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The DePauw Special Edition
Table of Contents 3
Tourist Information A list of resources for incoming travelers
4-5 Travel Committee
Meet the people who run the town
Map of DePauw Figure out how to get from point A to point B The Seven Wonders of DePauw Check out localsâ€™ favorite spots
Restaurant Reviews The best spots in town to grab a bite
Calendar & Colloquialisms Learn out whatâ€™s when and the local slang
Tips & Tricks Public Safety and spiritual centers
Words of Wisdom Travel advice from experienced globetrotters
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Make sure to take advantage of what the town has to offer. Eli’s Books
6 East Washington St. Travelers can venture over to the town square to purchase books, DePauw apparel, basic school supplies, snacks, and magazines here. A Starbucks is conveniently connected.
Call (765) 658-5961 Whether it is after a late-night workout, a nearly all-night study session, or a fun outing, hail a university cab to safely arrive at your destination after dark. Safe Ride runs from 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 9 p.m. – 3 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. Just make sure you are ready to be picked up and call 765-658-5961 for a ride.
Admissions Building 101 East Seminary St.
The Financial Aid Office is located on the second floor of Emison and is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to answer any questions regarding your four-year stay at DePauw. To schedule an appointment with an advisor, call 765-658-4030.
Academic Resources First Floor of Asbury, Room 115
AKA the UB/Hub Student Post Office Lower Level
Seasoned travlers are available to help out the rookies in three different resource centers:
Travelers will receive an email notification for packages that are larger than their personal mailboxes and be asked to present their Tiger Card and sign for the package at the counter in the mailroom. All visitors will have their own small mailbox here as well where they can pick up their mail at any time of the day.
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Help Desk Lower Level The Help Desk offers assistance to those facing technological difficulties such as issues with printing, the network or any other laptop problems. You can walk in at any time from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday with questions, concerns or even panic with a paper that is due in an hour and won’t print. You can also call 765-658-4294 with any questions. The Tiger card office and Printing Services are located in this same room. Civic, Global, and Professional Opportunities Office Lobby (Reception Desk) Questions regarding studying abroad, off-campus internships, off-campus Winter Terms, career planning, community service/outreach or resume and interview preparation can be answered here. Public Safety Second Floor, Room 200 While Public Safety is DePauw’s campus police, they are really there to keep everyone safe, not in trouble. You can call Public Safety at anytime, day or night, with concerns regarding suspicious activities, a dead car battery or especially if a fellow traveler has a little bit too much fun at the local tavern.
Math, science and economics No appointment necessary, but there is a schedule of what kind of tutors are available and when.
S Center (Speech) Asbury 118
First Floor of Hogate Hall Open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., any sick or injured travlers can call 765-658-4555 and make an appointment. They can typically fit you in either later that same day or the following one.
Women’s Center 306 Hannah St.
This house holds weekly events for our travelers, and can even be reserved for group meetings. It is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. as a safe and welcoming space for any woman at DePauw.
Oral presentations Appointments are necessary, so schedule one in advance by calling or visiting the Academic Resource Center.
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Editing and assistance is targeted more towards content and organization rather than proofreading. Appointments should be scheduled in advance by calling or visiting the Academic Resource Center.
Registrar’s Office 313 South Locust St.
Any DePauw travelers looking to make major/minor declarations or changes, intents to withdraw, or academic standing inquiries, can do so here. You can stop by or call at 765-658-4141.
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The Travel Committee:
Assistant Town Planner
Important faces to know at DePauw
Associate Dean of Students
Dean of School of Music
As the head of DePauw’s travel committee, Casey leads the staff in making DePauw a stellar community. He loves to interact with the travelers, and you can often see him making conversation around campus.
As the director of the Freshman Program and head of Student Support and Advocacy, Setchell makes sure all DePauw visitors are adjusting well to the new adventure. Stop by her office in the Union Building, and if you are experiencing culture shock, she is there to help you.
Whenever a DePauw traveler earns a special honor, McCoy will be directing his band in playing our school song, ‘A Toast to DePauw’. “To Old DePauw we toast today, and raise our voices high…” You’ll learn it soon enough.
The Wise Man Raj Bellani
Dean of Experiential Learning and Career Planning The DePauw experience can be a wild four years for travelers. It’s important to always plan ahead for speed bumps and traffic jams. Ask Bellani and his office for career guidance or help finding an internship.++
Melanie J. Norton
Town Council Members Administration These six people are here to make sure that every new traveler has the potential to experience DePauw at its best. Dan Meyer, director of admission, decides if you have what it takes to visit DePauw; while Larry Stimpert, dean of academic affairs, decides if you have explored well enough to stay. Brad Kelsheimer, director of finance and administration, takes care of all the travel fees. Cindy Babington, director of student life and dean of students, makes sure DePauw travelers don’t lose their way. Christopher Wells, director of communication, gets the word out about how great the DePauw travel experience is. Melanie J. Norton, director of advancement, ensures that past DePauw visitors contribute to the experience of current guests.
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Town Physician Dr. Scott Ripple, M.D.
Stevie Baker-Watson Athletic director
Stevie Baker-Watson is the member of the DePauw travel committee with a lot of athletic experience. She leads the Tigers in dominating the North Coast Athletic Conference.
Town Police Force
Director of Public Safety
Dr. Ripple is here to make sure that every traveler is feeling his or her best. Visit the Wellness Center if the strains of your journey ever get you down.
Exploring DePauw is lot of fun until somebody tries to travel around the rules. If there is any illegal activity, a traveler could be sent to Embassy. But don’t worry, if you play by the rules, you will be just fine.
Media Room Student Media
Radio,TV and Newspaper The student media is here to keep you informed of everything you need to know about traveling around DePauw — and keep you entertained, too. Need some tunes or live destination coverage? Dial to WGRE, 91.5 FM. Press channel 3 on the remote to watch shows like ‘Prerecorded Late Night Show,’ on D3TV and look for The DePauw’s news coverage on Tuesdays and Fridays. The three medias have storied histories — WGRE is regularly ranked as one of the best college radio stations in the nation, and The DePauw is the oldest college newspaper in Indiana. All three are student-run and produced, making for unique coverage and valuable travel experience. WGRE, D3TV and The DePauw are always looking for new help — don’t be afraid to stop by the PCCM and get involved in covering this destination.
Under the direction of police chief Angela Nally, Public Safety is here to ensure that everyone is safe. There is nothing wrong with celebrating having reached your final destination, but Public Safety’s job is to make sure that DePauw students do not travel irresponsibly.
Returning Travelers Upperclassmen:
Resident Assistants and Freshman Mentors These upperclassmen have been around the block a time or two, yet they will always remember what it is like to be new. The R.A.s and First-Year Mentors are always there to help the newcomers.
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DPU Travel Traditions
The Seven Wonders of DPU By Sunny Strader and Becca Stanek firstname.lastname@example.org
3. It’s not unusual to see a DePauw explorer streaking to the Boulder in an attempt to have fun. Leave your inhibitions in your suitcase, along with your clothes. CLAIRE ZINGRAF / The depauw By Leah Freestone email@example.com
The Monon Bell Game Considered one of the oldest and greatest college football rivalries, this annual matchup between DePauw University and Wabash College began in 1890. Overall, Wabash holds the most wins with a record of 57-53-9. However, since the actual 300-pound Monon Railroad bell was introduced as the trophy in 1932, the teams are tied 37-37-6. This year’s game will take place at DePauw on November 16, 2013. Old Gold Weekend The first Old Gold Day in 1907 was originally developed to stop the violent “class scraps,” or interclass battles between freshmen and sophomores. But in 1919, the events of the current tradition began. Old Gold weekend includes a home football game, the crowning of the Old Gold king and queen (similar to homecoming king and queen), and the return of many alumni to campus to join in the festivities. Little 5 The Little 500 bike race, now shortened to Little
5, began in 1956 as a fundraiser for the American Cancer fund. The track originally consisted of the streets surrounding East College, but has since moved to Blackstock Stadium, the streets surrounding Julian Science and Mathematics Center and Lilly Center, and finally, in 2012, to the streets surrounding the Green Center for Performing Arts. The event consists of a women’s race followed by a men’s race, but the entire week leading up to the big day is filled with various greek organization competitions, including street sprints on Friday evening. This year’s Little 5 will be on April 20, 2013. Marvin’s Marvin’s is located at 202 South College Avenue and is the home of the famous GCB, or Garlic Cheeseburger: definitely not a good meal for a day on the go, but a great meal after a tough day traveling. Ubben Lectures Alumni Timothy and Sharon Ubben have brought nearly 100 lecturers to campus since the series began in 1986. Past speakers include Bill Clinton, Jane Goodall, Margaret Thatcher and Tony Blair. This fall Ron Paul, three-time presidential candidate and former congressman, and Bret Baier, alum and Fox News anchor, will speak.
The G.C.B. (also known as the Garlic Cheeseburger): Whether you’re cramming for a test, or starving after a long night, a greasy hamburger with a slice of cheddar and a sprinkle of garlic always hits the spot. It’s been a campus favorite for decades, and alum have been known stop by campus just to snag one. The Boulder The 5,000-pound granite rock in front of East College has been a campus fixture since 1892. The rock was discovered near Morton, 12 miles northeast of Greencastle, and was brought to campus to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Columbus’s arrival. Today, however, the Boulder takes on a different connotation.
East College This building is the face of DePauw, and if you’ve gotten a letter from DePauw then you’ve seen it. If not, check out any DePauw students’ Instagram accounts. The first classes were held there in 1875, though the basement was unfinished. The building was officially dedicated in 1877. Greek Life Just under 70 percent of DePauw students are affiliated with a greekletter organization. From multicultural groups to traditional sororities and fraternities, DePauw offers 25 different organizations.
The Bell The 300-pound locomotive bell from the Monon Railroad is the trophy for the annual rivalry football game between DePauw University and Wabash College. Although the rivalry sparked in 1890, the Bell became a symbol of victory in 1932. The Nature Park The 520-acre park has 10 miles of walking trails. From 1917 to 1977, the park was a limestone quarry. The land was donated in 2003, and the university bought additional acreage to transform the quarry into what it is today.
Freshmen Mixers Even upperclassmen reminsce about how fun these nights were. You’ll meet some of your best friends for the next four years. Whether it’s Casino Night, the Luau, 80’s Night or Highlighter Party these get-togethers are bound to be some of your favorite college memories.
Restaurant Reviews: Must-eats in town The Fluttering Duck
If you’re hungry for a slice of pizza or bowl of pasta make the journey over to Mama Nunz. The restaurant features a diverse menu that highlights classic Italian dishes and even features its own rendition of a GCB. What’s almost better than the food, though, is the atmosphere. You’ll be greeted by a tiger statue outside the door. DePauw knickknacks adorn the walls providing a definite sense of Tiger pride. No matter what you order the Nunzio family will make sure it tastes great and that you have incredible experience.
The Dairy Castle
If you’re craving something a little spicy or want to snack on some chips and salsa, then head to Casa Grande. Also known simply as “Casa” by most DePauw students, it offers a varied menu of burritos, quesadillas, tacos, and all other traditional Mexican dishes. Once you’re old enough, it is also a great place to unwind with a margarita or daiquiri after a long week of traveling.
A great place on campus to grab dinner with friends or watch a game on the widescreen TVs. The casual dining menu includes burgers, sandwiches and salads. Some student favorites include spinach artichoke dip, the buffalo chicken wrap and the pretzel breadsticks. Catch a night of jazz music on Thursday , play a game of pool or listen to your favorite tunes on the jukebox while you enjoy a meal that can be charged to your Tiger Card.
If you’re looking for a sweet treat, or need to cool off after a long day of sight-seeing around campus, then a visit to Dairy Castle is a must. This little colorfully-painted shop serves up a wide variety of ice cream specialties in generous portions at student-friendly prices. While splitting the wonderfully enormous “brownie fantasy” may become your favorite treat to share with friends, be sure not to overlook their regular food. Try a Reuben sandwich, hot dog, or even taco salad for a quick and tasty meal.
If your parents are in town for the weekend, and you’re looking for a nice brunch or dinner, Almost Home is the place for you. It’s known as one of the upscale but affordable restaurants in town. While you’re there try the spinach artichoke, ravioli and paninis. Desserts of the day are brought out on a tray, each of which always sounds delicious. The food almost tastes like a home-cooked meal.
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A translation guide for newcomers By Staff at the depauw firstname.lastname@example.org
Travelers will come across some foreign lingo during their stay - especially as they settle in. Seasoned globetrotters have it down, but the rookies may have a hard time understanding the terminology at first. But don’t fret— master these terms and you’ll be up to speed.
Campus Landmarks These acronyms will help you figure out your schedule so that you don’t miss any activities on the travel itinerary.
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JCS – Percy L. Julian Science and Mathematics Center AH – Asbury Hall HH – Harrison Hall HSB – Honor Scholars Building EC – East College OL – F.W. Olin Biological Center PELR – Peeler Art Center GCPA–Judson and Joyce Green Center for Performing Arts PCCM – Eugene S. Pulliam Center for Contemporary Media LC – Lilly Center
Around Town & Beyond You’ll sound you like you own the place if your use these terms as you explore the unfamiliar. Roy O. – Roy O. West Library, often referred to by his first name and middle initial UB/Hub – Union Building/dining center The Den – campus dining center located in Longden Hall’s basement, open late for the hungry athlete CLCD – Campus Living and Community Development, located on the main floor of Anderson Street Hall BR – Bishop Roberts Hall, a freshman dormitory in South Quad The Dells – the green space between Longden, Humbert and Hogate RA – Resident Assistant Safe Ride – provides rides around campus after dark, dial 765-658-5981. A Street – Anderson Street Hall, an upperclassmen dormitory located near North Quad B Street – Bloomington Street Hall, an upperclassmen dormitory
C Street – College Street Hall, a freshman dormitory located near South Quad Prindle – Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics, located in the Nature Park. Marv’s – Marvin’s is the local burger joint, home of the famous GCB. They deliver! GCB – Garlic Cheeseburger, speciality of Marvin’s. GCCB – Garlic Chicken Cheeseburger, another Marvin’s speciality. The Crotch – You won’t be able to go there, but you may hear this around campus. It’s the local liquor store, Kork & Keg Liquors. Monon – Anything related to the rivalry week between DePauw’s athletes and the reigning champions of Wabash College, which peaks with the annual Monon Bell Classic in November in which the two football teams battle for the Monon Bell.
Organizations to Know When another traveler introduces themselves as a “MOFO,” it may not be what you think is. Best learn these abbreviations too. MeFe – Media Fellows MoFo – Management Fellows HoScho – Honor Scholars SRF – Science Research Fellows EFe – Environmental Fellows ITAP – Information Technology Fellows PANHEL – PanHellenic Council, the governing body of sororities on campus IFC – Interfraternity Council, the governing body of fraternities on campus NPHC – National PanHellenic Council, the governing body of national ethnic-based fraternities and sororities WGRE – DePauw’s campus radio station. Tune in to 91.5 FM or WGRE.org as you work out, eat or study. D3TV – DePauw’s campus TV station, keep an eye out for The Pre-Recorded Late Night Show and other shows on channel 3. TDP - The DePauw, the campus newspaper. Releases most Tuesdays and Fridays – be sure to grab a copy in the Hub or PCCM
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Public Safety Do’s & Don’ts Advice from seasoned travelers
By staff at the Depauw email@example.com
Vacation may seem like the perfect time to let loose, but the rules still apply. Traveling should be fun though, so here are some tips for staying out of trouble and appropriately handling problems that you may run into.
Do be friendly Say hi and chat with the officers when you see them around campus. They’re not out to get you. They just want to ensure your safety.
Do utilize the services Public Safety does more than police the campus and deal with emergencies. Feel free to call if you lock yourself out of you room or even if you’re having car trouble. The Public Safety officers are always more than willing to help.
Don’t misuse the services Although Public Safety is more than happy to give you a ride if you feel unsafe, they aren’t your personal driver.
11 DePauw travel mercies Travel DePauw
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Spiritual groups and activities don’t quite fit in a suitcase, but that doesn’t mean travelers have to leave those experiences behind. DePauw has ample options to recreate a home away from home religious experience. Student Groups Bread for the World • Buddhist Student Association • Catholic Student Association • DePauw Christian Fellowship • DePauw Hillel (Jewish) • InterVarsity Christian Fellowship • Muslim Student Association • Om Hindu Association • Secular Students Association • Worldwide Discipleship Association (Bible study) • YoungLife Reflection locations near campus Bartlett Reflection Center in the Nature Park • Cataract Falls in Cloverdale • Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics • Quarry in the Nature Park • Spiritual Life Center at 500 E. Seminary Street Worship opportunities
(located in Greencastle unless otherwise noted)
Apostolic Pentecostal Grace Tabernacle
Assembly of God
Don’t be scared to call Don’t hesitate to call for help even if you or the person who needs help is under 21 — or if the emergency drug or alcohol related. The main goal of Public Safety is not to get you in trouble; it is to ensure the safety of the students. It’d be smart to save Public Safety as a contact in your phone. The number is 765-6584261 You can also reach them in their office in the Union Building, room 200.
Do call 9-1-1 in case of fire or emergency Public Safety often works together with the Greencastle Police Department. When in doubt, call for help.
Don’t run away Even if you’re caught doing something you aren’t supposed to be doing, stay put and deal with the situation at hand. The officers are reasonable and will figure out how to best deal with the situation.
First Assembly of God: The Storehouse
Cornerstone Baptist Church • First Baptist Church • Greencastle Southern Baptist • Hanna Street Baptist Church • Immanuel Baptist Church • Mount Zion Baptist Church • New Life Baptist Church • New Providence Baptist Church • Victory Baptist Church
Dagom Gaden Tensung Ling Monastery – Bloomington • Empty Circle Zen Group – Hobart • Ganden Dheling Buddhist Temple – Bloomington • Purdue Buddhist Society – West Lafayette • Zen Center of Bloomington – Bloomington
St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church
First Christian Church • Sherwood Christian Church • Wellspring Christian Church – Coatesvillle
Church of Christ
Church of God • Community Church of God • Greencastle Church of Christ
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
Missouri Synod Peace Lutheran Church Greencastle Church of the Nazarene
Emmaus Christian Church – Indianapolis • Fillmore Christian Church – Fillmore • God’s Way Full Gospel Church • Greencastle Christian Church • Harvest House Church • Life Builder Community Church
G.T. Haywood Memorial Pentecostal Greencastle Foursquare Church – New Hope Fellowship
Greencastle Presbyterian Church
Seventh Day Adventist
Greencastle Seventh Day Adventist Church
Brick Chapel United Methodist Church • Edgewood United Methodist Church – Indianapolis • Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church •Wildwood Evangelical Free Church
Hindu Temple of Central Indiana – Indianapolis
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses
Congregation Beth Shalom – Bloomington • Congregation Beth-El Zedeck (conservative, reconstructionist) – Indianapolis • DePauw Shabbat Worship – Center For Spiritual Life • United Hebrew Congregation of Terre Haute (reform) – Terre Haute
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Islamic Center of North America – Plainfield
Taoist Tai Chi
Plainfield Friends Meeting – Plainfield • Religious Society of Friends – Bloomington
NRI, Sikh Satsang of Indianapolis – Indianapolis
Unitarian Universalist Community • Church of Hendricks • County – Danville
Published on Aug 24, 2013