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Andrew Anderson

Garden plots allow RPS residents to grow own produce

Spring is here. The chipmunks are coming out of their burrows, crocuses are pushing their fragile heads into the pale March sunlight and IU’s gardeners are ready to get their fingers green.

That’s because Residential Programs and Services has just opened its campus garden allotments to students. The plots, located near the water tower on the East State Road 46 bypass, are part of the office’s strategy to create green spaces. Forty plots are available, each measuring 11” by 11”, at a cost of $25.

Eli Lilly faces criticism for pay raise

Last year was a bad year for Indianapolis-based pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly. The company faced a continued fall in stock price, government fines and bad publicity. This year looks no better. Last week, Lilly agreed to an $18.5 million settlement with the Arkansas Attorney General’s office over false advertising of the antipsychotic drug Zyprexa.

IU breaks ground in enzyme research

For most students the worst consequence of drinking alcohol is a bad headache and maybe a bad – or blank – memory.But for some of the 2,500-plus students of Asian ancestry at IU, alcohol can cause far more serious health problems.
Researchers at IU-Purdue University Indianapolis and Stanford University have made an important breakthrough in the treatment of this liver deficiency. They have discovered a molecule, called Alda-1, that can repair the malfunctioning parts of the liver.

The linear accelerator produces a beam of protons that will be used to extract neutrons from Beryllium metal. The Proton Linear Accelerator is used to treat cancer patients as well as its role in physics experiments.

The massive, the minute

The Large Hadron Collider at the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Switzerland reopened in October after two years of repairs.

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BFA student Ben Cirgin prepares clay cups for firing on Tuesday at Clay Studios in Bloomington. Once glaze has been applied to the cups they will be put in a wood kiln for three days. The kiln reaches temperatures of 2,500 degrees and requires three pieces of wood per minute as fuel. The cups are fashioned in a Japanese style and will be part of a sale at Clay Studios. Cirgin teaches beginner classes at Clay Studios and is about to start the third semester of his BFA degree.


Doctoral student Elliott Barker works on a composition titled ‘Autumn Leaves Canvas’ on Tuesday June 22, 2010 at his studio in Bloomington. Barker recently won the IU Harp Competition for one of his compositions and has also had one of his pieces - titled ‘Shalom’ - performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City.


Conductor Chris Ludwa leads the Children’s Parade on Saturday during the 14th annual Picnic With The POPS concert at Ivy Tech Community College.


Sam Couper, 7, blows bubbles and Matthew Slaughter, 9, waves a flag while waiting for the concert to begin.


A view from the stage of the waiting crowd. The orchestra began with ‘Washington Post March’ before playing old standards and modern pop hits.


The picnic was a celebration of current and classical music featuring the Singing Hoosiers, The Bloomington POPS Orchestra and Supreme! (a Motown trio).

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