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Suicide Prevention Week Events

Suicide Prevention Week Events

Candace Hatfield, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2017


Filed under News

IU Southeast has partnered with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, or the AFSP, to promote awareness of suicide as well as raise funds in order to continue research projects, educational programs and support those who have dealt with suicide loss. Not only is there a campus-wide walk IU Sout...

Southern Indiana Food Guide

Southern Indiana Food Guide

May 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Southern Indiana Food Guide, Top Stories

From the farms of rural Harrison County, to the trendy dining in New Albany, from the authentic ethnic cuisine, to the local breweries and wineries, Southern Indiana has a lot to offer the palette. We're tried to tell unique and interesting stories about the food and dining scene in Southern Indiana...

How politically involved are IUS millennials

How politically involved are IUS millennials

Ashley Smith, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2017


Filed under Features

Caroline Elders, political science sophomore, started her interest in politics from her cousin. Her cousin always kept her informed on current issues and how the government worked. Elders said this fascinated her. It still does. She hopes to go to law school and learn constitutional law. One of the...

Sexual Assault: Resources on Campus

Kristy Fennessey, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2017


Filed under Features

There are few things one can experience in life that are as jarring as sexual assault. Being sexually assaulted can leave a person feeling vulnerable and confused. Many victims find themselves at a loss on what to do next, where to go for help and who they can reach out to. At IU Southeast, there are ...

Waiting to Welcome

Waiting to Welcome

Shannon Greer, Content Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

IU Southeast alumnus Sadiq Mohamed was 20 years old when he first came to the United States from Somalia by way of a refugee camp in Kenya. “I knew that I wanted a better life, I knew that if I do get to come to America then that will open doors that will have more opportunities to have a better ...

Academic Dishonesty

Academic Dishonesty

Morgan Wooden, Content Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under Features

The world of a college student is filled with studying for tests, homework and term papers. The constant stream of work and the never-ending demand that is put on students during each semester can become overwhelming. It is often during times of high stress that college students turn to other means to...

Four ways Faculty Senate affects students

Four ways Faculty Senate affects students

Emily Tempo, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Students who utilize the resources IU Southeast has available year round, such as the library and writing center, are often unaware of the driving force behind tedious matters like degree requirements, admissions, policies and procedures.    The Faculty senate, consisting of several diverse staff memb...

IUS professors join the Women’s March on Washington

IUS professors join the Women’s March on Washington

Shannon Greer, Content Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

WASHINGTON — Cliff Staten and his daughter Anna packed into a bus in Frankfort, Kentucky, riding overnight to join as many as 500,000 others in Washington, D.C., for the Women’s March on Washington. The protesters were diverse, as were their causes, but they were unified in their opposition of ...

Kristina Foster: The courage to speak out

Kristina Foster: The courage to speak out

Kristy Fennessey, Staff Reporter

January 21, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Foster was sexually assaulted at a party by a friend. “When I realized what was happening, I instantly went into shock,” Foster said. Foster said she woke up with him on top of her. She went into shock and tried to pretend like she was sleeping, hoping to deter him. It didn’t work, and he was ...

Jean Abshire – “Everyday” sexual assault: Non-consensual groping and grabbing

Kristy Fennessey, Staff Reporter

January 21, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Abshire said minimizing any account of sexual assault has become a part of the issue. It does not have to be full-on sexual penetration to be considered sexual assault. She said it does not have to go that far to leave a lasting imprint on someone. She called many of her encounters of sexual assault ...

Guest Column: We need a Fall Break now

Guest Column: We need a Fall Break now

Mark Jallayu, Student Body President

January 21, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Top Stories

Last semester, I sent an email to all students about a survey on a Fall Break at IU Southeast. The results came back with 759 students saying “yes” to a Fall Break and 55 students saying no. Based on the results, I referred the Fall Break proposal to the Faculty-Senate President, who then refer...

Women’s volleyball team beats Hanover in early season scrimmage

Women’s volleyball team beats Hanover in early season scrimmage

Tyler Clerkin, Staff Reporter

August 27, 2016


Filed under Sports

The IUS women's volleyball team hosted the Hanover Panthers in a home scrimmage on Friday, August 26. The women played a five-set series and ended up taking the match 3-2. However, being only a scrimmage, the outcome did not have an overall effect on IUS’ 2-2 season record. Even though the season...