Aaricka Washington

Mar 11, 2014 11:56 pm

College Board revises SAT, IU reacts

Last Wednesday, College Board President Dan Coleman announced major changes to the test that many high school juniors and seniors sweat about. The new SAT, which will be placed on the desks of high school students come 2016, will be more analysis and application based in order to improve how the test measures success in schools.

While IU Bloomington’s campus closed during winter break due to severe weather, recent temperatures have not been enough to warrant a closing.

IU alum and ESPN sports anchor Sage Steele  was one of the morning keynote speakers at the first Diversity Leadership Conference, a collaboration between the Office of Mentoring Services and Leadership Development and the Hudson and Holland Scholars Program. 

Hudson and Holland director Marsha McGriff unveiled a dedication mural to the audience of Hudson and Holland students, alumni and administrators during the 25th anniversary celebration of the Hudson and Holland Scholarship Program.

The fall 2013 student body is the most diverse yet, but the numbers are short of the goal. Under-represented minorities have increased from 7.6 percent in fall 2005 to 13.2 percent this fall, 2.2 percentage points short of the Trustees’ goal.

King and civil rights leaders A. Philip Randolph and Bayard Rustin led hundreds of thousands of people in a rally for economic and social equality.

Aug 27, 2013 3:40 pm

The dream continues

Martin Luther King Jr. gave his "I Have a Dream" speech on Aug. 28, 1968. Now, fifty years later, two Bloomington residents who lived in Baltimore at the time of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom describe how they were affected by that fateful moment in history.

Apr 29, 2013 12:25 am

IU students rally at Purdue

On Friday, a group of IU students took seven hours out of their time to stand in solidarity with Purdue University students during a sit-in rally at Purdue to combat the string of racist incidents that have occurred consistently over a year.

Apr 24, 2013 11:55 pm

Students perform Afro-Peruvian music

Students in assistant professor Javier León’s World Culture and Music course performed with viola, cajon, guitar and trumpet instruments in the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology Performance and Lecture Hall on Wednesday night.

Kelley School of Business professor Martin McCrory was appointed associate vice president for DEMA as well as vice provost for educational inclusion and diversity on the IU-Bloomington campus.

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