Home » 2017 » September

\ \ \

Former AG Eric Holder entertains and informs Anderson students

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com ANDERSON, Ind. — Former U.S. Attorney General Eric wore many hats during his six years in the position and Tuesday at Anderson University he talked about his experiences — both good and bad. And his talk and the chance to spend the day with him enthralled sophomore Zachary Van Duyn, who […]

Commentary: Dream a little Dreamer of me

Commentary: Dream a little Dreamer of me

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz IndyPoltics.Org I’ve never really had an issue with illegal immigration. If someone is willing to risk life and limb, to run, jump and swim to America for a better life, that’s someone with a work ethic I want living here, as opposed to my fellow American who is too lazy or stupid […]

Hillary Clinton’s mea culpa

\ \

Hillary Clinton’s mea culpa

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – Maybe it’s time to cut Hillary Rodham Clinton some slack. When “What Happened,” her new book about the 2016 presidential campaign, came out, so did the knives. Followers of Bernie Sanders and other progressives in the Democratic Party complained that she blamed Sanders for her defeat and contended that […]

Gov. Holcomb names new State Health commissioner

\ \ \

Gov. Holcomb names new State Health commissioner

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Eric Holcomb on Monday named Dr. Kristina Box to lead Indiana’s Department of Health as its health commissioner, replacing Dr. Jerome Adams who recently became the U.S. surgeon general. “I can think of no one better suited than Dr. Box to lead our state’s health department at this critical […]

\ \ \

Students get lesson about the U.S. Constitution

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — With a mind full of knowledge about government, Keshaunn Tompkins-Barnes sat toward the front of Cathedral High School’s auditorium eager to learn about the Constitution and how it affects him and his friends. “I really want to become a lawyer because there is a lot of injustice in our […]

Commentary: Hazing, the weed in the Garden of Eden that suffocates us all

\ \

Commentary: Hazing, the weed in the Garden of Eden that suffocates us all

By Hank Nuwer TheStatehouseFile.com   While colleges across the country are finding creative ways to celebrate National Hazing Prevention Week Sept. 18-22, I’ve managed considerable progress on my goal to create a database of every hazing incident reported in the media from colonial days to the present.   The present database has come a long way from […]

Commentary: Bad melodrama, D.C. style

\ \ \ \ \ \

Commentary: Bad melodrama, D.C. style

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – Now, the round-the-clock soap opera that is our federal government at work is about to get interesting. Really interesting. Soap operas, as we all know, are about undisclosed agendas, seething resentments, crass manipulations and callous betrayals. It’s hard to top that as a description of life in the nation’s […]

Commentary: We need government — and not just when disaster strikes

\

Commentary: We need government — and not just when disaster strikes

By Janet Williams The StatehouseFile.com For more than three decades we have lived with the mantra that “government is not the solution to our problem. Government is the problem.” Those lines came from President Ronald Reagan’s first inaugural address in 1981 and since then it has been fashionable to bash government, no matter where you […]

Commentary: Penn State’s Tim Bream: Betrayed by the brotherhood

\ \ \ \

Commentary: Penn State’s Tim Bream: Betrayed by the brotherhood

By Hank Nuwer TheStatehouseFile.com   You may recall that Penn State’s Beta Theta Pi adviser Tim Bream was serving as a volunteer live-in adviser and was asleep in his room when pledge Timothy Piazza perished after enduring gross alcohol hazing. As an intoxicated Piazza lay dying, Betas callously refrained from phoning 911.  I carefully have considered […]

\ \ \ \ \ \ \

Students, businesses, families affected by lack of internet in rural areas

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — As technology advances, it becomes more essential in everyday life. More schools use tablets rather than tangible take-home work. More small businesses need the internet to buy and sell products. And more people transform their homes into offices. Not all Hoosiers have reliable internet and without it, they can’t […]

Page 1 of 41234