How Does Denison Prep for Parties?

By Alex Lazo Halfway through the fall semester of my freshman year, I remember an upperclassman coming up to me at a party and apologizing: “I feel so bad for your grade, Denison used to be way more fun. It’s just not like how it used to be, now.” I heard comments like this all…

Party Tent, Part 2: Spring 2019 Edition

By The Darian of Harrington One of the many new features that Denison has graced our campus with is the Party Tent. It makes sense to provide a safe and secure environment for the inevitable partying that happens on this campus. I have never personally visited the party tent, but I have heard mixed reviews…

Party Tent!(?)

By Paul A. Djupe [photo credit: THE Lissie Obrecht] Party spaces have gotten extensive coverage from 127’ers, highlighting the exclusive control by certain groups, the “truth about the Sunnies,” and how they contribute to lost things, in addition to posts about binge drinking. While many students are comfortable with Denison’s party culture, a consistent theme is…

The Voter Registration Race of 2018

By The Darian of Harrington If there is one thing that gets the juices of political organizations on campus flowing, it is elections; voting season means registration for students. Ohio has a special rule for its voters that affects college students – students can use their collegiate address to register to vote in Ohio, even…

How Many Denisonians Register to Vote in Ohio?

By Paul A. Djupe Happy National Voter Registration Day! Are you registered to vote? At home or here in Granville? I hope that it goes without saying that voting is a critical act of taking a stake in the future of the US and expressing who you are (if you’re a citizen). While all elections…

127 :: Year TWO :: A Retrospective

By Paul A. Djupe and The Oliver Gladfelter Another year has passed, meaning OneTwentySeven will be turning two years old soon. OneTwentySeven was founded under a set of related goals: provide reliable information about the student body, contribute quantitative context to campus debates, and – perhaps above all – improve our understanding of the mini-society…

Binge Drinking in Black and White

By Taylor Shook Binge drinking among Denison students occurs at a whopping rate of thirty percent. The easy explanation, and one frequently given among students on the Hill, is this: it’s rural Ohio, what else is there to do, but get wasted? But that doesn’t explain why only one in three students chooses to take…

Students Overwhelmingly Oppose New Residential Communities Policy

By Chris Nakon The trending topic on campus for the past week has been the groundbreaking news that Residential Communities will be “adding professional staff at an entry-level position that could fulfill the duties of Head Residents on a full-time basis.” Although this decision was made official just recently, talks of it have been stirring…