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IU Southeast students are ready to take on the Fall 2021 semester

IU Southeast students are ready to take on the Fall 2021 semester

Jamie Krueger, Staff Reporter March 11, 2021

As Indiana University Southeast quickly approaches its one-year mark of having to adapt to the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, officials and students are optimistically looking forward.  IU...

IU graduates can expect an in-person commencement for spring 2021

IU graduates can expect an in-person commencement for spring 2021

Kat Lynn, Staff Reporter March 4, 2021

The IU Administration has made the decision to hold an in-person, outdoor commencement ceremony for graduates, after cancelling last year’s commencement ceremony.  Despite the different look to commencement...

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COVID-19 impacts Borden’s Polar Plunge this year

Jamie Krueger, Staff Reporter February 26, 2021

Borden’s Polar Plunge looked different this year due to COVID-19 policies that made it more socially distant.  To ensure the safety of participants, Polar Plunge coordinators enforced procedures...

Graphic by Sydney Randall.

Declining mental health, increased stress due to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact local college students

Rachel Miller, Staff Reporter February 5, 2021

When IU Southeast extended its 2020 spring break, students thought they would only be gone from campus for a short time.  “We all thought it was going to be just two weeks,” said Whitney Brunson,...

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IU’s decision to remove spring break concerns, relieves students on campus

Jamie Krueger, Staff Reporter January 29, 2021

The spring semester at IU Southeast may look and feel different this year. After careful consideration, IU officials made the decision to remove spring break from the academic calendar. The change was...

Two Generations of Hoosiers and Their Encouragement to Voters

Aubryn Crotchett, Contributing Writer October 30, 2020

Kay Geswein, of Lanesville, Indiana, has voted in-person in every presidential election since the age of 18. In previous elections, Geswein did not fret over who the president would be. Geswein would...

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

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...

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

IU Southeast COVID-19 Testing Results Thus Far

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...

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

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

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...

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IUS experts discuss mental health effects of a semester without breaks

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’...

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IUS volleyball team in quarantine after possible COVID-19 exposure

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...

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IUS sanitizes campus in response to COVID-19 pandemic

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...

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