Pointing Fingers: The COVID-19 Blame Game

By Siobhán Mitchell On August 24th, President Weinberg sent a strong message to students about the consequences of violating the Community Care Agreement. Speaking of those who were caught violating the commitment he stated, “We have started to send those students home and will continue to do so until we only have students on campus…

Covid-19 Testing at Denison: How Does it Measure Up?

By Siobhán Mitchell After nearly a month on campus, I finally received my golden ticket and was cordially invited to get my first on-campus COVID-19 test. So, on Monday September 7th, I joined the line of students outside the Slayter coffee bar, not for a caffeine boost, but for the infamous nasopharyngeal swab. Friendly faces…

How Well Do You Know Denison(ians)?

By The 127 Team Yeah, you’ve been here for 3 weeks, but because of covid rules, do you really know Denison yet? 127 (<- click for an overview) can help. We’ve been covering the campus for yeeeeaaaaars and have bird’s eye views of the student body and campus life. A couple of former and current…

Pres. Weinberg in His ‘Second Term’

By Max Dehon On college campuses, students are becoming more involved than they have ever been, and their platforms to voice concerns have been seen across the country. At Denison University, President Weinberg has spearheaded a range of changes that push students out of their comfort zones, expand the role of experiential learning as well…

Are students really willing to stand up against sexual assault?

By Emily Nicholson and Elena Meth In January, The New York Times published an opinion piece entitled “A Frat Boy and a Gentleman” by Alexandra Robbins. If you haven’t read it (although, you totally should), the article basically reaches the conclusion that fraternities across America are changing, specifically by embracing a “more inclusive form of…

Does Involvement Have a Price Tag?

Exploring the Relationship Between Wealth and Involvement Type & Quality at Denison  By Tim Dowling & Paul A. Djupe We’ve all been there. Whether it be at graduation, an informal Slayter meeting, or a reception at Monomoy, we’ve all heard President Adam Weinberg’s remarks on student involvement. Adam praises involvement, saying that it is one…

The Numbers of our Campus

By Matt McHugh Have you ever wondered what Denison students define as binge drinking? Have you wondered if a students major influences his or her level of political engagement? Have you ever wondered what personality traits define the most successful students? The role of One Twenty Seven blog is to answer questions such as these,…

How Segregated is Denison?

By Oliver Gladfelter Just before this school year began, President Weinberg penned a letter to the class of 2021 with ten pieces of advice. Coming in at #6, he encouraged incoming students to “engage a wide range of people” and to “seek out people who are different from you.” While I fully agree with Weinberg…

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…

Weinbergisms

By Bobby Craig A figure of stability, wisdom, and optimism on our campus, President Weinberg has now been at Denison for five years. In this time, Denison has broken ground on the Eisner Center, admissions and ratings have steadily improved, and a promise to the liberal arts has been renewed and never felt so strong….