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The flagship publication for alumni and friends of the University of Dayton.
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My Old House
Your old house, your history — and the memories today’s residents are making.
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All they really need

It took a trip in the pouring rain, led by an energetic eight-year-old, to get a group of UD students…


Fitz fare

If you build it, they will need to eat. With more campus departments taking up residence in Fitz Hall (formerly…

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A great servant-leader

University of Dayton President Dan Curran knew it would be difficult talking Brother Raymond Fitz, S.M., into naming the College…


Repurposed resources

Roesch Library recently received a collection of young adult books to be added to their collection. Seventy-five young adult books…


Ahead of the game

Be adaptable, and look ahead. This was the advice the 27th Doris Drees Distinguished Speaker, Ellen J. Staurowsky, gave to…


Guided by faith

Noelle Rogers ’16 is guided by her faith wherever she goes, and she trusts God’s path no matter where it…

Dancing in the Kennedy Union fountain by Larry Burgess

Happy dance

Concerned that fallen leaves on the fountain drain by Kennedy Union would back up water and cause a flood, (from…

Students walk by colorful leaves by Larry Burgess

Autumn hues

A patchwork quilted knoll of colorful leaves greeted students walking to class this morning near the Frericks Center. 10-20-14 by…

Grilling on the front porch of your house by Larry Burgess

Cheeseburgers; they’re what’s for dinner

As the afternoon sun angles through campus, Ray Huber, junior chemical engineering major from Cincinnati, cooks dinner for his housemates…

Book drive by Sigma Tau Delta in Central Mall by Larry Burgess

Book drive

Students peruse a variety of titles for sale by Sigma Tau Delta in Central Mall, to benefit the fraternity’s service…

Shroyer Park Center construction by Larry Burgess

Easing into place

A construction worker removes the rigging from the tackle on a concrete building panel as it is carefully hoisted into…

Rainy class change near Kettering Labs by Larry Burgess


A student grimaces as she shakes rain from her umbrella during a soggy afternoon class change near Kettering Labs. Grey…

"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…


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…


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…


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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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…

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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…