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BrickUniverse Lego Fan Convention brings local Lego lovers to downtown Louisville

BrickUniverse Lego Fan Convention brings local Lego lovers to downtown Louisville

Mac Aubrey, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Features, Local

A room full of hundreds of Lego creations and tens of thousands of Lego bricks is a wonderland in the eyes of Lego lovers alike. BrickUniverse Lego Fan Convention showcased that wonderland at the Kentucky International Convention Center in downtown Louisville on Jan. 19 and 20. Children and adults...

Campus that never sleeps

Campus that never sleeps

Callie Manias, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Campus, Campus Photos, Featured Story, Features

After classes are finished and students are heading back home or to the lodges, some faculty are just arriving on campus to make sure it’s ready for the next day of classes. “What you do represents what this campus is all about and our responsibility is the safety, health and wellbeing, and ...

Sexual violence prevention at IU Southeast has a new face

Sexual violence prevention at IU Southeast has a new face

Abby Bauerla, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Campus Photos, Featured Story, Features

IU Southeast was recently granted $300,000 to fund a program that will help those who have been affected by sexual abuse. New programs and trainings are in the planning stages because of both the grant and Nikki Green. Green is the new grant projects coordinator at the Office on Violence Against W...

Leave all your problems at the door

Leave all your problems at the door

Joshua Roy, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2019


Filed under Features

On the second floor of University Center South a small group of offices can be found. These few doors are a safe space for many IUS students — they are the offices of the IU Southeast Personal Counseling Service. IU Southeast’s Personal Counseling Services are located on the second floor of UC...

The cost of convenience

The cost of convenience

John Clere, Managing Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under Features

Only one thing spends more time asleep on the IU Southeast campus than students do – the campus computers. Instead of being turned off every night, campus computers are left in “sleep” mode. But that has not always been so. From 2001 to 2011, according to IUS Library Technical Support Provider Michael Mend...

Horizon Radio: one year later

Horizon Radio: one year later

Marc Andry, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Campus, Features

Horizon Radio is IU Southeast’s first and only student-led radio station, launched on Jan. 1, 2018 by IUS Associate Professor of Media and Journalism Adam Maksl. Since the founding of the station, its content has expanded and improved through the addition of new shows, more music, and increased st...

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: a day to serve

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: a day to serve

Joshua Roy, Kat Lynn, and Shelby Pennington

January 22, 2019


Filed under Features, Local, Photos

January 21, 2019 celebrates the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., activist and leader of the civil rights movement. An American federal holiday, MLK Jr. Day is a day off for workers and students across the nation. Students from IU Southeast and volunteers from around the area volunteered...

A local youth soccer revival

A local youth soccer revival

Bryce Shreve, Content Editor

January 9, 2019


Filed under Features, Kentuckiana, News

Crisp morning air, a harmony of chirping birds and clanking soccer cleats on pavement provide the soundscape to Saturday morning recreational soccer games. While its popularity is palpable in certain pockets of the country, a recent study found that nationwide youth soccer is on the decline. In a...

Hanging in the balance

Hanging in the balance

John Renfrow, Editor-in-Chief

January 9, 2019


Filed under Features

Senior basketball player Kerry Smith is fresh out of practice, hands on his backpack straps strolling from the gym. Practice went over, which he said is out of his power, but happens often. His only other plans are to do homework for the remainder of the day, he explained, just coming back from an extended...

Louisville faces the refugee crisis

Louisville faces the refugee crisis

Erin Coffee, Staff Reporter

January 9, 2019


Filed under Features, Local

As refugees filter in from nations across the world, Louisville citizens are handed the task of providing a welcome environment and resources to families fleeing their home countries. This is not an easy task, as Kentucky has ranked in the top 20 percent of states bringing in refugees, according to 2013 ...

Virtual becomes reality for Southern Indiana

Virtual becomes reality for Southern Indiana

Joshua Roy, staff reporter

January 3, 2019


Filed under Features, Local

Virtual becomes reality for Southern Indiana as Dimension 4 VR Arcade offers a premier virtual reality experience to the local area. With eleven virtual reality stations, rooms are rented out by the hour with a wide variety of games.

Student musician strives for the big leagues

Student musician strives for the big leagues

Natalie Allen, Staff Reporter

November 29, 2018


Filed under Features

Mute your local music radio stations and take a look at this young musician on the rise. McDaniel is an 18-year-old accounting major here at IU Southeast, but he has made music a huge part of his life for many years. He is a solo act who plays guitar as well as sings. He was roughly 11-years-old...