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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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Preparing for College



When old meets new


I am new to Indiana.

As a kid grew up in Shanghai, China and moved to Los Angeles in 9th grade. Indiana feels different.

This place has beautiful sky, large green trees and endless grasslands. But the road is small and narrow, the shopping mall isn’t ideal.

I came to IU campus, and I changed my mind. First, I met the cutest squirrels.

Indiana University is mixed with ancient architectures and new buildings, huge trees and saplings. The school has experienced seniors who master everything and incoming freshmen who know almost nothing about IU.

The media school is moving into the newly renovated Franklin Hall from Ernie Pyle Hall.

Saplings stand beside towering trees.

There is Global and International Studies Building completed in 2015 and Maxwell Hall built in 1891.

There is new Spruce Hall and Bryan Hall with rusted …
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Shine on!


We are all different, yet we are one in the same.

In journalism today we think of ourselves as divided. Sports, Web Packaging, Features, Opinions, and so many more. We go to our own classes, stay with our groups, and stay separated even in our free time. It’s not true and not right.

In other cultures knowledge or information is considered illuminating, in other words it lightens the way, or it is light. Light as we all know comes from all different sources, like the moon, the sun, human made lamps, but all of them give light.

It’s just like that in journalism. We might present things in a different way, be it pictures, text, video, or a package. However it’s all information meant to inform and illuminate the path of our readers. So know while we are different and unique in so …
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Why journalism matters


Reported by Betty Chen, Robert Wormley and Julia Wunning-Zimmer


New school year, new challenges


Sydnee Marqueling, a rising senior from Northrop High School, is looking forward for new challenges.

Sydnee Marqueling, a rising senior from Northrop high school who loves journalism and theater.

Sydnee lives in Fort Wayne, a quiet town in Indiana. In contrast, there is a lot of drama going on within her school.

“This April, two people were hospitalized after using fake Xanax pills they got from another student on campus.”Sydnee said,”the 18-year-old who sold the pills was arrested and charged. Police came to school and it made the news.” Sydnee can’t imagine what will happen the coming school year while she works with theater and news.

Like other teenagers, Sydnee loves staying at home on weekends, sleeping. But, during winter and summer break, she gets to do special traveling. Sydnee visits her parents and grandparents in different towns since they separated. She …
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Meet Asia Porter


Asia Porter a junior at Mason High School and an avid writer.

She’s from Mason High School in Mason, Ohio and she loves to play volleyball. Also Asia Porter and her sister are exactly four years apart in age to the day.

When she was younger she enjoyed playing soccer, but as she got older she quit and went to volleyball. Another thing she enjoys doing is playing the piano at her church where she is involved in the youth ministry as well as several others. She was in her high school band but she had to quit when she found that it didn’t fit into her schedule.

When not at church, practice, or school Asia spends time at popular local attractions like Kings Island, Buffalo Wild Wings, and other spots around town. She also spends time with her older sister …
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