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Faces of IUS: Haley Hisle

Faces of IUS: Haley Hisle

Paige Thompson, Staff

September 10, 2014


Filed under Campus, Features, Profiles

If someone were meeting Haley Hisle, speech communications junior, for the first time they might describe her as “bubbly,” or “enthusiastic,” and “positive.” All of which are true. Hisle, who seems to have a smile on her face all the time, is currently in her third year at IUS, said that...

IUS Student Government Association president Stephon Moore

IUS Student Government Association president Stephon Moore

Erin Mann, Staff

September 9, 2014


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Many people know Stephon Moore as the Student Government Association president but there is so much more to who he is. "I’m outgoing and not afraid to engage with students who have questions," Moore said. "I’m also laid back, but at the same time take things seriously. I’m good with balancing a...

The Kill Clinic

The Kill Clinic

Mary Kate Hailer, Staff

September 8, 2014


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Sara Schum is proof that you don’t have to play a sport your entire life to make it at a collegiate level. Schum, nursing senior and team leader in kills on the Grenadier volleyball team, started out playing field hockey, which seemed to be the prevailing sport in Schum’s family; her mother played...

Faces of IUS: Marlena Ragains

Faces of IUS: Marlena Ragains

Paige Thompson, Staff

September 5, 2014


Filed under Campus, Features, Profiles

Marlena Ragains, dental hygiene sophomore and IUPUI transfer student, explored the unfamiliar campus on her second day of classes in her first semester at IU Southeast. As a transfer student, Ragains enjoys multiple aspects of IU Southeast that set the school apart from IUPUI’s larger campus. “I...

Student attracts national attention from self-published book

Student attracts national attention from self-published book

Tina Reed

April 14, 2014


Filed under Profiles

"The splat the tomato created upon impact with the grimy tile was music to my ears. I bent over, picked the slice up, and flipped it to the other side. I let go again. Timber! The second splat was even more thunderous and wet-sounding than the first." This is a passage from "Confessions of a Fast-Food Worker," writte...

Shelby Lucas – Knocking it Out of the Park

Shelby Lucas – Knocking it Out of the Park

Kayla Smith

April 9, 2014


Filed under Profiles, Video

Playing softball, being in a sorority and going to school full time, sounds like it would be very difficult, but Shelby Lucas, nursing sophomore, hits it out of the park. Lucas credits her organizing skills, which help her juggle her daily life and says she has her mother to thank for the woman she ...

A sweetheart deal: Freshman packs her suitcase for Miss Indiana pageant

A sweetheart deal: Freshman packs her suitcase for Miss Indiana pageant

Duncan Cooper

March 31, 2014


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For Emily Kunkel, it was never about her. It was about giving back to the community she called home. “I grew up with volunteerism in my life, since I was little,” Kunkel said. “My parents have always encouraged it. They told me I had to give back to my community.” Kunkel, marketing fr...

Student finds more time, money with Mary Kay

Student finds more time, money with Mary Kay

Melissa Spaide

March 31, 2014


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When Jessie Clifford, biology freshman, sits down with a client, she smiles. It does not seem or look like work to her. She explains everything she knows about aging and the beauty products lined up in front of her. She knows they work because she uses them. Clifford is a Mary Kay independent beauty...

Instructor takes chances, finds heart in Egypt

Instructor takes chances, finds heart in Egypt

Zak Kerr

February 10, 2014


Filed under Profiles, Top Stories

Living in a foreign country for two years of one’s life is a daunting task in and of itself. Knowing next to no one, not being completely fluent in the local language and getting used to the customs of a foreign country can all add to the strain of being so far away from home. Combined with the stress...

Theater major ready for role of ‘graduate’

Theater major ready for   role of ‘graduate’

Angestasia Grover

January 27, 2014


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College students face many obstacles as they work towards earning a degree. Taking out thousands of dollars in loans, sacrificing sleep and socializing to study, and even moving away from home are just a few struggles that some may experience. But Erwin Jacob feels the sacrifice is more than worthwhile. Jacob,...

A lifelong battle:

A lifelong battle:

Melissa Spaide

January 13, 2014


Filed under Profiles, Top Stories

A single serving pot of black coffee sits in the refrigerator overnight waiting for Kristi Roach, nursing junior, to shoot three syringes full of it directly into her stomach. The coffee is the only caffeine she takes in. She savors the buzz. Roach is forced to consume food and beverages this way....

Sorority life prepared alumna for business world

Gail Faustyn

January 13, 2014


Filed under Profiles

The thought of graduating college can be intimidating to most students. It becomes easy to get hung up on immediately landing that “perfect” job and focusing on living that post-graduation fairy tale ending. Sometimes, though, you have to readjust. Kristina Carpenter, 2011 alumna, knows that sometimes...