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The President of College Works Painting, Jack Kratcha, and Orion Rieden holding up their hands to mark “100k” in recognition of Rieden becoming one of the elite members to generate $100,000 in sales. Photo Courtesy of Orion Rieden.

From 12-year-old entrepreneur to first-round draft pick among statewide interns

Orion Rieden, senior, selected first overall pick at the ninth-annual Internship Draft Day at Lambeau Field, details his entrepreneurial journey Orion Rieden is a senior baseball player at Ripon College. […]

Windows are boarded on Farr hall as contruction continues. Photo Courtesy of Miki Canak.

Farr Hall Renovation: Impacts on Academics

Changes facing student life and faculty. In December 2021, Ripon College’s administration announced the primary phase of a $35 million strategic infrastructure plan, which included plans for renovation to Farr […]

Jamar Thomas, junior, dressed as Bob Ross during his senior year of high school. Photo Courtesy of Jamar Thomas.

Ripon College Students Geared Up for A Wonderful Time of Fear

Halloween buzz is taking over campus students as they share spooky outfits and wacky stories Ripon College is starting to feel fall in the air as the breeze is stronger […]

Mary Belling sits in the waiting room at Health Services. Photo Courtesy of Gwen Frei.

“Change your toothbrush!” And other tips for staying healthy

The director of Health Services provides 10 ways to prevent sickness and 5 ways to get healthy The leaves are finally falling on Ripon College campus, and with them it […]

Caitlin stands in front of newspapers archived at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum. Photo courtesy of Samantha Dietel.

A senior’s first impression of the Washington Semester Program

A College Days staff writer’s letter from an off-campus study program Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of columns from Caitlin Marsch about what it’s like to […]

President Folse and Dr. Khan enjoy their visit to Spain. Photo Courtesy of Victoria Folse.

President Folse “energized” for her second year as Ripon College President

President Folse looks forward to new initiatives and action following her inaugural year. Associate Director of Athletics Steve Wammer opened up the All-Athlete Fall-Kickoff meeting on Sunday, Aug. 27. He […]

The harasser was first seen in these trees between Mapes Hall and Thorne Street. Photo Courtesy of Gwendolyn Frei.

Campus Safety Alert: Physical Harassment Reported Behind Mapes Hall

A Ripon College student was physically harassed late on September 3rd. A student was physically harassed on Sept. 3 around 10:40 p.m. on Thorne Street between Scott and Mapes Halls. […]

Campus Christian Fellowship members pose for a group photo. Photo courtesy of Mikayla Barnes.

CCF students spend their spring break abroad

Ripon College’s Campus Christian Fellowship takes a group of students to Valencia, Spain During spring break 2023, 15 students traveled to Valencia, Spain via Ripon College’s Campus Christian Fellowship (CCF), […]

Senior Ben Fisher completing a high jump for an indoor track event. Photo Courtesy of Ben Fisher.

Ripon College men’s and women’s track and field teams clinch indoor championship for second year in a row

Ripon College coaching staff also won coaching staff of the year for second year in a row By Dorian Phillips and Jeremy Saloun* For the second consecutive year, the Ripon […]

Scotty yawning in the bike racks outside of Scott Hall. Photo Courtesy of Courtney Bernd.

The Trash Cat of Ripon College

A feral cat wins the hearts of many in Scott Hall On Ripon Campus, a little black cat lives outside Scott Hall. Presumed female, she has many names: the trash […]

Students and trip staff meet with a young alumnus. Photo courtesy of Any Gerretsen.

Opinion: What I learned from the Career Discovery Tour

A student’s insights from a Spring Break trip to Washington DC Over Spring Break, a group of juniors and seniors went to Washington D.C. for a Career Discovery Tour, the […]

The members of Calvatia. From left_ Ethan Hansen, Jonah Lazo, and Jonah Roeper. Photo courtesy of Caitlin Marsch.

Local band will perform at Springfest

An interview with Calvatia, the student-run band opening at Springfest A local band called Calvatia will open for the headlining band The Astronomers at Springfest on the night of April […]