Current Ripon News

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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Math Students Place Third in Regional Conference

Ripon College students Allwin McDonald ’17 (Milbank, SD), Dianne Pedroza ’17 (Los Angeles, CA), Lincoln Wurtz ’17 (Ripon, WI), and Mitchell Eithun ’17 (New London, WI) earned third place in “Face Off! The Mathematics Game Show” during the 29th annual Pi Mu Epsilon Regional Undergraduate Math Conference held at St. Norbert College, November 7-8, 2014. Face Off! Is a quiz… Continue reading

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Sculpture, photography combine in Ripon College exhibit

Sculpture and photography will be combined in “”a tenuous framework,” an exhibit of work by Milwaukee artists Shana McCaw and Brent Budsberg, to run Nov. 7 to Dec. 7 in Caestecker Gallery, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. An artists’ talk will be presented at 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 7, in the lobby. An opening… Continue reading

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Colucci: Bush’s Nightmare is Coming True

Lamont Colucci, associate professor and chair of politics and government and interim director of the Center for Politics and the People at Ripon College, posted his most recent opinion column on the U.S. News & World Report website about rogue, non-state actors using chemical weapons, just as former President George W. Bush predicted. Colucci says weapons of mass destruction in… 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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Shakepeare’s Cymbeline to run Nov. 12-15 in Benstead

Join the party! Be part of the celebration of Shakespeare’s 450th birthday this year by seeing Ripon College Theatre’s production of Cymbeline. Cymbeline, Shakespeare’s fairy tale full of wonder and imagination, will be performed Wednesday, November 12 through Saturday, November 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Benstead Theatre. The tickets are free, but reservations should be made by calling 920-748 –… Continue reading

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