The Optimist

Making the News: A Community Conversation takes place at IU

Melissa Thomas, Editor

January 29, 2020

Are you interested in learning more about where your news comes from? Do you want to have a participating role in promoting a healthy local news environment? Is journalism an interest to you? On Feb. 29, students have the opportunity...

Bob Knight’s return to Bloomington

Braydyn Lents, Sports Writer

December 9, 2019

On Sep. 13, 2000, the movie Remember The Titans were on the top of the movie box office list and the most popular song at the time was the forgotten song Music by Madonna. However, in Bloomington, former Indiana University Preside...

IU men’s basketball kicks off 2019-20 season

Lizzie Allen, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

In 2018, a strong start for the IU men's basketball team (started 12-2) turned into a very disappointing 19-16 season. Talent in the likes of Romeo Langford and Juwan Morgan was wasted as they suffered injuries, and Hoosier fans...

College application guide

Elizabeth Allen, Staff Writer

August 28, 2019

If you’re looking to apply to college in the near future, this is the guide for you. Get the basic college application run-down and explanation here, question-and-answer style. Q: What is a college application and what do...

IU offers global language study program

Iris Kreilkamp, Staff Writer

August 19, 2019

Are you a junior or senior planning on or interested in attending Indiana University? Are you also interested in languages or global culture? The IU Language Flagship Program is part of a nationwide initiative to promote language ...

Ryser Memorial Scholarship award

Iona Pfingston, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018

The Writers Guild at Bloomington is offering a scholarship for an MCCSC student to attend the Indiana University Writers’ Conference. The conference, which will be held from June 2-6 on the IU Bloomington campus, will host w...

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