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President Biden’s push to raise the federal minimum wage sparks controversy

President Biden’s push to raise the federal minimum wage sparks controversy

Student workers and economists disagree on possible outcomes of raising federal minimum wage to $15 per hour
Kristen Fallon, Staff Reporter February 11, 2021

President Joe Biden’s push to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour as a part of his $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package proposal has sparked lots of controversy, raising tensions between...

Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons is one of the actors in the film. She envisioned the

“When We Gather: Together” a new film to inspire women

“When We Gather: Together,” is an art film that is inspired by Vice President Kamala Harris and her new role in office.
Allie Bedell, Staff Reporter February 1, 2021

Vice President Kamala Harris is honored with a new art film created by Codie Elaine to show the cleansing of the White House. It is called “When We Gather: Together” and is based on the unity of women...

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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...

Members of the Political Science Department present the issues for undecided voters

Members of the Political Science Department present the issues for undecided voters

IUS political science professors breakdown the key details of the presidential frontrunners’ platforms
Garland Noel, Erik Hackman, Emily Owen, and Rachel Wood November 2, 2020

If you intend to vote in the 2020 Presidential Election or feel the need to understand the issues behind it, and don't know where to begin, a few of the IUS political science professors have helped The...

Two Generations of Hoosiers and Their Encouragement to Voters

What Two Generations of Hoosiers Are Saying About the Coronavirus With the Upcoming Election
Aubryn Crotchett, Contributing Writer October 30, 2020

Kay Geswein, of Lanesville, Indiana, has voted in-person in every presidential election since the age of 18. In previous elections, Geswein did not fret over who the president would be. Geswein would...

Joe Wert, IUS professor of political science, tries to rally support for Amy Klobuchar. Klobuchar would go on to finish with the third most voters in the IUS Mock Caucus, which awarded her one delegate.

IUS hosts Mock Iowa Caucus, voting drama ensues

Event allowed students and faculty to participate in a caucus while learning how the process works
Logan Stephens, Staff Reporter February 21, 2020

IUS students and faculty took over the Hoosier Room on Tuesday, Feb. 18 to participate in IU Southeast’s first ever Mock Iowa Caucus. The goal was to educate those involved and also have a decisive winner,...

Biden campaigns in Jeffersonville

IUS Horizon October 4, 2008

Vice presidential hopeful Joe Biden made a campaign stop in Jeffersonville on Sept. 24. Biden told a crowd of 2,300 supporters at Warder Park that GOP presidential nominee John McCain is “flat out...

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