Do Denisonians Value Democracy Over Party?

By Eizo Lang-Ezekiel The death of democracy does not always occur with a coup d’état or a revolution. Instead, it often decays one small step at a time, with gradual norm breaking by politicians while people stay passive or even supportive.[1] Democracy has weakened in many countries, such as in Turkey, Hungary and Brazil, but…

Democrats and Republicans Disagree About A Lot More Than Just Trump

By Oliver Gladfelter Because Denison is a residential campus, we spend the vast majority of four years in close proximity to one another, creating an abundance of opportunities to develop relationships that will provide support, cultivate learning, and promote growth. Yet relationships do not always entail admiration and fondness – some that we learn and…

Advice For Holiday Harmony: Debate, Denison Style

By Eric Buehler and Paul A. Djupe Winter break is upon us and with it the risk of political debate with relatives, be it your uncle, who is convinced the government is trying to take his guns, or your vegan cousin, who insists on the curative properties of Bragg’s Liquid Aminos. We’re aware of this…