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Events at Churchill Downs

Connie Howlett, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Kentuckiana, Video

Anxiously waiting in their seats, the announcer says “they’re in the gate… annndddd they’re off.” As the horses get closer, the crowd gets louder, cheering for their horse. The crowd standing from their seats as their horses make the final stretch. This is Churchill Downs. Twilight Thursdays th...

Eliza Donahue Profile

Julie Jackson, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Video

Theater business major Eliza Donahue is choreographing the upcoming show Rocky Horror at IU Southeast. She began dancing at a young age and has turned it into her career. She travels across the country to attend workshops to further expand her skills and list of connections. Her success led her to dancing...

From Doodles to Award Winning Art

From Doodles to Award Winning Art

Charlyn Corum, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2016


Filed under Features, Profiles, Top Stories, Video

Some people are born to make art. Kacey Slone, printmaking and graphic arts senior, has known that she enjoyed art since she was a young child. Starting at a very young age, Slone colored a lot, made storybooks and took photos. Her grandmother would buy her disposable cameras each week and print the pictures out for her. These experiences triggered her passion for art. Before transferring to IU Southeast, Slone graduated from...

Adult life is sometimes underwhelming

Adult life is sometimes underwhelming

Charlyn Corum, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories, Video

Buying a house and having a family ends up being more complex than a childhood wish. Children fantasize over what their adult life will be like.  They dream about what occupation they want, how many cars they will have and how big their house and family will be. When children become adults they...

New technology showcased at Game On 1.5

New technology showcased at Game On 1.5

Brandon Looney, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2016


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories, Video

During this semester’s Game On technology festival, called Game On 1.5!, students, faculty and staff used the Oculus Rift, a system for virtual reality, to explore the capabilities of virtual reality technology. Game On 1.5! was held on Wednesday, Jan. 27 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in The Commons. In...

Students engage in combat during Nerf War

Students engage in combat during Nerf War

Brandon Looney, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2016


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, News, Video

To prepare for the spring semester fraternity rush, Kappa Sigma held an event called the Nerf War. The fraternity held the event on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hoosier Room. The Nerf War was open invitation, meaning anyone -- not just current or prospective Kappa Sigma members -- could...

On The Record

On The Record

Somolia Pumphrey, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2016


Filed under Features, Profiles, Video

IU Southeast freshman balances life, school and music

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Enjoying the natural beauty: Charlestown State Park

Marisa Gartland, Ethan Smith, and Kendra Barnes

May 3, 2015


Filed under Features, Video

Originally part of an Army Ammunition Plant, Charlestown State Park has only been an Indiana State Park for about 20 years, after the land was given to the state. Park visitors may explore the natural beauty, hike 15 miles of trails, join fellow birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts, or camp at Charlesto...

Exploring the Falls of the Ohio

Marisa Gartland, Ethan Smith, and Kendra Barnes

April 29, 2015


Filed under Features, Video

The Falls of the Ohio is one of the many hidden, natural gems of Southern Indiana. While some of the locals know it as a state park, what most don’t know is that it is the world’s largest Devonian fossil bed, containing fossils twice as old as dinosaurs. Geologists and scientists alike come from around the world ...

Checkmate: Chess Club of Southern Indiana

Adam Taylor, Megan Salisbury, and Paige Thompson

April 29, 2015


Filed under Features, Video

“It helps me to keep sharp, use my mind. I had a stroke seven years ago, so this is like my personal measurement of how far I’ve come back since that,” says Michael Thomas, resident “chess guru” at the Chess Club of Southern Indiana (CCSI). “It keeps me thinking logically.” “We all get along; it’s a good group of people that just lo...

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