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Events at Churchill Downs

Connie Howlett, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017

Anxiously waiting in their seats, the announcer says “they’re in the gate… annndddd they’re off.” As the horses get closer, the crowd gets louder, cheering for their horse. The crowd standing from their seats as their horses make the final stretch. This is Churchill Downs. Twilight Thursdays th...

“There’s a gift waiting for you at every street corner” – World famous photographer Peter Turnley speaks at IUS

“There’s a gift waiting for you at every street corner” – World famous photographer Peter Turnley speaks at IUS

Joshua Roy and Dustin Kiefer

October 4, 2017

The sound of applause fades as Peter Turnley walks on stage. “Keep your eyes and heart open, there’s a gift waiting for you at every street corner,” said in his opening remarks. He presents a timeline of photos – from cafes in Paris to the Somali Famine, to trips to Cuba, ending in a bar...

Mother! movie review

Mother! movie review

Stephen Simmons, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2017

Darren Aronofsky, director of “Requiem for a Dream” and “Black Swan,” is known for his surreal, experimental approach to filmmaking and “Mother!” is no different. Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem, credited as “Mother” and “Him,” star as a married couple living in a large, secluded ho...

Unusual combo takes stage in the Ogle Center

Unusual combo takes stage in the Ogle Center

Samuel Murphy, Staff Reporter

September 13, 2017

Sexual assault and humor is a combination not often paired together, but that did not stop Catharsis Productions from creating an interactive, unorthodox program to tackle the topic of sexual assault prevention. Monday, Sept. 11, IUS Campus Activities Board and Sigma Kappa presented Catharsis Productions’ ...

Matthew Schuler at IU Southeast

Matthew Schuler at IU Southeast

August 30, 2017

Over 150 students and community members gathered together in the Ogle Center at IU Southeast on Thursday, Aug. 24 to hear Matthew Schuler, known for his appearance in season five of “The Voice”.

Sellersburg to host art festival this weekend

Sellersburg to host art festival this weekend

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

August 24, 2017

In the midst of classes beginning and the dwindling summer heat, Kim Johnson, Art in Speed Park Director, has one last presentation before saying her goodbyes until next year; a showing in the arts. Art in Speed Park continues a 27-year tradition this weekend, Aug. 26 and 27, bringing high qualit...

Star Wars Celebration 2017: My Journey to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Star Wars Celebration 2017: My Journey to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Morgan Wooden, Content Editor

April 26, 2017

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be surrounded by all things “Star Wars”? Maybe you’ve thought about what it would be like to be submerged in a world of cosplay, celebrities and lightsaber battles? Star Wars Celebration covers all of that and more. Not so long ago –April 13-16,...

IUS Celebrates Culture at the International Festival

IUS Celebrates Culture at the International Festival

Kristy Fennessey, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2017

The tantalizing sound of foreign music and the enticing smells of exotic food filled the Hoosier Room Tuesday evening at IU Southeast’s annual International Festival held by the Office of International Programs at IU Southeast. According to Valerie Scott, senior lecturer in psychology and co-director of Int...

Technikolor: Making Their Dreams a Reality

Technikolor: Making Their Dreams a Reality

Tyler Clerkin, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2017

At IU Southeast, a group of students are trying to make their dreams a reality. Senior Samuel Ullrich, pre-law major, sophomore Clarence Jackson, business major and Jefferey Jernigan make up the group known as Technikolor. The group formed in February 2016, with Ullrich and Jernigan starting to w...

Inside Castle Club

Inside Castle Club

Michael Melchor, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

According to the organization page on the IU Southeast Grenadier Central website, "The purpose of Castle Club is to discover and learn about medieval and renaissance literature, legend, and lore, Arthurian Legend, as well as that which has derived from it, including Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, a...

The World of Esports

Tyler Clerkin, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

With the evolution of technology over the years, video games have evolved more than ever. When video games were first created back in 1958, there were never any major competitions going on for large sums of money. Fast forward to 59 years later and now there are major gaming tournaments going on for...

Acappella Geeks Club Continues the IU Tradition

Acappella Geeks Club Continues the IU Tradition

Michael Melchor, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017

There is a long history of a cappella groups in relation to Indiana University. The tradition continues here at IU Southeast with the Acappella Geeks Club. The vocal group has been a part of IU Southeast for four years and was formerly led by Quintera Quinn. During the fall semester of 2015, the group...