Denise Roberts


Costume designers prepare for upcoming productions



Indiana University paves way in sports technology



The audience's role in theatre


Students and community members visit the Wells-Metz Theatre to enjoy “Sense and Sensibility.”

Jonathan Michaelson, Chair of the Department of Theatre, Drama, and Dance at Indiana University, dedicates his time to the theatre.

Robbie Stanton, a costume designer for Indiana University, explains his part in bringing the show to the audience.

Jenny McNight and Grant Goodman, hired equity actors, are performing in “Sense and Sensibility” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

“If we work well together, we’re better,” Jonathan Michaelson, the chairman of Indiana University’s Theatre Department said. The truth of this statement resonates, not just with thespians, but also with audience members.

“We come to a lot of the plays,” said Connie Hegarty, an audience member. Connie Hegarty and her husband Harv Hegarty have been on multiple theater boards and Connie Hegarty spent her childhood going to the theater.

“It’s live entertainment,” said Harv Hegarty, showing …
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They were once just like us


Many people who work at HSJI today, once attended the camp back when they were in high school. Although the camps then and now had differences, there are also many similarities between them. Some HSJI faculty were asked to reminisce on their experiences as a student attendee and what it’s like to be a staff member now.

Watch the staff members talk about there experiences here.


A snapshot of Robert Wormley


Robert Wormley, senior, steps toward his Web Programming class in Ernie Pyle hall July 12, 2016.

He prints photographs of rivers, teachers and beams of light on glossy, vibrantly-colored paper. He mountain bikes the terrains of dense forests. He blares the horn of his trumpet in the marching band. Robert Wormley is also openly gay.

Having moved 13 times, Wormley, senior at Floyd Central High School, said he grew up as a self-monikered redneck opposed to LGBTQ rights.

“I feel like it was a struggle finding who I was ” Wormley said. “It’s hard to talk about [coming out] because I still remember it, but I try really hard to not think about it.”

He said his tipping point between hatred and acceptance was when he surrounded himself with diverse, accepting people by joining the trumpet section of the band.

“I …
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Farewell to Ernie Pyle Hall


As many may know, the Media School will begin moving into Franklin Hall, July 25. Since 1954, the journalism department at IU has been stationed in Ernie Pyle Hall. This building, named after the famous journalist Ernie Pyle himself, holds a special meaning to IU students, faculty, and alumni. HSJI students (this week and next week) will be the last group of journalists to be taught in Ernie Pyle Hall.

After next week, Ernie Pyle Hall will no longer be used to teach up-and-coming journalists.

In the Yearbook class, instructor Jeff Gabbard (and Janet McKinney who is not pictured) discussed the themes of yearbooks and what makes a good and bad yearbook with their students.

To “warm up” before the first session of the day, Web Packaging instuctor Denise Roberts led the class in some goofy stretches.

Many of the old classrooms that are not …
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