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Bowens put “Students First” with $2 million gift

COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING • Steve Bowen ’68 can’t help but laugh as he realizes how long he’s been connected to Wabash College.

Scarlet Honors Weekend Introduces Potential Students to Campus

REED MATHIS ’22 | STAFF WRITER • As Wabash buckles down for the end of the semester, this time of the year also brings prospective students to the last few admissions events of the fall semester. During the first weekend back from Thanksgiving Break, the third annual Scarlet Honors Weekend will ensue, which will coincide with The Lilly Finalist Weekend, beginning a day earlier.

Allens Meet Need with Two Million Dollar Gift

COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING • “Where is the need?” It was the simplest of questions from Jay Allen ’79, and the answer carries a great deal of weight.

Women of Wabash

JOHN WITCZAK ’21 | STAFF WRITER • AsanystudentatWabashwill tell you, the place would completely fall apart if it weren’t for the many women that make up the faculty and staff. Whether it be professors, administrators, counselors, cooks, or custodians, one can always find a woman working hard to make the campus we call home run smoothly. Given that Wabash is an all-male institution, it is easy, especially for those unfamiliar with the school, to think only of men when they think of Wabash, but, as we all know, that would be a mistake. The Bachelor set out to speak with a few relatively recent hires in order to get an insider’s perspective as to what it is like to be a woman at an all guys college.

Spring Break Immersion Trips Announced

ALEXANDRU ROTARU ’22 | STAFF WRITER • Wabash’smissionstate- ment is to “educate men to think critically, act responsibly, lead effectively, and lead humanely.” One way which it achieves this goal is by enabling students to learn about and interact with other cultures and environ- ments outside the classroom. A great oppor- tunity for Wallies to do just that is through immersion courses. There are six immersion courses offered in the Spring semester of 2019, in Political Science, Economics, Biology, Classics, and Rhetoric.

Liberal Arts + An Introduction to Wabash Democracy and Public Discourse

JAKE VERMEULEN ’21 | NEWS EDITOR • In a political landscape that is increasingly polarized beyond belief, effective discussions on almost any topic can be hard to find. For the last several years, the Wabash Democracy and Public Discourse initiative (WDPD) has been leading substantive, productive conversa- tions on campus and in the surrounding community.

Career Services Prepares Seniors for Real Life

JAKE VERMEULEN ’21 | NEWS EDITOR • As part of their efforts to prepare Wabash students for the real world, the Schroeder Center for Career Development is putting on their Real World Week for the Class of 2019.

Board of Trustees to Vote on New Major

JOHN WITCZAK ’21 | STAFF WRITER •Wabash just got one step closer to enlarging its curriculum. Thanks to the foresight and initiative of William Turner, Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science and his colleagues, the proposal
of adding Computer Science to the list of available majors is just one Board of Trustees vote away from becoming a reality.

Mental Health Day of Discussion: Changing the Culture

CHARLES FREY ’19 | SENIOR STAFF WRITER •Sometimes,talkingmakesall
the difference. This statement has been
a recurring theme across campus for the past three years, and was further shown during Monday’s mental health “Day of Dialogue.”

Sarpong ’22 Wins Moot Court

moot court finalists(ward)

(photo by Ian Ward ’19)

IAN WARD ’19 | ONLINE AND PHOTO EDITOR• On Wednesday night, Kwaku Sarpong ’22 was christened as the 2018 Moot Court Winner, after arguing on Saturday, Monday, and Wednesday Evening. Sarpong is from Suffolk, Virginia. He, along with finalist Erich Lange ’19, argued on the side of Johnson, a Seventh Circuit case.

Liberal Arts + An Introduction to the Global Health Initiative

Prospective Students to Visit Campus this Weekend

Family Day uses Current Parents as Recruiters

Wabash Releases Re-Branding

New Pub Coming to Sparks Center

Administration Considers Computer Science Major