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With new Multicultural Student Center, IUS puts focus on diversity

With new Multicultural Student Center, IUS puts focus on diversity

Maho Sato, Staff Reporter December 3, 2021

Indiana University is investing $30 million to diversify its faculty.  According to News at IU, the Presidential Diversity Hiring Initiative, announced in Sept., will strive to hire professors and...

Interested in making changes on campus? Here’s how.

Interested in making changes on campus? Here’s how.

Erik Hackman, Staff Reporter December 3, 2021

Making a change at IU Southeast seems like an impossible task, but by filling out surveys that the administration sends out, students can help make a difference. These surveys touch on topics such as...

Ways to volunteer this holiday season at IUS

Ways to volunteer this holiday season at IUS

Skyler Switzer, Staff Reporter December 2, 2021

While the holiday season can be stressful, giving back to the community can make the season even more merry and bright. Through different programs around campus, members of the IUS community are pitching...

Chelsea Gramlin, senior, holds her stuffed build-a-bear at the inauguration watch party moments before joining attendees of the party for President Whitten’s inauguration.

Building history and bears: IUS watches as Whitten is sworn in as president of IU

Caleb Stultz, Staff Reporter November 22, 2021

Students at Indiana University Southeast lined up ready to build bears and celebrate earlier this month as Dr. Pamela Whitten was inaugurated as the 19th president of Indiana University. Whitten is...

IUS’ student enrollment takes a hit

IUS’ student enrollment takes a hit

Thomas Kalonji, Staff Reporter November 17, 2021

Retention rates at IUS dropped sharply over the past year, with uncertainty around in-person classes weighing heavy on students’ minds, university data and survey responses show.  At IUS, the retention...

LGBTQ+ student organization at IUS hosts IU health series to help educate and raise awareness

LGBTQ+ student organization at IUS hosts IU health series to help educate and raise awareness

Skyler Switzer, Staff Reporter November 16, 2021

An Indiana University student group is leading weekly workshops to help advise members of the LGBTQ+ community and their allies.  The workshops are hosted by Spectrum, IUS’s Gay Straight Alliance...

New Canvas resources available for international students at IUS

New Canvas resources available for international students at IUS

Maho Sato, Staff Reporter November 4, 2021

For international students who decide to fly to the U.S., an experience of studying abroad comes with much enthusiasm but also responsibilities. It is important for students to be fully equipped with knowledge...

Rayna Kelley takes time between classes at IUS to paint a ghost pumpkin.

IU Southeast begins the fall season with free pumpkin painting

Rachel Harris, Staff Reporter October 21, 2021

IU Southeast students are preparing for midterms as the fall season starts. The beloved crisp air many people enjoyed hadn’t yet been brought in the day of the event, yet IUS planned fall festivities...

Hanging out with friends on campus is more fun with added board games, table tennis and pool.

Top six study and hangout spots for IUS students

Rachel Harris, Staff Reporter October 12, 2021

It is no secret that COVID-19 has changed everything, but especially for IU Southeast college students returning for the fall 2021 semester. While many classes are taken on campus this semester, students...

Director Philip Thomas leads the band during their practice on Sept. 23

‘Good for our souls’: After lockdown, IUS’ concert band is back

Erik Hackman, Staff Reporter October 7, 2021

After a year-and-a-half of waiting, the bands of Indiana University Southeast are making their comeback to the Ogle Center. Now that IUS has allowed people back on campus while wearing masks, the performing...

Mental Health Awareness events pushed to October

Mental Health Awareness events pushed to October

Skyler Switzer, Staff Reporter September 29, 2021

This year’s Mental Health and Wellness series, which includes events like the Out of Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk, has been moved to October for the first time since its start in 2014. While the...

University Grounds barista Kati Curry makes a Starbucks drink for an IUS customer.

Craving coffee? Starbucks opens in University Grounds Coffee Shop

Rachel Harris, Staff Reporter September 27, 2021

For some students, coffee is an essential part of surviving classes, work, homework and a social life. Recognizing this need, IU Southeast now serves Starbucks in the University Grounds Coffee Shop.  Traveling...

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