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Campaigning from the Classroom

Kimberly Wrigley (right) worked at Ron Grooms’ booth at this year’s Harvest Homecoming parade. Wrigley’s other responsibilities on the campaign include calling news stations to arrange interviews, delivering yard signs, going door-to-door to talk to voters and helping at other events and community festivals.
Students are getting involved in local campaigns for the 2018 midterm elections
October 21, 2018

College students voted more in 2016 than in 2012, according to a study by Tufts University’s Tisch College. Voting is one way to support a political candidate, but some students are taking a more direct...

Inaugural First Savings Bank Speaker Series brings Ben Stein to IU Southeast

 “Bueller? Bueller?” Stein reprises his role for the audience at IU Southeast. Stein recalls how he read for the role in “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” and Matthew Broderick asking him if he acted on Broadway.
November 17, 2016

You may have been in class on Wednesday, Nov. 16 and just happened to look out the door to see economic and political speaker Ben Stein peeking in. Stein came to IU Southeast on Wednesday, Nov. 16 to...

A Broken System

Creative Commons  illustration featuring Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
October 19, 2016

The American political system is broken. One only needs to look at the two leading candidates running for president to see how screwed up our system really is. On the surface, both candidates seem...

Candy Crowley comes to IUS

Candy Crowley speaks to the crowd about the 2016 presidential election and the candidates.
The former CNN chief political correspondent speaks about the 2016 elections.
March 6, 2016

In the midst of the 2016 presidential election season, the candidates are battling to win voters’ support and come out on top. Candy Crowley, former chief political correspondent for CNN, visited...

Trump makes campaign trail stop in Louisville on Super Tuesday

Donald Trump spoke to a crowd of his supporters in Louisville on Tuesday, March 1.
March 2, 2016

Thousands of supporters and protesters gathered to hear presidential candidate Donald Trump speak in Louisville on Tuesday, March 1, just days before the Kentucky Republican caucuses. Supporters and...

Award-winning journalist Candy Crowley to visit IU Southeast

Candy Crowley, award-winning journalist and former chief political correspondent for CNN, will speak at IU Southeast on Monday, Feb. 29 from 6 to 7 p.m., as part of the Sanders Speaker Series.
February 27, 2016

Going into its seventh year, the Sanders Speaker Series will feature Candy Crowley, award-winning journalist and former chief political correspondent for CNN. Crowley will speak on Monday, Feb. 29...

Political networking

Political networking
Students talk about how social media has changed politics.
October 29, 2015

November is quickly approaching which means election season is nearly upon us. If you forget, all you have to do is scroll through their Facebook page or Twitter feed. People turn to social media to...

Student quits school, comes back ready to collect bet

December 2, 2012

Laura Caruso, communication senior, has had a long, winding journey through college. However, she said this is not due to a lack of motivation, but rather to a plan for the future. Caruso first...

Election results prove to be bittersweet

November 11, 2012

Four more years under President Barack Obama – let us all release a collective sigh of relief. Or for those of you who did not vote for him, a collective groan. This election became a real-life Saturday...

Religious values affect political choice

October 28, 2012

It is unethical to force Americans to choose between their religions and their choices of presidential candidates. Issues such as gay marriage, abortion, birth control and other religious matters have...

Politics need separation from religious beliefs

October 26, 2012

IU Southeast made national headlines when Richard Mourdock, Republican candidate for the Indiana Senate, made a statement saying despite the “horrible situation” from which they occur, pregnancy from...

Choice rules, fighting for freedom to choose

November 6, 2011

My beliefs are based on freedom of choice. One of the largest issues we combat as citizens is the fight for rights. Many believe the first amendment covers such rights, however, freedoms get chipped...

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