Connected Issue


Sep 10, 2014 4:42 pm

Hire me

Score your dream job with social media and networking.


Sep 10, 2014 4:34 pm

Taking center stage

When she was little, her room was her stage, as she reenacted commercials. But now, Kate Olsson, a senior theater major, puts on a show for a live audience through her IU performances.


Sep 10, 2014 4:10 pm

Still just two kids

Kelsey is 20 and one of the funniest people I know. She also happens to be autistic.


Sep 10, 2014 4:13 pm

Get schooled

The College of Arts and Sciences’ annual Themester is Connectedness — sort of like this issue’s theme — see the, um, connection?


Sep 10, 2014 4:04 pm

Singled out

Greg Willoughby lived alone in Willkie Residence Center. In 2010, he died and was not found until 10 days later. In the aftermath, questions lingered. Who, in the terrible act of suicide, is ultimately responsible? The man? Or his world — the net of people and organizations meant to protect him, the net that let him slip through the cracks?


Sep 10, 2014 4:23 pm

Paranormal activity

Brian Laythe has a Ph.D. in social psychology, but he’s also a scientifically trained paranormal researcher.


Sep 10, 2014 3:34 pm

A new groove

As a mother of two, 22-year-old Raven Lagenour feels out of place on campus. She identifies more with people in their late 30s than college kids in their early 20s. She's only on campus for classes, then spends the rest of her day at home with the kids while her husband, Alex, works two jobs. This is her story.


Sep 10, 2014 4:37 pm

Cut off

Strolling through the Arboretum is nice and all, but who knew it’s actually healthy for you?


Sep 10, 2014 3:52 pm

Couchsurfing across the country

Couchsurfing.com is more than just strangers asking strangers to crash on a couch for the night. It’s become a community, a social networking site that puts travelers of all ages and backgrounds in touch with not only a place to stay night by night, but also a place to connect with locals, other travelers, and opportunities they wouldn’t have if they just picked the discount hotel.


Sep 10, 2014 3:49 pm

Between worlds

Abdal-Razzaq Moaz is between three worlds – the Syrian civil war, his family in Egypt, and his one year teaching fellowship in the U.S. Without the technology that exists today, Abdal-Razzaq would be stuck between these three worlds – unable to communicate with his family thousands of miles away and unable to stay connected with what is happening in his home country.