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Posted on August 22, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Emma C.

A College Visit in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Autumn is in the air! That means it’s time for students at Fort Wayne, Indiana colleges at Purdue University Fort Wayne, the University of Saint Francis, and Indiana Tech to get back to the classrooms and hit the books.

With nearly 24,800 students enrolled at the three universities, scholars from coast to coast choose to study in Fort Wayne. 

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September 10 is fast approaching; it's one of the best days of the year to be in Fort Wayne. That's because it's Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown Day, when many of the Fort Wayne's most interesting attractions are free to the public.

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Posted on October 14, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Nancy M.

Take a Tour of Fort Wayne's Parks!

When you visit a city, you often look at all the activities you can “do” but have you ever thought about the places where you can “be”?

That’s what the Fort Wayne Parks are all about. In 2011, the Gallup and Knight’s Foundation conducted a “Soul of the Community” study and found that our parks are among our greatest strengths.

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Posted on March 16, 2016 at 4:00:00 am by Emily L.

Art Galleries in Fort Wayne

If you were to describe Fort Wayne to an outsider, the description ‘artist's town' wouldn't immediately come to mind. We've been called the city of churches and the city of trees, but the city of art galleries? That hasn't happened - not yet anyway. But when you start counting them up, the Fort Wayne Museum of ArtArtlinkOrchard Gallery, the galleries at The University of St. FrancisJennifer Ford Art, and scores more, you start to wonder if we should frame ourselves with the moniker ‘The City of Galleries'. An entire book could be devoted to all the choices offered around town, but I had to draw the line somewhere, so here are a few of my favorites.

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Posted on July 15, 2015 at 7:57:00 am by Jodi D.

The Former Place for Books, Brookside Mansion

During my college years, as a University of Saint Francis student, the Brookside Mansion was my hiding spot. As the library, it was a hot-spot for studious students. Then called the Bass Mansion, it was my favorite place to study for courses and dream about history. Like most great things, it

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Posted on September 19, 2014 at 10:00:40 am by Lauren C.

Meet the creative genius behind Disney's Frozen

If you haven't seen the movie Frozen, you likely know a kid or two who has. The 2013 Disney film is the highest grossing animated film and number-five movie of all time. Crazy! It's clear the Frozen fever hasn't thawed. (Pardon the pun.) Little girls everywhere seem to own a princess costume ... More ›
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Even with the colder weather rolling in, you can still do plenty of stargazing! As the product of a year’s work by the Schouweiler Planetarium staff at the University of Saint Francis, there are two great shows that will debut during the university’s Fall Planetarium Weekend from November

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