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Your Kentuckiana Polling Guide

Your Kentuckiana Polling Guide

Brittany Bullard, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2018


Filed under Kentuckiana, Midterms 2018, News, Politics

Finding out where you’re supposed to vote varies from state to state, but you have to know where to go in order to participate in the process. But don’t worry; finding your polling place is simple. Polling locations are typically held in buildings such as schools, community centers or churches. Ther...

Students Gather for Final Presidential Debate

Connor Edrington, Staff Writer

October 21, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

Students gathered on Wednesday Oct. 19 to watch the final presidential debate before the general election on Nov. 8. The debate watch party began at 8:45 p.m., in Hillside Hall room 104 with the debate itself beginning 15 minutes later at 9 p.m. The majority of students attended the full debate...

Professors participate in 2016 election panel

Professors participate in 2016 election panel

Connor Edrington, Staff Reporter

April 29, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

The third floor of the IUS Library was recently home to a discussion about politics and whether or not Americans have created politicians’ characteristics. On Wednesday, April 13 from 6 to 7:30 p.m., students gathered in the library to listen to a panel of IUS professors speak about how the country...

Examining voter turnout patterns

Examining voter turnout patterns

Kristin Kennedy, Social Media Coordinator

November 2, 2015


Filed under Features, Top Stories

During this year’s election, many citizens will stand in line to vote candidates into office. According to statistics, though, the lines may be short. Over the last couple of years, the statistics show fewer citizens 18 and older have been voting in recent general elections. Just over a third...

On the issues

On the issues

Jordan Williams and Joel Stinnett

November 2, 2015


Filed under Features, Top Stories

On Tuesday Nov. 3, some citizens across the nation will walk inside voting booths and select who will represent them in elected offices over the next few years. And next year, voters will select candidates for national offices. In Southern Indiana and Kentucky, voters will select city council and...

Low student presence creates debate uproar

IUS Horizon

October 28, 2012


Filed under News

IU Southeast took center stage on Oct. 23 by serving as the location for a second debate between Indiana Senatorial candidates. Hosted by the Indiana Debate Commission, the event took place in the Ogle Center, where nearly 50 TV and radio stations broadcast a live discussion between Democrat Joe ...

IUS promotes political activism

IUS Horizon

September 23, 2012


Filed under News

Students discovered how to become more involved and better informed in politics during “Constitution Day: Powering the Individual Citizen,” hosted by the IUS Civil Liberties Union. The event featured a panel of IUS political science professors and a representative from the American CLU of India...