Current Ripon News

Poet Laureate of Wisconsin reads at Ripon College

Max Garland, Poet Laureate of Wisconsin, will read from his works at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, in the North Reading Room of Lane Library on the Ripon College campus. The reading is free and open to the public. A reception and book signing will follow. As Wisconsin’s Poet Laureate, Garland hopes to “reach out to those who may feel… Continue reading

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Literary and Fine Arts Journal Published

Parallax, Ripon College’s literary and fine arts journal, released its 2012-2013 edition today. The publication showcases the writing, photography and artwork of Ripon College students, faculty and staff. You can view the publication in its entirety below:

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Author Robin Hemley to Speak

Award-winning author Robin Hemley will read from his fiction Tuesday, April 3, on the Ripon College campus. The presentation will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Heritage Room of Pickard Commons. Hemley is the winner of the 2012 Pushcart Prize and a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2008. He has written 11 books of fiction and nonfiction, is the… Continue reading

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Author David McGlynn to read at Ripon College

Author David McGlynn of Appleton, Wis., will be the featured speaker at the Friends of Lane Library annual meeting Wednesday, March 27, at Lane Library on the Ripon College campus. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed at 7 p.m. with McGlynn reading from his book “A Door in the Ocean,” an eloquent memoir about coming to terms with… Continue reading

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Alumni Profile: Communication Alum Finds His Mark in Reality TV

Grayson Brooke ’05 of Monrovia, Calif., was hooked on film from early on. “I’ve always loved film since I was a small child,” Brooke says. “I think the catalyst was after I walked out of the film ‘Jurassic Park’ in the summer of 1993, having never seen anything like what I had just watched on screen before. I realized at… Continue reading

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Ripon Junior Reaches Theater Festival’s National Finals

Amanda Finn, a junior theatre and English major at Ripon College, has advanced to the national finals of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). She advanced after competing in the O’Neil Critics Institute portion of the regional competition in Saginaw, Mich. in January. As one of only eight national finalists, Finn will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington,… Continue reading

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