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The evolution of learning environments

The evolution of learning environments

Dante Mills, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2018

If you’re a student who works full time, is raising a child or has other responsibilities, it may be difficult to fit a three-hour class into your schedule. But maybe you also find it difficult to learn math outside of the traditional classroom. IU Southeast offers a variety of ways for students to receive their ...

Note-Taking Techniques

Note-Taking Techniques

Bryce Shreve, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2018

Casual banter trails off as the professor enters the room. A hush falls over the class as the dreaded Chapter One slideshow appears on the board. Students — well, most students — quickly reach for their notebooks. But in the digital age, not all notebooks are made from dead trees. Although there...

A virtual walk in the park

A virtual walk in the park

Joshua Roy, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2018

A life-size, remote controlled R2-D2 greeted students in the cafeteria on Wednesday, Sept. 12, as a part of IU Southeast’s “Game On.” Each semester, the University Information Technology Services puts on “Game On” to introduce students to different technology resources on campus. They h...

IU Southeast commemorates 9/11 anniversary

IU Southeast commemorates 9/11 anniversary

Dustin Kiefer, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2018

A cool morning air gently flows over McCullough Plaza carried on by a peaceful morning breeze. At 8:46 a.m. on Sept. 11, 17 years ago, the first plane, Flight 11, crashed into the the North Tower of the World Trade Center. Today, at the same time of the attacks, Chancellor Ray Wallace and a small group o...

Students Weigh in on when Spring Break will be

Students Weigh in on when Spring Break will be

Sarah Magin, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2018

The IU Southeast Faculty Senate has proposed to move spring break two weeks earlier in the semester. This would align spring break with all Indiana University campuses. Previously, IU Southeast’s spring break had aligned with several of the local K-12 school districts' spring breaks.   The Academ...

A Passion for the Stars

A Passion for the Stars

John Clere, Staff Reporter

September 4, 2018

At age 14, IUS professor Gerald Ruth, emeritus of geosciences, grinded a handmade mirror for his first telescope. He grinded it to the exact precision as the mirror originally used in the Hubble Space Telescope. Ruth developed his passion for astronomy early in his youth. “I’ve had a passion for astronomy ...

Welcoming the Class of 2022

Welcoming the Class of 2022

Meleena Richardson, Social Media Director

August 22, 2018

Students packed into the activities building to listen to speeches given by Chancellor Ray Wallace, Candyce Clifft, anchor for WDRB, Cassie Goodrich, student body president and other faculty members. Chancellor Wallace began the morning by giving a speech to the students before passing the podium to Clifft...

Keep Calm and Book a Librarian

Keep Calm and Book a Librarian

Chandler Cooper, Content Editor

August 21, 2018

It’s 3:00 a.m. and the internet is no longer your friend. The amount of cat memes seem to outweigh the number of scholarly articles related to your research topic, and the midnight oil is burning low. Research can be a college student’s greatest learning experience and worst nightmare, but it d...

New Graduate Program, Master of Science in Management, for IU Southeast

New Graduate Program, Master of Science in Management, for IU Southeast

Chandler Cooper, Content Editor

August 19, 2018

Students planning to complement their undergraduate degree with a master’s now have another option available to explore at IU Southeast. The Master of Science in Management is a new one-year master’s program that offers non-business undergraduates the ability to earn a graduate degree in management. ...

Another Year for the Books

Another Year for the Books

Erin Coffee, Content Editor

May 8, 2018

A mix of emotions filled the air as graduating seniors waited in anticipation for the commencement proceedings to begin. For some students, graduating college meant being the first in their family to receive a college diploma. For others, it meant fulfilling a lifelong goal. No matter what journey...

New Business Pops Up on Campus

New Business Pops Up on Campus

Beth Hunter, Volunteer Reporter

April 18, 2018

A new storefront on campus, The Pop Up Shop, sells a variety of items including posters, laptop stickers, tapestries, buttons, electronic items and more. The shop is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. in the cafeteria. Students enrolled in BUS-W406, Venture Growth Management, were g...

ACE of Spades

ACE of Spades

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2018

Shane Thomas’ love for music began as a child when his babysitter would come over each morning, and put Elvis records and movies on for the two to listen to before his bus ride to school. Nowadays, he advises both new and familiar students every day; however, this does not stop him from breaking out ...