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Fall 2018 Census Overview

Fall 2018 Census Overview

Ryan McCracken, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2018

Every fall, a census is taken by the Office of Institutional Effectiveness at IU Southeast to collect student headcount, credit hours and demographic numbers. The data is used to provide information about student satisfaction, student experience and engagement and is factored into the campus budgeti...

Kentuckiana community gathers for annual Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular

Kentuckiana community gathers for annual Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular

Natalie Allen, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2018

Gather your families and celebrate the season with glowing festive pumpkins. The Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular in Louisville is an event that has grown largely over the years, bringing in thousands of visitors each year to view over 5,000 lit pumpkins. The event is available Oct. 9 - Nov. 4. The even...

$300,000 grant for sexual violence prevention awarded to IUS

$300,000 grant for sexual violence prevention awarded to IUS

Dante Mills, Tessa Arnold, and Bryce Shreve

October 10, 2018

IU Southeast has been awarded a federal grant of $300,000 for sexual violence awareness and prevention. It was the only university in Indiana to receive the grant this year. The Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) chose dozens of college campuses across the nation to rece...

51st Harvest Homecoming Parade embarks the fall festival of the season

51st Harvest Homecoming Parade embarks the fall festival of the season

Candace Leilani, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2018

Saturday, Oct. 6,  was the kickoff of the locally famous Harvest Homecoming. The parade showing many local service people, community businesses and youth-oriented activities gave not only a chance for the community to clap their support to those walking, but it was a fun day for families to spend time ...

Voter registration deadline approaches

Voter registration deadline approaches

Dante Mills, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018

The deadline to register to vote in the upcoming election is Tuesday, Oct. 9, for Kentucky and Indiana residents. The midterm elections will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 6 and polls will remain open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Voters must bring a government-issued photo ID  in order to vote. The photo ID ma...

Boo Factor Rises with “Literally, a Haunted House”

Boo Factor Rises with “Literally, a Haunted House”

Candace Leilani, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2018

You stand, signing your life away as you are blessed by Father Dan with holy water before being confronted with the humans prepared to scare you. But it is all for a good cause! In exchange of your screams, frightening feelings and jumps of unexpected laughter, you are helping restore what was t...

St. James Court Art Show kicks off in Louisville

St. James Court Art Show kicks off in Louisville

Natalie Allen, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2018

  Start gathering your money to purchase a variety of unique artworks at this year’s St. James Art Show. This year marks the 62nd year of the St. James Court Art Show on Belgravia Court in Louisville. The show is surrounded by old Victorian homes in the Old Louisville neighborhood by 3rd Stree...

Greek Law Educates Students on Sexual Assault Prevention

Greek Law Educates Students on Sexual Assault Prevention

Tessa Arnold, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2018

Joey Wilkerson, a third year graduate law student at the University of Louisville, and Georgia Turner, a University of Louisville law alumnus have been doing this seminar for 3 years. The pair travel to different universities to speak about consent, sexual assault prevention and bystander education...

Harvest Homecoming volunteers continue community tradition

Harvest Homecoming volunteers continue community tradition

John Clere, staff reporter

October 2, 2018

Every October, roughly half a million people, both locals and visitors, gather at the Harvest Homecoming Festival in New Albany, Indiana. The event has been a key part of local tradition for 51 years and continues to attract a diverse and eager crowd. At the center of it all is a small, colorfully painted office on...

A Somber Reminder

A Somber Reminder

Joshua Roy, staff reporter

October 2, 2018

On Monday, 1,000 weathered backpacks lined the walkways and lawns on IU Southeast's campus. Each bag represents the average of college students who commit suicide every year. The counseling staff at IU Southeast partnered with Active Minds, a country wide college organization which works to chang...

IUS 4th Annual Out of the Darkness Walk

IUS 4th Annual Out of the Darkness Walk

Candace Leilani, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2018

Saturday morning, Sept. 29, students, faculty and community members gathered around the clock tower on campus to support suicide prevention at the 4th annual Out of the Darkness walk, hosted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. IU Southeast Counseling Services organized the event....

A Dramatic Sneak Peek

A Dramatic Sneak Peek

Stephen Simmons, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018

IU Southeast’s Theatre Department is producing two shows this semester. Both of these shows will be directed by Ashley Wallace, visiting assistant professor of theatre in performance. Wallace directs all the shows at IU Southeast in addition to teaching most of the performance classes. Rhiannon Strange, a the...