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The Indiana Daily Student

Thursday Rundown: Bloomington firefighter discusses mental health, Construction worker dies in incident at Swain Hall, Beginning with Blitz, Jacobs, Kelley collaborate for peace conference

Morning rundown

Answering the call  

Answering the call
Bloomington Fire Chief Jason Moore is attempting to set up a support program to help firefighters feel more comfortable sharing their struggles with mental health. “In our profession, we are supposed to help everyone," he said, "It’s really hard to admit we need help." Deonna Weatherly

For firefighters, ultra-masculine stereotypes of toughness can contribute to a reluctance to opening up about mental health struggles. Bloomington Fire Chief Jason Moore is trying to change that. Read more here. 


Construction worker dies in incident at Swain Hall

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Swain Hall is located at 727 E 3rd St. A male construction worker was killed in an incident during renovations at Swain Hall on Wednesday, said IU spokesperson Chuck Carney. 

A male construction worker was killed in an incident at Swain Hall on Wednesday. Read more here.


Beginning with Blitz

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Then-junior Rebecca Blitz, now a senior, runs on the base paths at Andy Mohr Field during a game in the 2017 spring season. IU went 1-3 in the Oklahoma Tournament March 9 through 11, at Oklahoma University, in Norman, Oklahoma.  Wensi Wang

Rebecca Blitz is on pace to become the all-time hits and stolen base leader at IU. She is set to play her final home game this weekend. Read more here.


Jacobs, Kelley collaborate for peace conference 

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IU’s Jacobs School of Music and the Kelley School of Business Music-Business-Peace Summit endeavors to bridge music and business to create peaceful solutions to world problems. Read more here. 

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