Current Ripon News

MLK Week Activities Announced

Ripon College will host a series of events and activities to honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. FREE SPEECH WALL Monday, January 27, & All Week Write microaggressions you have heard or that you may have used on this free-speech wall to help define microaggressions and start the path to defeat them. Rodman Center, Pickard… Continue reading

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Ripon College and Selma, Alabama: 1965

In March 1965, marches and protests held in Alabama marked the political and emotional height of the American civil rights movement. The three attempts to march from Selma to Montgomery, the state capital, were in support of Black voter registration. The first march took place on March 7 and became known as “Bloody Sunday” after civil rights marchers were attacked… Continue reading

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Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.

In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 21, Ripon College will hold a series of events: Inauguration Oath Screening 10:30 a.m., Monday, January 21,The Pub, Harwood Memorial Union. Watch as President Barack Obama renews his vow to lead the nation in his second term. MLK Week Brunch 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, Great Hall,… Continue reading

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