Monthly Archives: February 2013

I’m Batman: How the Dark Knight Inspires Us, and Why His Villains Terrify Us

The title of this blog refers to a talk given by Dean Oprisko that was sponsored by the Wabash Society for the Furthering of the Liberal Arts.  The talk revolved around Bruce Wayne/The Batman and his “hero’s journey”, a theme … Continue reading

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Evil Baby Orphanage

Ever wanted to pit baby Jack the Ripper against an infant Attila the Hun?  With Evil Baby Orphanage, you can do just that.  In Evil Baby Orphanage is a game that gets its namesake, and other miscellaneous card titles, from a concept created … Continue reading

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It’s About Time to Take Me Out

Tonight, a group of friends and I will be going to see Take Me Out, and I am quite excited.  I don’t know what it is about Wabash theater productions, but they are always fabulous.  On second thought, I suppose … Continue reading

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Homophobia and Proprioception.

A professor of sociology from Purdue University, Professor Cooky, recently came to Wabash to talk about homophobia in professional, male sports.  Specifically, the “center of sports”: football, basketball, baseball.  It was interesting.  She presented the problem, homophobia in sports due … Continue reading

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Turtle Rides.

One of my favorite thing about the internet is the constant, readily available information that is at my fingertips.  The internet contains interesting facts abound, and I never get tired of learning about things that I, most likely, would never … Continue reading

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Indiana Weather.

This blog is dedicated to anyone coming to Wabash with little knowledge on the type of weather that we commonly have.  Yesterday, and the preceding couple of days, were cold.  Cold enough that it snowed.  We’re talking highs of ~30 degrees Fahrenheit … Continue reading

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Lent.

Today, being Thursday, was chapel talk.  Dr. Kubiak gave his chapel talk about Evelyn Waugh, an author and journalist that converted to Catholicism in 1930.  Mr. Waugh apparently abhorred the reformations of the Church in the 1960′s, but that’s besides the point. … Continue reading

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Faculty Dinner.

This is coming a few days late, but better late than never, yeah?  On Monday evening, Career Services hosted a student/faculty dinner.  It is a great Wabash community building event.  In a college of only 900 students, I feel as … Continue reading

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Batman and Robin.

After spending much of the day, dilly-dallying in Lafayette at Tippecanoe Mall (we have to travel 45 minutes to get to a mall *sigh*), we decided to run to Walmart for some things.  While we were waiting to check out, … Continue reading

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Zhuang zi and Opals.

Wabash College flaunts its student to professor ration quite fervently.  11/1! 11/1!  It is true, though.  Wabash classes are, often, quite small.  Right now, I’m in a class with eight other guys.  I think that these small class sizes, while … Continue reading

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