Is There Political Diversity At Denison?

By Paul A. Djupe Do you ever disagree about politics on campus? If not, you’re missing out. While not nearly the only form of diversity that’s important to experience, it is a consequential one. Politics is where people think through their values and interests and attempt to choose a future for us all. But higher…

Free Speech in the Bubble

By Zach Broeren [Photo Credit: Minh Tran ‘24] Free speech has become one of the most hot button topics on college campuses in recent years. Popular internet personalities will stick themselves on campuses to ask questions on free speech, op-eds will be written on media platforms from Fox News to MSNBC, and many other people…

Putting the Liberal in Liberal Arts

By Zach Broeren [Cover image credit: Peter R. Broeren] It’s no secret to anyone that has visited any college campus, let alone Denison, that college-aged people are more inclined to hold liberal political beliefs. This can be found everywhere on campus, especially in campus organizations, with more liberal/left-leaning organizations such as Refugee Advocacy Collective, Denison…

Ideological Tensions on Campus?

By Jacob Dennen and Paul Djupe The 2020 Democratic nomination contest again featured squabbling over the direction of the party. Remember back in 2016 when Bernie Sanders continued his fight all the way to the convention? Well, 2020 was much more unified, which makes sense given that they were facing a greater menace: Donald Trump….