Paige Southerland


Wind turbines spin near a home on Feb. 17, 2010, in Shabbona, Ill. The turbines are required to be at least 1,400 feet from the foundation of nearby homes. MCT PHOTO

Wind turbines divide Indiana communities

Indiana’s wind resources could provide more than 400 percent of the state’s current electricity needs, but the turbines have caused unrest in several towns. Indiana is currently ranked 15th in the U.S. for wind resources, according to the National Renewable Energy Lab. Its 930 wind turbines account for more than 2.7 percent of the state’s energy production, according to the Indiana Office of Energy Development.


College students among most likely to have identity stolen

More than just friends and followers may see information posted online, and 21 percent of reported identity theft is happening to consumers between the ages of 20 and 29, according to the Consumer Sentinel Network. “The student body should care about this subject because in college, you are preparing yourself for the real world, and if you’re not careful about protecting your identity, then the repercussions of what that person does could ruin your chance of future employment or opportunities that could’ve been available to you before,” said Nick Combs, vice president of Ball State’s Finance Society.

	Students attend Welloween on Oct. 31 in the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. Booths focused on environmental wellness, spiritual wellness, vocational wellness, social and cultural wellness, emotional wellness and intellectual wellness.

Students discuss health, wellness at Welloween

Nutrition, alcohol and drugs were all health concerns students discussed at the fourth annual Halloween-themed health fair. Free to students and faculty, Welloween took place on the main floor of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center on Oct.

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