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By: Rachel Grutza  The Ripon College Reserves Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program began in 1919. Military curriculum was already part of the experience at Ripon College, soon followed by the Student Army Training Corps (SATC) program. World War I placed national attention on the importance of military officer training programs but it wasn’t until World […]

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By: Ben Valdez  Professor Schatzinger is an associate professor of politics and government at Ripon College. He was born and raised in Germany and, ironically, specializes in American politics. Schatzinger’s focus is lobbying and interest groups, and his three current research projects are focused on these issues. The main project, and one nearest to completion, […]

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By: Rachel Grutza  Understanding the Syrian Civil War requires one to look back to the 1920s (and even further, to be honest), when its borders with Turkey, Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan, and Israel were constructed by European powers with no regard for existing ethnic and religious groups. Glossing over all the issues associated with colonialism and […]