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Unrest in the forest
Unrest in the forest
Kevin Pool , center, and Gary look up at the canopy for the next tree to cut at a logging site on the east side of Indianapolis, Indiana on Dec. 2, 2016. "I'm always looking up," Pool said. "You see that? That's what they call a widow maker."
Midwestern jungle
Midwestern jungle
Joe Taft, 71, opened the Exotic Feline Rescue Center in 1991 and now is in charge of almost 200 cats there in Center Point, Indiana. There are more exotic cats living in captivity in the U.S. than in all of the wild.
They waited six weeks
They waited six weeks

PART THREE of our sexual assault investigation series: One investigation, six weeks, thirteen missing pages. IU found a total of seven alleged victims of a former ballet instructor.

The red zone
The red zone
Kendall Locey, now a junior, in front of Read where she lived, said she was sexually assaulted there a few weeks into her freshman year in an off-campus fratenity. Kendall walked back to her dorm without any memory at that night. The time period between a freshman's first week on campus in August and Thanksgiving Break in late November is known as the Red Zone, when young students are more vulnerable and at risk for sexual assault. There are many things Kendall wishes she had known prior to that night.
A question of consent
A question of consent
Alcohol available at the Upstairs Pub. Halloween weekend in Bloomington, Ind. means the students from Indiana University dress up and go out to parties or to the bars to drink, just after midnight Saturday, Oct 29, 2016.
Basketball Guide 2016-17
Basketball Guide 2016-17

Meet the teams and follow the basketball action.

Housing & Living Guide Fall 2016
Housing & Living Guide Fall 2016

Find the perfect place with tips and advice inside our fall guide.

Homecoming Guide 2016
Homecoming Guide 2016

Stories about game day traditions, parade of Olympians and more are inside.

Source & Campus Visitor Guide
Source & Campus Visitor Guide

Find your way around campus with Source.

International Student Guide 2016
International Student Guide 2016

Find resources to use when you've got questions about IU and Bloomington.

Orienter 2016
Orienter 2016

This annual new student guide is an Indiana Daily Student special publications offering an introduction to student life and experiences on the IU campus and in the city of Bloomington. It is distributed to new IU families during their orientation on campus.

Parent Survival Guide 2016
Parent Survival Guide 2016

Parent Guide, an Indiana Daily Student special publication, offers insight to parents about their student's freshman experience at IU. It is published along with the annual Orienter new student guide.

Lauren Spierer
Lauren Spierer
Lauren Spierer, who has been missing since June 3, 2011, is pictured with her parents Charlene and Robert. This June marks the fifth anniversary of her disappearance, with no current leads on the case.
Semester in review
Semester in review

The 16 biggest stories from the last 16 weeks

Finding normal
Finding normal

Three years ago, the Potenza family survived a brutal home invasion. It took them five months to move back home. Today, they're living lives without bitterness. They're moving on.

How IU measures campus energy
How IU measures campus energy

IU has five main meters measuring how much electricity buildings are using. They account for big chunks of the campus.

Breaking down Little 500
Breaking down Little 500
Wright Cycling rider Andrew Goodrum waits in the infield before his heat during individual time trials Wednesday night at Bill Armstrong Stadium.
In the dark
In the dark

Light should be a source of safety in times of danger, but the 56 blue light emergency phones adorning the Indiana University campus are just a distraction for police and a plaything for students. IU continues to install new blue lights with every new construction.

Untreated
Untreated
Buprenorphine-naloxone, also sold under the brand name Suboxone, is an opioid, the same kind of drug that heroin and painpill addicts are addicted to. It's approved by the Federal Drug Administration to treat addiction, but critics argue it replaces one drug with another.
First rounds
First rounds
Captain Greg Butler swears in the Indiana University police cadet class during their graduation ceremony on August 15. This is the final step in a year long training process in which students learn how to police their peers. After the graduation these cadets will be certified officers, but will only work part time on IU's campuses across Indiana.
The cleanup man
The cleanup man
Ryan Weaver, 39, is a firefighter in Frankfort, Ind. He serves 10 days a month. For another two he trains as a medic on a SWAT team. By nature he's a rescuer. However, he spends a majority of his time saving the rural victims and their property desecrated by meth cooking and use. Ryan's company, Bio-Recovery Specialists, offers, among many of its services, meth lab cleanup. The Indiana State Police places these houses on a list of condemned homes that require inspection and cleaning within six months, with or without home insurance as a safety net. Ryan and his employees offer them a helping hand. They are the compassionate faces behind a lucrative operation with 30 competitors in the state affected greatest by the drug.
The Shaking Man
The Shaking Man
Macabee Griffin, 35, is starting his Freshman year at Indiana University after serving in the US Army for almost 10 years. Macabee was medically discharged earlier this year after being diagnosed with a conversion disorder, a form of post traumatic stress that causes him to convert extreme stress into physical tremors. Along with the stress of Combat memories and college classes Macabee also has the responsibilities of being a father to balance.
Source & Campus Visitor Guide
Source & Campus Visitor Guide

Find your way around campus with Source.

7,136 miles from home
7,136 miles from home
Su Li is a Chinese international student experiencing her first semester at Indiana University. Not being able to bring anything with her from China but clothes, she tries to find a new home in America by attending inclusive activities hosted by university organizations. Li sits on a chair next to a standup piano in Merrill Hall at Indiana University after playing "River Flows In You" for an upcoming class performance. Su learned piano at age 4, but takes a beginner class through Indiana University, so many of the pieces she plays are levels below her skill level.
Forgotten War, Unforgotten Soldiers
Forgotten War, Unforgotten Soldiers

Portraits of seven veterans in Bloomington who fought in the Korean War.

Yeezus walks
Yeezus walks

Weekend has all you need to get prepared for the release of Kanye West's new album, "The Life of Pablo."

Flies in their image
Flies in their image

As the scientific community debates, IU researchers use a new gene editing system to alter the DNA of fruit flies. The system, CRISPR, allows scientists to mutate flies in more specific ways than ever before.

Spring 2016 Housing & Living Guide
Spring 2016 Housing & Living Guide

Get tips on finding, renting, furnishing and living in your new place.

Side by side
Side by side
Cozad, left, and Parratto, right
The Little Sister
The Little Sister

Haley Wilson started her freshman year only a few months after the murder of her older sister, Hannah Wilson. Haley wants to be strong. But when you're only 18 and your world has cracked open, how do you know what strong is?


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