The Voice of the Conservative Movement at Wabash College

Over the past century, higher-education in America has undergone many a significant change. Schools once established for the education of one gender, of their own accord or in pursuance of a court order, have since opened their doors to a coeducational student body. Others have redefined their educational methods, adapting to the needs and desires [...]

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Wabash is a unique place and nothing proves that claim more than Bell Week. If any observer decided to walk around campus within the last couple of weeks, they would have noticed freshmen in the middle of the night spread out amongst the campus, huddled around burning barrels guarding the campus. Or more [...]

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The Wabash Conservative Union events program for 2009 has been nothing if not diverse. In March, we hosted Ms. Tammy Bruce—a feminist lesbian and former president of the Los Angeles chapter of NOW, who contended that conservative ideas empower minorities and argued for the legalization and recognition of same-sex marriage. Then, this past [...]

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After Joseph C. Phillips’ recent lecture at Wabash College , I got the opportunity to interview him about his views on race, politics, and problems with the Republicans. Even though I went to the lecture, talking to him gave me a deeper insight on his life and views. The following is an excerpt of our [...]

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If you have ever seen clean facilities here at Wabash College, chances are you have indirectly come in contact with Ron Bowerman. If you have ever printed something from the library, you have also indirectly come in contact with Ron Bowerman. And if you have ever seen a small, cream-colored warehouse by Mud Hollow, you [...]

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It should be noted that the Wabash Conservative Union consists of a hodgepodge of individuals with differing ideas on what constitutes “conservatism.” With a group consisting of neoconservatives, paleoconservatives, social conservatives, fiscal conservatives, and libertarians, we often have our disagreements on a wide range of topics. Yet, I feel that we all joined the [...]

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Wabash Conservative Union: Your book is, to use your own words, “unabashedly theological” in places, and you say that “culture, law, and politics can never be completely atheological”. Recognizing the truth of that statement, and also recognizing the importance of defending marriage theologically as well as politically, how would you respond to those who nevertheless [...]

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Alice von Hildebrand (born in Belgium in 1923) is an esteemed Catholic theologian who received her masters and doctoral degrees from Fordham University. She has authored many works including the book on which this article focuses,The Privilege of Being a Woman, a short but powerful argument against Feminism. She seeks to demonstrate the feminist [...]

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Wabash Conservative Union: Please describe your youth for us.
Dr. Jeff Wilcox: I grew up a little all over the place. My father was first in the Navy until the time I was about 5 or 6 years old, and we were in Hawaii at the time he retired from the Navy…. He went into civilian [...]

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