Category Archives: Indianapolis Star

Indiana mine invention improves safety

In machinery that looms 30 feet above the strip miners of southwestern Indiana, machine operators sometimes have a health emergency that makes it impossible for them to get down on their own and receive medical care. Sometimes it’s a heart

Indiana mine invention improves safety

In machinery that looms 30 feet above the strip miners of southwestern Indiana, machine operators sometimes have a health emergency that makes it impossible for them to get down on their own and receive medical care. Sometimes it’s a heart

Recess opens doors for young entrepreneurs

How do you provide an opportunity for millennials to launch new entrepreneurial ideas? Two former Indiana University students have created a music and ideas festival, Recess, where bright college students can participate in a high-powered “Shark Tank”-inspired pitch to leading

Recess opens doors for young entrepreneurs

How do you provide an opportunity for millennials to launch new entrepreneurial ideas? Two former Indiana University students have created a music and ideas festival, Recess, where bright college students can participate in a high-powered “Shark Tank”-inspired pitch to leading

Actors in this play live their roles daily

Justin Lyon always considered pursuing a career in acting, but he had a hard time trusting people. He described activities such as meeting new people, shopping and working as “oppressive.” Anxiety and depression made it difficult to concentrate at work.

Actors in this play live their roles daily

Justin Lyon always considered pursuing a career in acting, but he had a hard time trusting people. He described activities such as meeting new people, shopping and working as “oppressive.” Anxiety and depression made it difficult to concentrate at work.

Gen Con is Ground Zero for game designers

Gen Con attracts more than 50,000 game enthusiasts to the Indiana Convention Center each year: For game designers, it’s a huge opportunity to promote new products and a perfect testing ground for games still under development. Dozens of gamers sat

Gen Con is Ground Zero for game designers

Gen Con attracts more than 50,000 game enthusiasts to the Indiana Convention Center each year: For game designers, it’s a huge opportunity to promote new products and a perfect testing ground for games still under development. Dozens of gamers sat

Nine new choices for school kids coming this year

Throughout his life, Emmitt Carney has seen a lot of young people lose their way. As he was growing up, Carney had friends who died from overdoses, a friend who was shot and killed in a drug deal gone wrong

Nine new choices for school kids coming this year

Throughout his life, Emmitt Carney has seen a lot of young people lose their way. As he was growing up, Carney had friends who died from overdoses, a friend who was shot and killed in a drug deal gone wrong

Fans find a community experience at Brickyard 400

For the Loves, the Brickyard 400 is more than a family tradition. They have made the trip south from Peru, Ind., every year since 1999 and their 6-year-old son Aiden has come to the event since he was about 9

Fans find a community experience at Brickyard 400

For the Loves, the Brickyard 400 is more than a family tradition. They have made the trip south from Peru, Ind., every year since 1999 and their 6-year-old son Aiden has come to the event since he was about 9

Mosquito populations in Indy almost triple the average

Here’s your reward for having endured this summer’s seemingly never-ending deluge of rain: mosquitoes. Lots of them. Mosquito populations are almost three times as high as what is normally experienced in Indianapolis this time of year. Matt Sinsko, a Mosquito

Mosquito populations in Indy almost triple the average

Here’s your reward for having endured this summer’s seemingly never-ending deluge of rain: mosquitoes. Lots of them. Mosquito populations are almost three times as high as what is normally experienced in Indianapolis this time of year. Matt Sinsko, a Mosquito