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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.

Artist balances work and passion

Even when Joel Washington is working his day job, the art never leaves his mind.

Students participate in workshops during IU's First Diversity Conference on Friday at the Indiana Memorial Union.

Diversity conference stresses leadership

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. 

Freshman Mayra Meza, wearing a pink, long-sleeved shirt, sits in the back of her W 131 class Friday in Sycamore Hall. Meza is part of a growing Hispanic population at IU, but said she feels a lack of minority presence on campus.

Trustees fall short of diversity-based goal

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.

IU alumni reflect on King's legacy

Viola and George Taliaferro said they had expected to be there on Aug. 28, 1963.

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State of Hate and Extremism

Outreach Director of the Southern Poverty Law Center Lecia Brooks and IU Student Leighton Johnson discuss the State of Hate and Extremism workshop conducted on the Indiana University campus on Tuesday night.

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Lotus arts

The Lotus Education and Arts Foundation presents a family day of arts, music, language, and international crafts at Bloomington Binford Elementary School on Saturday.

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Joel Washington

Artist balances work and passion for painting.

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Prominent Bloomington community members address racism at IU

Viola Taliaferro, Monroe County's African-American judge, and George Taliaferro, the first African-American to be drafted into the NFL, discuss racism at IU during the time it was segregated and progress that still need to be made.

Diversity Rally

Purdue junior Ebony Barnett-Kennedy speaks to the crowd of students, faculty and staff about the need for more diversity Friday on the steps of Hovde Hall at Purdue University.

Diversity Rally

Indianapolis Concerned Clergy Reverend Mmoja Ajabu cheers along with Purdue students for more diversity and less acts of hatred Friday in front of Hovde Hall at Purdue University.

Diversity Rally

Purdue University president Mitch Daniels speaks to the crowd after his meeting with the Purdue Anti-Racism Coalition leaders Friday on the steps of Hovde Hall at the school.

Diversity Rally

IU juniors Leighton Johnson and Brandon Washington speak to the crowd gathered about their support for the Purdue community's need for diversity Friday on the steps of Hovde Hall at Purdue University.

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