How is a fashion line born?

The process of designing clothes is an intricate one that involves technique, material, art and inspiration. Anyone can create a clothing line, but not everyone can put in the work that goes into constructing one’s own garments. In any case, similar to art, clothing design is not created in a vacuum.

For Jah’Shar Hardy, a junior textiles, apparel and merchandising major at Indiana State University, her love for fashion dates back to when she was a little girl and would cut up her colorful socks to make clothes for her Barbie dolls. It wasn’t until…
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Does privacy still exist?

In a digital age when many share every detail of their lives and cyber-security breaches are more and more common, we ask computer experts and business professionals what’s the future for our data.

BY Sadie All, '15

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As prevalent as DNA has become in our modern vocabularies, the rapid growth of genomics, the implications of genetic research on public health and public policy and the growing need for genetic counselors are at the forefront of conversations at Indiana State.

BY Kristen Kilker

What is ADHD?

Students diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and a professor of psychology discuss the basics of the disorder and debunk some common misconceptions.

BY Kristen Kilker

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An oil executive and economist agree — the old principle of supply and demand are key to setting fuel prices.

BY Dierre Littleton, ’15

What’s the future for Syria’s children?

Indiana State adjunct professor Soulaf Abas, ’08, GR ’13, works to help Syrian refugee children heal with an art and letter exchange with students in Terre Haute. Her work is described as a ray of hope in the midst of the brutality and fighting.

BY Dave Taylor