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IUS students remember Katie Morris, raise funds to support family

IUS students remember Katie Morris, raise funds to support family

John Clere, Editor-in-Chief

December 27, 2019

IU Southeast art therapy major Katie Morris died Monday, Dec. 23, at age 20. She will be missed by her friends at IUS, where she was a proud member of sorority Alpha Phi. Morris underwent a heart transplant at age 14 after a restrictive cardiomyopathy diagnosis. But even during subsequent health struggles,...

For the Kids

For the Kids

Somolia Pumphrey, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2016

IUS students recently came together for fun, games, dancing and refreshments. The day consisted of dancing, basketball, cornhole and dodge ball. The only rule was that once the event began, participants were instructed not to sit down. The IUS chapter of Alpha Phi held its first dance marathon in honor ...

IUS to hold Dance Marathon

IUS to hold Dance Marathon

Katie Casper, News Editor

March 17, 2016

IU Southeast is holding a dance marathon that will raise money for Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis. The Indiana University Southeast Dance Marathon will take place Saturday, March 19 at IU Southeast from 1 to 9 p.m. The dance marathon will last eight hours and will include dancing, food, games,...

Thinking about joining a sorority?

Chelsey Carr, News Editor

May 14, 2015

One of the largest communities on campus is Greek life. Some join for the resume builder, others sisterhood, or even philanthropic work. It is full of opportunities to get involved on campus and in the community. Following is a guide to formal recruitment for girls interested in joining a sorority. Formal...

Alpha Phi Red Dress Gala celebrates and honors heart disease awareness

Alpha Phi Red Dress Gala celebrates and honors heart disease awareness

Lynn Bailey, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2015

Elegant ruby red dresses, crystal chandeliers, black tablecloths and a runway red carpet adjourned The Grand Venue. Where students, facility, and alumni of Alpha Phi joined together for the Red Dress Gala; An event that celebrates and honors heart disease awareness and research. Sponsors for the re...

Luv the doors: IU Southeast decorates doors for homecoming contest

Luv the doors: IU Southeast decorates doors for homecoming contest

Kaetln Harrison, Staff Writer

February 14, 2015

Homecoming is knocking. This week student organizations had the opportunity to  compete in a door decorating contest; an event that has been a tradition for nine years. The contest is part of homecoming week and allows students to be creative while showing their support for IU Southeast’s homecoming. Each...

Battle of the Phierce Fights Through the Rain

Rain Hopkins, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014

A little rain didn’t stop the Phi Sigma Sigmas from having a good time. The sorority hosted their second annual “Survival of the Phierce,”-- a field day created to help raise money for the girls’ philanthropy expenses. The event began Friday, Oct. 3, at 8 a.m. and ended at 8 p.m. Tickets were...

IUS organizations harvest fun for local children

IUS Horizon

October 14, 2012

Amid inflatables, roasted corn stands, several strollers and attendees dressed in sweatshirts and jeans, there was a princess walking around IU Southeast’s Fall Festival on Oct. 7. Little did she know her validity was about to be tested by an inquisitive young girl. “Are you a real princess?” th...

Sorority upstages competition

IUS Horizon

September 9, 2012

The fifth annual Campus Boogie event on Aug. 30 at the Ogle Center in Knobview served as the unofficial close for the campus-wide Week of Welcome. Three cash prizes were up for grabs for the student groups who performed during the event. A judge’s panel comprised of three faculty and staff member...

Fine arts senior dedicated to sorority

IUS Horizon

February 19, 2012

Anna Loos, fine arts senior, said she chose IU Southeast because it is a small school that reminds her of her hometown in Elizabeth, Ind. Not only is she involved in the Fine Arts program, but she is also the president of Alpha Phi sorority. When choosing her major, Loos said she knew she had talent...

IUS blood drive draws different types

IUS Horizon

February 7, 2012

Alpha Phi partnered with the Red Cross to host a blood drive on Jan. 30 in the Hoosier Room. Alpha Phi has worked with the Red Cross for more than five years to bring blood drives to IU Southeast in order to get students involved with giving back to the community. Lauren Smith, marketing senior and Alpha Phi vice president, said the sorority decided to ho...