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Read all about it: Collins is a pretty newsworthy place! On this page you'll find clippings from the Indiana Daily Student and other publications, as well as some longer writings (like the intriguing "Unlocking Culture," an ethnographical study of the LLC).

Some articles have been divided into multiple files due to size.

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Activities and Courses

Orientation weekend hums along
Herald-Times, August 30, 1998 (116 K)

Coaching Mini 500 brightens semester
Indiana Daily Student, April 22, 1999 (60 K)

Creatively speaking: Literary magazines vary on campus
Indiana Daily Student, February 17, 2000
In 2 parts: Part one (116 K) / Part two (84 K)

Dancing Star reaches milestone: Collins literary magazine celebrates 25th anniversary
Indiana Daily Student, October 26, 2000
In 3 parts: Part one (68 K) / Part two (68 K) / Part three (64 K)

Trikers gear up for Mini 500
IDS Weekend, April 19, 2001 (124 K)

The hunter and the hunted
Indiana Daily Student, winter 2002 (exact date unknown) (60 K)

Collins residents show work
Indiana Daily Student, March 26, 2002 (40 K)

With The Beatles: Music professor combines passions for music, teaching, and life
Indiana Daily Student, March 28, 2002
In 2 parts: Part one (256 K) / Part two (96 K)

Geology course lets students climb for credits
Indiana Daily Student, February 24, 2003 (88 K)

Class seeks inspiration at 9-11 site
Indiana Daily Student, November 16, 2004 (88 K)

Garden could offer organic food to Collins
Indiana Daily Student, April 7, 2005 (96 K)

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Alumni in the News

From the wheels to the reels: Documentary chronicles race history, rider stories
Indiana Daily Student, February 14, 2001
In 2 parts: Part one (176 K) / Part two (20 K)

Young poet returns to IU campus for reading
Herald-Times, February 21, 2002
In 2 parts: Part one (48 K) / Part two (80 K)

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Collins Culture

All I Needed To Know in Life, I Learned from Collins LLC
by Mark Helmsing

Unlocking Culture: A Study of the Collins Living-Learning Center
by Jeannine Bankey, Colin Davis, Sara Hinkle, and Richard Muthiah

Stripping stereotypes: Collins, McNutt represent opposite styles of IU (The infamous article that served only to reinforce stereotypes.)
Indiana Daily Student, October 21, 1998
In 2 parts: Part one (100 K) / Part two (64 K)

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Issues and Incidents

Collins residents voice concern at town meeting
Indiana Daily Student, December 8, 1998 (68 K)

Power out, students left waiting
Indiana Daily Student, October 16, 2000 (44 K)

Carving fun
Indiana Daily Student, October 18, 2000 (40 K)

Homosexuals targeted by dorm graffiti
Indiana Daily Student, January 10, 2001 (68 K)

Collins graffiti harms University
Indiana Daily Student, January 11, 2001 (48 K)

Community can overcome graffiti/Hate speech cannot be tolerated
Indiana Daily Student, January 23, 2001 (48 K)

Students protest RA firings
Indiana Daily Student, April 11, 2002
In 2 parts: Part one (32 K) / Part two (40 K)

RA firings necessary
Indiana Daily Student, April 11, 2002 (40 K)

RPS punishment too harsh
Indiana Daily Student, April 11, 2002 (28 K)

RPS decision to fire RAs ill-advised
Indiana Daily Student, April 2002 (36 K)

Vegans unhappy with Collins food
Indiana Daily Student, October 1, 2004 (132 K)

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Personalities

House specialty: 'Deli Lama' Jim Beeson works hard to keep student diners satisfied
Herald-Times, April 8, 2002 (112 K)

Holding IU Together (excerpt profiling Jim Beeson)
Susan Gerstenzang, Indiana Alumni Magazine, January/February 2003 (56 K)

Living, Learning, and Loving It: The Legacy of Ralph Collins
by Kristen Murphy

John Cravens: A Hoosier Ideal
by Kristen Murphy

Double traitor is John W. (A loving satire of John W. Cravens)
Bloomington Telephone, ca. 1912 (88 K)

Fostering Excellence: The Life and Career of Pat Edmondson
by Kristen Murphy

Collins, Connecticut, and Claire (Profile of Claire Gaudiani)
K. Rebecca Brooke, Indiana Alumni Magazine, Jan/Feb 1992 (600 K)

Don't Give Up On Anyone (Profile of Henry Remak)
Walton R. Collins, Indiana Alumni Magazine, Sept/Oct 1999 (1.1 MB)

Kickin' It Old School: Henry Remak shrugs off e-mail, walks to class, uses years of experience to inspire
Indiana Daily Student, April 29, 2002
In 2 parts: Part one (64 K) / Part two (68 K)

Ulysses Smith: His Life and Work
by Kristen Murphy

Collins administrator bids farewell (Departure of Iris Yob)
Indiana Daily Student, February 14, 2003 (44 K)

Collins says goodbye to administrator (Departure of Iris Yob)
Indiana Daily Student, February 17, 2003 (56 K)

Outlandish Outfits: Collins legend hopes for fashion fame (profile of Kenny Zeiger)
Indiana Daily Student, February 11, 1999 (84 K)

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Miscellaneous

Spring fever
Indiana Daily Student, March 22, 2001
In 2 parts: Part one (92 K) / Part two (44 K)

Crescent Moon dance
Indiana Daily Student, October 1, 2004 (32 K)

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Collins Alumni Reunion

May 17-18, 2008

Bloomington, Ind.

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