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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Joan Hawkins Pt. II

Associate Professor at Indiana University’s Media School, Joan Hawkins, is helping organize a conference and festival marking the 50th anniversary of a landmark, revolutionary year in global history. Titled “Wounded Galaxies 1968: Paris, Prague, Chicago,” the conference runs from February 6th through the 11th on the IU campus and at various venues throughout Bloomington. A pre-conference festival begins with a …

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IU Students Ask for Voting Site

Monroe County Election Board members are being asked to open a centrally-located poling site near Indiana University. Sandra Shapshay is the director of IU’s Political and Civic Engagement Program, or PACE. She says voter participation among Indiana University students is below the national average for college campuses. Speaking in last week’s election board meeting, Shapshay said PACE launched an initiative …

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Daily Local News – January 9, 2018

Tomorrow is the first day political hopefuls in the state will be able to file for their candidacy; Monroe County Election Board members are being asked to open a centrally-located poling site near Indiana University; Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb will deliver his second State of the State Address this evening; Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill announced his intention to join …

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Daily Local News – December 28, 2017

On today’s Daily Local News Episode, we’ll continue our retrospective on some of our best reporting from 2017:  contributions from the city of Bloomington, Monroe county government and private donations extend Shalom’s hours of operations through weekends; Brown County resident and Indiana Forest Alliance volunteer Dave Seastrom speaks out against the logging in Yellowwood State Forest; and Indiana University Professor Brian Powell’s …

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Daily Local News – December 27, 2017

On today’s Daily Local News Episode, we’ll take a retrospective on some of our best reporting from 2017: Cook Pharmica was sold to New Jersey-based Catalent Incorporated in September; a series of inappropriate social media messages from Kilroy’s bars draws community condemnation; Dan Wakefield, a longtime friend of Kurt Vonnegut, co-edited five previously unpublished Kurt Vonnegut short stories which were discovered at …

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Daily Local News – December 26, 2017

This retrospective edition of the Daily Local News highlights some of our best reporting from 2017. We’ll hear from IU Foundation President Dan Smith about the Foundation’s offshoring of millions of dollars in the Cayman Islands; we’ll listen to IU students, as they protest the visitation of White supremacist Charles Murray; and we’ll hear from Indiana Recovery Alliance Founder Chris …

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IU Graduate Students Protest GOP Tax Plan

Indiana University Graduate students protested and delivered a petition to President Michael McRobbie’s office yesterday afternoon. At the heart of their concern is a measure in the proposed U.S. House tax plan that would repeal a tax exemption for tuition reimbursement for graduate students. The tuition reimbursement compensates graduate students for work at the university. For many graduate students, tuition …

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Arts Interchange – Chekhov’s Three Sisters: Where There’s a Will…

Our opening song is surely well-known–this is “Ta-ra-ra Boom-de-ay” performed here by Elsa Lanchester, which Chebutykin, the doctor in Chekhov’s Three Sisters, periodically, perhaps pointedly, hums. Believe it or not, the lyrics from this 1891 minstrel farce variety show called Tuxedo do apply here. It may also be of interest that Henry Sayers, credited with the composition, claims not to …

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Indiana University Student Abandoned In Cave for 60 Hours

Indiana University is under fire after a student was left in a cave for three days and two nights. The student, Lukas Cavar, was left in a cave after fellow classmates and student instructors failed to realize that Cavar was not with them when they returned to campus from Sullivan Cave, in southern Monroe County. Cavar stated that he become …

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Voices in the Street: “What do you like most about Bloomington?

As a new crop of students settles in and local residents get once again used to the buzz around town that accompanies it we have gone out into the streets and asked your friends and neighbors what they like best about Blomington.

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