Submitted by admin on Wed, 2015-02-25 09:54
INDIANAPOLIS – Hearings begin this Wednesday at the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) to determine who should pay the unbelievable costs associated with Duke Energy’s newest power plant, the problem-plagued and scandal-ridden Edwardsport IGCC plant in Knox County, Indiana.
Submitted by admin on Wed, 2015-02-25 09:32
The Lafayette Journal and Courier published a guest editorial on February 3, 2015 headlined “Faculty, Stop Stalling on Purdue Testing” co-authored by Andrew Kelly and Frederick Hess.” The two authors work for the conservative American Enterprise Institute. Kelly is the director of the Center on Higher Education Reform established in 2013 by AEI. The article asserts that the faculty have let a proposed test of “critical thinking” prepared by the Collegiate Learning Assessment Plus “….languish in the faculty’s university senate.”
Submitted by admin on Wed, 2015-02-25 09:25
Cathy Fuentes-Rohwer, a parent in Bloomington, Indiana, posted the following “rant” (as she calls it) on her Facebook page. She is one of the parents who is outraged by Governor Pence’s unrelenting attack on State Superintendent Glenda Ritz, who was elected in 2012 with more votes than Governor Pence.
Submitted by admin on Wed, 2015-01-28 09:44
Among the diverse voices wanting to be heard post-Ferguson are two incarcerated Lafayette Independent readers and writers. Mick Whitlock, who has provided an article to each issue of the newspaper since its inception, has this to share:
Submitted by admin on Wed, 2015-01-28 09:14
The Indiana Moral Mondays kicked off on September 19 and 20th in Indianapolis with the visit of North Carolina's Rev. William Barber. Approximately 40 members of the Greater Lafayette area attended the training sessions, workshops, and the March to the Indiana Statehouse.