Author Archives: Jim Amidon

The Iconic Dr. Z

Jim Amidon — How nice it was last Thursday to attend a reception honoring a long-serving colleague at Wabash College and not have to say “goodbye” when it ended. A huge swath of the Wabash community gathered to celebrate John Zimmerman … Continue reading

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Cheesesteak Event A Success

Jim Amidon — When Wabash College senior Rashaan Stephens met with me about six weeks ago, he came with an idea to do a fund-raiser for the Montgomery County Free Clinic. So I sat down and talked with him about all … Continue reading

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Growing Pains for Little Giants

Jim Amidon — There was one second remaining on the scoreboard clock at Wabash’s Chadwick Court when freshman guard Ross Sponsler stepped to the line to attempt two free throws in a game the Little Giants led by a single point. … Continue reading

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Cross Country Team Back on National Stage

Jim Amidon — Wabash College Cross Country Coach Roger Busch had his team back at the Division III National Championships again this year. It’s the third straight year the Little Giants have qualified as a team for the national meet after … Continue reading

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Seniors Teach Freshmen Monon Tradition

Jim Amidon — Writing about the Monon Bell Classic never gets old or boring. There are always incredible stories leading into the famed football game between Wabash and DePauw, and certainly the actual game provides plenty of its own. The 119th … Continue reading

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It Takes a Campus

Jim Amidon — When the League of Women Voters reached out to Wabash President Pat White about the College’s willingness to host a Candidate Forum, he quickly agreed to open up the Fine Arts Center. The Forum, held last Wednesday, featured … Continue reading

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A Winning Formula for Success

Jim Amidon — Not long ago in an alumni survey, about 12 percent of Wabash College alumni told us they held the title of owner, president, or CEO. That’s a pretty remarkable figure, especially for a liberal arts college like … Continue reading

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