Current Ripon News

Margaretten Authors Chapter in New Volume

Molly Margaretten, Ripon College Assistant Professor of Anthropology, penned a chapter in a newly released edited volume titled Ekhaya: The Politics of Home in KwaZulu-Natal. The text was edited by Meghan Healy-Clancy and Jason Hickel. According to the book’s publisher, University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, this volume’s, “essays explore major themes in African and global history, including the colonial manipulation of… Continue reading

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Senior vocal recital presented April 12 at Ripon College

Alexander Thao ’14 of Manitowoc, Wis., will present his senior vocal recital at 3:15 p.m. April 12 in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. Admission to the recital is free He will perform “Caro mio ben,” “Alma del core,” “Nino preciso,” “Madrigal,” “Bist du bei mir,” “Im abendroth,” “Auf dem wasser zu… Continue reading

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Symphonic Wind Ensemble performs April 13

The Ripon College Symphonic Wind Ensemble, directed by Carl Rath, will perform Sunday, April 13. The concert will begin at 3:15 p.m. in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. Admission to the concert is free. Rath conducted the college band in 1980-81 before leaving for the University of Oklahoma and a tenure-track… Continue reading

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Senior Hannah Erdman addresses U.S./Israeli relationship

U.S. and Israeli foreign relations and how this relationship affects the United States’ ability to create policy and work with the Middle Eastern countries will be addressed by Hannah Erdmann ’14 in a capstone presentation on Monday. Erdman, originally from Jefferson, Wis., will present “The Special Relationship: Help or Hindrance in the Middle East?” at 6:30 p.m. March 31 in… Continue reading

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Award-winning poet to read at Ripon

Arthur Stringer, an award-winning poet from West Virginia, will read from his work at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, in the North Reading Room of Lane Library on the Ripon College campus. The reading, which is free and open to all, will be followed by a book signing. Stringer will read from his most recent collection of poems, Late Breaking,… Continue reading

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Messitte discusses intelligence oversight in Sun-Times

In an opinion editorial published in the Chicago Sun-Times titled “Going after the CIA’s new family jewels,” Ripon College President Zach Messitte argues for a fundamental shift in intelligence oversight “that better informs the public and conforms U.S. policy to U.S. values.” The op-ed, co-authored by DC lawyer David Halperin, is in response to public comments made in March by… Continue reading

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