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Veterans Day began as Armistice Day

On Nov. 11, Americans will observe Veterans Day, honoring all veterans of the U.S. armed forces. Until 1954, Nov. 11 was known as Armistice Day: a commemoration of the cease-fire signed by Germany and the Allies at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, 1918, to end the fighting of the First World War. The armistice signaled a wave of relief after… Continue reading

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Ensembles present Holiday Concert Dec. 15

The Ripon College Orchestra, Choral Union, Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble will present a combined Holiday Concert Sunday, Dec. 15. The concert will begin at 3:15 p.m. in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. Admission is free and open to the public. The Orchestra and Choral Union will perform together selected… Continue reading

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Ripon College ensembles perform works by Mozart, Faure

The Ripon College Orchestra, under the direction of Professor Kyle Szabo, will perform at 3:15 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts on the Ripon College campus. The performance is free and open to the public. The orchestra will perform Mozart’s Symphony No. 38,”Prague” and Gabriel Faure’s “Requiem” with the Ripon College Choral… Continue reading

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