Denison’s Approval of Biden is Slowing Down. What does this Mean for the Future?

By Alex Lazo The leaves are turning, the midterm elections are coming, and Denison is changing… to conservative partisanship? Perhaps not necessarily, but according to 127’s most recent poll in October, President Biden received only a 53.1% approval rating from the Denison community. While this statistic may not appear to be highly disconcerting, it certainly…

Naked Week: The Cold Quest for Body Acceptance

By Paul A. Djupe [image credit: The Denisonian] For some it’s a spring tradition at Denison – take off your clothes and run across A Quad. As The Denisonian put it glowingly in 2014, “The methods are unorthodox, but the results are outstanding” and “the future for social acceptance at Denison looks brighter than ever.”…

Advice that Strikes a Chord

By Shayne Silver-Riskin Each semester begins at a point of harmony where you and your work seem to flow at the same steady beat. You find a rhythm – you receive assignments; you complete assignments; and you turn them in on time. But just as you approach the bridge between a semester’s beginning and its…

Stress and Coping at Denison Across 2021

By Gus Hoffmann The pandemic pushed everyone out of their rhythm, kept us apart from our friends and loved ones, and disrupted many of the ways we take the stress out of our lives. It was no surprise that everyone was talking about mental health last year. But there are lots of reasons to think…

What gives when it all piles up?

By Zach Broeren Time management problems are no stranger to Denison students. Four classes already provide enough work for one week, but then you start to become more involved with clubs that eat up your time on weekdays. Social events start to take priority on the weekends as you realize it’s your best (if not…

Academics + Stress = One Iconic Duo

By Jacob Dennen From pulling an all nighter my freshman year (DO NOT RECOMMEND), to turning papers in with less than a minute left to spare (something I am quite proud of actually), to writing a 51 page Senior Thesis, I have had my fair share of academic stress…. Click here to see the full…

Stressed Out!

By Siobhán Mitchell and Jacob Dennen It only seems appropriate to end the year and our 127 experience talking about how stressed out Denison students are during perhaps the most stressful time of the year. Quickly approaching finals, the impending doom of post grad life, and the lack of a spring break are a few…