Monthly Archives: September 2008

Visiting Lecturer Provides Wabash Moment

Jim Amidon — I’ve often written about how much goes on at Wabash — in a single day or week — and I’ve often written about the unique opportunities our students have during their four years on campus. Last week … Continue reading

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Why I Study Rhetoric, by Grant Gussman ’09

            In Classical times, liberal education was separated into seven different categories. Among these seven disciplines were the respected fields of Grammar, Logic, Arithmetic, Geometry, Music and Astronomy. But the seventh and final Liberal Art seems to have fallen out of … Continue reading

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Rhetoric as a Character Building Art, by Derek Hickerson ’09

Note: Last year we asked our senior majors to reflect on the meaning of Rhetoric. We asked this year’s seniors to do the same thing. Over the next few days we will post some of their responses.                Rhetoric … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Union opens 2008-09 season with success

The Wabash College Parliamentary Union brought home several awards from the Purdue Boilermaker Speech and Debate Tournament this last weekend (Sept. 12-14, 2008). A total of twenty-two students participated in all or part of the tournament in some fashion, resulting … Continue reading

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