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GUEST COMMENTARY: News is about reality, not affirmation

GUEST COMMENTARY: News is about reality, not affirmation

The public’s trust in the news media keeps dwindling. At the same time, Americans’ political polarization keeps increasing.

June 30, 2014 12:00 am
Study: More women choosing to be stay-at-home moms

Study: More women choosing to be stay-at-home moms

She went from working 70 hours a week managing an appliance store to working 24/7 without breaks or a vacation.

June 16, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: College degree is key to higher standard of living

According to a recent Ball State University study, on average, the standard of living for Hoosiers is equivalent to living in 1996. Now, more than ever, we must incentivize students to obtain college degrees and help make them affordable.

September 24, 2013 12:00 am Related
Mom goes viral with son's phone code of conduct

Mom goes viral with son's phone code of conduct

Janell Burley Hofmann honored her 13-year-old son's "maturity and growth" at Christmas with his first iPhone, but it came with strings attached.

January 14, 2013 12:00 am
A paint-by-numbers portrait of changing nation

A paint-by-numbers portrait of changing nation

WASHINGTON | We're heavier in pounds and hotter by degrees than Americans of old. We're starting to snub our noses at distant suburbs after generations of burbs in our blood. Our roads and bridges are a mess. There are many more poor, and that's almost sure to get worse.

September 02, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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BRIAN HOWEY: By any measure, our leaders are failing us

BRIAN HOWEY: By any measure, our leaders are failing us

We live in in perhaps the wealthiest and most influential country in the history of civilization.

June 17, 2012 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Facebook is revolutionizing how people socialize

YOUNG VOICES: Facebook is revolutionizing how people socialize

Mark Zuckerberg revolutionized the world with a singular dot com site. His invention has taken over people's daily lives. Slowly but surely, Facebook has grown into an Internet commodity that individuals can't live without. While on other websites, you can "like" a product, "share" an articl…

March 12, 2012 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Set expectations, monitor teens using social media

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Set expectations, monitor teens using social media

While none of us would want to turn the clock back on what technology has to offer, serious ethical and moral issues have risen with technology use in society. Everyone is scrambling on how to handle the misuse of technology.

January 29, 2012 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Rethink periods for youth sentencing

Indiana officials went into this year's session of the Indiana General Assembly with a solid proposal for comprehensive sentencing reform. It is unfortunate that the plan died in the partisan free-for-all.

June 13, 2011 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Are there mayoral killing fields this year?

BRIAN HOWEY: Are there mayoral killing fields this year?

In 2006, Hoosier voters threw out three sitting congressmen. A year later, 15 incumbent mayors were defeated in the November general election as an aching symptom to the property tax crisis. In 2008, Barack Obama became the first Democrat to carry the state in a presidential election since 1…

June 12, 2011 12:00 am

Politicians, pundits seek success in the negative

"Shove it, buddy!" liberal talk show host Ed Schultz yelled at a caller to his radio program. When conservative pundit Glenn Beck decided to end a call to his own show, he shouted, "Get off my phone!"

November 28, 2010 12:00 am

What if nonvoters voted?

Voter turnout is expected to be lower this year than in 2008. It's a midterm election, not a presidential year.

November 02, 2010 2:30 pm
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