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Meet your teacher, Jane Hitch

Grade/subject: Third grade, Oak Trace Elementary Number of years teaching: 14 Background/schooling: Jefferson High School, Lafayette; bachelor’s at Purdue University, West Lafayette; and masters from IUPUI. Why did you become a teacher? My mom...

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Opinion: It’s a secret

Did you know some restaurants have what they call “secret menus”? I’d never heard of them, but apparently that’s the point. I discovered this the other day when I accompanied my friend Steve to one...

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Column: Pancha Rathas: Honoring a poem

Monumental shrines carved in solid rock in southeast India pay homage to a poem that influences the lives of hundreds of millions of people every day.  The shrines themselves, although never completed, have also...

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Opinion: Dance mom vet

I’ve been struggling for topics of late but was holding on to the notion that dance competition season would soon be starting and I’d have a plethora of tacky, delicious stories to relay. But...