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LaCosta Fike stands in front of Westminster Village Kentuckiana, where she works as the activities director

A 20-year journey to graduate

Caleb Stultz, Staff Reporter September 23, 2021

After LaCosta Fike graduated high school, she did what most young people do: She went to college.  But by the end of her first semester, Fike’s mom had to drive her back home after she failed all...

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Born on 9/11: One IUS student can never forget

Allie Bedell, Staff Reporter September 11, 2021

Sept. 11, 2001, is a day of mourning across the nation.  For sophomore Amaya Muñoz, it’s also a day of mixed emotions. Because it’s her birthday. Muñoz is one of many people who were born...

Students are making and producing music from their living room. Sam Purswell (Left) and Matt Neville (Right) are working to make there dreams of making music into a career a reality. Read more at the link in bio.

Two IUS Students could be writing the next local hit

Erik Hackman, Staff Reporter September 9, 2021

Sam Purswell, a sophomore majoring in audio production and music business, is working with Matt Neville, a former IUS student, to make a living out of their passion for music. Meeting each other through...

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Orientation leader helps new incoming students make successful transitions to college

Caleb Stultz, Staff Reporter August 1, 2021

Eric Larkins remembers when he first held a leadership position in junior high. That position prepared him both for high school and for college. Today, he continues to lead through his role as an orientation...

While the IUS writing center sits empty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the facility has made the adjustment towards online tutoring.

The IUS Writing Center can help bring your writing to the next level

Kristen Fallon, Staff Reporter August 1, 2021

College requires a lot of writing, and for many students writing big papers can be a daunting task. The IU Southeast Writing Center is a free, on-campus resource for students to use who want help improving...

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Delight Ministries continues to empower Christian women across IU Southeast

Rachel Miller, Staff Reporter August 1, 2021

For the past three years, Delight Ministries has created a safe and welcoming environment for young women to be vulnerable while seeking Christian fellowship at IU Southeast. Started by IUS alumna Kiersten...

Pizza and The Past

Pizza and The Past

Garland Noel, Staff Reporter August 1, 2021

At first glance, Parlour’s location at 225 State St. looks old. Not the kind of old that implies shabbiness nor a failure to keep the building up, but the kind that speaks to a depth of experience and...

The front of Parlour Pizza. Photo by Garland Noel.

Nostalgic pizza meets unique flair in Downtown New Albany

Garland Noel, Staff Reporter August 1, 2021

When Wick’s Pizza closed the doors of their New Albany location, which had been a hotspot for IU Southeast students to hang out, it looked like locals were losing a piece of history. From Harvest Homecoming...

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Senseis and students: Taking Japanese at IUS

Caleb Stultz, Staff Reporter August 1, 2021

Many students take a foreign language at IU Southeast with the intention of building up their resumes. However, for other students, it is a chance to dive into a culture that they had no previous knowledge...

Photo provided by David Domine.

Domine’s Deutschland: How an IUS adjunct professor makes German classes his own

Sydney Randall, Editor-in-Chief July 9, 2021

When students return to Crestview Hall this fall, they might walk past a classroom filled with the sounds of German music and the smells of classic German cuisine. If they peek inside the door, they might...

Caitlin Cox creates a Toasty Roasty,” one of Mood Coffee Co.’s signature lattes, by mixing toasted marshmallow and caramel.

Young business owners open Mood Coffee Co. during the COVID-19 pandemic

Rachel Miller, Staff Reporter March 4, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has rattled almost everyone, but not Shawn and Caitlin Cox. The sisters and owners of Mood Coffee Co. in Sellersburg, Ind. began their journey as business owners on Dec. 12, 2020...

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“Bittersweet Hard Candy” prepares to sweeten up the IUS Theater Department’s season

Garland Noel, Staff Reporter February 26, 2021

Snow hangs heavy on the air outside and the IUS campus is shut down almost entirely. A lonely stack of manuscripts sits in the lower entranceway to the Ogle Center, and while some were taken by students...

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