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Natalie Bowman: The Costume Queen of IUS

Natalie Bowman gives assistance to her wardrobe crew as they design a new costume. (left to right: Alyssa Fry, Erin Hogle, Natalie Bowman, Alex Conn).

Marc Andry, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2019

Beneath the Robinson stage, an old storage room is now a fabric wonderland bustling with the activity of sewing machines, tailors and costume designers all thanks to the efforts of costume shop manager Natalie Bowman. Ever since she was a kid, Bowman told herself she did not want to be a teacher, as...

IUS professor forms Muslim Student Association

IUS professor forms Muslim Student Association

Jordan Gregg, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2019

The IUS Muslim Student Association, founded by Assistant Professor of Elementary Science and Technology Education Sumreen Asim, held its inaugural meeting Friday, Nov. 1. Asim said she collaborated with other faculty members to organize an association for Muslim students. She told them, “we need to...

Polly’s Freeze continues to dish out sweet service after 67 years of business

Polly’s Freeze continues to dish out sweet service after 67 years of business

Aubryn Crotchett, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2019

Polly’s Freeze, the famed Georgetown ice cream stand, closed for the season after celebrating its 67th year of business Sunday, Oct. 20. In 1952, Polly’s Freeze opened as a local roadside stand outside Georgetown, Indiana. After 67 years, Polly’s Freeze still strives to serve good food and great...

Club Spotlight: Public Relations Student Society of America

Club Spotlight: Public Relations Student Society of America

Jordan Gregg, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2019

The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) is a product of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) that provides networking with peers and professionals in the public relations industry. It is a pre-professional organization consisting of a national network of more than ten thousand...

IUS Multicultural Student Union celebrates diversity

From left to right President Leslie Venzor, Recruitment Officer Josiah Pohl and Secretary Sarah Fischer at the Multicultural Student Union’s weekly meeting in UC 122.

Emily Elliotte, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2019

Page four of the Registered Student Organization Handbook emphasizes a Diversity Statement, prohibiting each organization from discrimination of any kind. Several student organizations, including the Multicultural Student Union (MSU), make diversity a core value. The MSU plays a large role in advocacy...

Two professional photographers captured IU Southeast’s attention at the Ogle Center

Tamara Gooch (right) answers a question while Jess Lee listens. Photo by Sydney Randall.

Sydney Randall, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2019

Renowned professional photographers Jess Lee and Tamara Gooch came to IU Southeast to speak about their experiences and share the beauty of nature and wildlife within their images at the Ogle Center Thursday, Oct. 24. The event is part of the 11th annual Louisville Photo Biennial, which is a photo...

Huber’s: a Kentuckiana fall tradition

The Starlight water tower overlooks a pumpkin patch as families search diligently for the perfect pumpkin

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...

One-woman show at the Ogle

Professor Rebekka Meixner-Hanks diligently works on a new stage set she is designing for the IU Southeast Theatre Department.

Marc Andry, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2019

Two towers, each standing two and a half stories high, sat on both ends of a two-story castle. This set, spanning 60 feet wide, was designed by Theater Professor Rebekkah Meixner-Hanks, for a production of “Once Upon A Mattress.” “Our production of ‘Once Upon A Mattress’ was really impressive...

Club Spotlight: Women in Computing

Club Spotlight: Women in Computing

Aubryn Crotchett, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2019

Members and officers brainstormed ideas while snacking on Jersey Mike’s sub sandwiches at Women in Computing’s October meeting on Monday, Oct. 14. Women in Computing (WIC) is a club at IU Southeast that dedicates itself to helping women further their career and educational goals by providing leadership,...

IUS fine arts students bond during Harvest Float production

Tor Chaleunphonh, sophomore graphic design major, explains his idea for the mask to his classmates.

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...

Dealing with harassment on campus

A Blue Light Phone located in the Evergreen West Lot in front of the Library is one of several emergency phones available throughout campus. The phone lines are directly linked to the University Police and the light on top of the pole will come on when it is activated.

Jordan Gregg, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2019

IUPD has issued three crime notice disclosures related to stalking and harassment this semester. The IUS Police Department provides assistance and resources for students who have concerns regarding their safety or any other issues they face either on or off campus. An open door policy is emphasized...

Club Spotlight: Chemistry Club

Club Spotlight: Chemistry Club

Bryce Shreve, Managing Editor

October 6, 2019

Snacks, soda and a passion for science filled room 110 in the Physical Science building as the IUS Chemistry Club held its second meeting of the fall semester on Thursday, October 3. Katie McCoy, club president and junior chemistry major, detailed upcoming events for the 22 science enthusiasts in...