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'Art begets art': Purdue North Central campus a visual beehive

'Art begets art': Purdue North Central campus a visual beehive

Even before Lisa Tressler was a student at Purdue North Central in Westville, she was always intrigued by the varied display of large and impressive art sculptures along the campus entrances on U.S. 421.

September 27, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 68: World Trade Center Beam

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 68: World Trade Center Beam

Nearly 800 miles separate Schererville from New York City, but a piece of debris from a day that changed America connects the two communities.

September 11, 2014 12:00 am
Sept 11 Museum

Sept 11 Museum

President Barack Obama speaks at the dedication ceremony for the National September 11 Memorial Museum on Thursday, May 15, 2014 in New York.

May 18, 2014 11:00 am
Sept 11 Museum

Sept 11 Museum

President Barack Obama speaks at the dedication ceremony for the National September 11 Memorial Museum on Thursday, May 15, 2014 in New York. (AP Photo/John Angelillo, Pool)

May 15, 2014 4:21 pm
Sept 11 Museum

Sept 11 Museum

President Barack Obama speaks at the dedication ceremony for the National September 11 Memorial Museum on Thursday, May 15, 2014 in New York. (AP Photo/John Angelillo, Pool)

May 15, 2014 3:58 pm
Sept 11 Museum

Sept 11 Museum

FILE - This Sept. 10, 2012 file photo shows electronic images of victims of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, destined to be a part of the future 9/11 Memorial Museum, during a news conference in New York. The museum will be dedicated in a ceremony attended by President Barack Obama on Thursday…

May 15, 2014 3:51 pm
Tallest Skyscraper

Tallest Skyscraper

In this May 10, 2013 file photo, the final piece of spire is hoisted in place on top of 1 World Trade Center in New York. The new World Trade Center tower in New York knocked Chicago's Willis Tower off its pedestal as the nation's tallest building when an international panel of architects an…

November 12, 2013 12:51 pm

EDITORIAL: Unfolding crisis in Syria makes 9/11 memories all the more poignant

This year's anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on our citizens and soil carries even more gravity than the 10-year mark we observed just two short years ago.

September 11, 2013 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Terror returns to American homeland

BRIAN HOWEY: Terror returns to American homeland

“Brian, we’re going to get hit again. It’s going to happen. I just hope when it happens, I’m not in Washington.”

April 21, 2013 12:00 am
WTC workers scrawl graffiti of defiance, hope

WTC workers scrawl graffiti of defiance, hope

On most construction projects, workers are discouraged from signing or otherwise scrawling on the iron and concrete. At the skyscraper rising at ground zero, though, they're being invited to leave messages for the ages.

January 27, 2013 12:00 am

Groundbreaking for Schererville's 9/11 Memorial

SCHERERVILLE | It’s been almost a year since Schererville received a 16 foot beam from the World Trade Center.

September 10, 2012 4:42 pm
The Anatomy of a Skyscraper: Author Kate Ascher explains the science behind the world's tallest structures

The Anatomy of a Skyscraper: Author Kate Ascher explains the science behind the world's tallest structures

Ever wonder what happens when lightning strikes a tall building? What about how elevators travel so rapidly in a commercial building versus a residential building? Have you witnessed winds so strong or earthquakes so fierce that you wonder how any skyscraper could withstand the elements? The…

March 22, 2012 12:00 am
THURM FERREE: Sleep well, all you heroes and heroines

THURM FERREE: Sleep well, all you heroes and heroines

Please excuse me for not doing a column on politics. I was so touched by what I saw in the 9/11 history broadcast on TV and in the newspapers. It became so fresh again as we watched those who told their stories of parents, family members and friends in the downing of the two World Trade Cent…

September 22, 2011 12:00 am
South Shore Arts

South Shore Arts

The photo "USA. New York City. 1986. Statue of Liberty with World Trade Center twin towers in background" is one of the featured pictures in New York, September 11th by Magnum Photographers at South Shore Arts in Munster. Contact email: New York : photography@magnumphotos.com Paris : magnum@…

September 15, 2011 12:00 am
Remembering September 11, 2001

Remembering September 11, 2001

Local communities remember September 11, 2001

September 12, 2011 2:28 am

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Remember 9/11 because it could happen again

Has it really been 10 years since the attack on the World Trade Center in New York? For me, I could not believe what I was seeing on TV. I thought, what the heck is this? I was seeing a building with flames coming out near the top.

September 11, 2011 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: High marks for Americans' response to 9/11

GUEST COMMENTARY: High marks for Americans' response to 9/11

The 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and in the skies over Pennsylvania demands considered reflection.

September 11, 2011 12:00 am
MARK KIESLING: Ten years later, it's time to bring them home

MARK KIESLING: Ten years later, it's time to bring them home

If somehow we could realize the British and the Soviets -- then among the most powerful nations in the world -- could not bring rag-tag Afghan rebels to their knees, then why are we there?

September 11, 2011 12:00 am
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