Posts Tagged ‘Indiana’


New Bookstore, With Starbucks and Community Meeting Space, Planned for Courthouse Square

A new, expanded bookstore with a full-service Starbucks café  is coming to Greencastle through a partnership between DePauw University and city officials.  Planned to open by this fall, the bookstore will be located on the courthouse square at the southeast corner of Washington and Indiana Streets. It will include programmable space which can be used […]

Originally posted: April 16, 2012

President Bill Clinton to Deliver 25th Anniversary Ubben Lecture at DePauw

President Bill Clinton, founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation and the 42nd President of the United States of America, will come to DePauw University on Friday, November 18, to mark the 25th anniversary of the Timothy and Sharon Ubben Lecture Series. Students, members of the DePauw faculty and staff, University alumni, and the public […]

Originally posted: September 12, 2011

Greencastle and DePauw Again Featured in This Old House Magazine

August 24, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — The September 2011 issue of This Old House magazine, which is arriving on newssstands, again features Greencastle and DePauw University. The April 2011 edition of the magazine listed Greencastle as one of the Midwest’s 15 communities where the “Best Old House Neighborhoods” can be found —  the only Indiana […]

Originally posted: August 24, 2011

“There Can Only Be One Monon Bell,” Columnist Argues

August 24, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — The Monon Bell “is simple. It is understated. It is the symbol of the great rivalry between Wabash and DePauw,” notes Eric Ingles, sports editor of the Crawfordsville Journal Review. “Not every rivalry in college football is so lucky, ” he writes in his column today. “In the world […]

Originally posted: August 24, 2011

Newspaper Calls Monon Bell Classic “Indiana’s Best Sports Ticket”

Greencastle, Ind. — “It takes only one word for those associated with DePauw University and Wabash College to cause a flurry — Monon,” begins an article in Indiana’s Fort Wayne News-Sentinel. “For one week each November, two fanatic fan bases go into a frenzy that no other sporting event in Indiana can offer. The two […]

Originally posted: June 21, 2011

Jim Larson ’05 Named Indiana’s Director of School Turnaround and Improvement

Greencastle, Ind. — “As Indiana’s Department of Education eyes 18 schools for a possible state takeover, a top teacher at a highly-touted Indianapolis charter school will spearhead those efforts,” begins a story in the Evansville Courier & Press announcing that Jim Larson, a 2005 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed the state’s new director […]

Originally posted: June 9, 2011

"Dynamic Partners"

The Stellar Communities grant Greencastle is receiving from the State of Indiana promises to bring “some special magic” to the city, Mayor Sue Murray says. Murray (above, center-right) and DePauw University President Brian W. Casey (right) welcomed Indiana Lieutenant Governor Becky Skillman in a celebration of Greencastle’s award on Mar. 10. “We are especially impressed […]

Originally posted: March 18, 2011

Indiana’s Voter ID Bill “Embarrassment” to GOP and State

The following commentary originally appeared in the March 25, 2005, edition of the Indianapolis Star. As a reporter covering a mayoral primary, I watched a van pull up with emergency blinkers and six men in overcoats emerge. The driver handed each a small piece of paper. Then the group entered the polling place and lined […]

Originally posted: March 25, 2005

Political Leaders Can Learn Key Lessons from the “Creative Class”

Greencastle, Ind. – Required summer reading for Gov. Joe Kernan and Mitch Daniels: “The Rise of the Creative Class,” by Richard Florida. This book is just hitting the bookstalls now and will soon become the handbook for public officials facing exactly the challenges that Kernan and Daniels are addressing in their campaigns for governor. Florida […]

Originally posted: May 20, 2004