Monthly Archives: September 2009

The Difference Alumni Make: A Student’s Short List

Steve Charles—Senior Will Hoffman’s speech at Saturday’s Celebrating Leadership Luncheon got straight to the point about how essential giving by alumni, parents, friends, faculty, and staff is to every student who attends Wabash.  Of course, as Will points out in … Continue reading

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Lawyers and Students Discuss the Future of the Law

  Steve Charles—I was talking with a campus visitor Saturday morning and mentioned that I was on my way to photograph the 2009 Wabash College Lawyer’s Reunion, and that the turnout had been even better than we’d expected. “How do … Continue reading

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Sharing Dinner Table with A Legal Great

Wabash senior Patrick McAlister has been editor of the Bachelor and an active campus leader. Friday night he sat at the Lawyer’s reunion dinner with David Kendall ’66 and wrote about the experience: McAlister – I’ve been to a lot of … Continue reading

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Keon Gilbert ’01: Finding His Calling in Public Health

Steve Charles—Keon Gilbert ’01 was three weeks into classes for his doctorate in public health at the University of Pittsburgh in 2004 when he experienced… well, it’s better the way he tells it: “I had this ‘aha’ moment. I realized, this … Continue reading

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Bench Painting Honors Hispanic Heritage Month

Steve Charles—Not even a week after The Bachelor published a front page article about the tradition of painting the Senior Bench, that landmark received the most artful treatment I’ve seen on it in my 13 years here. Freshman Ryan Lutz … Continue reading

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Video Cameras in Physics Class?

Jim Amidon — Twenty-five years ago, I took a physics class at Wabash College from Professor Vern Easterling. Vern was an excellent teacher — is an excellent teacher — but I way underperformed in that class. I tried to get my head … Continue reading

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Wabash Getting Up to Speed on New Media

Howard W. Hewitt – Social media isn’t a new term. Blogging, Facebook, and social networking may be foreign to many people but the concept of individual journals dates back years. It’s just that publication is now instant with the internet. … Continue reading

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