angelina Jolie’s leg, and your grandma all on Twitter, it’s only right that our favorite Hollywood funnyman—Steve Carell ’84—has finally joined the Tweeterverse. His first tweet was less than

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Photo Credits: Denison Archives and Mark Seliger of GQ

Sometimes you win and sometimes you get Bazinga-ed

Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Get Bazinga-ed

Sadly, Denison’s two Emmy nominees went home empty-handed on Sunday. Christian Homlish’ 03, producer of Top Chef, saw his show lose the Outstanding Reality-Competition to The Amazing Race, which has won the award eight of the last nine years. And though it

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‘Sapphire’ Steve Carell ’84 gives a shout-out to campus radio station

'Sapphire' Steve Carell Gives Shout-Out To Campus Radio Station

Maybe your summer job has been keeping you out of circulation, or maybe a vacation at the lake has provided some welcome respite, but unless you’ve been under a rock for the last couple of weeks, you know that Steve

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The nominations are in


On September 18, two Denison graduates will be smoothing out their tuxes in preparation for the 63rd annual Emmy Awards show, to be held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Christian Homlish ’03 will be there to see if

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The Royal Wedding and … Denison?


On Friday morning, the world was abuzz as Prince William and Kate Middleton prepared to walk down the aisle and exchange vows. And after Colleen Russo ’12 and her friends on campus appeared on the E! Entertainment Television special, “Live from

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Written By: Emily Hopcian ’12

Michael Scott takes a bow

Michael Scott Takes A Bow

After seven seasons, the “World’s Best Boss” is cleaning out his desk and leaving Scranton. Last year, Steve Carell ’84—who plays Michael Scott on the TV comedy series The Office—announced that this season would be his last as the incompetent

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Written By: Emily Hopcian '12

Must-See TV


Set your DVRs, folks, because Thursday night prime time soon will be overtaken by Denison grads. During NBC’s premiere week, Steve Carell ’84 will begin his final season of “The Office,” and the show’s next-door neighbor is a new comedy

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