Preserving a community through storytelling

Post courtesy of IU newsroom intern Amanda N. Marino: Over Thanksgiving break, while many people were eating turkey and watching IU secure an Old Oaken Bucket victory, I headed south determined to collect stories while also adding to my own. I was one of 14 Media School students who traveled to Costa Rica as part […]

‘It’s really important to me to use my voice for the millions of sufferers of all chronic diseases’

Post courtesy of IU newsroom intern Bailey Briscoe: At 6 years old, Sneha Dave was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. The chronic inflammatory bowel disease that causes ulcers on the large intestine is also an autoimmune disease, which means that in addition to her body shutting down from the disease, her immune system was attacking itself. […]

IU student veterans help each other transition from military to academic life

When Ted Britton came to IU Bloomington in summer 2016, he had six years of military service under his belt. But the Lafayette native and father of two had never attended a university. After rising to sergeant in the Marine Corps, working in Hawaii, Japan and Korea, Britton found himself starting over. Not quite sure […]

Student Amanda Marino details the setbacks and triumphs of being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes

Post courtesy of IU newsroom intern Amanda N. Marino: When the emergency room nurse poked his head into my room and asked me if I was diabetic, I of course told him no. Type 1 diabetes didn’t run in my family, and I was already 20 years old, almost completely outside the window of a […]

Culture of Care Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Summit discusses campus discrimination issues

Post courtesy of IU newsroom intern Sheila Raghavendran: On Friday, Oct. 28, Culture of Care held its Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Summit to promote awareness and change in the way issues of discrimination are handled at IU. Culture of Care Director of Outreach Will Hughes, sophomore Viviana Ramirez and junior Anushree Kedia discuss their experiences […]