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IUS releases annual Clery Act statistics

IUS releases annual Clery Act statistics

Logan Stephens, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2019

One rape incident, four dating violence incidents, two stalking incidents and one fondling incident were reported on the IUS campus in 2018, according to the Clery Act data released earlier this month.  Indiana University released its 2019 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report on Oct. 1. The report cons...

SGA executive board installs student senators, elects student senate officers and discusses hazing

SGA executive board installs student senators, elects student senate officers and discusses hazing

Sydney Randall, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

Student Government Association President Grant Hill used an executive order to allow three of the four new probationary senators to be installed as student senators at the SGA’s Friday, Oct. 11 meeting. The probationary senators had to be in attendance at the Oct. 11 meeting to become student senators....

IUS commemorates Lyda Radford, the first Grenadier

IUS commemorates Lyda Radford, the first Grenadier

Marc Andry, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2019

IU President Michael McRobbie unveiled a historical marker on Wednesday, Oct. 9 commemorating Lyda Radford, the first student to ever enroll at IU Southeast. The marker is on display right outside the entrance to University Center North. “I’m pleased to be here today to unveil the first historical...

Judy Shepard visits IU Southeast, speaks about human rights

Judy Shepard visits IU Southeast, speaks about human rights

Sydney Randall, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2019

Judy Shepard spoke about equality, tragedy and inclusivity during her visit to IU Southeast’s Ogle Center on Tuesday, Oct. 8. The event was presented by the IU Southeast Common Experience program. Shepard is the mother of Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay man who was beaten, tortured, tied to a...

IU Southeast hosts annual Volunteer fair

IU Southeast hosts annual Volunteer fair

Aubryn Crotchett, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2019

Over 20 local organizations visited IU Southeast’s campus on Monday, Oct. 7 to inform students on volunteer opportunities happening in the community. The mission of each organization is to get students involved through giving back to the community while making new experiences. A variety of organizations...

New SGA president appoints vice president, associate justice and probationary senators

New SGA president appoints vice president, associate justice and probationary senators

Sydney Randall, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2019

The IU Southeast Student Government Association discussed the appointment of new members, recruitment and budget proposals at their meetings on Friday, Sept. 27 and Friday, Oct. 4. The meetings were the first ones to be opened to the public since the resignation of SGA’s executive board. Grant Hill...

IUS Police Department hosts women’s self-defense class

IUS Police Department hosts women’s self-defense class

Aubryn Crotchett, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2019

Students and faculty practiced their heel palm strikes and elbow strikes at a Women’s Self Defense Class on Thursday, September 26. Patrol Officer Monica Burnell-Wise led the event, held in University Center North. Students and staff filled UC 127 as Burnell-Wise discussed statistics, awareness...

Personal Counseling Services hosts screening of “The ‘S’ Word” to spark discussion about mental health

Personal Counseling Services hosts screening of “The ‘S’ Word” to spark discussion about mental health

Sydney Randall, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2019

In honor of IU Southeast’s fifth annual Mental Health Awareness Week, 19 students and five faculty and staff attended a showing and discussion of “The “S” Word” in the IUS library on Wednesday, Sept. 25. The showing and discussion were a part of the Mental Health and Wellness Series. IU...

Entire SGA executive branch resigns following impeachment petition

Entire SGA executive branch resigns following impeachment petition

John Clere, Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2019

The IUS Student Government Association President and Vice President submitted a letter of resignation Friday, Sept. 20 following Tuesday’s SGA Senate petition to impeach President Rachel Ronau. The resignations were to be discussed at the SGA’s weekly meeting on Friday, but the senate began its...

Game On! at IUS

Game On! at IUS

Aubryn Crotchett, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2019

IU Southeast held its annual Game On! Event on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. The event aims to familiarize IU Southeast students with the University Information Technology Services (UITS). Milton Trent,network team leader at IU Southeast, greeted students and passed out check cards. Each card list...

IUS Chancellor Ray Wallace discusses plans to slow declining student population at annual State of the Campus Address

IUS Chancellor Ray Wallace discusses plans to slow declining student population at annual State of the Campus Address

John Clere and Bryce Shreve

September 13, 2019

IU Southeast Chancellor Ray Wallace addressed the campus Friday, Sept. 13, at his annual State of the Campus Address.  In his speech, Wallace reflected on his first five years as IUS chancellor, discussed the campus’ declining student population, and emphasized the event’s most-used buzzword: r...

“The Laramie Project” sparks discussion about tolerance and human rights

“The Laramie Project” sparks discussion about tolerance and human rights

Sydney Randall, Staff Reporter

September 13, 2019

30 students and community members gathered in University Center North on Thursday, Sept. 12 for a special viewing of the movie “The Laramie Project.” The Common Experience Office and the Adult Student Center co-hosted the event. Kim Pelle, coordinator of non-traditional student programs at IU Southeast,...