oral history

oral history

Alumni Oral Histories

Alumni Oral Histories

Hello! My name is Cassidy Clouse; I’m the bicentennial intern at IU East this semester. I’m an Honors student double majoring in Psychology and Human Life Science with minors in Chemistry and Neuroscience, and after graduation I will attend graduate school to obtain my PsyD. On campus I am a student ambassador, Supplemental Instructor for Physics, Treasurer of Student Government Association, Vice President of Psychology Club, and Secretary of the service-learning Circle K Club. My main purpose as the bicentennial intern is to document IU East history. Along with other student workers in the library, I’ve been indexing and categorizing archived student newspapers, The Pioneer Press, from the 1970s. The biggest way history will be documented on our campus is … Continued
Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget

Veterans Day is a time to reflect on ordinary heroes – normal people who do brave and difficult things in spite of fear, to keep others safe and free.  Some have done it by choice, and others have been drafted.  But men and women from every walk of life have served the needs of their country, at great risk to themselves.  It’s easy to see soldiers as people who are out of the ordinary.  But this is incorrect – they are normal citizens who put on the uniform, just like their non-military countrymen.  And in a way, this makes their courage more profound. There are lots of ways to honor veterans – parades, monuments, ceremonies – but one of the … Continued