Current Ripon News

Life After Ripon – Jessie Lillis ’13

Chapter 3: A Visit to Ripon and Plans for Grad School [Editor’s Note: Jessie Lillis ’13, Elizabeth Brown ’13, Kyle Ruedinger ’13, and Amy Browender ’13 are writing alternating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] This month will mark six months that I’ve been out… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon – Elizabeth Brown ’13

Chapter 3: Information Overload – Coping Mechanisms for the Internet age [Editor’s Note: Elizabeth Brown ’13, Jessie Lillis ’13, Kyle Ruedinger ’13, and Amy Browender ’13 are writing alternating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their post-graduation experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life After Ripon!] Do you ever feel like there are simply too many… Continue reading

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Award-winning Wisconsin poet reads at Ripon College

Award-winning Wisconsin poet Karla Huston will read from her newest books, “A Theory of Lipstick” and “Outside of a Dog,” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, 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 chance to meet the poet and a… Continue reading

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Ripon College Symphonic Wind Ensemble to Perform

The Ripon College Symphonic Wind Ensemble will perform at 3:15 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts on the Ripon College campus. Kurt Dietrich Professor of Music and Barbara Baldwin DeFrees Chair in the Performing Arts, will be conducting. The concert is free and open to the public. Featured will be Ralph Vaughan… Continue reading

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Former Gang Members to Tell Their Stories

Two former gang members turned hate-prevention experts, Frank Meeink and Sammy Rangel, will talk about their experiences in a presentation Tuesday, 11/12 on the Ripon College campus. “There is Life After Hate” will run from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in Bear Auditorium, Farr Hall. The speakers will share their separate journeys from lives of street violence, into the prison system,… Continue reading

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Lead actor enjoys the experience of ‘Rabbit Hole’

As a sophomore in high school, Joey Johns ’14 was asked to join an acting troupe in order to perform at competitions. He had just begun acting, and it was his experience with this club that has kept the non-traditional student from Ripon, Wis., performing for the last 14 years. “The sense of community and competitive support at that event… Continue reading

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