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Apr 06, 2014 |
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By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) – Eva Mozes Kor sat at a table as her Nazi torturers did telling a story of survival from the Holocaust to forgiving those who committed atrocities against Hebrews. “Forgiveness is the best revenge because (perpetrator) has no power over you,” said Kor, who spent nine months in the infamous Auschwitz death camp.
Mar 26, 2014 |
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Feminists in Action direct performance By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - Riley Gray and her performance of The Woman Who Loved to make Vaginas Happy was among the best of Ball State's offering of the classic Vagina Monologues this week. The crowd broke into laughter with her many moans of women having sex, regardless of race, religion, or age. Among the funniest was the college student who...
Mar 03, 2014 |
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Early college initiative part of new Central High freshman curriculum  By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - An associate liberal arts education will be offered at the consolidated Muncie Central High School in 2014-15 thanks to a partnership with Ivy Tech Community College. That means an incoming freshman can earn up to 60 hours for an associate degree that will transfer to Ivy Tech, Ball...
Feb 19, 2014 |
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By Rick Yencer ANDERSON, INDIANA (NEWS) - Ivy Tech Community College is building a new $17 million campus off Interstate 69 to expand educational opportunity in central Indiana. And about a third of that work goes to East Central Indiana contractors like Indiana Bridge that is providing steel for the 85,000 square foot building.  Groundbreaking for the new camous at Columbus Avenue and 60th...
Jan 29, 2014 |
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Stick figure on smart board at Letterman building called senseless, disrespectful By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - A racist image that appeared on a digital screen in the Letterman Building at Ball State University this month drew condemnation and investigation from campus officials and students.  "This doesn't represent us in any way as an institution," said Tony Proudfoot, spokesman for...
Jan 24, 2014 |
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FREE PRESS REPORT INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA (NEWS) - An Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis professor is headed for Sochi, Russia, as a member of a highly specialized team selected for the 2014 Winter Olympics. But Gary Roberts, dean emeritus and Gerald L. Bepko Professor of Law in the IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law at IUPUI, won't be competing for the gold. Roberts, an expert in...
Jan 24, 2014 |
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FREE PRESS REPORT MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - Ivy Tech Community College East Central Region is launching a one year associate degree program called Associate Accelerated Program (known as ASAP). The Muncie campus will offer an Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts and an Associate of Science in Education. The Anderson campus will offer an Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts. These degrees are an...
Jan 22, 2014 |
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By Katelynn Thys MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - A coach is supposed to influence his or her team on and off the court. Build them up, but also dish out constructive criticism. Coach Ken Carter refused to allow his undefeated high school basketball team into the gym until their grades improved. While his community was outraged but Coach Carter wanted his athletes to see being an athlete isn’t the only...
Jan 16, 2014 |
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Board of trustees don't want a revolutionary By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - Jama Montgomery recalled the first Ball State president she met when graduating from the then teacher's college in 1945. Everybody called his "Happy Jack," Montgomery said, referring to the late John Emens who transformed the small teacher's college into a state university with an auditorium bearing his name, new...
Jan 16, 2014 |
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FREE PRESS REPORT INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA (NEWS) - More than 500 students, faculty and staff at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis will honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy of service by volunteering at 21 community agencies. The 13th annual IUPUI Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20. The event is sponsored by the IUPUI...
Jan 16, 2014 |
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FREE PRESS REPORT BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA (NEWS) - The current issue of the Indiana Magazine of History focuses on the landmark Civil War-era U.S. Supreme Court case Ex Parte Milligan. It reveals new details on the life of Lambdin P. Milligan, whose arrest and trial for treason prompted the case itself, and shows how his case has gained relevance again in a post-9/11 world. The December 2013 issue...

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