Monthly Archives: October 2005

Sharon Stone, dance classes, football

Howard Hewitt – MEADVILLE, Pa. – Odd thoughts while wandering Interstates 74, 70, 270, 71, 76, 77 and 80: (with apologies to former Indy Star sports editor Bob Collins!) – The 7.5 hours of driving time makes the number of … Continue reading

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A “Joy” to Listen

Jim Amidon — It was late last spring when a handful of Wabash folks learned that Joy Castro would read from her then-forthcoming memoir, The Truth Book. Quietly, Steve Charles and I got excited about what it would mean to … Continue reading

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This Just In from Our Italian Bureau…

Jim Amidon — We’ve just heard in from our Italian Bureau Chief, Mark Shreve ’04, who is on assignment in Perugia, Italy, where he works with an American study abroad program at the Umbra Institute. Shreve reports that Wabash student … Continue reading

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Bell Tickets, Details, and the Big Game

Jim Amidon — I was in the Wabash Bookstore Wednesday purchasing Monon Bell tickets for my family and there stood Justin Gardiner. Justin asked Ben Gonzalez how many tickets he could buy, and Ben told him "10." Justin was visibly … Continue reading

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A Special Treat

Howard Hewitt – Football is often described as the world of machismo. It filters down from the NFL and the college level to high school and even pee wee ball. That’s why it was such fun Friday morning to see … Continue reading

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Carrying a father’s dying words

Steve Charles—Mike McCoy ’91 felt honored when World War II veteran Hobert Winebrenner trusted him to co-write the memoir of the 82-year-old’s experiences with the 90th Infantry Division at Normandy, the Battle of the Bulge, and the final Allied push … Continue reading

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A Model Teacher

Jim Amidon — Jeremy Robinson returned to Wabash Monday to recruit for the Teach for American program, which he joined after graduation in 2004. We had a few minutes to chat late in the day and it was a real … Continue reading

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