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Roger Howard, chairman of the Federation of College Republicans, talks with Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb during a meeting at IU Southeast on Saturday, April 7. Photo courtesy of Roger Howard.

Roger Howard: The Man in the Red Tie

John Renfrow, Staff Reporter April 17, 2018

Article II of the constitution of the College Republicans of IU Southeast explains the four sections describing the purpose of the organization on campus. Those points include: Section I: Coordinate...

Students Gather for Final Presidential Debate

Connor Edrington, Staff Writer October 21, 2016

Students gathered on Wednesday Oct. 19 to watch the final presidential debate before the general election on Nov. 8. The debate watch party began at 8:45 p.m., in Hillside Hall room 104 with the...

Dance marathon participants learn a dance.

For the Kids

Somolia Pumphrey, Staff Reporter April 2, 2016

IUS students recently came together for fun, games, dancing and refreshments. The day consisted of dancing, basketball, cornhole and dodge ball. The only rule was that once the event began, participants...

Graphic on the Super Tuesday contests results. Tribune News Service 2016

Super Tuesday viewing party

Clayton Greenwell March 7, 2016

Ever wonder what that cold beer tastes like between two old establishment faces who’ve filibustered and debated semantics with each other for decades, knowing they’ll never agree on the things...

Indiana eligible voter turnout in 2014. 
Graphic by Daniel Vance. Modified by Kristin Kennedy.

Examining voter turnout patterns

Kristin Kennedy, Social Media Coordinator November 2, 2015

During this year’s election, many citizens will stand in line to vote candidates into office. According to statistics, though, the lines may be short. Over the last couple of years, the statistics...

Student quits school, comes back ready to collect bet

IUS Horizon December 2, 2012
Laura Caruso, communication senior, has not had a typical college experience. She has not attended college for four straight years or been ready to graduate, until now. However, she said this long, winding journey through school was not due to a lack of motivation, but rather to a plan for the future Caruso said she first attended IU Southeast straight out of high school in 2005, took a break after 2008 to put her husband, Michael, through classes at Purdue University and returned in 2011. “It’s a big deal to me that I actually got myself back here, and I’m balancing — sometimes horribly — making sure my husband has food and getting good grades,” she said.

Groups celebrate election with large turnout

IUS Horizon November 11, 2012
As President Barack Obama won re-election for 2012, IU Southeast brought Election Day to a local level by hosting an Election Watch Party on Tuesday, Nov. 6 in University Center North. More than 30 students attended the event, which included members of the College Democrats and College Republicans and faculty members. Election coverage was shown on projection screens, and several students brought their own laptops to keep up- to-date with the incoming results.

IUS organizations harvest fun for local children

IUS Horizon October 14, 2012
Amid inflatables, roasted corn stands, several strollers and attendees dressed in sweatshirts and jeans, there was a princess walking around IU Southeast’s Fall Festival on Oct. 7. Little did she know her validity was about to be tested by an inquisitive young girl. “Are you a real princess?” the girl asked.

IUS groups get out vote by hosting registration

IUS Horizon October 14, 2012
Politically-affiliated campus groups hosted a voter registration drive to give students a chance to participate in the 2012 local and national elections. The event took place in the Hoosier Room on Oct. 1 and 8. The College Democrats sponsored the registration drive along with the ONE organization. College Republicans and the IUS Civil Liberties Union also had tables at the event.

Organization hosts Constitution Day

IUS Horizon September 26, 2011

The IUS Civil Liberties Union hosted this year’s annual Constitution Day event on Sept. 15 in the IUS Library. The event included a panel of touted scholars and covered the topic of constitutional interpretation. Sean...

Students get pumped for politics at Campaign Fair

IUS Horizon September 3, 2008
IUS students came out to McCullough Plaza on Thursday, Sept. 28, for the Campaign Fair to become familiar with politicians up for election this year.
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