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Paws for Thought

Paws for Thought

Meleena Richardson, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2018

People with anxiety and depression are often a victim of their own mind, but with the aid of an emotional support animal, they have learned to cope and gain a companion while doing so.   Research suggests emotional support animals greatly improve a person’s mental health and have lasting effects on...

A Special Valentine’s Day

A Special Valentine’s Day

Jayla Rose, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2018

Indiana has plenty of ideas for Valentine’s Day. Whether it’s a date with friends or a significant other, almost anyone is down to say yes to food, especially when the word “free” is involved.

IU Southeast’s First All Female Christian Group Comes to Campus

IU Southeast’s First All Female Christian Group Comes to Campus

Kaitlin Porter, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2018

The campus’ first all female Christian group is delighted to come to IU Southeast. Delight Ministries’ focus is to “invite college women into Christ-centered community that fosters vulnerability and transforms stories.” Kiersten Baird, strategic communication sophomore, began the process...

Behind the Book Keeper

Behind the Book Keeper

Kaitlin Porter, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2018

Rows and columns of stacked books fill the floors of the IU Southeast library. Years of knowledge, stories, and ideas take life on the shelves, but a more intriguing story could be that of the book keeper himself. Christopher Proctor is the Coordinator of Access Services and the Campus Accredita...

The Desensitizing of Terrorism

The Desensitizing of Terrorism

Samuel Murphy, Content Editor

January 8, 2018

New York City, Washington D.C., London, Paris, Boston, Brussels, Nice, Orlando, Barcelona, Manchester, Las Vegas, Madrid, Chattanooga, Istanbul, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Boulder, Sandy Hook, San Bernardino, and Fort Hood. All of these locations have one thing in common; they’ve had at least one m...

The Horizon vs. The Heat

The Horizon vs. The Heat

Samuel Murphy and Julie Jackson

January 3, 2018

Welcome to The Horizon vs. The Heat. Students, faculty and staff members from The Horizon go to local restaurants in the Kentuckiana area and take on their spiciest foods, as well as try viral spicy food challenges. In our first segment, four members on the staff ventured to Cluckers on Charlestown...

Breaking Stereotypes

Breaking Stereotypes

Stephen Simmons, Staff Writer

December 9, 2017

Students who earn Social Science degrees often enter careers that are different than the name of their degrees imply. IU Southeast’s School of Social Sciences offers undergraduate degree programs in criminology and criminal justice, history, international studies, journalism, neuroscience, political science, ...

My Significant Other Said Yes, Now What?

Joshua Roy and Candace Leilani

December 5, 2017

The ring has been purchased. The night has been carefully planned. As the night culminates towards the grand finale, the moment of truth arrives. A small box is uncovered and opened. The gasp that follows is the only sound heard as conversations die abruptly and heads turn to watch the magical momen...

Working in Retail

Connie Howlett, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017

Picture a college student standing in a crowd full of shoppers, smiling and attempting to greet every single customer with a high and painful retail voice. And as he asks, “How can I help you today?” imagine them ignoring him, leaving him with a smile still on his face. Then he runs over to the ...

Alcohol and Drugs: What Does it Really Look Like in Our Community?

Alcohol and Drugs: What Does it Really Look Like in Our Community?

Connor Edrington, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2017

With all the talk about alcohol in university dorms and drugs in our community, the answer to what substance use really looks like can be hard to narrow down. Michael Day, personal counselor at IU Southeast, spoke about what he has seen with the usage of alcohol and drugs on IU Southeast’s campus. “What...

Beef with Veganism

Beef with Veganism

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2017

People choose to be vegan for a number of reasons, some being health, environmental, and/or ethical reasons. While others avoid these items because of conditions associated with their production. Whichever it is, many vegans choose this lifestyle to promote a more humane and caring world and with ethic...

Angels in the Outfield

Angels in the Outfield

Chandler Cooper, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2017

“July 16th was probably the hardest day of my life to get through,” said Santrel Farmer, freshman education major. During the summer of 2017, Farmer and his cousin, Tariq Jibreel Armour, packed for college and anticipated the next stage of their lives—a transition they often talked about as...