Gambier is Talking About...Coffee.
Middle Ground, the coffee shop that opened on the corner of Wiggin Street and Gaskin Avenue in 2003, was sold during the summer. Wiggin Street Coffee, whose owners operate shops in Newark and Granville, Ohio, was open when students returned in the fall.
After many years of lax enforcement, the Village of Gambier implemented a new parking ordinance, with higher fines and more stringently enforced time limits for street parking in the heart of Gambier.
After thirty-seven years of coaching, Jim Steen, architect of the most successful collegiate athletic program in NCAA history, stepped down as head coach of the Lords swimming and diving team. Jessen Book ’01, a Steen protégé who was hired in July 2010 to succeed Steen as coach of the Ladies swimming team, is now the head coach for both the Lords and the Ladies.