The pride of Little 500 and keeping pace with the spring semester sprint

Little 500 leads the list of recent activities and events that have fueled IU Bloomington’s sprint through the last leg of spring semester. And what a sprint it’s been.

Generations of Little 500

To many of the riders, Little 500 is more than just an intramural race requiring an amazing amount of preparation. It is an event that helps to shape their college careers, and in some ways, who they become.

Buon giorno, Btown! Celebrating 35 years of ‘Breaking Away’

As a non-native Bloomingtonian who grew up about 900 miles away in Connecticut, my initiation to the city and the beautiful Indiana University Bloomington campus was through Hoosier basketball, of course, and also the Academy Award winning movie “Breaking Away.” (True confession: my 8-year-old self frequently and proudly wore one of those Campagnolo cycling caps […]

A race to the finish

Btown’s racing to the finish of a most busy spring semester, and IU students are gearing up for Friday’s and Saturday’s commencement ceremonies. But that doesn’t mean we can’t break away and relive the fun and excitement of that little thing the locals call Little 5, which once again lived up to its billing as […]

‘Breaking Away’

Homecoming at IU Bloomington is all about reunions, reliving college memories and remembering what makes IU the special place it is. So it was nice to see Entertainment Weekly embrace the homecoming spirit this week in unveiling its annual “Reunions” issue. The new issue is sure to bring back some good memories for Hoosier alums, […]

The great outdoors — IU Bloomington style

Yes, that was Al Roker on Tuesday morning talking on NBC’s “Today” show about “what’s happening in our neck of the woods.” As part of its regular “Today’s Classroom” segment, “Today” featured IU Bloomington as one of the best colleges for students who love the outdoors. The report praised our bicycle-friendly 2,000-acre campus and the […]