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Bloomington Indiana

Road Trip USA: Hoagy Carmichael, St. Louis, and a Wet (and Dry) St. Paddy's Day

Rick Steves | Posted 05.26.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

Bloomington -- home of Hoagy Carmichael, John Mellencamp, the Dalai Lama's brother, and the University of Indiana -- is a fine little town with venerable old homes around its town square, which is crowned by a stately courthouse.

The 15 Best College Towns You May Not Know About

| Posted 10.10.2012 | Teen

By Heather Rinder When looking into colleges, we know to check out the campus, the residence halls, and the gyms, but the town where the school is...

Jon Stewart and the Kids

Ming Holden | Posted 12.01.2011 | Home
Ming Holden

Jon Stewart came to Indiana for my birthday. Well, okay, on my birthday. When I was a college freshman in 2002, we used to gather in the basement o...

New Video In Missing Indiana University Student Case To Be Released

Posted 08.13.2011 | College

Bloomington, Ind. authorities hope that an enhanced security video showing at least one car in the area where Lauren Spierer was last seen will help b...

Bloomington Bulldozer: Indiana DOT Shoves I-69 Down College Town's Throat

Carol Polsgrove | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carol Polsgrove

Two visions of the future collided on the doorstep of my Indiana town, Bloomington, this past week. One was a bicycle rider on a rails-to-trails bikeway, the other a semi-trailer truck hurtling down an interstate.

One Complete Idiot's Guide to Hospitality Suite Scrapbooks

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

My misleading last name (I'm not rich!) begins with "A." I hold a position (archivist) on the National Society of Newspaper Columnists board that also...

Gay Indiana Professor Murdered

Advocate. | Advocate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Don Belton, an associate professor of English at Indiana University and one of the leading African-American voices in academia, was found stabbed to d...