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Music at IUS

Dr. Erich Stem sets up recording for the album

Michael Melchor, Content Editor

August 28, 2017

You probably know that IU Southeast has a music department. You might imagine people playing violins or composing music. But you might not have known that the department helps students learn about other aspects of the music industry with its own record label. IU Southeast’s record label, New Dynamic...

Southern Indiana Food Guide

Graciela aims to assure that her food is not only delicious, but also presentable.

May 1, 2017

From the farms of rural Harrison County, to the trendy dining in New Albany, from the authentic ethnic cuisine, to the local breweries and wineries, Southern Indiana has a lot to offer the palette. We're tried to tell unique and interesting stories about the food and dining scene in Southern Indiana...

Star Wars Celebration 2017: My Journey to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Banners hung outside the West Concourse of the Orange County Convention Center for Star Wars Celebration.

Morgan Wooden, Content Editor

April 26, 2017

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be surrounded by all things “Star Wars”? Maybe you’ve thought about what it would be like to be submerged in a world of cosplay, celebrities and lightsaber battles? Star Wars Celebration covers all of that and more. Not so long ago –April 13-16,...

What Students Do Over the Summer Break

What Students Do Over the Summer Break

Ashley Smith, Staff Writer

April 11, 2017

According to the New Albany Floyd County schools calendar, students start their summer break on June first and go back to classes seven weeks later Aug. 18. According to students like  Luke Castleman, business marketing freshman, and Zach Densford, political science freshman, the IU Southeast summe...

The History of House Bill 1130

Adam Maksl testifies before the Indiana House of Representatives in support of House Bill 1130 on Feb. 15, 2017. Photo by Ruth Witmer, newsroom adviser at Indiana University.

Michael Melchor, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017

An IU Southeast assistant professor was among others who testified before the Indiana State Senate on March 15. Adam Maksl, assistant professor of journalism at IU Southeast, joined Diana Hadley, executive director of the High School Press Association, and Andrew Tapp, a student at Southport High...

Trump Comes to Louisville’s Freedom Hall for Rally

President Donald J. Trump began his speech saying,

Shannon Greer and Joseph Kauffman

March 20, 2017

On March 20 2017, Freedom Hall’s almost 19 thousand seats were filled to near capacity. Cheers and signs rose into the air and Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the U.S.A” blared from the speakers as President Donald J. Trump strode onto the stage. Trump made his visit only a little over...

Meet the SGA President and VP Candidates

Students with questions can visit the SGA Executive office in Room 014, the Senate office in Room 026 and Scott Schuchardt’s office in Room 001J, all of which are located in University Center.

Kaitlyn Martin, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2017

According to current SGA president Mark Jallayu, IU Southeast’s SGA is responsible for establishing a connection between the faculty and the students’ voices. This year’s presidential candidates are Mark Jallayu and Ashley Smith, and their vice presidential running mates are Roger Howard and...

The New UCard

Political science student Reed Van Dueson uses his UCard to buy coffee on campus from the coffee shop worker and psychology and fine arts senior Claire Faith. 
“I think [the new card] is good,” Van Dueson said. “I’ve seen flyers around advertising for it and I think it’ll be helpful because I go to IU Bloomington a lot.”

Faith, notified of the change through email, said students use their UCard in about 85 percent of purchases.

Emily Tempo, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2017

The UCard, which is utilized by IUS students for services such as making purchases at the bookstore, dining and printing, will be replaced in April by the CrimsonCard according to the IU website. The website states the new resource will be the official student photo ID card for all IU campuses. Rob Lowden, associat...

Coming to America; A Refugee’s Story

Nancy Casey, once a refugee from the war in Iraq, now a U.S. citizen.

Rachel Geveden, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2017

The ground rumbles and tea cups come crashing to the floor. Gunshots echo from a distance and the family, who only moments before relaxed in the comfort of their living room, now must take shelter in the hallway of their home. Distant gunfire and yelling can be heard as they huddle together on the floor....

LGBT in the Trump Era

“You are loved,” Ortiz said. “You are perfect exactly the way you are. You are not alone in this. There are people willing to fight for you.”

Kristy Fennessey, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2017

Member from the Chancellor’s Advisory Council on Diversity Nicholas Moore, marketing and professional selling senior, has been an active advocate and member of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community during his years at IU Southeast. Moore is currently a member of the Chancellor’s Ad...

Waiting to Welcome

Members of the Kentuckiana community gather at the Louisville International Airport on Friday, Feb. 3, to welcome the last refugees into the city before a temporary shutdown of refugee admissions begins.

Shannon Greer, Content Editor

February 6, 2017

IU Southeast alumnus Sadiq Mohamed was 20 years old when he first came to the United States from Somalia by way of a refugee camp in Kenya. “I knew that I wanted a better life, I knew that if I do get to come to America then that will open doors that will have more opportunities to have a better ...