Good Grades, Social Life, Enough Sleep: Choose Two

By Oliver Gladfelter Almost everyone has seen this popular meme: The idea is that everyone in college wants a vibrant social life, good grades, and plenty of sleep. Yet with only 24 hours in a day, it’s impossible to successfully achieve all three. Therefore students have a choice to make: which two goals do they…

Should we have security cameras at Denison?

By Paul A. Djupe and Oliver Gladfelter We get it. Democrats hate Republicans and Republicans hate Democrats. Democrats could be arguing in favor of tax cuts for the rich and Republicans would howl about the inhumanity of that proposal. So it would seem that political discussion is dead. Or is it? Would political discussion be…

The Face of Mitchell

By Eric Buehler and Oliver Gladfelter Mitchell is a building of many connotations. To the student athlete, it’s as essential as A-quad. To the power lifter, it’s their place of daily worship. Then there’s the standard student, just trying to fit a quick workout into their busy schedule. And of course, for many students, it’s…

Surveillance, Gender, and Frats at Denison

By Eric Buehler In the “data age”, privacy is becoming a thing of the past. This year, the LA Board of Police Commissioners voted to allow the use of drones in a one-year pilot program, the House is trying to allow internet providers to sell customer data without their consent, the Trump administration continues to…

Denison Grit

By Paul A. Djupe From stories in the news about college students these days one might be lead to believe that blizzards had hit every campus because there are so many snowflakes. Students (oh my, y’all are millenials too) are described as psychologically frail creatures who can’t handle arguments and to whom even the idea…

A Case For Bigger Pockets – Lost Things at Denison

By Bobby Craig If you’re a Denisonian, you’ve probably seen something similar once or twice. It’s likely you glanced at the post, scoffed at the author’s inferiority, and went on your merry way to scroll endlessly through an old News Feed. Losing something is a laughable mistake…until it happens to you. Luckily, One Twenty Seven…

Campus Migration – To the Sunnies and Well Beyond

By Eric Buehler This post has an interactive graphic created by Bobby Craig! Click on the image below and you get to see how many swipes happened when and where across a week (by moving the sliders at the bottom of the image). If you see anything interesting, let everyone know in the comments. Then…

Free Speech vs Hate Speech at Denison

By Paul A. Djupe A pretty remarkable thing happened yesterday – a Denison freshman appeared on the Tucker Carlson show on Fox News to talk about free speech on campus. Omari Garrett (class of 2021) wrote an op-ed for The Denisonian that served as the inspiration for the invitation, arguing, “Many passively enable white nationalism…