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Thursday Rundown: Puppies help students raise money for daycare, Sweetheart Tree set for removal, back injury threatens Natalie Whalen’s tennis career, 'City of Angels' brings 1940s Hollywood to IU



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'A very good boy': Puppies help students raise money for daycare  

Junior Margo Naragon kisses a puppy at the kissing booth in Dunn Meadow. The Puppy Cafe at Dunn Meadow hosted puppies from Anthony's Pets.  Mallory Smith Buy Photos

A terrier, huskies and two puggles helped students raise money for a medical center in Peru on Wednesday. Read more here.


Sweetheart Tree set for removal due to yearslong decline 

The Sweetheart Tree, which resides in the Chemistry Building, will have to be removed for safety reasons. The new tree will take the place of the old tree once the soil has been restored.  IDS file photo Buy Photos

IU's famous Sweetheart Tree is set to be removed after yearslong "steady decline." Read more here. 


Back injury poses a serious threat to Natalie Whalen’s tennis career 

Then-sophomore Natalie Whalen, now a junior, waits for her partner to serve the ball in a February doubles match. Whalen's career was in doubt after suffering a herniated disc injury her freshman year. Kinsey Johnson Buy Photos

Natalie Whalen suffered a back injury her freshman year that left her future in tennis uncertain. Read more here. 


‘City of Angels’ brings 1940s Hollywood to IU 

Students perform the opening number during a rehearsal of the IU Department of Theatre, Drama and Contemporary Dance’s production of “City of Angels” Wednesday evening in the Ruth N. Halls Theatre. The musical opens this weekend in the Ruth N. Halls Theatre. Andrew Williams Buy Photos

“City of Angels” will bring humor, crime and wit to Ruth N. Halls Theatre this weekend. Read more here.

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