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Kentuckiana Spring Break Guide

Kentuckiana Spring Break Guide

Kaitlin Porter, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2018

Spring Break — the ultimate college party time. However, sometimes this fantasy is not a reality. The truth is, many college students are unable to pack up for the week long break and head to a tropical destination. Luckily, there are plenty of local attractions that are sure to keep them occupied ...

Grenadier Pride and Sportswear Culture at IU Southeast

Grenadier Pride and Sportswear Culture at IU Southeast

Tate McGarvey and Erin Coffee

March 23, 2018

Across the nation, college students are gearing up to see their teams compete in the annual NCAA tournaments. With all the buzz floating around about brackets and sports teams, loyalties at IU Southeast seem swayed, with colors across the spectrum displayed in the halls. At a school with its own sports and mascot, ...

The Trouble with Boys

The Trouble with Boys

John Renfrow, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2018

Since the dawn of time, women have a found a way to strive in a world constantly at odds against them. In recent memory, the #MeToo movement and the new-age feminist revolution have made great strides in unlocking new levels of equality for women, and setting examples for girls for empower themselve...

The Millennial Business Model

The Millennial Business Model

Jordan Williams, Managing Editor

March 7, 2018

Starting Small Businesses If you are a millennial – an American born between 1980 and 2000- then business matters to you and you matter to business, according to research. A study published in 2017 by America’s SBDC, the association of the country’s small business development centers, emphas...

Collaboration Gets the Job Done

Collaboration Gets the Job Done

Erin Coffee and Tate McGarvey

March 6, 2018

With flexible working arrangements and simplified business management continuously changing the landscape of the workplace, there is one entity that has allowed employees across the world to thrive like never before. Collaborative workspaces — also known as shared workspaces — have given small bu...

Going Beyond the Drug-Induced EDM Culture

Going Beyond the Drug-Induced EDM Culture

Tate McGarvey, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2018

While current moods often influence what music a person may listen to, there is a new wave that has left people across the world raving. Electronic dance music (EDM) made its way from Jamaica and mainstream Europe to the United States and around the rest of the world, creating some of music’s mo...

The ‘Ghosting’ Phenomenon

The ‘Ghosting’ Phenomenon

Erin Coffee, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2018

Ghosting, unfortunately, doesn’t involve actual ghosts at all. In reality, it’s a dating trend that’s rising in popularity where you are involved with someone for a time and then you cut off all communication with them, leaving them without closure. It can be emotionally taxing on both ends,...

Yes Louisville: Growing an Empire

Yes Louisville: Growing an Empire

Meleena Richardson, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018

Positivity is becoming harder to find as our society spins deeper into the depths of controversy and negativity; however, Yes Louisville provides a positive outlook as a safe haven to the Louisville community. Yes Louisville is a positive content based company that strives to uplift its local audi...

Ladies of the Morning

Ladies of the Morning

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018

Just like their namesake, Hi-Five Doughnuts says their business is that of a friendly hands-on celebration of sweet indulgence and an ode to Louisville pride. Hi-Five said they wanted to shy away from the “derby inspired everything” branding and instead decided to coin their shop after anoth...

How headphones affect hearing and what damage they can cause

How headphones affect hearing and what damage they can cause

Katie Laughlin, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2018

Headphones. Over the head. In the ear. And through the tympanic membrane they go. Playing loud music to drown out the world is known as a peaceful act, but how peaceful is the tympanic membrane when listening to anything on level ten?  Headphones can be worn to help focus through a workout, homework, a cre...

Tackling Lupus

Tackling Lupus

Kaitlin Porter, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2018

Morgan Bentley Holdway, marketing senior, wakes up in the morning and checks for small red marks on her body. Marks that will let her know if a lupus flare up is in her future. On days when the lupus flare has arrived, she cannot even make it out of bed. Bentley Holdway woke up one morning with ...

Are Smartphones Hurting our Health and Happiness?

Are Smartphones Hurting our Health and Happiness?

Meleena Richardson, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2018

Angie Munoz, a primary education sophomore at IU Southeast, begins her phone ritual from the moment her eyes open in the morning until they close at night. “Checking my phone is literally the first thing I do in the morning,” Munoz said. “Sometimes I even fall asleep on my phone watching Netfl...