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Kyle Linder

Knight throws away last chance

One last chance. When allegations of misconduct regarding coach Bob Knight arose in May, the administration, the media and the public scrutinized "the General's" history and behavior.


Memorials dedicated to former professors

"If a man would move the world, he must first move himself," the classical philosopher Socrates is credited with having said. Friday afternoon outside Sycamore Hall the department of philosophy remembered three former faculty members who influenced others by first challenging themselves.



IUPD Blotter

SEPT. 1 • Kevin E. Hickland, 19, a freshman residing in Briscoe Quad, was cited at Briscoe for public intoxication. • An employee reported damage to a limestone marker and bench located north of Myer's Hall. Estimated damage was $750.


Community divided in wake of firing

Freshman Nic Alexander has a plaque in his kitchen that reads, "The Lord is my shepherd but Bobby Knight is my coach."


IU loses a legend

Bob Knight and IU basketball met for the first time more than 29 years ago. The date was March 27, 1971. Bill Orwig, athletics director at the time, hired Knight as the new coach. Since then, Knight has guided IU to three national championships, 11 Big Ten titles and everything in between. He is IU basketball. Well, he was.


Soccer team upsets No. 1 Virginia

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- The men's soccer entered halftime against Virginia, Sunday trailing 1-0 and facing its fourth consecutive deficit in a game after a first half. Coach Jerry Yeagley said he wasn't pleased with how his young players performed in the first 45 minutes against the veteran Cavaliers.


National figures respond to Knight removal

Bob Knight's dismissal after 29 years at IU has sent shock waves through the entire country. Here are the thoughts of Murray Sperber, Jay Bilas and Digger Phelps and John Feinstein after hearing the news released in President Myles Brand's Sunday afternoon press conference.



Coach did it his way

It is impossible to approach this topic at an angle all parties would find fair, or exact or thorough. Therefore, I'll approach it the only way I know how: bluntly.


Time to get out of here

Kent Harvey should run -- fast and far. And he needs to do it now. The last place Harvey should want to be right now is Bloomington -- let alone on campus.


Players pledge support for Knight, program

Junior Kirk Haston sat in the men's locker room Sunday morning letting the news sink in. Then he went to church and prayed. It wasn't the first time Haston has had someone close to him taken away. And to him, coach Bob Knight is a father-figure.


A Knight to remember

Should coach Bob Knight have been fired? "Hell no." Why in the world is this happening now? Good question.


A Hoosier's heartache

Bob Knight looked tired. Friday, as the national media swarm descended upon Bloomington, the coach leaned his head against a wall in an Assembly Hall office. His blue-jean shorts, tennis shoes and casual shirt proved how unexpectedly the latest incident hit him. Maybe he should have expected this.


Jailed scientist makes plea bargain

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. ' Los Alamos scientist Wen Ho Lee, who was fired and jailed on charges of mishandling nuclear weapons secrets, has agreed to plead guilty to one charge and will cooperate with federal investigators, Justice Department sources said Sunday.



Late Night continues to offer alcohol-free fun

Where can you bowl, play billiards, enjoy stand-up comedy and make your own music videos all in one place? The Union Board's weekly "Live It Up Late Night" is the only event on campus that fits the bill.


Possible arson at Republican headquarters

A fire at the Monroe County Republican headquarters Saturday is being investigated as an arson. Scott Smith, chief fire inspector for the Bloomington Fire Department, said as of Saturday there were no suspects in the case.


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