What is happiness?

Faculty, staff and students weigh in on how they define happiness — and perhaps more importantly, how to have more of it in our lives.

Mahatma Gandhi once said, “Happiness is when what you think, what you say and what you do are in harmony.” Whether it’s college or in the workplace, Indiana State Counseling Center psychologist Melissa Grinslade says she believes stability is the…
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What will history look like in 100 years?

While we have instant access to more information, photographs and videos than any other generation before, some fear, “easy come, easy go.” What will future generations of Hoosiers, Americans and humans on a large scale, be taught about the life we currently know?

BY Haley Sluboski


What is the future for China’s children?

The Chinese government announced late last year it was ending the infamous policy of allowing couples only one child, and now all Chinese couples will be allowed two children. But in a country of 30 million bachelors and a highly competitive academic environment for children, will the change in law make a difference?

BY Libby Roerig

Can women have it all?

Yes, say members of Alpha Omicron Pi who returned to Indiana State last summer to reconnect and reflect on their friendships and lives well lived.

BY Betsy Simon

What is mindfulness?

Longtime psychology professor Jean Kristeller says we can be healthier — and more satisfied — by being more mindful of what we’re eating. For instance, it’s better to savor half a cookie instead of devouring the whole bag.

BY Betsy Simon