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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,...

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...

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...

The day I drove to school in a big red truck

Charlyn Corum, Staff Reporter
April 25, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinions

My childhood dream came true. As I was leaving downtown New Albany I noticed other drivers were passing me up. I mean, I know my driving is not that spectacular, but come on. I looked into my rear view mirror and noticed smoke was bellowing out from underneath my car. I looked at my gauges and th...

Autism and political correctness

Autism and political correctness

Brandon Looney, Staff Reporter
April 25, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinions

Before I begin explaining why I find political correctness to be a poisonous concept, especially toward people on the autism spectrum, I need to mention that I am on the Asperger's syndrome end of the autism spectrum and I’m also gay, but I do not speak for everyone on the spectrum or everyone in ...

Keep your politics out of my uterus

Keep your politics out of my uterus

Paige Thompson, Co-Editor-in-Chief
April 5, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinions

On Thursday, March 24, Governor Mike Pence signed House Enrolled Act [HEA] 1337 in Indiana, effective on July 1. Referred to as one of the most strict abortion bills in the nation, HEA 1337 has destroyed women’s control over their bodies in our state. According to NUVO, an Indianapolis-based newspaper, HEA 133...

A dead man’s tale

A dead man’s tale

Jordan Williams, Features Editor
April 5, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinions

On New Year’s Eve of 2015, as drinks were being poured and laughs were being shared, I was busy being dead. Thanks to a clerical error by the Social Security Administration, I was written off as legally deceased. The worst part of this mix-up, aside from the nightmare of paperwork I would soon have...

Sports Are Life

Sports Are Life

Parker Henes, Sports Editor
April 5, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinions

What do full time working students and full time student athletes have in common? They never have enough hours and are almost always broke. Sure, athletes have the enjoyment of playing in front of people and being a part of something bigger than themselves. They also have a chance to build relation...

Welcome to March Madness

Welcome to March Madness

Les Abbott, Staff Reporter
March 16, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinions, Sports

It is that time of year again. The NCAA tournament will be in full force on Thursday and Friday, March 17 and 18. For those who don’t know, the NCAA tournament is a 68 team tournament in normal bracket style. After one loss in the tournament, a team is eliminated. Some teams have proven themselves...

Let us hate again

Let us hate again

John Boyle, Staff Reporter
March 8, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinions

When I was around 10 years old, my dad took me to see a professional wrestling match in Freedom Hall. It was a circus atmosphere, with snacks, blaring music and kitschy merchandise all available in abundance. Thousands of people packed the room with their favorite signs and middle fingers handy, re...

Change tomorrow. Vote today.

Change tomorrow. Vote today.

Jordan Williams
March 7, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinions

If you’re reading this and are between the ages of 18 and 24, chances are you won’t vote in the upcoming presidential election. This is the standard society has come to expect from disinterested young adults, a standard that has unfortunately been perpetuated in the past 50 years. According...

The journey is worth it

The journey is worth it

Haley Warwick, News Editor
April 28, 2015
Filed under Columns, Opinions

After transferring to IU Southeast, I was completely uninspired and unhappy with my college career. As said transfer student, I had loved being an English major at another college and switched to a business major my first semester here as a junior, because that’s what most people around me told me...

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