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Improvements for University Park

New ideas are being drawn up about the future of University Park. There are many buildings around campus that are rarely put to use and the community feels that changes should be made. Freeman-Wilson and Gary planners envision revitalizing the Broadway commercial district with the likes of Starbucks and Chipotle, while stabilizing the aging housing stock, which does have many pockets of vacant lots or abandoned buildings. Gary Department of Commerce Director J. Forest Hayes said work has already started on putting the plan into action, with the city using federal Housing and Urban Development dollars to demolish 70 structures, which typically attracted crime.

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IU Northwest Names Diane White As Its New Red Hawk Volleyball Coach

Indiana University Northwest has announced that Diane White, of Westfield, Ind., will coach the Lady Red Hawk volleyball team for the 2013 season.  “I have always wanted to coach at the college level,” remarks White. “That was always in the cards. Full story

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Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty is a Righteous Good Time

Zero Dark Thirty opens with Jason Clarke’s character Dan telling a detainee named Ammar (a composite according to the movie’s screenwriter Mark Boal), “You lie to me, I hurt you.”  He goes on to knock him down, forces him to endure simulated drowning, and forces him inside a small box. Full story

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Chemistry Students Utilize Mathematical Software to Design a New Educational Tool

As technology has become more sophisticated and accessible, educators have been implementing advancements in technology to aid in their efforts to help students learn. Here on campus, an interesting new use of technology is changing the way students learn Chemistry. Full story

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    New Plans for University Park

    August 28, 2013

         New ideas are being drawn up about the future of University Park. There are many buildings around campus that are rarely put to use, and the community feels that changes should be made. Gary Mayor Freeman-Wilson and other Gary planners envision revitalizing the Broadway commercial district with the likes of Starbucks and Chipotle, while stabilizing the aging housing stock, which does have many pockets of vacant lots or abandoned buildings. Full story

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    Financial Aid: Being Verified

    May 22, 2013

           Verification is required through the federal government to allow students to prove their financial status and or their financial need to pay for school. I was one of those lucky students who had to go through this same procedure. Full story

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    IUN Speaks out Against Gender Violence

    Since last week, Monday, Sept. 23rd, students, faculty and staff have been creating t-shirts bearing declarations and politically charged phrases like “Don’t hate me because you can’t penetrate me,” “No means no, I don’t owe you anything,” “Keep your misogyny out of my society,” and “I’m strong, I’m brave, I’ve overcome, I will be loud. Full story

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    IUN Student Alumni Association Blood Drive

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    Snake the Gypsy: A True Page Turner

         Snake the Gypsy is a very interesting and adventurous story told by an old snake who goes back over time and talks about her life when she was younger. The story starts off as a Gypsy girl who was an outcast to her nation, and to make matters worse, her mother was unattached from her. Full story