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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 President Grant Hill shares his officer report at the SGA's weekly meeting.

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....

Fat Heads Rescue takes on Harvest Homecoming

Joanna Smith holds a boxer puppy brought to Harvest Homecoming by Fat Heads Rescue.

Aubryn Crotchett, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

A local non-profit animal shelter hosted a booth at Harvest Homecoming this year, letting visitors spend time with its wet-nosed puppies for a small fee. Fat Heads Rescue had a booth at the annual New Albany festival for the first time. Harvest Homecoming hosted craft and booth days from Thursday, Oct. 10 to Sun...

IUS commemorates Lyda Radford, the first Grenadier

IUS Chancellor Ray Wallace (left) and IU President Michael McRobbie (right) pose in front of Lyda Radford's historical marker.

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 (left) gestures as she answers a question from an audience member.

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

Robin Pitmann, communications and outreach coordinator for Harbor House of Louisville, sits at her organization's table at the annual IUS 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

SGA Vice President Christian Thomas shares his goals as VP at the SGA’s October 4 meeting. Thomas is among six new members of the SGA.

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

Monica Burnell-Wise leads off exercises to get students warmed up for the physical portion of the 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

Michael Day, the head of personal counseling at IU Southeast, leads a discussion about suicide prevention.

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

Ronau and Henry pose in front of the library shortly after they assumed office on April 24, 2019.

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...

A community rooted in tradition

Among the events happening on Sunday was a car show on Taylorsville Road, showcasing local, classic and custom cars.

Emily Elliotte, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2019

A tradition began in the heart of Jeffersontown in 1969 that has been going strong for 50 years. This year’s Gaslight Festival was held September 13-15, when the city of Jeffersontown and those surrounding came out to celebrate the individuals that call Kentuckiana home. Gaslight is an eight-day...

Game On! at IUS

R2D2 makes his way to the Hoosier Room during 2018's Game On! event.

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...