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Married IUS students both pursuing business majors

Married IUS students both pursuing business majors

Anna Smith, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2019

Gaven and Rocio Lozada-Smith met by chance while Rocio was out shopping with her family. After that serendipitous encounter, she quickly got in contact with Gaven through a mutual friend. The Lozada-Smiths are now married and both pursuing degrees in the School of Business. “We clicked quickly and...

IUS adjunct professor Frank Farmer finds felicity in faculty position

IUS adjunct professor Frank Farmer finds felicity in faculty position

Logan Stephens, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2019

An inquisitive email and an open position in the English Department led recent retiree Frank Farmer back to IU Southeast, the place where he started his academic career fifty years prior. Farmer, a Clarksville native, began attending IU Southeast in 1969. He said it was an easy decision to attend. He...

Huber’s: a Kentuckiana fall tradition

Huber’s: a Kentuckiana fall tradition

Jordan Gregg, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2019

As a packed, rickety wagon approaches an expansive field filled with vivid orange pumpkins, it is hard to deny the old cliche — fall is in the air. Visiting Huber’s Orchard and Winery during the fall season is a tradition in Kentuckiana. Patrons can shop at the Farm Market for fall treats and decorations...

IUS fine arts students bond during Harvest Float production

IUS fine arts students bond during Harvest Float production

Logan Stephens, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2019

The bead-throwing of Mardi Gras combined with the candy-giving of Halloween on Saturday, Oct. 5, for IU Southeast’s Mardi Gras and Halloween-inspired floats at this year’s Harvest Homecoming Parade and Float Show. There were two IU Southeast floats, one created by the Fine Arts department and another...

IUS Chancellor Ray Wallace discusses plans to slow declining student population at annual State of the Campus Address

IUS Chancellor Ray Wallace discusses plans to slow declining student population at annual State of the Campus Address

John Clere and Bryce Shreve

September 13, 2019

IU Southeast Chancellor Ray Wallace addressed the campus Friday, Sept. 13, at his annual State of the Campus Address.  In his speech, Wallace reflected on his first five years as IUS chancellor, discussed the campus’ declining student population, and emphasized the event’s most-used buzzword: r...

Meet the new SGA leaders

Meet the new SGA leaders

John Clere, Editor-in-Chief

June 24, 2019

After winning a contentious campaign in the spring of 2019, the new IU Southeast Student Government Association President, Rachel Ronau, and Vice President, Mitchell Henry, seek to increase participation in student government and make their organization more transparent during their term. Ronau, a biology...

Campus that never sleeps

Campus that never sleeps

Callie Manias, staff reporter

February 17, 2019

After classes are finished and students are heading back home or to the lodges, some faculty are just arriving on campus to make sure it’s ready for the next day of classes. “What you do represents what this campus is all about and our responsibility is the safety, health and wellbeing, and ...

Senior Night brings ups and downs for IU Southeast

Senior Night brings ups and downs for IU Southeast

Brandon Miniard and John Renfrow

February 9, 2019

IUS Women’s Basketball Prior to the start of Thursday night’s home finale at the Activities Building, the IU Southeast women’s basketball team honored its trio of seniors, which include four-year players Josie Hockman and Baylee Kreuger, as well as senior transfer Kelsi Scott. “They’ve ...

Campus that never sleeps

Campus that never sleeps

Callie Manias, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019

After classes are finished and students are heading back home or to the lodges, some faculty are just arriving on campus to make sure it’s ready for the next day of classes. “What you do represents what this campus is all about and our responsibility is the safety, health and wellbeing, and ...

Sexual violence prevention at IU Southeast has a new face

Sexual violence prevention at IU Southeast has a new face

Abby Bauerla, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019

IU Southeast was recently granted $300,000 to fund a program that will help those who have been affected by sexual abuse. New programs and trainings are in the planning stages because of both the grant and Nikki Green. Green is the new grant projects coordinator at the Office on Violence Against W...

Food Insecurity: How is hunger affecting IUS students

Food Insecurity: How is hunger affecting IUS students

Brittany Bullard, Staff Reporter

November 29, 2018

Food insecurity is the lack of stability in one’s food supply. For many, the reliability of their next meal isn’t so solid. This idea may bring to mind images of people starving in other parts of the world, or people you see when volunteering at a soup kitchen at Thanksgiving. However, food ins...

From Active Duty to a Bachelor’s Degree

From Active Duty to a Bachelor’s Degree

November 14, 2018

Despite what you may see in a large number of coming-of-age college movies, not all college students begin their studies straight out of high school. Some, at IU Southeast and across the United States, may begin their studies straight out of Iraq or Afghanistan. Veteran students fall into the catego...