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Commentary: ‘On the Road,’ through a clear windshield

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Commentary: ‘On the Road,’ through a clear windshield

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – Many, many years ago, the poet Allen Ginsberg taught me a lesson. He told me his fellow Beat Jack Kerouac’s novel “On the Road” was misunderstood. It was in St. Louis in 1982. I was teaching a class on the Beats at Saint Louis University. Ginsberg had come to […]

Commentary: Must the USA endure 50 years of hazing deaths?

Commentary: Must the USA endure 50 years of hazing deaths?

By Hank Nuwer TheStatehouseFile.com In the 40 years since publishing my first research on hazing in collegiate groups, I’ve often been reminded of the adage that every good thing is accompanied by trouble. On the one hand, fraternities, bands and team sports provide a welcoming atmosphere for students who value the support and mentorship of […]

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Goff joins Indiana Supreme Court as 110th justice

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Growing up, Justice Christopher Goff didn’t have much, but he did have was lofty goals. “We are gathered to celebrate the fact that someone born to teenage parents, married the daughter of migrant workers and is from the rural part of the state has been selected to serve on […]