Rock Show

Construction crews are jackhammering away limestone that formed millions of years ago.
Construction crews are jackhammering away limestone that formed millions of years ago.

In the distant past, the current site of Bloomington, Ind., sat on the floor of a shallow sea about 15 degrees south of the equator. Brachiopods, bryozoansRead the rest


Playing in the dirt

Equipment has arrived, and progress is being made on the Luddy Hall site.
Equipment has arrived, and progress is being made on the Luddy Hall site.

The end of the semester has arrived, which means the summer has begun even if the thermometer hasn’t quite gotten the memo. It also means a beehive … Read the rest


Getting constructive

Construction equipment has arrived at the site of the future Luddy Hall.
Construction equipment has arrived at the site of the future Luddy Hall.

The iron beasts sat poised, ready to chew through the ageless earth, to move aside the past with the first steps that would someday echo through history.

OK, … Read the rest


Welcome to the LuddyBlog!

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Luddy Hall

The lot at the corner of 11th Street and Woodlawn Ave. is empty right now, a bare patch of dirt or mud depending on the weather. It is nothing great to look at.

But the Mona Lisa … Read the rest