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  • Welcome back (Veronica), your dreams were your ticket out

    Welcome back (Veronica), your dreams were your ticket out
    The answer is: Veronica Garcia. The question: This East Chicago Central High School teacher was once valedictorian of her graduating class and, after returning to share her love of learning with future generations of students, was recently honored as...
  • Neighbors news

    Park Service hiring youths for summer Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore has jobs for 12 teenagers this summer. The Youth Conservation Corps program is a work-learn-earn program for 15- to 18-year-olds. Deadline to apply is April 24. Participants are...
  • Chinese students at Purdue report credit card fraud

    More than 30 Purdue University students from China say they are victims of credit card fraud that exceeds $100,000. Purdue Police Detective Jared Baer tells WLFI-TV (http://bit.ly/1G3rlo9 ) that the reports date from October. He says similar cases have...
  • Ag grads are finding a bumper crop of job opportunities

    MINNEAPOLIS Adam Donkers and many of his friends at the University of Minnesota don't need to worry about jobs after graduating. They're majoring in agricultural sciences or agricultural business, and large and small companies are eager to hire them....
  • Psychiatrist finds Purdue University student unfit for trial

    Psychiatrist finds Purdue University student unfit for trial
    LAFAYETTE, Ind.— A Lafayette psychiatrist has determined a Purdue University student accused of choking a fellow student in a random on-campus attack isn't mentally fit for trial. In a letter to a Tippecanoe Circuit Court judge, Dr. Richard...
  • Purdue, Sigma Nu suspend Purdue Beta Zeta Chapter

    Purdue University and Sigma Nu Fraternity Inc. have suspended the national fraternity's Purdue Beta Zeta Chapter for two years. The decision comes after finding that the chapter hosted functions where hazing occurred and minors consumed alcohol. The...
  • Track clinic brings Paralympians to Vernon Hills

    Track clinic brings Paralympians to Vernon Hills
    David Michael of Round Lake, a personal trainer, lost his left leg to bone cancer at age 12. "I was given the option to do a transplant or an amputation," explained the 2002 graduate of Carmel Catholic High School. "My parents left it up to me."...
  • Training job-ready, advanced manufacturing technicians at Purdue Calumet

    Training job-ready, advanced manufacturing technicians at Purdue Calumet
    After spending three years in the Army, 19 years helping manage a small construction company in Florida, then relocating to Michigan where for two years she had difficulty finding work, Geri Hult came to realize that her next career required retraining....
  • Frankie Woods McCullough students hope to reap Samsung award

    GARY — Before they dug into this hands-on project, most of these girls said they didn't know a potato from a tomato plant. Then, Frankie Woods McCullough Girls Academy language arts teacher Kim Stivers found a Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest...
  • Purdue Calumet group celebrates Chinese New Year

    Purdue Calumet group celebrates Chinese New Year
    When a new host family program came to Bethel Church in Crown Point four years ago, Christine and Rob Jensen were among the first to sign on. Since that time, the Schererville couple has helped acclimate half a dozen Chinese students into American...
  • Sociologist, author opens Women's History Month at Purdue Calumet

    A presentation by nationally respected sociologist and author Marianne Cooper kicks off Purdue University Calumet's Women's History Month observance at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, in the university's Student Union & Library — Room with a View. The...