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Ivy Tech provides practical entrepreneurship education

By Ebony Chappel Data from 2014 compiled by the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) shows for the fourth year in a row, the U.S. has experienced tremendous growth in the area of business ownership with a minimum of 13 percent of U.S. adults ...

Strategies on mastering the art of public speaking

By Jessica R. Key Glossophobia or speech anxiety tops the lists of things many people fear most. According to the Mayo Clinic, fear of public speaking can range from slight nervousness to paralyzing fear and panic. Though numerous professions ...

Indy’s Kitchen bakes up a $5 million annual business impact

By Leslie L. Fuller If you visit Indy’s Kitchen on 2442 N. Central Ave. one morning, you will discover a dozen cooks whirling around a prep table. Peta Gay and Larry Wharton are preparing dishes for their Taste of the Caribbean Indy food truck ...

5 team building getaways in the state

By Victoria T. Davis Life in between the four walls of a corporate office building can be a little daunting on a professional’s productiveness and can also take a toll on their relationships with their coworkers. It may be time to step outside ...

The Affirmative Action debate continues

“Equality is where everyone has a pair of shoes, but equity is where everyone has a pair of shoes that fit them.” Nathanial Williams, IUPUI graduate and current doctorial candidate. By Kim L. Hooper With just a “C” average, Nathaniel ...

A Native American journey for civil rights, equality and education

By Amy Foxworthy “It is a tragic irony that the American Indian has for so long been denied a full share of freedom - full citizenship in the greatest free country in the world…nearly half our states and many hundreds of our cities and towns ...

Beyond the Grave

Smith Bizzell & Warner’s Kelvin J. Pennington breathes life into struggling Gary community By Leslie L. Fuller Kelvin J. Pennington steps through the doors of Smith Bizzell & Warner Funeral Home in Gary, as he has done hundreds if ...

Corporate Art

Installations brings people together and enhance a company’s image By Rebecca R. Bibbs About a decade ago, well-known Indiana artist Kanwal Prakash Singh watched as Julia Moore, then public art administrator for Indianapolis-based Blackb...

Civil Rights Act of 1964

Landmark legislation marks 50 years of aiding the disenfranchised By Michael Dabney and Rebecca R. Bibbs In the mid-1960s there were no licensed Black plumbers in Indianapolis admitted to the Plumbers Union Local 73 in Central Indiana. ...