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Embedded: The Untold Story of First Generation Students

Mackenzie Kaskie, Contributor May 3, 2021

Hello, fellow Grenadiers! This story is for those of you who have dealt with the same circumstances and the same struggles: Silence, strife, and survival. When I applied to college as a first-generation...

IUSs First Generation Students

IUS’s First Generation Students

Skyler Switzer, Contributor April 30, 2021

Doing things for the first time in our lives is always a little scary. Whether it be a first kiss, your first job, your first adult purchase or even trying sushi for the first time, these things always...

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...

Photo taken by Doyle Adams. Photo courtesy of Michelle DeWitt.

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...

What life looks like for those living in the lodges this semester

What life looks like for those living in the lodges this semester

Jamie Krueger, Staff Reporter February 11, 2021

Living on campus for IU Southeast students is looking different this semester. From decreased networking events to increased COVID-19 testing, IUS students have had to learn to adapt to the new challenges...

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IUS Student Government continues to meet in-person, but has low student participation

Erik Hackman, Staff Writer October 28, 2020

The IU Southeast Student Government Association has continued to meet in-person during the fall semester, a time when the student engagement required to run such an organization has been uncharacteristically...

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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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...

Photo illustration of the virtual meeting.

Why Voting Matters to Me event grants students civics soapbox

Garland Noel, Staff Writer September 29, 2020

The IU Southeast Student Government, the School of Social Sciences, and the Political Science Club hosted a public forum Monday in which students were given a platform to speak their minds about registering...

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