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Community Culture

Muncie Community Schools: Our Prejudice Keeps Us Apart

Muncie Community Schools (MCS) have now completed two rounds of Town Hall Meetings as residents were allowed to speak last night at Northside Middle School. A third Town Hall Meeting will be hosted by Wilson Middle School on Wednesday, September 11th at 6:30pm.  MCS has added another option and will post it online shortly for […]

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Community

Reformation of the University Village

Great article this past week from Rick Yencer with the Muncie Free Press regarding the “deconstruction” at the University Village. Actually, he properly gave credit to Sarah Flores, a BSU student for coining the term. However, deconstruction is a philosophical theory of criticism that seeks to expose deep-seated contradictions in a work by delving below […]

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Culture

Gannett Target #1: Hunger Strike for Journalistic Integrity

Muncie Activist Launches Hunger Strike for Guantanamo Awareness Muncie, IN – Monday, May 13, 2013 – Beginning Monday May 13th, an activist known as “Inmate 1776” began a “Hunger Strike for Journalistic Integrity” to raise awareness for the continued mistreatment of prisoners in Guantanamo Bay, “It’s embarrassing that we as a nation are responsible for […]

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Culture

Thinking of Moving to Muncie Indiana?

Thinking of Moving to the Muncie Indiana Community? Dwight Eisenhower claimed “planning is everything,” but when it comes to moving to a great family environment, Americans need look no further than Muncie Indiana community. Known since 2007 as America’s “most affordable college town,” Muncie also offers a range of amenities that will prove attractive to […]

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Business

Tuhey Pool is More Than Swimming

Tuhey Pool is More Than Swimming Tuhey Pool has been the sole community pool for decades, so you’d think with all the changes that have occurred in Muncie, that Tuhey would have lost its significance. Not even close. When an unfunded mandate came down from the federal government to upgrade the drains, and more repairs […]

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City

The Power of Organization – Kenmore Neighborhood Association

Most of the time, monied interests manage to get their way without little opposition from Joe Q. Public, but it doesn’t always have to be that way. Instead of recreating the scenario and giving you snippets of the November City Council meeting, we think the entire letter read by Stephen Kendall from the Kenmore Neighborhood […]

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Government

Government Modernization – Vote YES/NO

On the general election ballot for citizens of Delaware County, we will be asked the following question: “SHALL DELAWARE COUNTY, INDIANA AND CITY OF MUNCIE, INDIANA, REORGANIZE AS A SINGLE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION?” Are you prepared to answer that question, honestly? We’re guessing that 95% of voters have not read the recommendations made by the bi-partisan […]

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Government

Investigative Journalism Missing in Muncie

We live during interesting times…everyone wants transparency yet investigative journalism is dying because the money isn’t there to support it. Maybe the money isn’t there because investigative journalism is missing. In Muncie, Indiana we have government activists who insist on good government, and they they take matters into their own hands. However, they only hold […]

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Government

Tuhey Partnership Sound – Gannett is Not

It must be difficult for a daily newspaper to create content that would keep people buying product when less people are reading it while turning to social media/internet for news and information. Furthermore, if your job is to write stories and there is nothing to write about, would you create stories that don’t really exist? […]

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Community

What is Progress for Downtown Muncie?

As a side note, while sitting in the public planning session for downtown this past week, one thought kept coming to mind over and over…why not Muncie? During the meeting, there was one statistic that was more relevant than any other to me, we have too much retail space. According to the figures presented by […]