Future Issue


Nov 26, 2012 11:22 pm

Meet Dewey

I would call it a socially interactive robot, or maybe an assistive robot. We were interested in helping people who work on computer jobs to take more regular breaks, because what we realized was that when you’re working on a computer job you can kind of forget that you have a body, basically.


Nov 27, 2012 1:08 am

Not your parents' campus

Campus reflects our college experience in pieces — the place where we first met someone who changed our life, saw a flyer that jump-started a love for an organization, or the classroom where we had that “aha” moment.


Nov 27, 2012 1:08 am

Not your parents' campus

Campus reflects our college experience in pieces — the place where we first met someone who changed our life, saw a flyer that jump-started a love for an organization, or the classroom where we had that “aha” moment.


Dec 4, 2012 10:58 pm

Sudden Heat

Three years ago this Christmas, IU assistant professor Don Belton arrived at the home of former-marine Michael Griffin for a dinner party. Two days later, he was dead and accused of sexually assaulting the man who killed him. Did Griffin and his lawyers use a controversial legal tactic known as the “gay panic defense” to get a lighter sentence for the crime?


Nov 27, 2012 1:33 am

Stuck in time

In 1922, former IU President William Lowe Bryan presided over a ceremony to officiate the burying of a time capsule to be unearthed and opened ten years from now.


Nov 27, 2012 12:34 am

Money matters

It's no secret that students are cash-strapped. Eating Ramen every night may be acceptable now, but that cheap diet probably won't hold up post-graduation.


Nov 27, 2012 1:33 am

Stuck in time

In 1922, former IU President William Lowe Bryan presided over a ceremony to officiate the burying of a time capsule to be unearthed and opened ten years from now.


Nov 27, 2012 12:28 am

Flicks of the future

"Narrowing down any list is a challenge," Jon Vickers says. But we made him do it anyway.


If you’ve ever bought a lottery ticket or visited a casino, you’ve tried to predict the future. When you gamble, you’re placing a bet on an uncertain outcome that hasn’t happened yet.


Nov 26, 2012 11:38 pm

What happens after you die?

Death is one of the only certain things in this world. Yet, it is a nearly impossible concept for us to grasp.


Nov 27, 2012 12:22 am

The future is here

Remember all those promises of flying cars, robots, and cities on Mars once we entered the 21st century? Well, we're still waiting. Take a look at this list to compare past pop-culture predictions with present-day reality.


Nov 26, 2012 11:50 pm

Forecasting unplugged

In a scary world without your smartphone, the Internet, or a greenscreened weatherman on TV, how are you supposed to know when to bring your umbrella?