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Service animals bring warmth and safety to Bloomington

December 5th, 2019

In the cold of winter in Bloomington, with temperatues dropping below 20 degrees, people are beginning to dress warmer for the colder climate. Across the IU campus, some legged creatures are prepared to combat the cold, along with many other tasks at hand.

Indiana Canine Assistance Network (ICAN) service dogs on the IU campus offer assistance to those who are unable to perform daily tasks due to either physical inhibitions or anxiety/mental health related issues.

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Marine to tree cutter – Mike Merritt’s Journey to Bloomington

November 7th, 2019

On a sunny Tuesday afternoon just outside Bloomington at “The Golf Club at Eagle Pointe”,nearly 90 feet in the air, cutting down tree limbs to earn extra money for his wife and three children.

Mike Merritt, a 33-year-old senior enrolled in IU’s Kelley School of Business is the owner of “Hoot Owl Tree Service”, a start-up company based in Bloomington. He and his wife had created the idea of the business during Christmas of 2018.

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Mixed reactions highlight views on parking meters

November 6th, 2019

Mixed reviews from Bloomington citizens regarding increased parking meters highlights my personal experience on reporting.

Walking through downtown Bloomington, feeling the unrelenting 90-degree sun beat down on me I witnessed first-hand the impatience of others who were not having the increased parking meter prices.

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Bloomington’s city parking meters have mixed reviews

November 1st, 2019

Bloomington residents and Indiana University students believe that parking downtown has turned into a tedious task due to the increase in parking meter rates from a legislative ordinance passed in January. According to interviews conducted on Oct. 1, many believe that a change is needed.

Tyler Dugas, 24, is from Santa Claus, IN, he is among many who thinks that parking has gotten to expensive.

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October 15th, 2019


Brady Mccombs, AP

Sep. 19, 2019

Jesus Christ Church of Ladder Day Saints President Russell M. Nelson labeled gay couples as “sinners eligible for expulsion” at Brigham Young University, a private university owned by the church.

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Bio: Casey Roehl

Casey Roehl
Casey, a senior at IU, is an award-winning sports broadcaster studying at Indiana University Bloomington since 2017. He was ranked as the #20 most outstanding collegiate sportscaster in the nation by the Sportscasters Talent Agency of America (STAA) in May of 2019. He’s the first to gain a national ranking while enrolled at IU. Since transferring to IU, he’s attained work with the Big 10 Network, WIUX, the ACHA Network, and fill-in opportunities with the American Hockey League, ECHL, North American Hockey League, and United States Hockey League