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The flagship publication for alumni and friends of the University of Dayton.
A look at campus life through a photographer’s lens.
My Old House
Your old house, your history — and the memories today’s residents are making.
An insider’s look at student life, campus events, alumni stories and more.
University of Dayton Magazine

Trial and (not so much) error

Court: a place, in most circumstances, you do not want to be. This wasn’t the case, though, for UD’s Mock…

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More madness

Disappointed March Madness is over? Fear not — there’s plenty of basketball discussion to go around. During the 2015 Brother…

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Where the grass is greener

Roger Reeb drives down Erma Bombeck Way and past the Bombeck Family Learning Center to his psychology department office on…

Betsy Bombeck, Mary Lou Quinlan, Cheryl McHenry

A mother’s bond

Mary Lou Quinlan describes her poignant one-woman show as a love letter. Yet it’s much more than that. It’s a…

Photo by Zoey Xia '15

Elevated art

For the past 40 years, the Department of Art and Design has recognized outstanding student achievement in the visual arts…

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Bond of brothers

Fifty years after a group of eight students founded Epsilon Sigma Phi, the fraternity brothers will reunite to celebrate their…

Tulips in Kennedy Union Plaza by Zoey Xia

Happy tulips

The American poet Ralph Waldo Emerson said: “The earth laughs in flowers.” If that’s the case, Kennedy Union Plaza looks…

Canada goose on Alumni Hall by Zoey Xia

Keeping a lookout

Architectural details on campus buildings may convey the character and personality of the structure. This living architectural detail on Alumni…

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Put some mustard on it

Marisa Napoli, sophomore AYA Education major from Toledo, goes bowling in the Hangar to raise awareness for the service organization,…

Big blue balloons being carried to HM Plaza by Larry Burgess

Message balloons

Erin Fox, junior graphic design major from Arlington, Virginia, carries two large balloons with world continents on them, from the…

Alpha Phi streamers and balloons for 30th anniv by Larry Burgess

Happy anniversary

Streamers and balloons blow in the breeze on Humanities Plaza during an afternoon class change, as members of Alpha Phi…

Bronze entrance sign installed at Zehler and Stewart Streets by Zoey Xia

A solid foundation stands behind the name

Suspended by a crane, workers heave the newer re-purposed 13 by 5 foot bronze entrance sign, formerly at the corner…

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My Old House: 225 Kiefaber St.

through the student neighborhood any time between 1989 and 1992, you could follow the sound of Mötley Crüe blaring from…

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My Old House: 306 Stonemill

Having the eighth pick in the housing lottery, the four fifth-year students of 306 Stonemill call their house an “Alumni…

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My Old House: 413 Kiefaber St.

It’s a strange feeling to visit a house you once lived in, only to find a fraternity now occupying it.…

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My Old House: 421 College Park

Despite seven different schedules, the residents come together once a week for community dinners and enjoy people-watching out their front…

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My Old House: 120 Evanston

It was a midwinter snowstorm that truly made 120 Evanston a rock-star house. But first, there was the porch-sit strategy.…


My Old House: 1518 Frericks Way

From patriotic flags to UD-themed coffee break furniture, the residents of 1518 Frericks know how to make their house a…

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One more chance

The “Road to the Final Four” starts in Dayton, and since the inception of the First Four in 2011, at…

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Pitch perfect

The clock begins, a countdown of 60 seconds. Once the timer strikes zero, the audience in O’Leary Auditorium in Mariam…

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What’s in a name

The 2014 Native Peoples of the Americas Colloquium got off to a strong start with a passionate discussion about the…

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The miracle of paper

“’We continue to believe that books involve the ideas that turn us from isolated souls into a powerful community,’” said…

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Big gift, global good

At the announcement, there was a gasp from the crowd followed by a long ovation — sustained clapping for the…

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‘You sunk my battleship’

Students participated in a gaming classic Friday, Nov. 1, during an evening “Battleship” tournament at the RecPlex. But this isn’t…