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Campus politics and Purdue’s new civics graduation requirement

On June 11, 2021, the Purdue University Board of Trustees approved a new civics education requirement effective with the incoming freshman class. In our continuing mission to report on the civic health of our state, The Indiana Citizen is publishing the following report from contributing writer Dave Bangert, first published in his Substack newsletter, Based […]

THE ROOM WHERE IT HAPPENED: A decade after Indiana’s 2011 redistricting, those on the inside still aren’t talking.

Continuing our coverage of this year’s redistricting process, the following report was written by veteran journalists Janet Williams and Bill Theobald for The Indiana Citizen. June 14, 2021 *** Jeb Bardon knew it was over for Democrats in Indiana a decade ago, as soon as he saw the new maps. Drafted behind closed doors by a small group of […]