18 October

Paw’s Pantry: A solution to student hunger at IUPUI

When you think of homeless and hungry individuals–college students are probably not the first population that comes to mind.  According to a study conducted last year by the National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness, approximately half of all college students have experienced food insecurity within the past thirty days.  Food insecurity, as defined by […]

16 October

Indy YP LaMar finds home and community with INHP

Indy YP LaMar finds home and community with INHP

LaMar, 28, decided to move back to Indianapolis after six years of living the unpredictable life of a television news reporter. He longed for a sense of permanency. So, he did something that comes naturally to journalists – research. “A one-bedroom, one-bath apartment is $700 to $900 a month. I’m not making that kind of […]

8 September

Market Wagon delivers to your door or employer

You’ve heard it before: “Buy Local”. I’m sure many of you have adopted this notion as well. You find ways to support certain organizations and brands because it’s more than just a good or service. It’s a way to have a direct impact on the economy around you, and it makes you feel good too, […]

29 August

Daily Living and Self-Care

It seems as if managing my daily tasks requires energy–or maybe it is just me? I sometimes find it challenging to balance my home life, work, family obligations, church, and social life without energy! Figuring out what motivates us can help us tap into our energy much easier. For me personally, I can always tell […]

21 July

Conquering the lunch break slump

How many of us actually take advantage of our lunch breaks? All too often, my lunch break has ended before I have even thought about leaving the office! If you are looking to get out of your work space, take advantage of that lunch break, and accomplish an ambitious workout, head to White River State […]

5 June

Check out downtown’s newest homes at Indy Rama

Summer is officially upon us, and there is no shortage of things to do in Indy. This past Sunday, we had the opportunity to check out Indy Rama during its opening weekend and let me tell you, it did not disappoint! The weather was gorgeous, so we decided to ride our bikes. All the homes […]

2 June

Where to find nature close to downtown

Where to find nature close to downtown

Where can you go when you want to escape the city life? Here are my top five favorite nature escapes when I need to blow off some steam after a long work week and hit the trails. These spots are also perfect for just sitting and relaxing while soaking in the sights, scents and sounds […]

12 April

Student Voices: Fellow College Students, Look to the Future

Student Voices: Fellow College Students, Look to the Future

At Butler, my average day consists of classes, work, an internship, extracurricular activities, and then homework after that. During any breaks, I try for a social life, sometimes even successfully! While I love a lot of things about college, having such an overloaded schedule is not one of them. I’m not alone in this. I […]

4 April

It’s National Public Health Week and the Mission is Clear

It’s National Public Health Week and the Mission is Clear

According to the American Public Health Association (APHA), “people in many other high-income countries live longer and suffer fewer health issues than Americans today. This is the defining challenge of our generation — a challenge that we, the public health community, are uniquely positioned to help overcome.” And with a goal of becoming the healthiest […]

8 March

5 Ways to Save Indy’s Puppies & Kittens

5 Ways to Save Indy’s Puppies & Kittens

Ever wondered how to keep puppies and kittens little and cuddly forever? Well, I’ve learned the secret and I’m sharing it with you now! You can have perpetual puppies and kittens by signing up to be a foster parent, like me, through one of Indy’s local animal shelters. My favorites are Indianapolis Humane Society, FACE, […]