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Overcoming a Breakup

Overcoming a Breakup

Kaitlin Porter, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018

One year. Twelve months. Fifty-two weeks. Three hundred sixty-five days of dating someone that you shared everything with. You put your all into making them happy so that you could share memories together. But it wasn’t enough. And yet again, you find yourself single. Breaking up can be hard, regardless of the r...

Roger Howard: The Man in the Red Tie

Roger Howard: The Man in the Red Tie

John Renfrow, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2018

Article II of the constitution of the College Republicans of IU Southeast explains the four sections describing the purpose of the organization on campus. Those points include: Section I: Coordinate events on campus. Section II: To inform and promote the principles of the Republican Party among students at IUS. Se...

Up in Smoke

Up in Smoke

Tate McGarvey, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2018

The days of metaphorical cigarette smoking as seen in “The Breakfast Club” are over. Instead, it’s being replaced with a new technological invention — vaping. The Center of Disease Control (CDC) conducted research in 2016, finding roughly 13 percent of adults aged 18 to 24 still smoked cigare...

Hidden Illnesses

Hidden Illnesses

Kaitlin Porter, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2018

Abby Valkovci, general studies senior, wakes up every morning feeling exhausted from the night before. It was not from drinking or staying out too late, but from an illness that attacks her from the inside out. Valkovci suffers from multiple chronic illnesses including ankylosing spondylitis, chro...

Unplugging from Social Media

Unplugging from Social Media

Kaitlin Porter, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2018

Cheyenne Layton, accounting senior, rolls over to check her phone as she does every morning before she gets out of bed. Today is different, however, because today she can only check the time. Layton, and two other IUS students, are participating in an experiment that gives them no access to social...

Kentuckiana Spring Break Guide

Kentuckiana Spring Break Guide

Kaitlin Porter, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2018

Spring Break — the ultimate college party time. However, sometimes this fantasy is not a reality. The truth is, many college students are unable to pack up for the week long break and head to a tropical destination. Luckily, there are plenty of local attractions that are sure to keep them occupied ...

Grenadier Pride and Sportswear Culture at IU Southeast

Grenadier Pride and Sportswear Culture at IU Southeast

Tate McGarvey and Erin Coffee

March 23, 2018

Across the nation, college students are gearing up to see their teams compete in the annual NCAA tournaments. With all the buzz floating around about brackets and sports teams, loyalties at IU Southeast seem swayed, with colors across the spectrum displayed in the halls. At a school with its own sports and mascot, ...

The Trouble with Boys

The Trouble with Boys

John Renfrow, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2018

Since the dawn of time, women have a found a way to strive in a world constantly at odds against them. In recent memory, the #MeToo movement and the new-age feminist revolution have made great strides in unlocking new levels of equality for women, and setting examples for girls for empower themselve...

The Millennial Business Model

The Millennial Business Model

Jordan Williams, Managing Editor

March 7, 2018

Starting Small Businesses If you are a millennial – an American born between 1980 and 2000- then business matters to you and you matter to business, according to research. A study published in 2017 by America’s SBDC, the association of the country’s small business development centers, emphas...

Collaboration Gets the Job Done

Collaboration Gets the Job Done

Erin Coffee and Tate McGarvey

March 6, 2018

With flexible working arrangements and simplified business management continuously changing the landscape of the workplace, there is one entity that has allowed employees across the world to thrive like never before. Collaborative workspaces — also known as shared workspaces — have given small bu...

Going Beyond the Drug-Induced EDM Culture

Going Beyond the Drug-Induced EDM Culture

Tate McGarvey, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2018

While current moods often influence what music a person may listen to, there is a new wave that has left people across the world raving. Electronic dance music (EDM) made its way from Jamaica and mainstream Europe to the United States and around the rest of the world, creating some of music’s mo...

The ‘Ghosting’ Phenomenon

The ‘Ghosting’ Phenomenon

Erin Coffee, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2018

Ghosting, unfortunately, doesn’t involve actual ghosts at all. In reality, it’s a dating trend that’s rising in popularity where you are involved with someone for a time and then you cut off all communication with them, leaving them without closure. It can be emotionally taxing on both ends,...