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A Former Earlham Quaker on the End of Football

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A former Earlham College football player laments the school’s recent decision suspend the program. Editorial Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed on this web site are solely those of the original authors and other contributors. These views and opinions do not necessarily represent those of National Road Magazine, the NRM ...

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Friday Cover Blog: The Second Stream Covers

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Red Wanting Blue front-man, Scott Terry, described his band’s national presence as such: “When I look at our work, all our friends, and the people in the other bands…it almost seems as if there’s two streams which every now and then touch each other, but most of the time they ...

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Vignettes: Craig Thurston

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Craig Thurston at Wasser Brewing Company Friday April 20 @ 8:00 Copy by Donovan Wheeler He fell in love with music from a distance, parking cars at the (then) Deer Creek Music Center.  Today he tours Indiana and the Midwest, entertaining listeners with a set of pipes that bottom out ...

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Releases: Merritt Gibson’s Eyes On Us

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copy by NRM Staff information courtesy Skye Media photo credits: Anna Haas, Red Hare Photography Look on social media, and you’ll think the millennial world swirls around marches on the Capitol and showdowns with the NRA.  But among those of us who spend time with most of the nation’s young ...

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Vignettes: Chad Lehr

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Chad Lehr at Wasser Brewing Company Thursday–March 8 @ 8:00 In a time when “Americana” serves as a label identifying everything from a group of millennials reinventing classic rock to precision-picking honky-tonkers who play something more like country, sometimes a performer comes along who dovetails perfectly with the genre as ...

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Vignettes: DePauw’s Singer/Songwriter Series

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They are familiar names, gigging in familiar haunts.  They capture the rural soul that is life in west-central Indiana and they weave into it the pseudo-urban flair that is life in the middle of Greencastle.  For three Thursdays in January DePauw’s Ronald L. Dye brings local and regional talent to ...

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Further Down the Road: January 2018

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Some of the pieces we are working on for the first month of 2018: DePauw alumnus and Greencastle resident Vincent Aguirre has been been building his brand for over three years.  He talks about the challenges and thrills of the entrepreneurial experience in the 21st century. Christian Shuck compares his ...

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Vignettes: Jason Blankenship with David Sharp

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Jason Blankenship with David Sharp — at Wasser Brewing Company — Friday December 1, 2017 — 8:00-11:00 press release provided by Jason Blankenship Born and raised in Southern Ohio, Jason Blankenship was immersed in a musical environment from an early age. “My dad and uncle had their own band when ...

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