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Spring semester ends with new beginnings

Skyler Switzer, Staff Reporter April 19, 2022

With barely two months until her official start, Dr. Kelly Ryan is more than happy to become interim chancellor of IU Southeast for the next academic year. “I’m excited about the chancellor role...

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,...

The search for a new chancellor begins

The search for a new chancellor begins

Erik Hackman, Staff Reporter March 30, 2022

In the aftermath of IU Southeast Interim Chancellor Dr. Kathryn Girten’s retirement announcement, another IU official came to IUS this week in the first visible step toward naming a permanent chief.  A...

Acting Chancellor Dr. Kathryn Girten is set to leave IUS at the end of the fiscal year.

Acting Chancellor announces retirement plans

Gracie Vanover, Editor-in-Chief March 24, 2022

Acting Chancellor Dr. Kathryn Girten announced her upcoming retirement this summer.  In an email sent out Wednesday to the campus community, Girten said she plans to retire on June 30, 2022. She...

To mask or not to mask?

To mask or not to mask?

Gracie Vanover and Skyler Switzer March 11, 2022

More than 200 members of the IUS community have signed a petition in order to bring back the mandate on campus. Since March 4, students, faculty, and staff don't have to wear masks anymore in indoor...

ACES majors and minors fair: helping students choose a clear direction 

ACES majors and minors fair: helping students choose a clear direction 

Hannah Powell, Staff Reporter March 4, 2022

Trying to figure out what to do for the rest of your life can be intimidating, but the Advising Center for Exploratory Students (ACES) at IU Southeast can help.  On Feb. 16th, IUS held the ACES majors...

What IU Southeast is doing in response to the investigation of professor Anne Allen

What IU Southeast is doing in response to the investigation of professor Anne Allen

Erik Hackman and Gracie Vanover March 2, 2022

A few days after longtime IUS professor Anne Allen and her two adult sons were indicted on drug charges, many are wondering why IUS has not addressed the situation yet. Allen was charged on Feb.22 with...

IU Southeast student shares tragedies from home in Ethiopia

IU Southeast student shares tragedies from home in Ethiopia

Gracie Vanover, Editor-in-Chief February 24, 2022

Most weekdays, it’s common to hear IUS students complain that they’re sick of staring at Subway sandwiches or a Papa John’s personal pizza. Students who excitedly returned to campus this academic...

Worried about on-campus violence? Here’s how to help.

Worried about on-campus violence? Here’s how to help.

Skyler Switzer, Staff Reporter February 9, 2022

The Green Dot: Bystander Intervention Training is making a return to help the IU Southeast community take immediate action against violence on campus.  The main objective of these trainings are to...

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...

School curriculum bill causing stir for future educators

School curriculum bill causing stir for future educators

Gracie Vanover, Editor-in-Chief January 24, 2022

A bill that might ban the teaching of controversial concepts in Indiana public schools is going to the House floor after passing through a committee Jan. 12.  After the stalling of Senate Bill 167...

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