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The flagship publication for alumni and friends of the University of Dayton.
Snapshots
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.
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An insider’s look at student life, campus events, alumni stories and more.
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Banning of the books

Imagine walking into Roesch Library and seeing a locked cage full of books you could only read with special permission.…

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Above all in service

Did you know that the current Chaminade Hall Chapel was, several years ago, home to the University of Dayton Bookstore?…

Photo by Zoey Xia '16

Old River Park, new possibilities

On the first day of fall, a cloudless blue sky served as the backdrop for the rededication of Old River…

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Family dinner

What’s better than free food on campus? Free food from all over the nation. On Friday, Sept. 12, Students Today,…

Photo by Larry Burgess

A career well done

Duane Plessinger, a longtime facilities management staff member, retired from the University this summer after 35 years of service. According…

Setting up for Culture Fest.

Redefining ‘party’

Culture Fest has exploded over the last four years. While it has always been a showcase of ethnicities represented at…

Prelaw day in KU Ballroom by Larry Burgess

Unfurling opportunity

Bonnie Thomson, Associate Dean of Marquette University’s Law School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, flips open the school’s banner to display in…

Leaf roundup by Garden Apartments on Stewart Street by Larry Burgess

Yellow leaves and sunbeams

Facilities grounds crews worked on fallen leaf removal activity across campus as we began another dry week of autumn. Here…

Free Hug Friday by Larry Burgess

Free hug Friday

Cristina Santiago (center right), junior pre-med major from Ponce, Puerto Rico, gives a hug to a passer-by as she and…

Rare book display is assembled

Rare book display is assembled

The exhibit space in Roesch Library is being organized for a showing of rare books. Personnel from The Ohio State…

Transferring books from Roesch Library to CPC by Larry Burgess

Bookmobiles

(from left) Matt Shreffler of the Roesch Library staff and Sai Krishna Dandamudi, Roesch Library student worker and graduate student…

Mother and daughter walking the dog on campus by Larry Burgess

Sunny stroll

This afternoon, Erin Umbaugh and her daughter Cecelia, age 4, and “Louie” their pet beagle, took a walk through Central…

"We like that our porch sits on a hill. We're the kings of the castle, overlooking the whole street."

My Old House: 434 Lowes St.

The residents of 434 Lowes celebrate their last semester as the “kings of the castle” living on one of the…

The current residents boast a piece of outdoor furniture not many other students can claim: a porch swing. “It gives our porch some character,” one resident says.

My Old House: 221 Kiefaber St.

Location and size are the features that attracted this group of seniors to 221 Kiefaber. Take a look inside to…

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My Old House: 434 Lowes St.

The average time for a student to live in the student neighborhood is one year. These spirited ladies of 434…

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My Old House: 118 Stonemill Road

It was all fun and games until someone stole their porch swing. Then, the 1987-88 residents of 418 Stonemill declared…

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My Old House: 118 Stonemill Road

Six men spent the 2013-14 academic year living at 118 Stonemill, a Fellow house. The residence came complete with a…

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My Old House: 118 Lawnview Ave.

“Trash Jenga.” That’s what you could find seniors Danny Braner, Matt DeSapri, Andrew Gibson, Dan Hawks, Mike Molnar and Matt…

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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…

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A Worldly Celebration

Walking into the 1 World Celebration at McGinnis Center was disorienting. The lights dimmed, the music loud, a line of…

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A boy and his bicycle

He was half the size of the other bicyclists but on twice as many wheels. Three-year-old Eli Joseph joined Team…

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Day in the Life: Behind all those stories

How long does it take a UD communications student writer to be a story, rather than just writing the stories…

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Day in the life: Senior does more than just study

A typical day as a University of Dayton student doesn’t always take place on campus. Senior Sean Fickert, a mechanical engineering…