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IUS Library changes in-person library services to combat COVID-19

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Emily Owen, Staff Writer

October 14, 2020

The IU Southeast Library made changes to its policies, workstations and mailing book services this semester in response to COVID-19 safety guidelines.   When a student or faculty member enters the library, they are required to wear a mask and are advised to sanitize their hands. The library also ...

NAIA passes legislation allowing student-athletes to be compensated for name, image, and likeness

The NAIA passed legislation on October 7, allowing student-athletes to be compensated for their name, image, and likeness.

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

October 9, 2020

On October 7, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) passed groundbreaking legislation, allowing student-athletes to be compensated for their name, image, and likeness (NIL), making the league the first college sports sanctioning organization to pass such a policy. “This is a ...

IU Southeast COVID-19 Testing Results Thus Far

A horizontal bar graph shows the amount of positive tests for IU Southeast's COVID-19 Mitigation testing, which started on August 24, and Symptomatic testing, which started on August 1.

Emily Owen, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2020

Mitigation Testing  IUS is conducting COVID-19 drive-thru mitigation testing throughout the fall semester in an attempt to identify and isolate COVID-positive members of the university community. Emails provided to The Horizon show those selected for mitigation testing are advised not to partici...

Doctor leading the Army’s COVID-19 vaccine team speaks to IU medical community

Dr. Kayvon Modjarrad shows a slideshow about his institution's COVID-19 vaccine. He discusses that the structure and the platform of the virus matters the most when creating the vaccine.

Emily Owen, Staff Writer

September 30, 2020

Dr. Kayvon Modjarrad spoke to IU system faculty in biomedical research on Wednesday, discussing the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research's (WRAIR) work with emerging infectious diseases and its efforts to create a COVID-19 vaccine.     Why WRAIR is Important: The Walter Reed Army Institute...

Why Voting Matters to Me event grants students civics soapbox

Photo illustration of the virtual meeting.

Garland Noel, Staff Writer

September 29, 2020

The IU Southeast Student Government, the School of Social Sciences, and the Political Science Club hosted a public forum Monday in which students were given a platform to speak their minds about registering to vote and the current political landscape.   Why this is important: Associate Professor ...

Quarantine Self-Improvements

A closer look at the new IUS Athletics logo, part of the renovation to the Activities Building's basketball court.

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

September 16, 2020

On March 16, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced its decision to cancel all spring sports for the 2020 season amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. While the cancellations brought an unexpected and disappointing end to the baseball, softball, and tennis seasons at IU Southe...

IUS experts discuss mental health effects of a semester without breaks

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Emily Owen, Staff Writer

September 9, 2020

To mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Indiana University excluded fall and spring breaks from this year’s academic calendar. But this exclusion, experts warn, might have adverse effects on students’ mental health. “I am a strong advocate of fall and spring breaks, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

IUS volleyball team in quarantine after possible COVID-19 exposure

File photo of IU Southeast Activities Building

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

August 29, 2020

The IU Southeast volleyball team is self-quarantining after a possible COVID-19 exposure, according to IUS Director of Athletics Joe Glover. “I can confirm that the volleyball team at IU Southeast is on a two-week break from team activity out of an abundance of caution because an individual ass...

IUS sanitizes campus in response to COVID-19 pandemic

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Alex Baker, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2020

While IUS students were on spring break, IU Southeast conducted cleaning procedures across campus due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Sanitization of frequently touched surfaces has been ongoing at IUS for several weeks ever since reports of COVID-19 began. “Safety is our highest concern a...

Kameo Costello elected SGA president, SGA senate positions filled during latest election

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Alex Baker, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2020

The latest IU Southeast Student Government Association election occurred immediately before the university was shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The election determined both the SGA president and the composition of the SGA senate. Ballots were sent to IUS students via email. Voting began on Mar...