Monthly Archives: March 2009

One of Those Days

Steve Charles—Friday morning I got an email from my friend Mark Shreve ’04—a link to photos of a spiral staircase Nic Bitting ’07 and his colleagues at Seattle Stair and Design are building in a place called Highbarn.  The grandson … Continue reading

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Lunch Celebrates Philanthropy

Jim Amidon — For the past several years, Wabash College has hosted an event that it calls the “Celebrating Scholarship Luncheon.” It grew out of the College’s donor relations program spearheaded by Marilyn Smith. The idea was to invite to … Continue reading

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Reynolds Offers a Different Taste of World History

Howard W. Hewitt – Distinguished professors, authors, and other notables make their way to Wabash College throughout the academic year. Some of these visitors are "newsworthy" for local media, some bring a message to a wide audience, and others are academics … Continue reading

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Rhetoric Seniors an Accomplished Bunch

Jim Amidon — Rhetoric Professor Todd McDorman asked me to swing by the Caleb Mills House on Tuesday night to take a few pictures of the senior rhetoric majors at a banquet that both honored the seniors and welcomed the … Continue reading

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Another Bestseller, But No Rest for the Writer

Steve Charles—Last week I was watching Dan Simmons ’70 reading from his novel Drood to a packed University Bookstore in Seattle (courtesy of my computer and YouTube). I was pleased to see that he seemed to be enjoying himself almost … Continue reading

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Honor Scholarship Weekend Coming Up!

Jim Amidon — Wabash College is bustling with activities from late August until early June, but few weekends carry more importance than Honor Scholarship Weekend. Surely if you are reading this blog, you’ve heard of Honor Scholarship Weekend at Wabash. … Continue reading

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Oh, the Places They Go

Jim Amidon, March 9 — The Wabash Bookstore has a red T-shirt with some Dr. Seuss characters on it with a tagline that reads, “Oh, the places you’ll go… at Wabash College.” I was thinking a lot about that story, Oh, … Continue reading

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