Monthly Archives: July 2009

“Find the Place that Sustains You”

Steve Charles—The spring issue of Wabash Magazine came out last week, so I’m thinking of all the good stuff that didn’t make the cut. Here’s one. From David Krohne’ s Earth Day Chapel Talk, "The Nightmare of Sustainability." This excerpt was supposed … Continue reading

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A Magazine By and About Young Alumni

Steve Charles—A colleague stopped me in the Kane House parking lot yesterday to tell me the latest edition of Wabash Magazine—“39 Under 39”—was not a good idea. That focusing on only 39 young alumni on the website (or 47 young … Continue reading

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Bon Appettit Shucks For Students, State

Howard W. Hewitt – In all lines of work effort is sometimes underappreciated, if noticed at all. Bon Appetit employees put in some special effort Friday morning to benefit not just Wabash students this fall but also the state of … Continue reading

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Bert Stern: Wabash Poet

Steve Charles—The journalist chases the story, the essayist the idea, the memoir writer the dissipating vapor of her life. But the poet loves the word. The logos. The “in the beginning was the word” word. Today, I need the poet. … Continue reading

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“It’s About Making a Life”

Steve Charles—At the Children’s Museum in Indianapolis last Friday, I heard this inspiring thing. I was interviewing David Orr —not David Orr ’57, trustee emeritus, citizen of Crawfordsville and San Cristobal, Chiapas, but David Orr 92, philosophy major, actor, co-founder … Continue reading

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