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Indiana University suspends face-to-face classroom teaching over COVID-19 concerns

Indiana University suspends face-to-face classroom teaching over COVID-19 concerns

John Clere, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2020

IU President Michael McRobbie announced today in a statement all IU campuses will suspend face-to-face classroom teaching after spring break until Apr. 6. “However,” McRobbie wrote, “that could change with the evolving situation.” McRobbie recommended students travel to their permanent homes...

Are Smartphones Hurting our Health and Happiness?

Angie Munoz, primary education sophomore, uses her phone during leisure time at University Grounds Coffee Shop. Photo by Meleena Richardson.

Meleena Richardson, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2018

Angie Munoz, a primary education sophomore at IU Southeast, begins her phone ritual from the moment her eyes open in the morning until they close at night. “Checking my phone is literally the first thing I do in the morning,” Munoz said. “Sometimes I even fall asleep on my phone watching Netfl...

New year, new me

New year, new me

Julie Jackson, conetent editor

January 8, 2018

Give yourself a pat on the back.  You made it through 2017.  Whether it was a year of unatonable savagery or a year of misery and failures, 2018 has entered the building and is here to stay, until 2019 slides in. “New year, new me” can be hard to obtain. Health and money habits seem to be the...

Treating your winter illness the natural way

 Rainbow Blossom sells many natural medicines and vitamins that can help with colds or feeling your best.

Rain Hopkins

February 11, 2015

Most students spend the few minutes before an exam studying, but psychology sophomore Autumn Hockenbury spent her few minutes vomiting up all she had eaten that day in a bathroom stall on campus. Hockenbury was so sick that she had to take a nap in her car before being able to make the drive home (obviously...

Holistic healer discusses the connection between stress and health

Erin Mann, Staff

November 17, 2014

Health issues can start at the beginning of stress or other situations going on in a person’s life. On Nov. 12, the IU Southeast chapter of the nationally known organization Psi Chi invited Jordana Van, holistic healer, to discuss how to help with some of these health issues. Van said they can become...

Preventing heart disease with diet and exercise

Dr. Christopher Hofelich, interventional cardiologist at Floyd Memorial Hospital, said a healthy lifestyle may seem like a burden now, but is worth it in the long run.

Erin Mann

February 25, 2014

Heart disease has been on the rise, and awareness is an enormous factor when it comes to preventing it and educating the public. American Heart Month, which takes place in February, seeks to brings attention to this fact. Heart disease, formally known as coronary heart disease, occurs when small blood...

Energy drinks lead to monster problem

IUS Horizon

April 1, 2012

Rockstar, 5 Hour Energy, Redbull, Full Throttle, Monster and Amp — these products can be seen in students’ hands and vending machines all over campus. Energy in a can is now a common weapon for college students attempting to conquer late nights and final exams. Students can finally see the...