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Breaking Stereotypes

Breaking Stereotypes

Stephen Simmons, Staff Writer

December 9, 2017


Filed under Features

Students who earn Social Science degrees often enter careers that are different than the name of their degrees imply. IU Southeast’s School of Social Sciences offers undergraduate degree programs in criminology and criminal justice, history, international studies, journalism, neuroscience, political science, ...

My Significant Other Said Yes, Now What?

Josh Roy and Candace Leilani

December 5, 2017


Filed under Features

The ring has been purchased. The night has been carefully planned. As the night culminates towards the grand finale, the moment of truth arrives. A small box is uncovered and opened. The gasp that follows is the only sound heard as conversations die abruptly and heads turn to watch the magical momen...

Working in Retail

Connie Howlett, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features

Picture a college student standing in a crowd full of shoppers, smiling and attempting to greet every single customer with a high and painful retail voice. And as he asks, “How can I help you today?” imagine them ignoring him, leaving him with a smile still on his face. Then he runs over to the ...

Alcohol and Drugs: What Does it Really Look Like in Our Community?

Alcohol and Drugs: What Does it Really Look Like in Our Community?

Connor Edrington, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2017


Filed under Features

With all the talk about alcohol in university dorms and drugs in our community, the answer to what substance use really looks like can be hard to narrow down. Michael Day, personal counselor at IU Southeast, spoke about what he has seen with the usage of alcohol and drugs on IU Southeast’s campus. “What...

Beef with Veganism

Beef with Veganism

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under Columns, Features, Opinions

People choose to be vegan for a number of reasons, some being health, environmental, and/or ethical reasons. While others avoid these items because of conditions associated with their production. Whichever it is, many vegans choose this lifestyle to promote a more humane and caring world and with ethic...

Angels in the Outfield

Angels in the Outfield

Chandler Cooper, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports

“July 16th was probably the hardest day of my life to get through,” said Santrel Farmer, freshman education major. During the summer of 2017, Farmer and his cousin, Tariq Jibreel Armour, packed for college and anticipated the next stage of their lives—a transition they often talked about as...

Fall Favorites Poll

Macy Allgeier, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Features

It’s official! Fall is finally here, though you may not be able to tell by the weather quite yet. According to WDRB’s Jude Redfield, you may be switching back and forth between the pumpkin spice blizzards and pumpkin spice lattes for the next couple weeks. Kentuckiana should be used to the drastic...

Commuting Vs. Campus Life – How do They Compare?

Commuting Vs. Campus Life – How do They Compare?

John Renfrow, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2017


Filed under Features

The Campus Residents The time is 2 p.m. in the Athletic Building. Sophomore business major Luciano Julian is exiting the gym and heading back home, which is roughly a five-minute walk back to the campus lodges. “When I’m not in class, you can find me in the gym,” Julian said. “A few guys and I wo...

New Pizza District in New Albany

New Pizza District in New Albany

September 25, 2017


Filed under Features

It’s game day. There’s five minutes and thirteen seconds left in the third quarter and your team is down by three. You take a gulp of your beer and set it down, only to hear the high pitched “cling”. The sound of an empty beer can hitting a table leaves you feeling sad, abandoned and hungry....

Language and Cultural Assistant in Spain

Language and Cultural Assistant in Spain

Macy Allgeier, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2017


Filed under Features

Many students may be familiar with study abroad programs, but they may not be aware that there are other programs to travel and learn than just studying abroad. Students also have the opportunity to explore and gain life skills by becoming a Language and Cultural Assistant in Spain. The Language and Culture Assistants program provides an eligible person with a visa, health insurance, paycheck and the opportunity to live in another country. The program ...

Mesa – A Collaborative Kitchen

Mesa – A Collaborative Kitchen

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2017


Filed under Features, Kentuckiana, News, Southern Indiana Food Guide, Top Stories, Wine and Spirits

Many people dabble in watching cooking shows, wanting to learn a thing or two from a professional about how to cook delicious food from the comfort of their own homes. However, often these meals can be complicated with difficult-to-follow recipes, leaving you wishing you would have just gotten takeout....

Quality For All

Quality For All

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2017


Filed under Beer, Coffee, Features, Kentuckiana, News, Southern Indiana Food Guide

When you think about coffee what is the first thing that comes to mind? A frappe? A perfectly sweet latte topped with whipped cream? What about a piping hot Ethiopian blend that has been roasted just a few feet from where you are standing? For Quills, a locally based coffee house, that is exactly what the...

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