Women's March 2018 made its way to Bloomington
The crowd at Saturday’s Bloomington Resistance March was scattered with pink pussy hats and protest signs, some of which had been dusted off and brought back out from the Women’s March on Washington, D.C. the year before. Read more here.
Jacobs School of Music hires record number of new faculty
With its 22 new faculty members, 10 percent of Jacobs School of Music’s 180-person faculty are new hires in departments including jazz studies and choral conducting. Read more about the new hires and the changing department here.
The First Church of Cannabis will fight in court soon for the religious right to use marijuana
The First Church of Cannabis sued the state of Indiana in 2015, claiming it was their First Amendment religious right to smoke marijuana. The lawsuit came a few months after the state passed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, and a judge is scheduled to hear arguments this March. Read more here.
Women’s basketball escapes with big win at Michigan State
In search of its second conference win, the IU women’s basketball team went to East Lansing, Michigan, on Saturday in hopes of improving its conference standing. Led by senior guard Tyra Buss, the Hoosiers won in an environment they haven’t scored a victory in since the 2009-2010 season. Read more here.