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Fraternity Recruitment on a Dry Campus

Fraternity Recruitment on a Dry Campus

Nick Dentinger March 6, 2023

Greek life plays a major role in many students’ college experiences. One of, if not the most important pursuit among fraternity members is recruitment, also known as “rush.” It usually lasts a week...

Floyds Fresh Faces

Floyd’s Fresh Faces

Crystal Sexton Poates, Staff Reporter March 6, 2023

As an IUS student, it is important to know where you can grab an affordable, quick bite to eat, where to go for entertainment, and where to shop for necessities. Whether you are looking for a new place...

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If I Knew Then…

Crystal Sexton Poates, Staff Reporter February 22, 2023

Returning to college at almost 50 has been exciting and intimidating at the same time. Since coming to IUS in August 2020, my experiences have been full of contradictions and discoveries. Learning fills...

Chancellor Candidates State Their Case

Chancellor Candidates State Their Case

Crystal Sexton Poates, Staff Reporter January 29, 2023

IUS Students had opportunities this month for question-and-answer sessions of the two finalists vying to replace Chancellor Ray Wallace, who died in 2021. One was a familiar name: Kelly Ryan, who has...

Why you should double major

Why you should double major

Kat Lynn, Staff Reporter August 1, 2021

There are many opportunities at IU Southeast, but one many people don’t know about is the ability to choose two majors to pursue.  Students at IU Southeast have the option to have more than one major....

Tips from those that have been there, done that

Tips from those that have been there, done that

Kat Lynn, Staff Reporter August 1, 2021

College can be intimidating and hard to navigate especially when you’ve never done it before. As a senior, I have seen and done it all. Here are some tips for college from IU Southeast alumni and senior...

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Changing IUS culture one “Green Dot” at a time

Caleb Stultz, Staff Reporter March 17, 2021

Students have recently started training to understand how the Green Dot bystander intervention program can change the culture on IU Southeast's campus. One of those students, Kate Witkowski, a junior majoring...

IU minimum wage increase benefits some, but not all

IU minimum wage increase benefits some, but not all

Caleb Stultz, Staff Reporter February 18, 2021

Hourly employees at IU Southeast have been paid above the national minimum wage for the past seven years. Compared to the national minimum wage of $7.25, IUS and other colleges in Indiana are now paying...

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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...

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

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...

Chancellor Ray Wallace (left) and Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs Dana Wavle share an elbow bump during their discussion of IU retiring President Michael McRobbies legacy.

IUS administration reflects on President McRobbie’s tenure

Garland Noel, Staff Writer October 23, 2020

The IUS University Center during COVID-19 is so quiet that the air conditioning stands out sharply over the hushed sounds of footfalls on the plush carpet and the soft shuffling of paper as the university...

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