Author Archives: Fabian House

About Fabian House

Self-proclaimed philosophist, philanthropist, and comedian. Fluent in one language. Enjoys spending time with friends and reading novels by Jane Austen.

“Seriously Competitive”

Dear Wabash Reader, I can’t believe I am dictating my last “online letter” to you all as a Wabash freshman. Exactly one year ago I had just made the decision to attend Wabash! Two months later, after submitting my $250 … Continue reading

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“Community of Heart and Mind”

Dear Wabash Reader, The air in Pioneer Chapel was rippling today as 300-400 students prepared for the last chapel talk of the year given by outgoing President Patrick White. I sat uncharacteristically further back due to the great number of … Continue reading

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“The Tradition We Inherit”

Dear Wabash Reader, That’s right, two more days of classes! I marked this landmark day by enjoying two munificent Reece’s pancakes from Sparks Center. And if you are wondering, I did cut back on a little bit of sugar because … Continue reading

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Singing in the Rain

Dear Wabash Reader, Andrew Dettmer is an excellent tour guide. It is very rainy outside. Those are two of the things I learned as I was given a tour of Wabash College, and to my surprise, I learned even more … Continue reading

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Not too early to celebrate

Dear Wabash Reader, I am coming back today from an extra long weekend at home with family. Here is how I know I am back at Wabash, when I am sitting in Martindale’s basement watching “The Voice” with Carl Sonnefeld. … Continue reading

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Jitney Closing

Dear Wabash Reader, Tonight I would have been competing at the Rose-Hulman Twilight Invitational, but due to family matters, I made the trip back home to Muncie. In the meantime, I had only sympathy for fellow track athletes who had … Continue reading

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Senior Talks

Dear Wabash Reader, Today four Wabash students gave the Senior Talk with cheers and tears, all well-deserved reactions after four years at Wabash College. I was struck by the way all seniors delivered there speeches today, from the Monon Bell … Continue reading

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Clear as . . . rain

Dear Wabash Reader, It takes a Wabash man to venture through the pouring rain and lightning to work on his 8-10 page paper. But that’s just what events called for as I knew I needed to escape the four walled … Continue reading

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Adorable (Not the Weather)

Dear Wabash Reader, The cutest thing I have seen all day is lying in the basement of Martindale Hall. It’s a Australian Shepherd Dog named Cooper and it is only 7 weeks old. I don’t envy Cooper’s stop at Wabash … Continue reading

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Boston Marathon Tragedy

Dear Wabash Reader, The pleasantness of the Monday afternoon was shattered by news that there had been a bombing at the Boston Marathon. I was just returning from my last class of the day and happened to turn the TV … Continue reading

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