Meet the band of devoted home bakers who keep the Indiana State Fair in blue-ribbon desserts.
Julia Spalding13 min read
Meet The Afrofuturist Sci-Fi Writer Changing Indianapolis
Afrofuturist author. Community builder. Nerd.
Lou Harry15 min read
The Next Neil Armstrong
Purdue’s shaping of the American astronaut—now and in the years to come.
Adam Wren23 min read
Hoosier Astronauts Share Their Stories Of Space
Hoosier astronauts describe the thrill of liftoff, the horror of mistakes, and that view.
Daniel S. Comiskey14 min read
The Right Stuff: Indiana Is Building The Things To Carry Us To Mars
Indiana: Crossroads of the Cosmos.
Tony Rehagen20 min read
Line In The Sand
Is the Dunes’ promotion a one-time victory for conservation in Indiana, or the start of a new era of environmental activism in the state?
Tim Swarens11 min read
How An Old White Guy Got Woke
Almost 65 years after covering the murder trial that helped spark the Civil Rights movement, Dan Wakefield is finally gaining a fuller appreciation of the struggle.
Dan Wakefield19 min read
The Immaculate Deception
How a Zionsville doctor secretly used his own sperm to impregnate more than 50 fertility patients.
Adam Wren16 min read
The Bygone Era Of Birch Bayh
Birch Bayh was born in Terre Haute in 1928, just before the start of the Great Depression. From the beginning, his life was marked by a mix of national and local, agriculture and ambition.
Craig Fehrman15 min read
The Enduring Legacy Of Slaughterhouse-Five
“How do you follow something like Slaughterhouse-Five? It can’t be done.”
John Krull22 min read
“I started smoking weed in eighth grade, and I smoked pretty much all through high school. I was one of those girls who didn’t like to be told, ‘You shouldn’t do this.’”
Chris Ryan9 min read
Eli Lilly’s Hazy Memory
A century ago, Eli Lilly and Company grew one of the nation’s largest cannabis farms to supply a variety of pharmaceuticals. Why does the drug maker seem determined to conceal the details of that history?
Adam Wren10 min read
I Last Smoked Pot Three Decades Ago. In The Interest Of Journalism, I Decided To Give It Another Try
In the 30 years since I gave up marijuana, both the culture of it and I have changed.
Lili Wright6 min read
The Case For Legalizing Marijuana
With public opinion among Hoosiers surging in favor of legalizing marijuana and other Midwestern states taking the lead, many wonder how long the Indiana legislature can ignore the issue.