Starting the conversation

Brice Yates, who is the new director of the Charles E. Brown African-American Cultural Center, looks forward to being the mentor who makes a difference in Sycamores’ lives — and leading important discussions about diversity, inclusion and social justice.

BY Elise Lima, '16

Music festival marks 50 years

Five decades later, the Contemporary Music Festival has kept students at the heart of its purpose while thrilling attendees with state-of-art music. The always shifting and evolving list of performers brings something new that changes the personality of the festival.

BY Jamina Tribbett

Reading the green

Greg Towne uses an unexpected training method to get the best performance from the Indiana State women’s golf team.

BY Ace Hunt

Sustainability — here and abroad

Indiana State students learn about sustainability efforts while on a study abroad trip to Thailand this spring. At home, Blue continues to capture accolades for its ‘green’ efforts.

BY Betsy Simon

A competitive spirit

Flying high in a male-dominated field, it’s not about being ‘one of the guys’ for Honors student Brittany Danko — it’s about being the best.

BY Kristen Kilker

Solving economic ‘problems’

A musician and environmental economist for the EPA, Jared Creason, ’88, applies many of the lessons his father and longtime Indiana State economics professor Woody Creason taught him.

BY Amy Rogers Nazarov