Monthly Archives: November 2009

Another One of Those Moments

Jim Amidon — Professor Ethan Hollander’s political science students will return from Thanksgiving break and dive into the complicated subject of nation building. The Wabash professor will guide his students to an understanding of what factors enable some countries to develop … Continue reading

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Padgett ’84 Provides ‘Special’ Day for Student Journalists

Howard W. Hewitt (Bachelor Advisor)- “What’s special about this place,” asked Director of Public Affairs Jim Amidon, standing in the Bachelor office Thursday with a handful of students. “That’s what special,” replied senior Patrick McAlister nodding toward Tim Padgett ’84 … Continue reading

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Vic Powell at 90: “A Sense of Wonder”

Steve Charles—Vic Powell H’55—Professor of Speech Emeritus, Dean of the College Emeritus, Acting President of the College Emeritus—will be 90 years old next Wednesday, November 25. The day before Thanksgiving. I discovered this last June at the Big Bash Reunion, … Continue reading

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Did DePauw Really Have Any Shot at Winning?

Howard W. Hewitt – Every now and then photographers will be shooting an event – say a Monon Bell game – and find something with a photographer’s eye others might miss. The shot above taken Saturday morning in Greencastle, captured … Continue reading

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Six Words Provide Epic Monon Moment

Jim Amidon — It was getting late Saturday afternoon at Blackstock Stadium in Greencastle. A back and forth football game between Wabash and DePauw was grinding to a conclusion. Boisterous fans on both sides of the field were screaming loudly … Continue reading

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It’s Bell Week

Jim Amidon — It’s Bell Week.   That’s how Wabash students refer to the week leading up to the Monon Bell Classic football game. It’s a circle-it-on-your-calendar kind of week, filled with all kinds of events and activities — some of … Continue reading

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Bring Social Media to Wabash Alums

Howard W. Hewitt – The communications revolution gives everyone a chance to create community and share in ways a cell phone or even e-mail has never allowed. This morning (Nov. 7) Brent Harris and I are leading a session on … Continue reading

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