sports  •  Apr 18, 2012 10:46 am

All about Little 500

Pick up a copy of this year's 2012 Little 500 Guide, which includes a track guide, rider profiles and more.

Nov 14, 2010 12:39 pm

Our Week in Photos

Check out Our Week in Photos featuring work by Mike Mojonnier, a professional war photographer. 

Sep 17, 2010 5:58 pm

Our week in photos

From football practice to the Philharmonic to a logging protest, check out all of the photos that made it into this week's paper, and watch for a post of the week's best photos on the Focus blog.

Apr 20, 2010 4:57 pm

Happenings beyond the track

Sure, there’s a lot going on at the track come race day, but here are a few stories to watch out for from beyond the fence of Bill Armstrong Stadium

Apr 20, 2010 4:40 pm

Racing into the digital age

Since 2006, an assortment of Little 500 riders have worn stickers on their helmets to help senior informatics majors on a group project. This year’s group has made serious improvements, including recruiting more riders, and this year their data is hitting the Web.

Apr 20, 2010 4:32 pm

Who was Bill Armstrong?

Bill Armstrong was a baseball-playing, fund-raising, FBI-investigated Kentuckian who loved IU, its athletes and the Little 500.

Apr 20, 2010 4:28 pm

Sex, alcohol and Little 500

In 2008, 228 students participated in a 21-day, Internet-based daily diary study to assess drinking and sexual behaviors during Little 500, as well as during the weeks before and after.

Apr 20, 2010 2:15 pm

Breaking down an exchange

During the race, teams have to switch riders somehow. We break down the different types of exchanges.

Apr 20, 2010 2:11 pm

Breaking down a bike

Little 500 bikes are single-speed, coaster-brake racing bicycles with 28 mm tires. Within certain restrictions, modifications to the bike are allowed.

Apr 20, 2010 2:10 pm

Remembering Howdy Wilcox

Known most for his creation of ‘The World’s Greatest College Weekend,’ Howard S. “Howdy” Wilcox was also a dedicated alumnus and a scholarship founder.

Dec 10, 2009 9:01 pm

No easy fix

WE SAY There’s no good way to soften IU’s sorority selection process.

Dec 9, 2009 7:06 pm

Signs of improvement

WE SAY Young people can be more optimistic about future employment.

Dec 8, 2009 8:27 pm

More Michael

Steering a university in a long-term positive direction takes thinking – not in terms of years, but decades. This is exactly what the IU board of trustees did last week by voting unanimously to extend the contract of IU President Michael McRobbie for an additional five years.

Dec 7, 2009 9:24 pm

Shouldering the burden

WE SAY Funding cuts may be necessary, but that doesn’t make them less detrimental.

Dec 3, 2009 8:09 pm

Rethinking teacher licensing

WE SAY The REPA proposals have rightfully caused us to look critically at teacher licensing.

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