Many IU students participated in "A Day Without Shoes" a national event part of the company TOMS Shoes push to bring awareness to poverty around the world.
Indiana’s children aren’t the only Hoosiers who go missing. The Indiana State General Assembly is debating whether or not to implement Silver Alerts, said Bill Brumbach, a fiscal analyst of the Office of Fiscal and Management Analysis – Indiana Legislative Services Agency.
Sanders will receive the 2009 Mark Twain Award on May 8, 2009 in East Lansing, Mich. The award is for a distinguished author who resides in the Midwest and contributes to the benefit of Midwestern literature. The Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature selected Sanders for the award.
Cliff Kindy has seen firsthand the trials of the Iraqi people and will speak at 7 p.m. today at First United Church, 2420 E. Third St., about his experiences. Indiana Students Against War and the Bloomington Peace Action Coalition are sponsoring the event.
When the Bloomington Hospital Ambulance Service needed to update their vehicles, the Leadership Bloomington-Monroe County class stepped forward to help. The class secured laptops so the vehicles would have better navigation. The service’s ambulances are out-of-date, said Maureen Gahan, one of six students involved in the class.