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A Somber Reminder

A Somber Reminder

Joshua Roy, staff reporter

October 1, 2018


Filed under Campus

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

IUS 4th Annual Out of the Darkness Walk

Candace Leilani, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2018


Filed under Campus

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

A Dramatic Sneak Peek

Stephen Simmons, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

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

The Vocalists of IUS

McKenna Curry, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2018


Filed under Campus, Entertainment

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

2018 State of the Campus Address

John Clere and Stephen Simmons

September 23, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

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

Carducci, iconic psychology professor, dies

Shannon Greer, Editor-in-Chief

September 23, 2018


Filed under Campus, Featured Story, News

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

March to battle suicide

Dante Mills, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

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...

IUS Implements Fall Break This Semester

IUS Implements Fall Break This Semester

Natalie Allen, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Campus

IU Southeast has been one of the few local universities to not recognize a fall break. Students will now receive Monday, Oct. 15 and Tuesday, Oct. 16 off. The idea of IU Southeast having a fall break was brought on in 2016 by Mark Jallayu during his first term as Student Body President. After Jall...

The World’s Largest Bounce House is Coming to Lexington

The World’s Largest Bounce House is Coming to Lexington

Brittany Bullard, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Kentuckiana, News, Photos, Video

Recognized as the world’s largest bouncy castle by the Guinness Book of World Records, The Big Bounce America will land in Lexington, Kentucky at Masterson Station Park from September 22 to 23. Described as “50 percent activity, 50 percent dance party and 100 percent the biggest bounce house in the...

Problems with mandatory courses

Problems with mandatory courses

Bryce Shreve, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Nearly one in three students end up dropping out of college completely, according to a report published by the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) in 2017. The overall completion rate for students attending college in the United States is 57 percent, according to the NSC. It also found that the typical...

Creating a degree: The approval process simplified

Creating a degree:  The approval process simplified

Ryan McCracken, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Creating a new degree at IU Southeast might take a few years, and the new degrees being offered this semester were first proposed months ago. This process is often extensive and must be passed through multiple committees before students can enroll in a new program. On-Campus Approval “The approv...

The Origins of the Grenadier

The Origins of the Grenadier

Joshua Roy, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

In the United States, only one college has a grenadier as its mascot — IU Southeast. But what is a grenadier? To answer the question, a grenadier is an “elite Revolutionary War soldier, much like the contemporary green berets,” according to a 1973 issue of IU southeast’s former newspaper, The Stud...