Monthly Archives: October 2006

A Note of Thanks to Our Teachers

My youngest son was a pole vaulter, and there was a point in his trajectory at which he seemed to defy gravity. “You should see yourself,” I would say. “You were flying!” My son’s response to such praise was a … Continue reading

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Photo Shoot Gets Us Into Classrooms

Howard W. Hewitt – This is an update on our three-day photo shoot. Today, Wednesday, we’re back in classrooms again shooting professors and students. In just a day and a half we’ve hit 30 Wabash classrooms. It’s interesting to note … Continue reading

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New Seeds of Thought

Jim Amidon — My friend and colleague, Joy Castro, a professor in the English Department at Wabash, gave the 27th Annual LaFollette Lecture in the humanities Friday afternoon. Being selected to give the lecture is quite an honor, to say … Continue reading

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A Challenge to Learn New Things About Each Other

Howard W. Hewitt – When one of our own takes the stage for a Thursday Chapel Talk we’re all there for support. Brent Harris made the Public Affairs staff proud Thursday when the honorary Sphinx Club member and Sports Information Director … Continue reading

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A Taste of Farm Living

Steve Charles—On a cold, windy spring day in 2003 I was visiting Professor Scott Feller’s farm when I noticed an odd-looking contraption with cranks and buckets in the laboratory-clean ‘tack room’ of his barn. "That’s the cider press we just … Continue reading

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Semi-Random Thoughts on Homecoming Traditions

Wabash College is fond of its traditions — really fond of its traditions Homecoming is nearly a century-old Wabash tradition. It was the idea of the late Jasper Cragwall, a professor who taught at the college from 1901 through 1929. … Continue reading

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Bringing Back Brunch

Change the eggs and cooking utensils to acid solutions and beakers, and this photo from the Delt house kitchen could be a chemistry lab. But that’s history professor (and former professional chef) Rick Warner, introducing members the Wabash Cooking Club … Continue reading

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