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Let’s Pass on Parking Passes

Let’s Pass on Parking Passes

John Renfrow, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Staff Editorials

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness at IU Southeast reports that as of fall 2016, a mere eight percent of roughly 5,000 undergraduate students live on campus. That means the other 92 percent must commute to school and inevitably deal with the dilemma of a parking pass. As if tuition, textbooks,...

Pitino goes out the wrong way

Pitino goes out the wrong way

Samuel Murphy, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under Opinions

Houdini was unable to escape this time. On Wednesday, Sept. 27, Greg Postel, University of Louisville interim president, placed Rick Pitino, head men’s basketball coach, on a 10-day unpaid administrative leave. This was in reaction to the latest allegations from the FBI probe into major shoe companies’...

Mother! movie review

Mother! movie review

Stephen Simmons, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions, Reviews

Darren Aronofsky, director of “Requiem for a Dream” and “Black Swan,” is known for his surreal, experimental approach to filmmaking and “Mother!” is no different. Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem, credited as “Mother” and “Him,” star as a married couple living in a large, secluded ho...

Star Wars Celebration 2017: My Journey to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Star Wars Celebration 2017: My Journey to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Morgan Wooden, Content Editor

April 26, 2017


Filed under Columns, Entertainment, Features, Staff Editorials, Top Stories

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be surrounded by all things “Star Wars”? Maybe you’ve thought about what it would be like to be submerged in a world of cosplay, celebrities and lightsaber battles? Star Wars Celebration covers all of that and more. Not so long ago –April 13-16,...

Students Talk About Living on Their Own

Ashley Smith, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017


Filed under Campus, Features, Opinions, Profiles

Living on your own as a student has many things that come with it; keeping your apartment clean, putting food on the table, juggling your relationship with your family and friends while also working and going to school. Some IU Southeast students discussed their lives living on their own and the pros...

Guest Column: We need a Fall Break now

Guest Column: We need a Fall Break now

Mark Jallayu, Student Body President

January 21, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Top Stories

Last semester, I sent an email to all students about a survey on a Fall Break at IU Southeast. The results came back with 759 students saying “yes” to a Fall Break and 55 students saying no. Based on the results, I referred the Fall Break proposal to the Faculty-Senate President, who then refer...

Are NBA super teams bad for basketball?

Tyler Clerkin, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2016


Filed under Opinions

In the NBA today, there seems to be an ongoing trend of teams trying to get the best players all on one team. The world has determined these teams to be known as a “superteam.” In this past offseason, all star forward Kevin Durant had announced that he will be joining the Golden State Warriors...

A Broken System

A Broken System

Tony Pacheco, News Editor

October 19, 2016


Filed under Opinions

The American political system is broken. One only needs to look at the two leading candidates running for president to see how screwed up our system really is. On the surface, both candidates seem like good choices to lead their parties. But, once you dig beyond the superficial, you are left with...

Possibilities of the Presidential Elecetion

Possibilities of the Presidential Elecetion

Samuel Voyles, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions

With less than a month left before Americans from coast to coast head to the polls, it’s becoming more evident that the last few days of the 2016 presidential election are going to be very ugly. Yet, once Election Day comes and goes, our nation will have a newly elected president. Will it be D...

Being Diverse Together

Being Diverse Together

Jose Aponte, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016


Filed under Opinions

When we are young we are taught about the diversity in plants and animals. We study their wonder and beauty. But what does diversity actually mean? We have all heard the word diversity before. Some of us have used it at our jobs or at school when referring to race or orientation equality. The word...

Fool’s Gold

Fool’s Gold

Les Abbott, Sports Editor

September 5, 2016


Filed under Opinions

On Friday, Aug 26 the San Francisco 49ers were set to play the Green Bay Packers for the team’s third preseason game. As most players stood during the playing of our national anthem, one player refused to do so: Quarterback, Colin Kaepernick. His reasoning behind it being that he refuses to stand...

Getting Smarter, Not Weaker

Getting Smarter, Not Weaker

Tony Pacheco, News Editor

August 25, 2016


Filed under Opinions

Finding the things you’re good at can be a difficult task. Some people find it earlier in life, others find it later. For me, it was much later. On Sunday July 31, I competed in my 8th powerlifting competition - the USA Powerlifting Ohio State Championships in Columbus, Ohio. Powerlifting...

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