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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.
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A rolling (gem) stone

In the last 50 years, Edward Evans’ UD class ring managed to travel 2,900 miles without him. How? He has…

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Putting the pieces together

College is reserved for exploring your passions and finding a career, and the UD experience offers plenty of opportunities for…

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Guerilla graphics

While several students prepared their projects and presentations for the 2015 Brother Joseph W. Stander Symposium, a group of graphic…


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…

Anna Deavere Smith; Photo by Skip Peterson

Amazing grace

A woman, a Christian preacher, a Buddhist monk and a rabbi walk into Kennedy Union. Rather than being the beginning…

Alpha Phi graduating seniors toss caps in front of the chapel by Larry Burgess

Farewell to college days

Graduating seniors of Alpha Phi toss their caps into the air in front of the chapel during a group photo…

Spreading mulch at Frericks Center by Larry Burgess

Sprucing-up for graduation

It takes teamwork to spread mulch. Here (from left), the duo of Ronnie Cornett and Clint Hancock of facilities grounds,…

Tulips in the wind by the Frericks Center by Larry Burgess

Against the wind

This cluster of tulips on the north side of the Frericks Center struggles to stand up as a strong westerly…

Outdoor volleyball at RecPlex on a warm day by Larry Burgess

Remembering warmer weather

Don’t you wish we could return to those nice warm temperatures of last Friday afternoon? Back then, members of UD’s…

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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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…