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Student Deaths




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Part VIII

One week before Thanksgiving, freshman Anthony Wilkerson died in Indianapolis, his hometown.  The University did not notify the public. One reason is because it happened off campus, said Goldsmith.

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Part VII

Eric Behrman used to pick up his daughter Jill from her Thursday class in Ballantine Hall so they could have lunch together.


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Part VI

When a student dies, IU might hear the news from a parent or the police. Rarely, a professor who hasn’t seen the student in class for a few days alerts them. If they haven’t spoken yet, the University calls the family to give their condolences. That job usually falls to Dean of Students Harold “Pete” Goldsmith. It’s not a call he looks forward to, but he tries to do it well.

Part V

Mary Land — no relation to Mark Land — opens her son’s Facebook page.


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Part IV

Nationally, suicide kills more college students than alcohol. James Turner’s 2011 study looked at data from 157 schools.


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Part III

It’s a Sunday, and normally Bill MacLafferty would be donning old clothes to mow the lawn one last time before winter.


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Part II

Area code changes in the Bloomington region have gradually been taking place throughout the past few months, but now, there’s a date associated with the ?formal switch.ajs On Wednesday, the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission stated in a press release that 10-digit dialing will be mandatory in the 812 area code region beginning Feb.

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When students die

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Area code changes in the Bloomington region have gradually been taking place throughout the past few months, but now, there’s a date associated with the ?formal switch.ajs On Wednesday, the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission stated in a press release that 10-digit dialing will be mandatory in the 812 area code region beginning Feb.