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Guest pianist, cellist to perform at Ripon College

The husband-and-wife team of Jeewon Park and Edward Arron will perform at 8 p.m. Jan. 31 in C. J. Rodman Center for the Arts on the Ripon College campus. The performance is presented as part of the Chamber Music and Jazz at Ripon series. Program selections are Introduction and Polonaise Brillante for Piano and Cello, Opus 3, and Sonata in… Continue reading

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Three Ripon History Majors Publish Book About Ripon

Three Ripon College history majors, Amanda Gesiorski ’14, Naomi Jahn ’14 and Christian Krueger ’15, have published a book about the history of Ripon, which is available on Amazon.com: HERE “Ripon (Images of America Series)” covers everything from Ripon’s founding in the 1840s; to the birthplace of the Republican Party in 1854; the birthplace of suffragette Carrie Chapman Catt (1859)… Continue reading

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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!] My Midwestern heart was hoping that the New Year would… Continue reading

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Life After Ripon – Elizabeth Brown ’13

Chapter 4: “Optimism” vs. “Realism”: Epic Battle of the Universe [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!] If you’re like me, Winter Break usually starts out by ceremoniously… Continue reading

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MLK Week Activities Announced

Ripon College will host a series of events and activities to honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. FREE SPEECH WALL Monday, January 27, & All Week Write microaggressions you have heard or that you may have used on this free-speech wall to help define microaggressions and start the path to defeat them. Rodman Center, Pickard… Continue reading

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Student Profile: Elizabeth Blum ’14

After a fall semester studying in Cordoba, Argentina, Elizabeth Blum ’14 witnessed many instances of poverty and was determined to learn more about the subject. “I was shocked at the manner in which the city treated its citizens who lived in poverty,” Blum says. “I came back to the United States wanting to understand how we deal with the same… Continue reading

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