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Bloomington Transit creates plan for new route optimization

April 18th, 2019

The white concrete building in the heart of downtown, labeled with “BT” seafoam green lettering, has been Deb Albertson’s second home for the past 15 years. The 55-year-old Bloomington native who has been commuting to work using Bloomington Transit she since she moved in 2003.

“My vision isn’t great, and I know I can rely on the public transportation to get me to places,” she says. “I even have the schedules memorized. I can’t remember what my life was before Bloomington Transit. Granted, I do have bad memory.”

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Zac Huneck encourages people to find other methods of transportation than driving

April 2nd, 2019

Jakarta was the last place Zac Huneck thought he’d finish his junior year of high school. The 17-year-old followed his mother’s footsteps in the public service spectrum and traveled across the country as she worked as a public school counselor.

Growing up in an environment where public service was typical, Huneck found his own passion for public service while being a delivery driver for Habitat for Humanity. He also found that his previous experience as an after-school activity coordinator at Milagro School in Peru, he wanted to take all the things he had learned and apply them.

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Speaking to strangers brings valuable interviewing lessons

March 28th, 2019

The overall experience on the people on the street assignment was a positive one. I will say there were certain hurdles along the way with getting all the information together.

I’d say one of the biggest letdowns for me was not interviewing a fourth person, I think that missing that criteria in the assignment were unacceptable.

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Citizens: Bloomington Transit should expand through different parts of towns

March 26th, 2019

Bloomington Transit is useful for many residents, but some believe it could be improved by expanding to reach more townies around the city, three interviews conducted Feb. 13, 2019 by downtown Kirkwood.

All said the transit system serves the necessity of the public and allow residents to travel through different routes throughout the week.

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On The Beat – Civic Life

February 21st, 2019


Jan. 30, 2019

Abby Ellin, The New York Times

Performix House is operating far from the traditional method. It is connecting residents emotionally through fitness while providing a social experience. Unlike other gyms, the trainers earn every percent of their wage. 

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Bio: Daniela Molina

Daniela Molina
Daniela Molina is a senior at Indiana University majoring in journalism. She works as a social media specialist for The Office of Engaged Learning and as a reporter for the Media School communications team. For the past two summers, she has served as an intern for NBC6 and Telemundo 51 as creative services and digital media specialist. She is also an Emma Bowen Foundation Fellow. When she’s not interviewing, she enjoys spending time with friends, researching and working on her book. She hopes to pursue a career in a newspaper after graduating and eventually becoming an investigative reporter focusing on marginalized communities.