The Voice of the Conservative Movement at Wabash College

When a person visits the web site of Professor Humberto Barreto, the first thing that they will see is not links to current work, a biography, or a curriculum vitae. Yes, these are on Professor Barreto’s website. But the first thing that a person will see is the following quotation at the top [...]

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by Sean Clerget ‘09
Hurricane Katrina roared into the Louisiana and Mississippi on August 29, 2005, and devastated the region. Less than a week after the hurricane hit the Gulf Coast, the blame game began. Criticism came from all parts of the country but was particularly strong in Washington D.C., as partisan politics joined the [...]

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by Jay Horrey ‘09
I am a liberal Democrat. I decided I was a Democrat during the 2000 Presidential Election and since then have worked to promote and further the issues of the Democratic Party. I am a past president of the Thomas Riley Marshall College Democrats here at Wabash College, have served as the Director [...]

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by Kyle Trusgnich ‘08
The Fraternity Cleaning Initiative began back in May 2006 when the Board of Trustees began to express maintenance concerns with the administration of the college. The Board’s simplest concern was the proper upkeep of their housing investments, fraternities, in which after the construction of the new Kappa Sigma house, will exceed forty [...]

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In America today, race is a taboo subject. Anyone who has ever found him or herself on the wrong side of an accusation of racism knows how devastating it can be. Race has become a weapon in society to enforce a political orthodoxy. Stanford Professor Richard Thompson Ford examines this curious situation, [...]

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As I compose some final thoughts on race in relation to Wabash, it is necessary that I make it clear that I am by no means an expert or a scholar on the issue of race. The lack of expertise, however, should never keep one from expressing ones opinions and ideas on a topic. It [...]

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Fifty years ago, abrupt marriages of young couples as the result of premarital pregnancies were common, although often hidden, in the United States. If a young man impregnated his girlfriend, the natural and obvious instinct was to quickly marry her and begin his journey towards maturity and fatherhood — regardless of whether the circumstances [...]

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Evolution. It is a proven fact. Anyone who would challenge it is completely off their rocker. At least that was according to one speaker who was on campus a few weeks ago. But let’s stand back for a second and examine the ever-growing challenge to this theory.
There are still many people who do not believe [...]

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Future discussions of higher education in America should begin with the book I want to share with you today, but for that very reason, no one who needs to read it will. Written by Stuart Taylor Jr. and KC Johnson, Until Proven Innocent: Political Correctness and the Shameful Injustices of the Duke Lacrosse Rape Case [...]

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