Current Ripon News

Oshkosh painter to exhibit work

“Signifiers and Imposters,” an exhibit of work by artist Trina May Smith, will be on view Jan. 30 through March 15 in the Caestecker Gallery, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. A talk by the artist will begin at 7 p.m. Jan. 30 in the Rodman Center lobby. An opening reception will follow in the… Continue reading

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Schatzinger examines “Walk-o-meter” on Inauguration Day

Assistant Professor of Politics and Government Henrik Schatzinger was quoted in a Politifact article examining the outlook of Governor Scott Walker’s second term. According to Schatzinger, despite the fact that Walker’s party gained seats in both the Republican-controlled Assembly and the Senate some challenges and “tough choices” remain for the second-term governor of Wisconsin. “Walker’s nascent presidential campaign could prove… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon – Ariana Myers ’14

Chapter 2: Ripon Connections [Editor’s Note: Ariana Myers ’14, Nathan Held ’14, and Sophia Kaounas ’14 are writing rotating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] The first snow has fallen, and the good people of New Jersey have gone into a panic over how to… Continue reading

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Is this the election about nothing?

As the American republic approaches its 57th mid-term elections, it does so in a state of disquiet and anxiety. Although the economic recovery from the Great Recession in the United States has clearly outpaced that of most other developed countries, and while more than a decade of costly foreign engagements seem to be winding down, only about 27 percent of… Continue reading

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Attorney general candidate at Ripon College Oct. 15

Brad Schimel, the Republican candidate for Attorney General of Wisconsin, will speak at Ripon College at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 15. The program is sponsored by the College’s Center for Politics and the People. It will be held in Great Hall, Harwood Memorial Union. A reception will follow. Schimel has served as Waukesha County District Attorney since 2006. In 2011, he… Continue reading

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Congressional candidate Mark Harris to speak Oct. 1 at Ripon College

Mark Harris of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, the Democratic nominee for Congress for the sixth congressional district, will speak at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 1 on the Ripon College campus. The talk will be in Great Hall, Harwood Memorial Union, and is presented through the Center for Politics and the People. The center seeks to promote constructive political debate by informing students, the… Continue reading

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