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Monday Rundown: Graduating seniors share favorite IU memories, Indiana’s foster care system struggles, IU baseball wins series, Alvvays, Big Thief and Frankie Rose perform at the Bluebird

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Graduating seniors share favorite IU memories 

Seniors Leah Lasher, Jorge Campana, Megan Read, Simon Herran, Elizabeth Bishop and Lauren Mardis. Mallory Smith

Graduating IU seniors share memories, their favorite Bloomington spots and advice. Read more here.


When DCS steps in to remove a child from their home, it first look to see if any relatives are willing to take them in. If there aren’t, DCS is under the gun to find a foster home with an opening. More than once, the Evans have made the drive from their Mitchell, Indiana, home to IU Health Bloomington Hospital with an empty car seat in the back of their van. “It can be hard, you know, because you never know what these kids have gone through or what lies ahead,” Kristy said. “All you can do is love them as much as you can.” Sara Miller

Indiana’s foster care system is overburdened. As the state struggles for solutions, foster parents and families feel forgotten. Read more here.

Defense and home runs power IU baseball to series win 

Junior Tim Herrin pitches the ball during the Hoosiers' game against the Indiana State Sycamores on Tuesday, April 10. IU defeated Nebraska 8-6 on Sunday. Evan De Stefano

After losing four straight games, IU baseball is back on track after winning its last two games. Read more here.

Alvvays, Big Thief, Frankie Rose float and dream play at Bluebird Nightclub 

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Molly Rankin, lead vocalist and rhythm guitar for the band Alvvays, sings “In Undertow” off the band’s album, "Antisocialites." Alvvays played Saturday, April 28, at the Bluebird Nightclub.  Matt Begala

Alvvays, Big Thief and Frankie Rose performed Saturday evening at the Bluebird Nightclub. Read more here.

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