What is time?

While time is a consistent a measurement of our days, cultural attitudes toward it and punctuality differ vastly.

Many of us regularly wish for more hours in the day: There is always a deadline to meet or a goal to reach, but often not enough time to do so. Yet, sayings like “time is money” motivate us to stay busy and work quickly. The way time is valued and …
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Is marijuana the next ‘Big Tobacco’?

Sycamores start a conversation about recreational marijuana use with an activist and medical professional studying Colorado’s groundbreaking legislation.

BY Mallory Eherenman, ’16

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.

BY Jamina Tribbett, ’17


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