Click here for the news story. A Crawfordsville native, Chris graduated from Wabash with minors in music and writing to accompany his theater degree. Click here for the news announcement. He is currently an Emeritus Trustee at Wabash College, having served as an active Trustee from He is an emeritus Trustee at Washington University. Russ co-wrote the screenplay, which looks at a family in the years following the death of its patriarch.
Click here for a film review. From what I hear, things have relaxed a bit: other than the usual, petty "tear down posters from gay groups" reactions around campus people are mostly okay with gay people.
Furthermore, attempts to bring LGBT-friendly speakers to campus are on the rise, Andrea James gave a talk at the college recently, so that's something.
Notice that I skipped the more obvious "what's it like to be trans at Wabash? If one does exist on campus - hypothetically speaking, of course! After all, transition would get someone kicked out of school! I remember discussing my gender identity crisis with the school therapist on two separate occasions, and both times getting a calm dismissal from the therapist. I would even be surprised to hear of a trans-male attending Wabash, but I'm willing to eat my hat if someone can provide me some info to the contrary.
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When it comes to Wabash I find its best to focus on the good things. We came back to find black latex paint tossed over the whole thing. Here freshmen pledges still wear beanies called "pots" and tip them when they pass professors.
They paint their legs green when they try out for the Sphinx Club, a selective society. And they make a wide berth around General, a waist-high St. Bernards who have lived in Phi Delta Theta house for most of this century.
Phi Delts are traditionalists and proud of it. And when the Wabash Board of Trustees recently announced to the student body its decision, after a two-year-study, to remain one of only three all-male colleges in the United States, the brothers cheered.
Change is something that Wabash may have seen less of than just about any other college in the country. The acre campus sits on Wabash Avenue as it has since the college was founded in on what was then the American frontier. The stone window sills of Center Hall are carved with graffiti dating back to ' But far more than just the physical campus has stood the test of time. Without women, Wabash looks today the way Yale, Princeton, Amherst and many other prestigious liberal arts colleges looked until the late 's and early 's, when women were admitted.
Fraternity life, sometimes straight out of the movie "Animal House," is robust. There are no tenured black faculty members and only a handful of professors who are women. About five percent of the students are black, and three quarters of all Wabash men come from Indiana. Performing for a variety of College activities and concerts during the academic year, the group also makes a annual concert tour in the U.
Recent tours have included St. Your email address will not be published.Apr 22, · Even a few of the handful of women at Wabash see the college's nurturing role. "Our men are free to experience a wider range of roles," said Gail M. Pebworth, the college's assistant athletic.