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IU Southeast doubles down on active shooter training

IU Southeast doubles down  on active shooter training

Dante Mills, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2018

School shootings have been taking up headlines more frequently in the past few years. The Indiana University Police Department, or IUPD, is taking steps to ensure that IU Southeast is prepared in the event of an active shooting. IU Southeast has experienced two active shooter false alarms in the past, both times ...

Fall 2018 Census Overview

Graphic by Ryan McCracken

Ryan McCracken, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2018

Every fall, a census is taken by the Office of Institutional Effectiveness at IU Southeast to collect student headcount, credit hours and demographic numbers. The data is used to provide information about student satisfaction, student experience and engagement and is factored into the campus budgeti...

$300,000 grant for sexual violence prevention awarded to IUS

$300,000 grant for sexual violence prevention awarded to IUS

Dante Mills, Tessa Arnold, and Bryce Shreve

October 10, 2018

IU Southeast has been awarded a federal grant of $300,000 for sexual violence awareness and prevention. It was the only university in Indiana to receive the grant this year. The Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) chose dozens of college campuses across the nation to rece...

Voter registration deadline approaches

The voter registration deadline in Indiana and Kentucky is Oct. 9.

Dante Mills, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018

The deadline to register to vote in the upcoming election is Tuesday, Oct. 9, for Kentucky and Indiana residents. The midterm elections will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 6 and polls will remain open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Voters must bring a government-issued photo ID  in order to vote. The photo ID ma...

Greek Law Educates Students on Sexual Assault Prevention

Students attended the seminar on sexual assault prevention.

Tessa Arnold, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2018

Joey Wilkerson, a third year graduate law student at the University of Louisville, and Georgia Turner, a University of Louisville law alumnus have been doing this seminar for 3 years. The pair travel to different universities to speak about consent, sexual assault prevention and bystander education...

A Somber Reminder

The lawn was decorated with 1,000 backpacks around IU Southeast, including in front of the Library.

Joshua Roy, staff reporter

October 2, 2018

On Monday, 1,000 weathered backpacks lined the walkways and lawns on IU Southeast's campus. Each bag represents the average of college students who commit suicide every year. The counseling staff at IU Southeast partnered with Active Minds, a country wide college organization which works to chang...

IUS 4th Annual Out of the Darkness Walk

Students, faculty and community members walk in the Out of the Darkness walk to prevent suicide.

Candace Leilani, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2018

Saturday morning, Sept. 29, students, faculty and community members gathered around the clock tower on campus to support suicide prevention at the 4th annual Out of the Darkness walk, hosted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. IU Southeast Counseling Services organized the event....

A Dramatic Sneak Peek

IUS theatre students rehearse for their upcoming production of “9 to 5: The Musical.”

Stephen Simmons, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018

IU Southeast’s Theatre Department is producing two shows this semester. Both of these shows will be directed by Ashley Wallace, visiting assistant professor of theatre in performance. Wallace directs all the shows at IU Southeast in addition to teaching most of the performance classes. Rhiannon Strange, a the...

The Vocalists of IUS

Director Jeramy Nichols leading an IUS Concert Choir rehearsal on Monday, Sept. 17.

McKenna Curry, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2018

You walk down the steps into the basement, or “ground level,” of Knobview at IU Southeast. You first hear a piano followed by a loud, yet beautiful, singing voice escaping through the cracks of one of the many closed doors. As you make your way down the halls, you notice each room is occupied by...

2018 State of the Campus Address

Wallace said that he was proud of how diversity and inclusivity are improving at IU Southeast. “We are beginning to make strides so that we’re recruiting a population here that looks like the population we’re serving,” Wallace said.

John Clere and Stephen Simmons

September 23, 2018

The Hoosier Room was host to IU Southeast’s State of the Campus Address on Friday, Sept. 21. Chancellor Ray Wallace delivered the annual speech in front of staff and faculty, covering topics like enrollment, new programs, campus budget and IU Southeast’s bass fishing team. In last year’s addre...

Carducci, iconic psychology professor, dies

“The reason I wear Hawaiian shirts is because back in California that’s all we would wear, Hawaiian shirt or T-shirt,” Carducci said.

Shannon Greer, Editor-in-Chief

September 23, 2018

As we learn more as the week progresses, we'll publish updates. In the meantime, we republish this profile of Bernie Carducci we wrote in September 2017 on the announcement of his retirement.

March to battle suicide

Graphic by Louis Herlihy

Dante Mills, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2018

Being a college student can cause immense stress between staying on top of your assignments, meeting deadlines and worrying about tuition. This stress is only compounded when you throw a job, social life or relationship into the mix. For students who struggle with mental illness, prolonged stress has t...