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Indiana to offer multiyear scholarships

BLOOMINGTON | Indiana plans to immediately begin guaranteeing four-year scholarships to athletes and will agree not to reduce the amount of money students on partial scholarship receive year to year based on illness, injury or ability, athletic director Fred Glass said Friday.

June 27, 2014 5:15 pm
Northwestern players to cast historic union vote today

Northwestern players to cast historic union vote today

EVANSTON, Ill. | Northwestern University's football players will cast ballots today on whether to form the nation's first union for college athletes – a potentially landmark vote that will be kept sealed for months and possibly years.

April 24, 2014 5:53 pm

Money for college athletes: not if, but how

MIAMI | After decades when paying college athletes was thought to violate the spirit of amateurism, the enormous television revenue generated by sports — football and basketball in particular — and the long hours of work by the players have changed the debate.

January 06, 2013 3:26 pm

Playoff dollars could spark calls to pay players

NEW YORK | The new playoff system means big money for major college football, as much as a half-billion dollars per year just in television rights alone.

June 27, 2012 6:41 pm
In Illinois, college can be a legislative favor

In Illinois, college can be a legislative favor

SPRINGFIELD | Politicians love to talk about the importance of education. In Illinois, legislators go a step further and personally award scholarships to state universities — sometimes to friends, donors and political allies.

March 28, 2012 7:00 pm Photos

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A roundup of recent Indiana newspaper editorials

Big challenge for new welfare process

February 25, 2012 12:00 am

A roundup of recent Indiana newspaper editorials

Creationism is bad science

February 04, 2012 12:00 am

Excerpts from recent Indiana editorials

How can we spare another from tragedy?

December 03, 2011 12:00 am

Excerpts from recent Indiana editorials

More isn't better with alcohol

November 26, 2011 12:00 am

Excerpts from recent Indiana editorials

A shot across the online retailing bow

November 12, 2011 12:00 am
NCAA poised to make sweeping changes

NCAA poised to make sweeping changes

INDIANAPOLIS | The NCAA is putting reform on the fast track.

October 26, 2011 5:10 pm

Excerpts from recent Indiana editorials

Vouchers' critics lose first round

August 27, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: State took major move forward with Toll Road deal

To gain a full understanding of the continued benefits to the state of leasing the Indiana Toll Road to a private operator, it's necessary to take a step back in time.

July 09, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: No one has handle on legislative mess

If they were Laurel and Hardy, the Republicans and Democrats could look at each other and say, "Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten us into."

March 26, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: Lawmakers need to work out differences

If Republicans really want Democrats to come back to Indianapolis, handing out fines is probably not the way to accomplish it.

March 12, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: The unsavory practice of poaching jobs

It's hard to imagine anyone or any organization more critical than we've been of Illinois' ill-advised, premature and audacious increase in the state income tax.

February 12, 2011 12:00 am

Duneland Schools aims to spend less than planned

CHESTERTON | The Duneland School Corp. will aim to spend about $1.4 million less than its state-approved 2011 budget -- just to stay within budget, the district's finance chief told the board Monday.

February 07, 2011 9:07 pm

GUEST EDITORIAL: Let's have a say about rate increases

The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission has had its problems of late, but the solution is not to diminish its role in consumer protection.

February 05, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: Case against charters falls apart

Opponents of charter schools in Indiana are saddled with a fundamental weakness in their argument against expansion of educational choices. They must persuade the public, and members of the Indiana General Assembly, that parents aren't qualified to select the best learning environment for th…

January 29, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: New war on synthetic drugs

Vigo County Sheriff Jon Marvel and many of his law enforcement colleagues around the state and nation made the decision earlier this year not to wait for others to fight back against the growing scourge of synthetic marijuana.

December 11, 2010 12:00 am
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