Monthly Archives: August 2006

Sections of New Bridge Set in Place

Howard W. Hewitt – Bridgeton, Ind. – Wabash College had a very small hand in the restoration of the Bridgeton Covered Bridge. But the Wabash students will be remembered along with hundreds of other volunteers who made Monday’s events possible. … Continue reading

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Talking About the “Ideal”

Jim Amidon — “The student is expected to conduct himself at all times, both on and off the campus, as a gentleman and responsible citizen.” That single, simple sentence, which seems to have been written a couple centuries ago, constitutes … Continue reading

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A Return Trip to Help People of Bridgeton

Howard W. Hewitt – Bridgeton, Ind. – Wabash men just don’t leave a job undone. Nor do they wipe their hands after just one day of hard work. For the second time this summer a group of Wabash students headed … Continue reading

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On Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship

Jim Amidon — I was pleased to attend an annual Wabash tradition: The Ides of August Friday morning. The day-long program celebrates the research and scholarly work of the Wabash faculty. The original idea, thought up by the late biologist … Continue reading

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Giving the Bench a Peel Before School Starts

Howard W. Hewitt – Even long-time Wabash traditions need a little maintenance. Sphinx Club member Ross Dillard ’07 joined other members and friends to begin taking three years of paint off the Senior Bench Thursday night. Ross was working on … Continue reading

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When news breaks in Latin America, turn to Padgett

Steve Charles—Just found out from political science professsor Melissa Butler that Tim Padgett ’84 was a featured expert on PBS’s Jim Lehrer News Hour in early August. The TIME Magazine Miami bureau chief won the Cabot Prize from the Columbia … Continue reading

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Wabash man holds his own on “The View”

Steve Charles—Just watched Dr. Steve Judah ’72 being interviewed by Barbara Walters and company on ABC’s "The View." Wow! I wonder if there’s any speech class at Wabash (or in the world) that could prepare you for the rapid-fire questioning … Continue reading

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