The Voice of the Conservative Movement at Wabash College

The primary resource required to succeed in campus activities is common sense. Common sense is, of course, one of the traits most lacking in college-age males. The following is a brief summary of knowledge gained from my experience thus far in Wabash College activities.
Find what you like and start devoting time and thought to it. [...]

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If I could offer one word of advice to freshmen, it would be to not ditch your faith while here at school. Whether you’re Protestant, Catholic, Muslim, or somewhere in-between, I encourage you to use your time at Wabash to strengthen and grow in your faith.
So many times, we are told “find yourself” and that [...]

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“The piano is a kitten; you stroke it and it purrs. The organ is a monster; you strike it wrong and it strikes back.”

Professor of religion Dr. David Blix ’70 recalls these words from his high school organ instructor. Such a characterization often seems very apt for an instrument capable of such awe-inspiring and majestic [...]

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Many freshmen come here with a general idea about what they want to study at college.  The sciences and social sciences seem to come out on top in this early contest amongst the departments. Rarely have I met an incoming freshman who came here on a quest to become a theologian, classicist, or theorist, but [...]

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Welcome, Class of 2014! At last, you have graduated, you are on your own, and you are ready for what some might say are the best four years of your life. You have chosen a College that is steeped in tradition, one that is known for turning young men into world leaders, and one that [...]

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It’s time for “Name the Fraternities at Wabash!”…your first test as a freshman. This is your chance to list the options of living situations that you have, evaluate them, and choose the group of guys that you’ll spend the next four years around. Let’s think about all the easy ones to remember first: FIJI. Theta [...]

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On my first visit to Wabash College as a high school senior I thought I knew right away the greatness of this place.  The one thing I was not sure about was the Greek system one finds at this beloved institution.  Everyone, as they grow up, hears stories about what it is like being in [...]

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Dearest Freshmen,
What do you think of Wabash thus far? Do you have enough experience to form an opinion, or is it too soon? And what of your new proud paperweight, “These Fleeting Years”? Have you read it yet? Let’s expand our scope.
What do you think of Global Warming—epic hoax or dire emergency? How about gay [...]

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by William Turner, Faculty Contributor
Welcome, freshmen, to Wabash College.  You are embarking on a great adventure.  During the next four years you will do many things.  You will take classes in the languages, literature, fine arts, religion, philosophy, history, rhetoric, mathematics, and the natural and social sciences.  You will read many good books—and some not [...]

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by David Blix ‘70, Faculty Contributor
I was talking over a cup of coffee the other day with some friends about that most mysterious of subjects—how to be a student at Wabash College.  One man (a faculty member) produced a list of rules from his pocket and laid it on the table.  “These work very well,” [...]

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