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Lauren Allen, music freshman, singing Carrie Underwood’s “Blown Away” for the opening performance of Campus Boogie.

Campus Boogie Returns to IU Southeast

Samuel Voyles, Staff Reporter November 10, 2016

It was not long ago that the Campus Boogie stopped being an annual event held during Homecoming week, but this year it made its return. Campus Boogie was held in the Hoosier Room at 8 p.m. on Wednesday,...

Throwback Time Machine is Homecomings Blast From the Past

Throwback Time Machine is Homecoming’s Blast From the Past

Trevor Swearingen, Staff Reporter November 4, 2016

Bright lights of various shapes and colors filled a dark room at IU Southeast. On Thursday, Nov. 3, at 8 p.m. students gathered in the Hoosier Room for The Throwback Time Machine dance hosted by...

Brian Sims was the keynote speaker in the Common Experience event “Decision Making and Diversity: Getting Things Done and Bringing People With You.

Diversity advocate Brian Sims speaks in Ogle Center

Kristin Kennedy and Autumn Hockenbury March 20, 2016

Before Brian Sims was a diversity advocate or a Pennsylvania state representative, he had to come to terms with others knowing about his sexuality. While Sims was a captain of his football team during...

Jay Wyngard, criminal justice sophomore, delivers her comedic performance during the SPCs Open Mic on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

SPC holds second Open Mic of spring 2016 semester

Brian Davis, Staff Reporter February 14, 2016

The Student Program Council’s second Open Mic of the semester featured a full slot of performers. The SPC held the Open Mic on Tuesday, Feb 9 at 12:15 p.m. in The Commons. The performers showcased...

Layla Schmiedler reads a poem to students in The Commons during the SPC Open Mic on  Tuesday, Jan. 19.

Poetry featured at SPC Open Mic

Brian Davis, Staff Reporter January 22, 2016

The Student Program Council’s Open Mic may have been missing more than half of the performers on Tuesday, Jan. 19, but that did not stop Richard Stottman, music junior and arts and entertainment organizer...

Cas Haley performs one of his songs, “Hold Up My Heart,” during the Student Program Council’s IU South Beach event on Tuesday, Jan. 12 in The Commons.

“America’s Got Talent” singer performs at IU Southeast

Hannah Foreman, Staff Reporter January 14, 2016

Nothing has kept Cas Haley from doing what he loves most, not even a skiing accident that left him unable to sing for eight months.  Haley has been performing for over two decades, and he was seen...

Artist connects through spoken word

IUS Horizon November 11, 2012
The Commons can be a busy place with students meeting there to discuss homework assignments, catching up with friends and even trying to fit in meals before their next classes. It is a fast-paced, loud area that serves many purposes for the active student. However, on Wednesday, Nov. 7, for a moment’s time, The Commons fell silent with captivation, from the words of Oveous Maximus. Maximus is a rapper and a poet and said he considers himself an independent artist.

Ukulele player entertains IUS students

IUS Horizon September 30, 2012
Smells of meatballs rose and filled the air in The Commons. Sounds of chatter joined in. Students scrambled to get that last piece of homework done while scarfing down whatever they could of their salads and baked potatoes. Then it came. An unfamiliar sound had entered the mix. It was the sound of the beach. It was the sound of a ukulele. It was the sound of Mike Sullivan.

TRON laser lights up IUS

IUS Horizon November 6, 2011
The Hoosier Room turned into a war zone on Oct. 29 when students suited up to play TRON laser tag. The Student Program Council hosted the event and drew students to the Hoosier Room to combat other students in the light-filled playing fields. Kathryn Haymon, secondary education junior and president of the SPC, said she was excited to bring the TjohnE team and TRON laser tag to IU Southeast.

Keeping Strong for same-sex marriage laws

IUS Horizon October 23, 2011
As part of LGBT Awareness Week, IU Southeast welcomed Charlene Strong, gay rights activist, to campus. When Strong arrived in Indiana she was not feeling well, however, she worked through her sickness to speak to the students about equal rights for gay and lesbian couples on Oct. 12 in the Hoosier Room. The Student Program Council brought Strong to campus as a gift for the Gay Straight Alliance.
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