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Note-Taking Techniques

Note-Taking Techniques

Bryce Shreve, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2018

Casual banter trails off as the professor enters the room. A hush falls over the class as the dreaded Chapter One slideshow appears on the board. Students — well, most students — quickly reach for their notebooks. But in the digital age, not all notebooks are made from dead trees. Although there...

A virtual walk in the park

A virtual walk in the park

Joshua Roy, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2018

A life-size, remote controlled R2-D2 greeted students in the cafeteria on Wednesday, Sept. 12, as a part of IU Southeast’s “Game On.” Each semester, the University Information Technology Services puts on “Game On” to introduce students to different technology resources on campus. They h...

IU Southeast commemorates 9/11 anniversary

IU Southeast commemorates 9/11 anniversary

Dustin Kiefer, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2018

A cool morning air gently flows over McCullough Plaza carried on by a peaceful morning breeze. At 8:46 a.m. on Sept. 11, 17 years ago, the first plane, Flight 11, crashed into the the North Tower of the World Trade Center. Today, at the same time of the attacks, Chancellor Ray Wallace and a small group o...

Students Weigh in on when Spring Break will be

Students Weigh in on when Spring Break will be

Sarah Magin, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2018

The IU Southeast Faculty Senate has proposed to move spring break two weeks earlier in the semester. This would align spring break with all Indiana University campuses. Previously, IU Southeast’s spring break had aligned with several of the local K-12 school districts' spring breaks.   The Academ...

A Passion for the Stars

A Passion for the Stars

John Clere, Staff Reporter

September 4, 2018

At age 14, IUS professor Gerald Ruth, emeritus of geosciences, grinded a handmade mirror for his first telescope. He grinded it to the exact precision as the mirror originally used in the Hubble Space Telescope. Ruth developed his passion for astronomy early in his youth. “I’ve had a passion for astronomy ...

Fall concert lineup

Fall concert lineup

Erin Coffee, Content Editor

August 23, 2018

Whether you’re a frequent concert-goer or just getting into the swing of things, the Louisville area has it all. Rhythmic hip hop beats, sultry indie tunes, bass-driven rock, and everything in between. Within the next month, a variety of talent is coming to the concert halls around Louisville. Get ...

Summer 2018 Social Recap

Summer 2018 Social Recap

Meleena Richardson, Social Media Director

August 23, 2018

Social media has been on the rise and shows no signs of going anywhere but up. According to a new study published by Hootsuite, a platform designed to engage in all things social media, an estimated 40 percent of the world’s population is using a social media platform and this number is expected to...

Welcoming the Class of 2022

Welcoming the Class of 2022

Meleena Richardson, Social Media Director

August 22, 2018

Students packed into the activities building to listen to speeches given by Chancellor Ray Wallace, Candyce Clifft, anchor for WDRB, Cassie Goodrich, student body president and other faculty members. Chancellor Wallace began the morning by giving a speech to the students before passing the podium to Clifft...

Keep Calm and Book a Librarian

Keep Calm and Book a Librarian

Chandler Cooper, Content Editor

August 21, 2018

It’s 3:00 a.m. and the internet is no longer your friend. The amount of cat memes seem to outweigh the number of scholarly articles related to your research topic, and the midnight oil is burning low. Research can be a college student’s greatest learning experience and worst nightmare, but it d...

Purr, Play, Sip, De-stress

Purr, Play, Sip, De-stress

Chandler Cooper, Content Editor

August 21, 2018

What happens when you put college students in a room full of kittens for 50 minutes? The pawsibilities are endless. Purrfect Day Cafe opened its doors in Louisville Aug. 8 as the first cat cafe to come to the city. Located in the heart of the Highlands, the cafe serves snacks, desserts, coffee, tea ...

Indiana governments combating the opioid epidemic

Indiana governments combating the opioid epidemic

Samuel Murphy, Sports Director

August 21, 2018

In 2016, the opioid epidemic claimed more than twice the amount of lives taken by the United States’ hot-button topic — gun violence. Opioids were involved in 42,249 deaths, and opioid overdose deaths were five times higher in 2016 than 1999, according to the Center for Disease Control. Gun-related ...

New Graduate Program, Master of Science in Management, for IU Southeast

New Graduate Program, Master of Science in Management, for IU Southeast

Chandler Cooper, Content Editor

August 19, 2018

Students planning to complement their undergraduate degree with a master’s now have another option available to explore at IU Southeast. The Master of Science in Management is a new one-year master’s program that offers non-business undergraduates the ability to earn a graduate degree in management. ...