Monthly Archives: July 2010

From Gray To Green

Brent Harris – Nearly half of the final base layer is in place on the football field. We should see the field change from gray stone to a mix of brown sand and stone, then to green FieldTurf toward the … Continue reading

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Last Step Before Turf

Kyle Bender ’12 – The construction crew continues to spread gravel across the entire length of the field at Hollett Little Giant Stadium. It is the final step before turf installation begins next week.   For an updated photo album, click … Continue reading

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Goalposts Added to Field

Kyle Bender ’12 – The long jump and pole vault areas are near completion, a base layer of gravel is being spread, and Wabash College is almost ready for FieldTurf to be installed! To see the construction progress, along with … Continue reading

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My Morning in Northport with Phil Mikesell

Howard W. Hewitt, Northport, MI. – Some people ask retired Political Science Professor Phil Mikesell why he retired to a tiny village like Northport, Michigan. Sure he can talk about the beautiful Grand Traverse Bay just down the street from … Continue reading

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Managing a Winery Just Another Liberal Art for Lentych ’89

 Howard W. Hewitt, Omena, MI. – Tony Lentcyh ’89 is always stretching his liberal arts education. “I always tell people ‘when you get asked if you can do particular job, always tell them sure,’ ” he laughed. “That’s the liberal … Continue reading

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A Close Encounter with Tim Talbott’s Alpacas

Howard W. Hewitt, Grand Rapids, MI. – I am one with the Alpaca.  Is this really in my job description? Should I renegotiate terms?   Did I willingly kiss an Alpaca? (It was really more of a nose rub!)   … Continue reading

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Happy 80th, Professor Bert Stern

“People often reduce identity to biography. If they have a story, then that’s who they believe they are. But in fact your identity is infinitely more complex, nuanced, and mysterious than your biography, or anything that could unfold in your … Continue reading

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