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An honors scholar spring tale

I am happy to say that Spring has finally arrived! After the longest winter in memory, the flowers on campus are peeking out and everyone’s steps are a bit lighter. Last weekend was Honor Scholar weekend and the students are … Continue reading

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Winter Hardy

Endless winter or the start of the next ice age? Either way it is cold here in Indiana and there is a lot of snow! All of this foul weather prompted a member of the Sphinx Club to ask, “When … Continue reading

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Yellowstone and Wabash, faculty connections.

Old copies of the National Geographic always pose such a quandary – sure they are just magazines that might have been recycled long ago, but they are also strangely compelling. So while clearing out a set of bookshelves prior to … Continue reading

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Holiday greetings from 1925

  The Caveman cover of December, 1925 is a great way to wish you all a very merry season! This cover, drawn by Wayne Colvin  is just delightful. Colvin was not a student at Wabash, but there was a Thomas … Continue reading

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Student Army Training Corps

With Veteran’s Day this week, I thought I might write a little piece about Wabash and the Student Army Training Corps. From an article in the Wabash College Record-Bulletin of October 1918 we have part of the story. “During the … Continue reading

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In their own words

                                  Today is an historic day. Today we inaugurate our 16th president, Gregory Hess. This day prompts me to think about our past presidents. … Continue reading

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Wabash at the time of the Civil War

This past weekend was the Civil War Symposium at Wabash. What a day full of new insights, old friends and a great way to honor the service of Wabash men in the War Between the States. Asked to give a … Continue reading

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