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BONIFIELD: Campus entrepreneurs need more love

Having graduated from college this past month, I have now joined the ranks of the college-educated work force.
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BONIFIELD: A greenhorn governor flubs his launch

As the first governor since the Civil War to win election with less than 50 percent of the vote, Mike Pence has a political capital problem. And it’s starting to show.
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BONIFIELD: Social media is changing government

Social media is a relatively new, inexorable term for many business and government leaders. Social media, they are told, is a game-changer and the conventional wisdom suggests that if you do not have a presence on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn (and Google+, to be hipster-ironic), you are missing the boat.
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BONIFIELD: Protect Ritz's heartening voter mandate

By all accounts, Glenda Ritz has a daunting challenge as the next superintendent of public instruction. Across a state that has been at the forefront of the so-called education reform movement, recent legislation has incensed and motivated teachers in profound ways.
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BONIFIELD: Blowout holds lessons for Democrats

As the dust settles on the 2012 elections, new oaths of office will be accompanied by post-mortems by partisans on both sides of the aisle.
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BONIFIELD: Mourdock's bent is too hot for Senate

I miss Richard Mourdock. His goofy smile, his bizarre antics, his brand of angry patriotism—all have been notably absent over the past month.
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BONIFIELD: Toward sober laws on alcohol sales

Football season is here, bringing with it swelled TV audiences, increased tax revenue for Indianapolis, filled seats in Lucas Oil Stadium, and frustrated fans across the state. For many, their frustration will likely catch them by surprise and have nothing to do with Andrew Luck’s accuracy or holes in the Indianapolis Colts defense.
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BONIFIELD: Government needs best, brightest, too

Government, perhaps even more than most private-sector industries and business models, is reliant upon human capital to thrive. Even as the tenor of most modern discourse on government has to do with its size, the people behind it are the single most important element in successful public policy.
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BONIFIELD: More essays, fewer grades, for teachers

You cannot improve public education by vilifying public educators.
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BONIFIELD: The power of backpacks left at the door

College students, with the right strategy and intentions, can make a difference in state policy.
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