Paige Pope

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The BrainTrust Quarterly - Issue Two - December 2016

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The BrainTrust Quarterly - Issue Five - January 2018

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The BrainTrust Quarterly - Issue Four - September 2017

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The BrainTrust Quarterly - Issue Three - March 2017

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The Lala

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09/04/2014
The Global Food Crisis - the Lala

With so many immediate issues flooding the media, there is one problem that isn't getting enough airtime or table talk, and it's about time we filled you in. It's time we all opened our eyes to the global food crisis.

the Lala
02/13/2015
Meet Farissa Knox: Founder of WhatRUWearing & Style Expert - the Lala

How many times have you looked at a celebrity on social media or a magazine and thought, "Dang she looks good, I wish I had that outfit."? Even more so, how many times have you looked at yourself in the mirror and wondered how you could take your outfit to the next level?

the Lala
04/05/2015
My Big, Fat Problem With Weddings - the Lala

Wedding season is creeping up on us, and it is time to brace ourselves for the rounds of burlap, twinkle lights, and suspenders that are surely headed our way. My guess is around the holiday season your Facebook feed was inundated with "I SAID YES" photos complete with ten different glamour shots of "the ring".

the Lala
02/24/2015
The Feminist Artwork Everyone Should Be Talking About - the Lala

Images have an incredible power to speak to people of all ages, races, classes, genders, etc. With no words, an image can change ideas and break barriers. So naturally, we just had to pull together a list of female visual artists who are creating some pretty remarkable stuff that screams women power in the coolest of ways.

the Lala
05/15/2015
Let's Break The Period Taboo: THINX Underwear - the Lala

Let's break the taboo on period talk. Because guess what, we all get our periods and with periods come some issues, and it's time we learned how to talk about it. Period stains. They happen to the best of us. They ruin your favorite lacey panties, our jeans and our confidence.

the Lala
06/20/2015
The Honest Company

The Honest Company has been one-stop shopping for eco-concious families looking to raise their children with pure, honest products. No harmful chemicals. No mystery additives. Just good, wholesome products that work. Moms have been known to steal some of the baby products, but the baby-shelf robbing stops here.

the Lala
06/09/2015
Three Cheers For The Latest Tech Startups

So we don't all live in Silicon Valley and we all don't have time to stalk down the latest techie-news on the web, because A LOT is going on. The rate of new technological innovations is accelerating every day, and as incredible as these innovations may be, they don't directly apply to us most of the times.

the Lala
06/24/2015
Hot Girls Wanted

When you hear the word "porn" you may be inclined to turn up your nose, turn your head, and say "gross." But the reality of the situation is this - porn is real, porn is important, and porn is happening all around us, so it is time to wise up and learn up on the industry.

the Lala
06/30/2015
Your 10 New Dream Jobs

Hold the phone. Drop the major. Change your plans. These jobs exist? You may have never heard of them, but now that you have you'll want to consider a career change. Here is our round up of the best, coolest, most interesting jobs out there.

the Lala
07/23/2015
This App Buzzes When You Approach An Area Where Women Made History - the Lala

Too many women in history have gone unnoticed for their major discoveries, bravery and kick ass contributions to society. Seriously, an organization called Equal Visibility Everywhere dropped these stats that prove we've effectively written powerful women out of our historical narrative: There are no U.S. holidays named after women There are no women on U.S.

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08/27/2015
10 Ways To Beat Homesickness, At Any Age - the Lala

It's that time of year when we leave home and head off to exciting new opportunities. College. Internships. Study abroad. Those first few weeks are a refreshing and invigorating whirlwind. New friends and experiences. A chance to discover something new about the world and yourself.

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08/14/2015
14 Apps You Need To Download Before School Starts - the Lala

Back-t0-school is here. That means a new wardrobe, new school supplies and don't forget new apps. Apps have the power to turbo-charge your college life. From staying connected to staying organized, we bring to you the lineup of back-to-schools must-have apps. This new app combines two features for a seriously genius result that is perfect for us students.

the Lala
09/03/2015
Meet The 17-Year-Old Founder Of Trendy Patch Company, Hipstapatch - the Lala

Deep down, we probably all harbor some dream of breaking into the fashion industry and starting our own business. And at age 16, Amanda Glass did just that with her company Hipstapatch. Always a creative thinker (she started a photography company at age 15), Glass saw a lack in the style and applicability of one her favorite customizable pieces-fabric patches.

the Lala
08/26/2015
Powerful Images Of Feminism You've Never Seen Before - the Lala

Feminism just had a big year, but we still have a long way to go. In order to keep pushing forward it is important to look back at the ladies who did it before us. Brave women have been doing a lot of moving and shaking over the last century and we can take a cue from their fearless determination and trailblazing efforts.

the Lala
08/04/2015
Give Dad A Chance: Why We Need To Stand Up For Paternity Leave - the Lala

It's no news that "mommy track" and maternity leave conflicts are already an issue in the United States that has yet to be adequately solved, and as we look for solutions to how to solve this issue we need to start looking to the other side of the coin-paternity leave.

Thelala
08/06/2014
Ryan Bingham- the Lala

Ryan Bingham doesn't quite slot into one particular genre. He is roots rock, meets back road country, meets Americana-and that's not even what makes him so great. Nor is it those dreamy locks and those come hither eyes (he's already taken ladies).

Thelala
09/17/2014
Is Technology Ruining Your Social Life? - the Lala

Technology and media have become undeniable neccessities to our daily lives. But to what detriment? We are losing our creativity, social skills and lust for life from behind our screens, yet we are continually reminded that we need to keep up with the times. So what is a girl to do?

the Lala
01/01/2015
Why "Minimalism" Should Be Your 2015 Resolution - the Lala

The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak. ~Hans Hofmann, Introduction to the Bootstrap, 1993 After the holiday season, our guess is that you are exhausted from visiting the store and buying (and even receiving) gifts.

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African-American Historical Sites in the U.S. | Student Travel Planning Guide

Why have your students settle for book-bound history in a sterile classroom when they can walk in the footsteps of African-Americans who experienced tragedies and triumphs in their fight for freedom and equality. Let your students actually stand at sites commemorating slavery, the Civil War and the civil rights movement and let them witness the climate of the journey that changed our country.

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Educational Stops in Four Australian Cities

Learn what Perth, Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne have to offer your students in the land down under. Best known for its wild Outback, Australia is dotted with coastal cities that are cultural and historical playgrounds. Bringing together diverse peoples, the cities are the perfect places for your students to get the full picture of what Australia is all about.

Thelala
05/27/2014
French Films - the Lala

American cinéma dominates the global market, but let it be known that there are some hidden gems in the French film market that are worth every bit of your time. Touching, funny, and dramatic these films will elevate you to knew cultural levels and give you that certain "je ne sais quoi" in your next ...

Thelala
05/06/2014
The Soundtrack to Your Life (Literally) - the Lala

At times, we all wish that there was a soundtrack to our life-a constant stream of music to carry us through our most traumatic and triumphant moments. Unfortunately, we haven't invented a floating invisible boom box yet (hey you never know), but we can bring you a playlist complete with the scores and songs that ...

Thelala
07/20/2014
Smarten Up: Our Fave Podcasts - the Lala

Think of how many moments in life we fill with useless tasks-getting ready, sitting in a car on your commute, lying out in the sun-now think of how you could supercharge your life if you used this time differently. This one little switch isn't earth shattering and involves little effort, but can have tremendous impacts ...

Thelala
09/18/2014
Your Beginner's Guide to Wine - the Lala

Sometimes all we need at the end of the day is to sit down with the girls and crack open a bottle of wine. This timeless drink has been enjoyed for ages, since 7000 B.C. to be exact, and we think it's time you knew a little bit about where that tasty moscato came from.

Thelala
09/04/2014
The Global Food Crisis - the Lala

With so many immediate issues flooding the media, there is one problem that isn't getting enough airtime or table talk, and it's about time we filled you in. It's time we all opened our eyes to the global food crisis.

Thelala
09/30/2014
Feminist Artwork You Need to See - the Lala

Images have an incredible power to speak to people of all ages, races, classes, genders, etc. With no words, an image can change ideas and break barriers. So naturally, we just had to pull together a list of female visual artists who are creating some pretty remarkable stuff that screams women power in the coolest of ways.

Thelala
05/02/2014
Meet Vi Chetan - the Lala

Vi Chetan is an innovator, designer, and leader. When most college students feed their Netflix addiction in their spare time (we can be guilty too), Vi kicks it into overdrive. The graphic design student at Purdue University put together a volunteer project for a group of students to come together and design a unique deck ...

Studenttravelplanningguide
Museums Shed Light on People Who Ruled Their Worlds

Museums across the world preserve the legacies of presidents, monarchs and dynasties from the 6th century to today Across the globe leaders have left their mark, and museums have been established to preserve their legacies. Whether a dynasty or leader was successful, corrupt or known for lavish spending, their stories offer a glimpse into a country's culture and history.

Thelala
07/04/2014
Meet Margo Ann Gaza - the Lala

Margo Ann Gaza, business student and photographer at University of Charleston, has a valuable lesson to all those in the creative industry. Take one look at her photography and something stands out. Practically screaming from the ink is an image that is so clear, honest and pure.

Studenttravelplanningguide
Our Top Canadian Botanical Gardens of 2014

Have your students explore Canada's botanical gardens to learn the ecology, history and horticulture of some of Canada's most stunning locations. What you and your students may not know is that Canada is blooming with passion for botanical gardens. These gardens each carry a purpose beyond just showcasing lush beauty.

Thelala
07/22/2014
Define & Find Your Success-the Lala

There is a new trend these days, and don't get us wrong we think it is pretty awesome. With Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In book women everywhere now have more motivation and advice than ever to give it all they have (unapologetically, please).

Studenttravelplanningguide
An Educational Adventure in Malaysia's Landscape

Take in the scenery of Malaysia, from deep caverns to clear blue seas, and learn about the history, culture and above all ecology of the country. Malaysia is a destination full of attractions, cultural traditions and urban activity, but its most enticing feature is the landscape.

the Lala
12/08/2014
Powerful Images Of Feminism You've Never Seen Before - the Lala

Feminism just had a big year, but we still have a long way to go. In order to keep pushing forward it is important to look back at the ladies who did it before us. Brave women have been doing a lot of moving and shaking over the last century and we can take a cue from their fearless determination and trailblazing efforts.

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Ghosts Lurk in Football Stadiums with Haunted Histories

Haunted horsemen and spooky specters-learn about little-known hauntings for a glimpse into football's past. Go beyond the game on a visit to America's haunted football stadiums and campuses. Many times we sit in a stadium, cheering on our favorite team and munching on popcorn, but seldom do we know the history, or haunted history, or these iconic spots.

Thelala
10/16/2014
What Old Hollywood Starts Taught Us

Old Hollywood Stars-timeless, classic and chic. Before the days of social media and photoshop, these women navigated the male dominated world of Hollywood. These women showed society that female stars can't be defined and wouldn't be contained. There is no typical "mold" for beauty and fame.

Thelala
07/26/2014
Is Print Dead? - the Lala

In this age of instant consumption, we devour media at rapid rates. This advent has only been helped by something we all know and love-technology. Technology has taken traditional print, completely spun it on its head, and came out with a new form-digital. Digital books, newspapers, magazines (much like us!).

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Going Green in Sports is a Win for All

Learn about Eugene, Cascades & Coast Sports guide to eco-friendly sporting events, the benefits to going green in sports and where to start The green movement has been hitting nearly every facet of society, but there is one area that you may know little about: sustainable sports.

Thelala
04/07/2014
Your Rainy Day Playlist - the Lala

April is here and that means an abundance of rainy days. If you are anything like us, these gloomy days bring a 24-hour period of reprieve. It is a chance to catch up on your latest novel, dive into your world history paper, finally get started on your journal, or do some lazy spring cleaning.

Studenttravelplanningguide
What You Need to Know About Student Travel in Russia Right Now

A survey of all the hard facts, tips, resources and places to help your student group enjoy the rich beauty and history of Russia safely. Russia is a cultural gem with glorious post-imperial cities and sprawling landscapes.

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Creating a One-of-a-kind Marathon Experience

Three premier examples show how to spice up a 5k and create a homegrown experience. 5k's are the bread and butter of community fitness gatherings and eventually all of the marathons run together, literally. Recently the 5k scene has been infiltrated by some trends, such as color runs, but the trends run stale and fail to hit the unique opportunities at the local level.

Ideas in Motion Media, Inc.

Laportecountylife
A La Porte County Life That Matters: Erin Parker

We are often told not to judge a book by its cover. While this cliché is usually accurate, in the case of La Porte High School teacher Erin Parker, the cover certainly matches the contents. On the outside Parker is the picture of positivity.

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A La Porte County Life in the Spotlight: Andrew Tallackson

Andrew Tallackson- survivor, writer, producer, pianist, editor, and most importantly father. He wears many hats; each one with skill and finesse. Tallackson can serve as inspiration to us all as he handles any hardship with an inextinguishable spirit. In the early minutes of my first encounter with Tallackson, I realized that this is a man that forges powerful connections wherever he goes.

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A La Porte County Life That Matters: Ben Tonagel

La Porte is used to seeing the Tonagels lead the Slicers to success on the basketball court, but Ben Tonagel has traded that role in for a new one- LPHS principal. Tonagel is in his first year as principal after spending three years at the helm of Fairfield High School.

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A La Porte County Life that Matters: Erika Stallworth

Erika Stallworth, Executive Director at the La Porte Juvenile Services Center, is using passion and competency to help support our city's youth. As the youngest and first person of color to hold the position, Stallworth has already made strives to turn the Center into a supportive place for the youth to get back on track.

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A La Porte County Life that Matters: Clarence Hulse

Clarence Hulse, Executive Director of the Michigan City's Economic Development Corporation since November, has quickly gone from a stranger in the community to a well-known friend, mentor, and leader. Born in Belize, Hulse has lived in his fair share of places before settling in Michigan City.

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A La Porte County Life that Matters: Marty Corley

Marty Corley has dedicated his life to keeping his longtime home of Michigan City safe. Everyday he wakes up and heads to the Michigan City Police Department to serve his community. His job can be testing, dangerous, and exhaustive, but Corley would not be happier anywhere else.

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A La Porte County Life that Matters: Ingrid Voelker

Ingrid Voelker is a rarity in today's world. She is a woman with a true spirit of service that avoids instant gratification. She can be a "lightning bolt" that gets the job done with tenacity and razor sharp instincts, or she can be a soul whisperer reaching out and nurturing with understanding clarity any of those that come her way.

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A La Porte County Life that Matters: (Captain) Ed Beutner

Ed Beutner is a staple in the Michigan City community, but you probably know him as Captain Ed. The friendly Captain commands his candy store by day (Captain Ed's Candy Island) and expends any other free time he has helping the community. Beutner was born and raised in Michigan City, Indiana, where he attended St.

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A La Porte County Life That Matters: Stacey Harris

Stacey Harris is one of those women who seem to do it all. Not to mention that she juggles family, service, and a career all with efficiency and a positive attitude matched by few. She is a steadfast believer in the small-business of La Porte County and the idea that a positive mental attitude can conquer all.

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A La Porte County Life that Matters: Monica Komasinski

Monica Komasinski has come full circle. She is giving back in great lengths to the community that once gave so much to her. La Porte County gave her strength, spirit, and roots, and she has given La Porte County service, leadership, and family.

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A La Porte County Life that Matters: Ryan Bolger

Ryan Bolger is an artist- it is in his soul, it is how he lives his life, and it is his entire being. He speaks about his art with a passion that is absent in many people. La Porte County and the whole of Northwest Indiana has been fortunate enough to experience and benefit from his cultured view and artistic ability.

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A La Porte County Life that Matters: Karen Schmid

Karen Schmid has combined a broad perspective with a personal touch that has taken Purdue University North Central to new levels of student enrollment, rigor, and academics. She tapped into the institution's potential and since then has been making strides to benefit the staff, students, and community.

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A La Porte County Life that Matters: Betsy Kohn

For Betsy Kohn, the name of the game is positive communication and lots of it. As Director of Communications for Michigan City Area Schools, Kohn keeps busy connecting with others and promoting the successes of education in the area. Her dedication to the school system has already began to shift public perception and continues to do so.

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A La Porte County Life that Matters: Vera Jones

Vera Jones is a problem solver. She saw a lack of intellectual stimulation and "green" initiatives at Krueger Middle School. She answered by combining her passion for education and the environment and restructured the way kids are taught through hands on and relevant subjects.

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A La Porte County Life That Matters: Bobbi Petru

Bobbi Petru is a woman that has had two common threads throughout her life. One is her involvement in The American Red Cross Organization that started at the age of sixteen, and the other is a passion for health and wellness particularly in the area of aquatics.

Laportecountylife
A La Porte County Life that Matters: Wendel McCollum

Michigan City High School will be welcoming home one of its very own this fall. Wendel McCollum, a graduate and former resident of Michigan City, will be walking back through his old high school's doors in a very new role as principal. McCollum is no stranger to the area, the people, and the Michigan City school system.

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A La Porte County Life That Matters: Janie Ulmer

Sometimes all it takes is an extra push and a guiding hand to foster success. Janie Ulmer has given students that shove and provided the guiding hand to the students participating in La Porte High School's Virtual Learning Academy.

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A La Porte County Life That Matters: Bert Cook

Dear readers, meet a gentleman of the finest quality. A well-dressed family man with old-fashioned manners and a penchant for suits and historical building, Bert Cook is this week's La Porte County Life That Matters. Cook was born in Valparaiso and raised in Portage, IN.

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A La Porte County Life that Matters: Arturo Pozos

Arturo Pozos is a stand up guy. He balances running his own all-fresh bakery, raising a family, and serving on multiple boards with a smile and a laugh. His bakery, Arturo's Baked Goods & More, is a Michigan City favorite that has grown from a small hobby into a beloved business.

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A La Porte County Life That Matters: Kathy Sommer

When the curtain comes up on the La Porte Service League's 79th production, " I Wish", on Jan. 27 at 1 p.m., the audience will be entertained by the words of La Porte's Kathy Sommer. An avid gardener, long-time local optometrist and newfound playwright Sommer is a modern-day renaissance woman.

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A La Porte County Life That Matters: Greg Handel

If La Porte High School Principal Gregory Handel has carried any mentality throughout his life and career in education, it is that all kids are inherently good. "I believe there is no such thing as a bad kid. I think every kid is good, sometimes they just make poor decisions," he said.

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A La Porte County Life That Matters: Judee Gartland

Happiness can come in many forms. It can be a fantastic meal, a new car, a night out with friends or, for some, a beautiful piece of clothing. That is what Judee Gartland, owner of La Porte's local boutique Judee's, provides for the town- a unique women's and specialty store.

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A La Porte County Life That Matters: Joyce Koselke

Joyce Koselke, affectionately known to her French students as Madame, will end her 43 year run teaching at La Porte High School this May. While Koselke will no longer be at La Porte High School next year, the impact she has had on her faculty and students will linger.

Purdue Marketing & Media

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Learning in Tandem

Undergrad mentors in the Krannert Leadership Development (KLD) program assist their mentees in getting acquainted with life at Purdue and help set them on a path for success. (Photo provided) Spring 2015 By Angela Petrie and Paige Pope Christine Jackson, associate professor of management, understands how people learn - or more specifically, how people learn together.

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Purdue's 5 Students Who Move the World Forward - Nicole Biddinger

Few undergrads come to Purdue with a résumé full of collegiate-level research honors. Nicole Biddinger is an exception - and clearly exceptional. In addition to top finishes in national science fairs and being published in the Oklahoma Academy of Science Journal as a high school student, Nicole took first place at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) and recently had a planet named after her.

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Purdue's 5 Students Who Move the World Forward - Afton Marie Goins

Afton Marie Goins is an activist, difference maker and avid knitter; this Purdue student takes on the real world with some serious determination and spunk. In her time at Purdue, Afton has carved out her own unique niche. Major switch? Check. Passion found? Check. Identity embraced? Check.

Judee's Clothing Boutique

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Judee's Boutique

Judee's is a unique women's clothing store aimed at bringing the latest in New York fashion to the Midwest.

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Hot Off The Hanger - Liverpool Jeans!

When it comes to jeans, I repeat and hear the same complaint over and over again: it is nearly impossible to find a pair of jeans that is stretchy and comfortable enough to wear all day, but a doesn't start to sag on the knees and butt.

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