The geosciences department at Indiana University--Purdue University Fort Wayne inspired the idea for the school’s mascot , the mastodon. Students in that department helped uncover a mastodon fossil about 40 miles north of the school, which is now on permanent display at IPFW. However, the department itself has just been eliminated.
Arts and Culture
The African Children's Choir , with its parent organization, Music for Life, aims to help their country's most vulnerable children today, so they can help Africa grow in the future. This Saturday and Wednesday, these 18 talented young singers will be performing in Harlan and Berne, Indiana.
House lawmakers rejected an attempt to push a gun regulations bill to a summer study committee. The bill would allow people protected by a restraining order to carry a handgun without a license for up to 60 days. Proponents say its about helping women in domestic violence situations. But Rep. Terri Austin (D-Anderson) says, while well-intended, the bill makes domestic violence situations more dangerous by making it easier to bring guns into them. She offered an amendment to move the whole...
Behind The Mic
WBOI's weekly "Black Light Radio" focuses on the greatest and most obscure Psychedelic , Progressive , and Avant Garde Jazz titles of 1968 to 1974.