Current Ripon News

McNair scholar uncovers patterns in hip-hop narratives

By examining hip-hop, the music of his childhood, this summer, communication major Garrison Anderson ’16 has developed a passion for research. This will give him a “leg up” as he approaches the process of applying to graduate schools, he says. “Graduate school admissions will look for people who have ‘contributed to the discussion’ of communication through papers and research,” Anderson… Continue reading

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Student Profile: Elizabeth Blum ’14

After a fall semester studying in Cordoba, Argentina, Elizabeth Blum ’14 witnessed many instances of poverty and was determined to learn more about the subject. “I was shocked at the manner in which the city treated its citizens who lived in poverty,” Blum says. “I came back to the United States wanting to understand how we deal with the same… Continue reading

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The Intern Diaries: Derek Saxon

Derek Saxon is a junior chemistry major from Iron Mountain, Michigan. He is conducting research this summer on biopolymers with Professor Dean Katahira of the Chemistry Department at Ripon College as part of his involvement with the McNair Scholars Program. He is one of four Ripon College students sharing their stories of research internships and jobs over the course of… Continue reading

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