Indiana Daily Student

Claire Aronson


Senior Dillon Olney puts the final touches on his sculptures for his senior thesis show this month. Dillon has used his art to help him accept and cope with his diabetes. He wants his art to help others find "Purpose of Pain."

Finding purpose in pain

Thirty minutes and five people later, his mother's insulin pump was in his body despite his protest. The insulin pump read 469 — more than 300 points above average. His mother took one look and told him he was diabetic.

IU Professor Abdal-Razzaq Moaz fled Syria and is now between three worlds – the Syrian civil war, his family in Egypt, and his one year teaching fellowship in the U.S.

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.

Senior Dillon Olney puts the final touches on his sculptures for his senior thesis show this month. Dillon has used his art to help him accept and cope with his diabetes. He wants his art to help others find "Purpose of Pain."

Finding purpose in pain

Thirty minutes and five people later, his mother's insulin pump was in his body despite his protest. The insulin pump read 469 — more than 300 points above average. His mother took one look and told him he was diabetic.

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