Student News

Longley ’15 asks community to support #respectfuldifference campaign

As a self-designed major in film and media, I have examined the practical and personal implications of increased use of digital technologies in my courses, internships, jobs and interactions with people. Social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and Yik Yak allow users to self-generate content, and the opinions and news shared can influence social and personal behaviors and perceptions. After… Continue reading

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Ethics Bowl Team Wins Upper Midwest Regional Championship

The Ripon College Ethics Bowl Team has earned the title of Upper Midwest Regional Champion for the third consecutive year. This weekend during competition at Harper College, Ripon’s Ethics Bowl Team beat out teams from Harper College, Loyola University of Chicago, Illinois Institute of Technology and Bowling Green State. With this win the team secured their bid to the International… Continue reading

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Life At Ripon – Rachel Detrie ’15

Chapter 2: Planning for the Next Steps – Grad School, Publication [Editor’s Note: Rachel Detrie ’15, Clarence Sanon ’15 , and Kaitlyn Welzen ’15 are writing rotating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their senior year experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life At Ripon!] November has come to the Ripon College campus, and it has… Continue reading

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Social Justice Week Inspires Personal, Social, Institutional Growth

As an institution, how can Ripon College better understand and address social justice on and off campus? That and other questions have been examined during Ripon’s first Social Justice Week that started Monday, November 10. Presented by the Student Activities Office, the integration of lecture, discussion and media provided multiple ways for students, staff, faculty and community members to engage… Continue reading

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Student entrepreneur wins People’s Choice Award in area business contest

David Rockwell ’15 of Rockford, Illinois, won the People’s Choice Award and a $1,000 grant Friday, Nov. 7, in the Good Money Challenge, sponsored by Marquette University and the Brady Corp. in Milwaukee. The Good Money Challenge is a funding competition for ideas that have a social or environmental impact. It recognizes innovative ideas and passionate people who can use… Continue reading

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Math Students Place Third in Regional Conference

Ripon College students Allwin McDonald ’17 (Milbank, SD), Dianne Pedroza ’17 (Los Angeles, CA), Lincoln Wurtz ’17 (Ripon, WI), and Mitchell Eithun ’17 (New London, WI) earned third place in “Face Off! The Mathematics Game Show” during the 29th annual Pi Mu Epsilon Regional Undergraduate Math Conference held at St. Norbert College, November 7-8, 2014. Face Off! Is a quiz… Continue reading

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