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'Slyvia' warms the heart at Brown County Playhouse

While the Brown County Playhouse season is usually made up of plays and musicals that are little more than diversions, last year's season ended with a comedy with substance in "Lost in Yonkers."

DJ Skribble mixes it up at local club

Blue lights were flashing, people were dancing, and beats were pounding as students lined the sidewalk in front of Axis Nightclub, 419 S. Walnut St.

Men's soccer knocks off Michigan State

EAST LANSING, Mich. - The final score to the men's soccer match read IU 1, Michigan State 0, but the Hoosiers' didn\'t have much to celebrate Sunday at Old College Field.

Hoosiers score 3 times in win

COLUMBUS, OHIO -- The women's soccer team needed to score. And they needed to win in the worst way.

Hoosiers come up short

The field hockey team survived its battle against rival No. 4 Michigan by playing a game of cat and mouse.

Team splits to open Big Ten play

The women's volleyball team hoped to usher in the Big Ten season by making a statement with an opening weekend sweep of Northwestern and No. 14 Wisconsin.

Hoosiers win men's singles matches

The men's tennis team competed in the unscored Tom Fallon Invitational in South Bend this weekend, giving players a chance to compete and coaches a chance to see where the players stand.

Colts and Jags face off

It is the biggest stage in football. Everybody watches, and everybody who plays knows a national audience is watching and wants to perform to the best of their abilities.

Campaign promises getting out of hand

As the election season heats up, candidates seem to make a new campaign promise every day. Most promises include spending millions or even billions of dollars of the projected $4.6 trillion budget surplus to benefit a certain group of voters. Gore's overall plan, "Prosperity for America's Families," includes tax cuts and the creation of a $300 billion "reserve fund," among other expenditures, according to USA Today. Bush's plan, "Blueprint for the Middle Class," also includes tax cuts, and promises billions of dollars for reading programs, teacher training and recruitment, community health centers and programs for people with disabilities. And each major party candidate is accusing the other of overspending the surplus by about $1 trillion, according to USA Today.

Wells archives opened in library

The Main Library was transformed last night, as nearly 200 people filled the lobby to attend a symposium to honor the archives of the late Herman B Wells. Throughout Wells' career with IU he saved a huge assortment of papers, including his correspondences, meeting notes and records. These materials, which are now organized and available to the public, span 1,100 linear feet (600 file drawers) within the IU Archives.

Field hockey team to take on Michigan

It could be harder for IU field hockey. They could be playing one of the top three teams in the country, but instead the Hoosiers must face No. 4 Michigan at 3 p.m. today in the John Mellencamp Pavilion.

Cross country team runs into a weekend of firsts

A weekend of firsts awaits the women's cross country team as it travels to St. Paul, Minn., to compete in the Roy Griak Invitational Saturday. Along with being the first time in IU history the team has participated in the meet, it will also be the first time this season the women will participate in a 6K race. This distance holds new significance this year, since the 2000 Women's NCAA Championship race will be a 6K, rather than a 5K as in previous years.

Wildcats, Badgers await Hoosiers in conference's opening weekend

Wisconsin sits near the top of the Big Ten heading into the opening weekend of the volleyball season. Northwestern idles in the league cellar. Indiana hovers between both, not expected to contend for the conference crown, but not expected to join the Wildcats in the basement.

United Way cuts off general Boy Scout funding

Local Boy Scouts are being forced to re-evaluate their funding sources after the Monroe County United Way board ruled to cut funding to groups that refuse to sign a nondiscrimination policy. The Boy Scouts cannot sign the policy, scout executive Randy Brown said, due to the barring of homosexual leaders and scouts from their organization.

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