Author: Rodney Margison

COVER STORY: A New Era Begins

Only three times before, in 1905, 1916, and 1923, has Indiana 
University started an academic year with new head coaches in 
both football and men’s basketball. 
Expectations are high.

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High-Tech Bloomington On The Rise (GALLERY)

For the past decade, multiple stakeholders have been seeding Bloomington with infrastructure, venture capital, accelerator programs, and more in an effort to attract and retain high-tech companies. Now those efforts are paying off.

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Art On Walls (GALLERY)

Art is plentiful in Bloomington, most obviously in our museums and galleries. But here, we take you down alleys and back streets to discover works you might otherwise not see.

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