A special place

Today, along with some much-needed rain, came some new confirmation of Bloomington’s status as one of the nation’s premier college towns. Bloomington has just been named one of the “Top 10 College Towns for 2012” by Livability.com, a national website that highlights more than 500 of the best places to live and visit in the […]

It’s a long way (with a few detours) to the top

Traditionally, there’s little that disrupts the serenity of summer at IU Bloomington. A few not-quite-ready-for-prime-time kids from one of the nearby high schools, perhaps. A little loud music now that the car windows have been rolled down. In terms of the overall vibe on campus and around town, though, the hottest months of the year […]

Happy 40th, Collins!

Here’s some guest banter about a milestone anniversary at IU Bloomington — courtesy of my newsroom colleague and Collins Living-Learning Center alumnus George Vlahakis: This is a big weekend at IU Bloomington’s oldest and most intimate residence hall, Collins Living Learning Center (originally known as the Men’s Residence Center). Alumni residents are returning from all over […]