Current Ripon News

Symphonic Wind Ensemble to Perform Nov. 23

The Ripon College Symphonic Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Professor Kurt Dietrich, will present its fall concert at 3:15 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the campus. Kurt Dietrich, professor of music and Barbara Badlwin De Frees Chair in the Performing Arts, is the conductor. HIghlighted on the program will… Continue reading

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Choirs open season November 21

The Collegium Musicum choral ensemble at Ripon College will present its first concert of the season at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21. The performance will be in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the College campus. Admission is free. The conductor is John C. Hughes, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities at Ripon… Continue reading

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Collaboration in music inspires new choral director

When the Ripon College choirs present fall semester concerts, no one will be more eagerly anticipating the performances than new College conductor John Hughes, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities. Collegium Musicum will perform Nov. 21; Choral Union, Dec. 5; and all musical ensembles at the Holiday Concert Dec. 14. “Performing music at a high level with… Continue reading

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Ethics Bowl Team Wins Upper Midwest Regional Championship

The Ripon College Ethics Bowl Team has earned the title of Upper Midwest Regional Champion for the third consecutive year. This weekend during competition at Harper College, Ripon’s Ethics Bowl Team beat out teams from Harper College, Loyola University of Chicago, Illinois Institute of Technology and Bowling Green State. With this win the team secured their bid to the International… Continue reading

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Alum, landslide rescue pilot to be featured on PBS Wednesday

Bill Quistorf ’80 of Everett, Washington, will be featured in the “Nova” documentary “Killer Landslides” premiering Wednesday, November 19, on PBS television. The documentary centers around the March 22, 2014, landslide in Oso, Washington. As the chief pilot for the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, Quistorf directed helicopter rescue operations from the air immediately following the slide and used an infrared… Continue reading

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Life At Ripon – Rachel Detrie ’15

Chapter 2: Planning for the Next Steps – Grad School, Publication [Editor’s Note: Rachel Detrie ’15, Clarence Sanon ’15 , and Kaitlyn Welzen ’15 are writing rotating monthly entries for the Ripon College Newsletter chronicling their senior year experiences. We hope you enjoy their perspectives on Life At Ripon!] November has come to the Ripon College campus, and it has… Continue reading

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