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IU Southeast’s concert choir takes a new twist

IU Southeast’s concert choir takes a new twist

Hannah Powell, Staff Reporter April 26, 2022

Many performances have been directed in the past at IUS. But recently, the concert choir’s self-directed performance had a new twist.  The IUS concert choir, made up entirely of students, created...

Wayward Blue Jays will be nesting in your playlists

Wayward Blue Jays will be nesting in your playlists

Erik Hackman, Staff Reporter April 20, 2022

During the pandemic, many people were locked in their homes, but a group of college students started making music to help get them through it. This is how Wayward Blue Jays started. The members would...

Junior Dannon Olsen (right) and senior Sadie Rothrock (left) smile with their awards from the Student Government Association. Olsen won “Best SGA Representative” and Rothrock won “Best Senator of the Year.

IU Southeast celebrates student achievers

Gracie Vanover, Editor-in-Chief April 13, 2022

On April 6 the Campus Commitment to Student Learning Awards ceremony was held in the Hoosier Room. The program titled "What's Poppin? Leadership" was put together to reward individuals and organizations...

Photo of Dannon Olsen by Maho Sato. Photo of Sabrina Rashid provided by her.

Get to know your SGA President and Vice President

Erik Hackman, Staff Reporter April 11, 2022

From replacing outdoor basketball goals to getting food trucks on campus, the Student Government Association (SGA) works to make IU Southeast a better place for students. Comprised of three branches,...

IU Southeast hosts virtual Institute for Learning & Teaching Excellence event for faculty

IU Southeast hosts virtual Institute for Learning & Teaching Excellence event for faculty

Hannah Powell, Staff Reporter April 4, 2022

It can be difficult for professors to build positive, honest relationships with their students, especially during a pandemic. The Institute for Learning & Teaching Excellence (ILTE) helps to combat...

Final countdown to graduation

Final countdown to graduation

Skyler Switzer, Staff Reporter March 30, 2022

The Graduation Fair is another step towards the Commencement Ceremony for seniors expecting to graduate in May. The fair will be in the Hoosier Room in University Center North from 12 p.m. to 6...

Local counseling company struggling to provide their services

Local counseling company struggling to provide their services

Skyler Switzer, Staff Reporter March 30, 2022

According to a patient and two former employees of Seven Counties Services (SCS) they have had issues being able to provide their services due to lack of workers and overloading therapists with patients. SCS...

Dr. David Eplion, the dean of the school of business, left, and George
Foreman, two-time heavyweight champion boxer and businessman, right,
take questions from cards from the audience for Foreman to answer.

George Foreman brings insight to First Savings Bank Speaker Series

Caleb Stultz, Freelance Writer March 15, 2022

After two years of discussion between the School of Business and George Foreman’s group, the entrepreneurial grill salesperson and two-time heavyweight boxing champion of the world finally made his way...

A series of unfortunate events: Journalism and media at IU Southeast

A series of unfortunate events: Journalism and media at IU Southeast

Skyler Switzer, Staff Reporter March 1, 2022

With a nosedive in the school’s enrollment, programs like student media are struggling to reach double digits in the journalism department. IU Southeast as a whole has had a decrease in student enrollment...

Guest speaker Chris Singleton visits IU Southeast  

Guest speaker Chris Singleton visits IU Southeast  

Hannah Powell, Staff Reporter February 21, 2022

Following the deaths of his mother and eight others by a white supremacist in 2015, Chris Singleton began sharing—ironically—messages of resilience, forgiveness, and unity.   Singleton, a former...

Two college-age locals turn vintage into business

Two college-age locals turn vintage into business

Erik Hackman, Staff Reporter February 11, 2022

While shopping for vintage clothing can be an expensive hobby, there are affordable alternatives for students right here in New Albany.  Run by two local college-age owners, 812 Vintage and The...

IU Southeast community unsure of feelings for Omicron variant

IU Southeast community unsure of feelings for Omicron variant

Hannah Powell, Staff Reporter February 7, 2022

Since the rise of COVID-19, mandates and vaccines have been put in place to mitigate the spread, however, the Omicron variant has rapidly spread, affecting activity on campus. The IUS community has...

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