Current Ripon News

McNair scholar uncovers patterns in hip-hop narratives

By examining hip-hop, the music of his childhood, this summer, communication major Garrison Anderson ’16 has developed a passion for research. This will give him a “leg up” as he approaches the process of applying to graduate schools, he says. “Graduate school admissions will look for people who have ‘contributed to the discussion’ of communication through papers and research,” Anderson… Continue reading

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Justice Michael Gableman to Speak on Constitution Day

Justice Michael Gableman, a member of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, will speak at 4:30 p.m. on Constitution Day, Sept. 17, in Great Hall, Harwood Memorial Union, on the campus. His talk is part of the fall programming schedule of the Center for Politics and the People at Ripon College. Gableman was elected to a 10-year term on the Supreme Court… Continue reading

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Wisconsin artist Gina Litherland displays work at Ripon

An exhibition of work by artist Gina Litherland of Cedarburg, Wisconsin, will run Sept. 12 through Oct. 5 in Caestecker Gallery, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. The artist will give a short presentation about her work beginning at 7 p.m. Sept. 12, in the Rodman Center lobby. A reception will follow in the gallery.… Continue reading

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Quality of educational experience can come down to just one word

Jody Roy, professor of communication and interim vice president and dean of faculty, spoke at Matriculation Convocation Aug. 23 and urged new students and their families to look for an opportunity in everything they do. A transcript of Dean Roy’s address follows: “Thank you all for taking time out of your busy day to be here. I know you have… Continue reading

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Jazz selections highlight memorial concert at Ripon College

Jazz standards of the 1930s and 1940s as well as other jazz selections will be offered during a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, at Ripon College. This will be the first annual presentation of the Lynn Post Northrop Memorial Concert in honor of Northrop, who died in April 2014. She was the wife of Douglas Northrop, Helen… Continue reading

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Winery internship gives student a spirited summer

A summer internship at the local Vines & Rushes Winery is allowing Ripon College student Kamelle Van Der Leest ’15 to see firsthand how a young, small business operates. Van Der Leest is majoring in business management and sports management, with a minor in socially responsible leadership. Her internship was made by the Career Ready Internship Initiative grant program developed… Continue reading

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