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Lyda Radford, the first Grenadier

Lyda Radford, the first Grenadier

Kat Lynn and Jayla Rose

April 15, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Profiles

Over 68 years ago, Lyda Radford was denied access to schools in her residing state, leading to her travel across the river to gain a higher education and pursue her passion. “It is important to remember Ms. Lyda Radford because the documented story about her as the first student at IU Southeast...

More than an instrument

More than an instrument

Joshua Roy, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2019


Filed under Features, Profiles

Wood chips rain onto the floor of a well-lit cement room as a hand plane drags across a board roughly shaped like a guitar. Across from the work table, another guitar hanging from the ceilings glistens from a fresh coat of finish in the fluorescent light. This is not a company that produces hundreds...

Southern Indiana’s 3D Valley Farm

Southern Indiana’s 3D Valley Farm

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2019


Filed under Kentuckiana, Local, Profiles

Nestled on the corner of Bank and Market Street in downtown New Albany, dozens of vendors and farmers offer their fresh produce, organic meats and—at the stand belonging to local farmers Steve and Jane Carr—bourbon barrel-aged maple syrup. The couple sells their products at the farmer’s markets...

Criminal Justice professor dives deep into diversity

Criminal Justice professor dives deep into diversity

Natalie Allen, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2019


Filed under Campus, Features, Profiles

In a society growing with diversity, Jennifer Ortiz, assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice, joins the community in fighting for equality and virtue. Ortiz earned her bachelor's and master's degrees at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She received a master's in both policing ...

IU Southeast cheerleaders balance school and spirit

IU Southeast cheerleaders balance school and spirit

Jayla Rose, Staff Reporter

January 28, 2019


Filed under Profiles, Sports

IU Southeast graduate Hayley Little is now the coach for the IU Southeast cheerleading team she said helped build her. Admittedly, Little enjoys her coaching cheer at IU Southeast, but said it requires year-round dedication. “The season starts in the summer, and ends when basketball ends. That...

A record-worthy career

A record-worthy career

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

January 21, 2019


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Coming into the 2019 softball season, the IU Southeast Grenadiers will field seven seniors for their final seasons. Several of these seniors are leaving their marks on the program, now entering its twelfth year of existence, by writing their names in the record books. One name in those books is senior...

Massachusetts student meets Midwest campus

Massachusetts student meets Midwest campus

McKenna Curry, Staff Reporter

November 24, 2018


Filed under Features, Profiles

Imagine living on the East Coast as a senior in high school, debating on where exactly to attend the next, potential four years of college. You decide to log on to Google Maps and look for colleges that are characterized by a graduation cap symbol. While looking in the Midwest section of the United S...

Play dress up for a living?

Play dress up for a living?

Candace Leilani, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Profiles

Hair done? Check. Make up? Check. Shoes? Check. Costume? Check. This becomes Madi Sellmer-Shipman’s checklist as she leaves her living quarters and drives to her destination for each acting gig. Madi Sellmer-Shipman, sophomore and secondary education major at IU Southeast, has been doing just...

You may now study with your bride

You may now study with your bride

McKenna Curry, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2018


Filed under Features, Profiles

Bryan and Stephanie Henderson begin their school day waking up together and end it over a meal at the dinner table in their home. The couple never imagined at the altar that they would begin the new school year ready to tackle their undergraduate degrees – together.  Although this is not Stephanie’s first year at IU...

Jamie Johnson — becoming a leader on the court

Jamie Johnson — becoming a leader on the court

Gavin Lagle, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Jamie Johnson, senior shooting guard on the IU Southeast men’s basketball team, learned from the best to maximize the potential of his teammates and himself. “I know we have a lot of new, young guys coming in … I just want to be the best leader that I can,” Johnson said. Johnson said that...

Garrett Fensler looks to leave behind a legacy of his own

Garrett Fensler looks to leave  behind a legacy of his own

Tate McGarvey, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Ayear after earning his second consecutive all-conference honors, junior Garrett Fensler has his mind set on leading the IU Southeast Men’s Tennis squad as they continue their winning tradition. The culture built around the tennis program — one that has seen a number of first team all-conference sele...

ACE of Spades

ACE of Spades

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2018


Filed under Campus, Profiles

Shane Thomas’ love for music began as a child when his babysitter would come over each morning, and put Elvis records and movies on for the two to listen to before his bus ride to school. Nowadays, he advises both new and familiar students every day; however, this does not stop him from breaking out ...