Monthly Archives: April 2007

Spring Cleaning

Jim Amidon — The phone rang last Friday morning and in my haste to answer it, I knocked over a freshly filled cup of coffee. The resulting splash covered my entire desk, my shirt, and my pants. The phone got … Continue reading

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A Student and His Teachers

Jim Amidon — At Wabash we celebrate just about everything. We celebrate the accomplishments of our scholars, athletes, and artists. We threw a birthday party for Center Hall last week on the occasion of the 150th year of the building’s … Continue reading

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Malaysian, Paraguayan Teas a Hit

Howard W. Hewitt – International students bring a distinct flavor to the cultural atmosphere at Wabash College. Often they bring a more literal flavor by sharing native cuisine. Two International freshmen made presentations Thursday in Detchon Hall to help inform … Continue reading

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Joyful improvisation

Steve Charles—It’s not every day that a jazz Hall of Famer hears college kids play and instantly asks them to sit in with his band. Especially not in Crawfordsville. But that’s what happened Wednesday at the spring concert of Wamidan, … Continue reading

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Administrative Assistants Win Award for Wabash

Jim Amidon — One of the really neat parts of my job at Wabash College is to share good news about the people and programs that make the College unique. Usually I focus my attention on the students and faculty … Continue reading

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New Ways to See

Steve Charles— “Listen: there was a goat’s head hanging by ropes in a tree.” That first line from her prize-winning poem “Song” was my introduction to the much-honored poet Brigit Pegeen Kelly. “Song” is a powerful, beautiful work that haunts … Continue reading

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Rare Opportunity, Part 1

Howard W. Hewitt – The Wabash classroom experience is often enhanced by alumni and guests. The ‘real-world’ speakers bring additional credibility and context to the message students are hearing daily from their professors. Stephen Buckley, managing editor of the St. … Continue reading

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