Laney Beaver
Paul Wellman

TEA TIME: Even though Indy intern Laney Beaver didn’t grow up here, she still feels right at home in Santa Barbara. Beaver, who’s an army brat and has lived all over the country, enjoys moving around but always looks forward to visiting with her in-town grandparents. “It’s the only place I’ve always gone to,” she said. When she’s not swimming or running laps, the McGill University sophomore likes to relax with a cup of her favorite hot drink, a South African tea called Rooibos. Follow her work at


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