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New beginnings at IUS Commencement

New beginnings at IUS Commencement

Sarah Magin, Editorial Assistant
May 10, 2017
Filed under Campus, News

On Monday, May 8, the Class of 2017 graduated from Indiana University Southeast. Nine-hundred and ninety-three graduates earned 906 bachelor’s degrees, 99 master’s degrees and 14 associate’s degrees. Zoe Michelle Blackwell received three bachelor’s degrees after just four years of attending...

Eight Ways an IUS Police Officer Can Help

Eight Ways an IUS Police Officer Can Help

Randi McDole, Staff Reporter
April 24, 2017
Filed under Campus, News

A police officer’s duty is to take care of criminal offenses and keep the order. However, the police officers at IU Southeast have much more to offer beyond regular policing duties. Help with your vehicle Travis Huntley, IU Southeast police sergeant, said for $10, students can have their v...

Students Talk About Living on Their Own

Ashley Smith, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Campus, Features, Opinions, Profiles

Living on your own as a student has many things that come with it; keeping your apartment clean, putting food on the table, juggling your relationship with your family and friends while also working and going to school. Some IU Southeast students discussed their lives living on their own and the pros...

Taking a Day for Mental Health

Taking a Day for Mental Health

Randi McDole, Staff Reporter
April 14, 2017
Filed under Campus, News

  Students are often faced with strict attendance policies and high amounts of stress. Some students may choose to take the occasional mental health day. According to Merriam-Webster, a mental health day is when employees, or in this case students, take time off in order to relieve stres...

Spectrum Discusses the History of Drag

Spectrum Discusses the History of Drag

Kristy Fennessey, Staff Reporter
April 14, 2017
Filed under News

Members of Spectrum are gearing up for their biggest event of the year, Glitter Fever, the annual drag show held each spring at IU Southeast. This year the group decided to hold an event to give spectators the chance to learn about drag culture and its history before the big event. Stephon Camp,...

Getting “Hyped” Into Jumping on the Bandwagon

Getting “Hyped” Into Jumping on the Bandwagon

Randi McDole, Staff Reporter
April 13, 2017
Filed under News

  Excitement buzzes through the air like electricity, drawing others in like a moth to a flame. Getting “hyped” is what can happen when a large amount of people get excited for something. Another way to describe this feeling is the idea of “jumping on the bandwagon.” Often when ...

What Students Do Over the Summer Break

What Students Do Over the Summer Break

Ashley Smith, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Campus, Features, News, Top Stories, uncategorized

According to the New Albany Floyd County schools calendar, students start their summer break on June first and go back to classes seven weeks later Aug. 18. According to students like  Luke Castleman, business marketing freshman, and Zach Densford, political science freshman, the IU Southeast summe...

The Office of Disabilities Provides Students with a Helping Hand

The Office of Disabilities Provides Students with a Helping Hand

Ashley Smith, Staff Writer
April 10, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Profiles, uncategorized

It starts with not being able to focus; heavy breathing and hyperventilating. You feel like you weigh a thousand tonnes; like you’re going to fall over and can never get up. This is an anxiety/panic disorder. According to an article by Justin Hunt, a researcher of psychiatry for the Division...

5 Ways to Finish Your Degree Strong

5 Ways to Finish Your Degree Strong

Randi McDole, Staff Reporter
April 10, 2017
Filed under Campus, News

As the spring 2017 semester nears its end, seniors are faced with life-changing decisions and possibly senioritis. Students in need of some inspiration can find it all across campus, whether it is from advisers, professors, alumni or other current students. Here are five ways to finish your degree st...

Re-entry or Throwing Away the Key

Re-entry or Throwing Away the Key

Randi McDole, Staff Reporter
April 10, 2017
Filed under Campus, News

Once someone is labeled as a felon, it is a title they will have to live with for the rest of their lives. Those who commit serious crimes have a point where they must re-enter society after their prison sentence ends. However, this re-entry can be difficult for many felons. The Criminal Justice Stud...

Professors Tips for Success

Professors Tips for Success

Randi McDole, Staff Reporter
April 9, 2017
Filed under Campus, News

Professors are a valuable resource to students and they can often times give advice to the struggling or curious student. In order to get where they are today, professors had to once be students. Here are some professor tips for success. 1. Embrace the small class sizes Jacquelyn Singleton, assistan...

Minor and Double Major Options at IU Southeast

Minor and Double Major Options at IU Southeast

Randi McDole, Staff Reporter
April 9, 2017
Filed under Campus, News

IU Southeast students have many options when choosing their degree path. One option, that is both helpful and flexible, includes the ability to obtain a minor. Angela Horn, academic adviser for the School of Natural Sciences said there are many ways a minor can make a difference for students. “...

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