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#224: Timothy O’Shea

Wabash On My Mind

Release Date: 01/28/2019

#257: Sam Henthorn ’20 show art #257: Sam Henthorn ’20

Wabash On My Mind

Rich sits down with Sam Henthorn ’20, after his conference title win in the NCAC Cross Country Championships this fall. They discuss how monuments become everyday places when abroad, Sam’s training for the upcoming Nationals, and advice for his freshman self (Episode 257).

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#256: Monon Memories: Jeff Birk ’74 show art #256: Monon Memories: Jeff Birk ’74

Wabash On My Mind

Rich sits down with an alumnus who will attend his 50th consecutive Monon Bell Classic this year, Jeff Birk ’74. The pair discuss his favorite Monon moments, his pre-game preparations, and his nearest miss in attending (Episode 256).

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#255: Moot Court Finals 2019 show art #255: Moot Court Finals 2019

Wabash On My Mind

Rich sits down with participants in the Moot Court Finals this year, Caleb Dickey ’21, Bryce McCullough ’23, Cooper Smith ’23, & Jake Vermeulen ’21, discussing how to succeed in the court, locking eyes with a state supreme court judge, and wiccan communion wafers (Episode 255).

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#254: Winter Sports Preview 2019-20 show art #254: Winter Sports Preview 2019-20

Wabash On My Mind

Rich sits down with seniors from the Little Giant Wrestling, Basketball and Swimming teams respectively, Darden Schurg ’20, Harry Hallstrom ’20, and Hunter Jones ’20. They discuss favorite moments in their sport, new teammates, and what to expect from each team this season (Episode 254).

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#253: Nicole Ver Kuilen show art #253: Nicole Ver Kuilen

Wabash On My Mind

Rich sits down with Para-Triathlon National Champion and disabilities advocate Nicole Ver Kuilen, discussing her journey as a para-athlete, racing down the 1500-mile West Coast, and helping others one volcano at a time. (Episode 253).

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#252: Dr. Gary Phillips show art #252: Dr. Gary Phillips

Wabash On My Mind

Rich sits down with former Dean of the College Dr. Gary Phillips regarding his last years teaching at Wabash prior to retirement. They discuss his experiences as a dean during the 2008 financial crisis, his impacts over decades of teaching on others, and the shape of a question (Episode 252).

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#251: Will Shortz show art #251: Will Shortz

Wabash On My Mind

Rich sits down with editor of the New York Times Crossword puzzle and Crawfordsville-native Will Shortz, discussing his eighth-grade start to puzzlemaking, founding the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament, and avoiding obscurities and minimizing oddities (Episode 251).

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#250: Theater: Biloxi Blues show art #250: Theater: Biloxi Blues

Wabash On My Mind

Rich sits down with director Michael Abbott and members of the cast of the upcoming Wabash Theater production of Neil Simon’s Biloxi Blues. They discuss how their roles have challenged them, the ethereal nature of theater, and how to prepare for the opening curtain (Episode 250).

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#249: Dr. James Makubuya show art #249: Dr. James Makubuya

Wabash On My Mind

Rich sits down with Dr. James Makubuya ahead of the 40th LaFollette Lecture, the first to feature a member of the music department. They discuss his experiences playing in Carnegie Hall, nineteen years of Wamidan, and learning another culture through its instruments (Episode 249).

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#248: Designer Proteins and LOCKR show art #248: Designer Proteins and LOCKR

Wabash On My Mind

Rich sits down with Dr. Wally Novak and research student Joe Kaefer ’22 to review the professor’s recent co-authorship and creation of a new protein. The three discuss gene testing “in silico,” working as a student-mentor team, and how research is like golf (Episode 248).

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This week, Rich sits down with the head coach of the lacrosse team at Wabash College, Timothy O’Shea, discussing what lacrosse looks like at the college level (Episode 224).