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Supreme Court focuses on jury instructions in McCowan murder appeal

Supreme Court focuses on jury instructions in McCowan murder appeal

INDIANAPOLIS | Dustin McCowan, the Porter County man serving a 60-year prison term for the 2011 murder of his former girlfriend, Amanda Bach, could win a new trial if the Indiana Supreme Court finds the jury instructions concerning his presumption of innocence were inadequate.

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Educators push college completion

Educators push college completion

A number of initiatives have been put in place to make college completion a reality, inline with the goal of the Indiana Commission for Higher Education that 60 percent of Hoosiers obtain credentials or degrees beyond high school by 2025.

September 19, 2014 7:44 am Photos

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Crossing the Line -- College tuition

Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly feature. This week: College tuition.

August 31, 2014 5:09 pm
ANDREA NEAL: Indiana University began as 'seminary' in 1820

ANDREA NEAL: Indiana University began as 'seminary' in 1820

When the first classes were held in 1824, Indiana University had one professor, 10 male students, and no building to call its own. The only subjects offered were Latin and Greek. Today, more than 3,000 professors teach 47,000 students on a campus graced by limestone buildings and woodland pa…

June 04, 2014 12:00 am

Hammond may tap new fund source for College Bound

HAMMOND | An ordinance introduced during the City Council meeting Monday would extend the College Bound scholarship program for students in the class of 2026, but will cap the amount at current tuition rates.

April 28, 2014 7:50 pm
YOUNG VOICES: Lifeline law protects you when you call 911

YOUNG VOICES: Lifeline law protects you when you call 911

Underage drinking is a huge issues on many college campuses. This is a huge issue at Indiana University Bloomington, along with many other colleges in Indiana.

November 18, 2013 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Adulthood is a terrifying next step

YOUNG VOICES: Adulthood is a terrifying next step

I’m writing my first column for the Young Voices series in between studying for round two of midterms. This semester my classes have managed to spread out their midterm exams over a period of three weeks, which really makes no sense since they should all technically fall during week eight of…

October 21, 2013 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Be friendly, make new friends at college

YOUNG VOICES: Be friendly, make new friends at college

At Indiana University Bloomington, only 4 percent of the students claim they are African American or black.

September 02, 2013 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: College is a huge step up from high school

YOUNG VOICES: College is a huge step up from high school

This summer I’ve been taking classes at Indiana University Bloomington. I am a member of the Groups Scholars Program.

July 08, 2013 12:00 am

Local scholarship recipients announced

CROWN POINT | The Gleaner Life Insurance Society Scholarship Foundation has announced Crown Point native Madison DeGoey as the recipient of a $1,000 Shirley Dick Memorial Scholarship Award. DeGoey’s parents are Lori Strebar and Tony DeGoey.

June 04, 2013 11:41 am
YOUNG VOICES: Hiding behind screen won't bring social change

YOUNG VOICES: Hiding behind screen won't bring social change

Generation Y. Millenials. iGeneration. Apathetic. All of these terms have been used to describe people my age. We have survived Y2K, observed the changes of our post-9/11 world, used technology in ways that older generations only dreamed of and have achieved the reputation of being political…

April 29, 2013 12:00 am
Bulldogs Science Olympiad ends season on great note

Bulldogs Science Olympiad ends season on great note

CROWN POINT | The Robert Taft Science Olympiad team was honored at the CPCSC school board meeting Monday night. The Taft Bulldog Science Olympiad ended their season on a great note.

March 27, 2013 11:46 am
Thomas Jefferson, Munster win Science Olympiad

Thomas Jefferson, Munster win Science Olympiad

BLOOMINGTON | Two region schools are heading to the national Science Olympiad competition following success at Saturday's state tournament at Indiana University in Bloomington.

March 16, 2013 9:15 pm
YOUNG VOICES: Why we still need Black History Month (and more)

YOUNG VOICES: Why we still need Black History Month (and more)

It’s that time of year again. Black History Month -- when schools across America adorn their hallways with African-American icons and Civil Rights champions. When classrooms discuss Martin Luther King’s powerful “I Have a Dream” speech and appreciate the courage of Rosa Parks and others.

February 25, 2013 12:00 am

Local students study abroad through IU program

Dozens of high school students from Northwest Indiana participate in the Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Languages each summer.

December 25, 2011 12:00 am
Andrean grad launches charitable T-shirt company

Andrean grad launches charitable T-shirt company

SCHERERVILLE | What started as a class project that earned a bad grade has turned into a growing local company with a charitable vein.

October 11, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Husband, wife, brother complete Ironman challenge

Husband, wife, brother complete Ironman challenge

There's a first time for everything.

September 23, 2011 10:00 pm Photos

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Lessons learned from youth baseball garners scholarship for Andrean grad

Lessons learned from youth baseball garners scholarship for Andrean grad

Connor McKernin, 19, counts many benefits to playing youth baseball.

September 09, 2011 12:00 am
Nurturing wisdom

Nurturing wisdom

Jose Arredondo, vice president of the Hispanic Organization Promoting Excellence, speaks to the audience Thursday at the fourth annual Hispanic Youth Leadership Academy banquet at the Fiesta Palace Banquet Hall in Merrillville. Arredondo welcomed 44 high school seniors who returned home afte…

July 22, 2010 8:28 pm
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