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5 ways IU Southeast can support students of color and their mental health

Chabeli Araujo-Hernandez and Ericia Henry June 1, 2021

There is a small percentage of students of color on campus at IU Southeast and the university still lacks culturally diverse mental health professionals within the resources that are provided to them on...

Public relations senior Maggie Klein poses plants and her childhood gifts together on one bookshelf as a means of organizing special spaces to enjoy in her home.

5 ways to cope with overwhelming feelings

Calyb Bentley, Emma Day, and Maggie Klein June 1, 2021

A lot of students have overwhelming thoughts. But what do they look like? Maybe racing thoughts, fear of failure or the inability to start and finish a task. Feeling stressed? Tired? Maybe you’re...

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8 ways to improve your mental health: LGBTQ+ edition

Kristen Fallon, Dustin Kiefer, and Sarah Magin June 1, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a mentally challenging time for many people. Because of quarantine and social distancing, these mental challenges have been even more difficult to handle, and the mental...

Graphic by Garland Noel.

IUS student housing planning for return to activities, socialization in the fall 2021 semester

Things may feel a bit more like normal for students living on campus during the fall
Garland Noel and Aubryn Crotchett May 2, 2021

The halls of Meadow Lodge are dead quiet, and the communal great room is completely devoid of people, despite the mid-day sun streaming through the windows and the number of comfortable chairs strewn about...

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IUS staff, administration hopeful to resume “normal” functions in Fall 2021, prospective students in suspense

While IUS has announced a “return to normal” like the 2019 fall semester, no concrete answers have been released for new and returning students
Garland Noel, Staff Reporter May 2, 2021

After a senior year of hybrid schooling at Floyd Central High School, Aidan Dethy sits at his computer, plugging away at his freshman class schedule before his first semester at IU Southeast. All of his...

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COVID-19 vaccine gives hope to returning IUS students

While some speculate, IU Southeast continues to administer free vaccines on campus
Rachel Miller, Staff Reporter April 16, 2021

Last year caused a whirlwind of chaos for many people’s lives. No one thought the COVID-19 pandemic would strike as hard as it did, especially for college students who have had classes over Zoom for...

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

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

This is what the IUS class of 2021 can expect for graduation this year
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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President Biden makes big strides in his first week as president

Joe Biden signed off on 30 executive orders during his first few days in office, primarily targeting the COVID-19 pandemic, civil rights, immigration, and climate change
Kristen Fallon, Staff Reporter January 29, 2021

Since the inauguration of President Joseph R. Biden on Jan. 20, his administration has already made significant strides to push his agenda. Within the first three days of his term, President Biden has...

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

Indiana University modified the spring 2021 academic calendar by eliminating spring break to help reduce the spread of COVID-19
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...

Professor Ashley Wallace teaches her Acting One course in the Robinson Theater, which has been reformatted for COVID-19. Each student has their own six foot circle to move and act in, with the stage allowing for a group of up to twelve students to share the space while still practicing physical distancing. Here the students are performing a cold read of their upcoming final scenes.

Ogle Center and theatre department transition to new model for COVID-19

Due to COVID-19 guidelines, the Ogle Center and IUS theatre department underwent serious changes
Garland Noel, Staff Writer November 11, 2020

Though COVID-19 seems to have drained the life from most of the buildings on campus, the Ogle Center still has a quiet thrum of energy beneath the surface as the theatre department continues as normally...

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IU Southeast School of Business to release 2021 Economic Outlook, seniors face employment uncertainty

Professor Uric Dufrene is set to present the 2021 Economic Outlook soon and seniors from IU Southeast and Purdue are beginning to wonder about the state of the job market after commencement
Garland Noel, Staff Writer November 11, 2020

The streets of Louisville bustle with more life than they have in months due to, it seems, a feeling that this very difficult year will soon be behind us, leaving many with an uncertain hope for a brighter...

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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...

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