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Louisville Orchestra performs in Ogle Center

The Louisville Orchestra warms up for its performance.

Brian Davis, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2016

Classical music composed by Mozart, Schubert, Haydn, Salieri, Gluck and other composers filled Stem Concert Hall in the Ogle Center during the Louisville Orchestra’s show, “Classical Classics.” The Louisville Orchestra’s performance lasted from 7:30 to around 9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6. Teddy...

Adult life is sometimes underwhelming

Sara Holubar, Spanish and English writing senior, said that as a child she really wanted to be a mom and have the ability to make her own decisions. Picture drawn by Holubar.

Charlyn Corum, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2016

Buying a house and having a family ends up being more complex than a childhood wish. Children fantasize over what their adult life will be like.  They dream about what occupation they want, how many cars they will have and how big their house and family will be. When children become adults they...

A Night of Spells

Molly Weasley’s Rock Cakes were available for attendees to snack on.

Autumn Hockenbury, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2016

IU Southeast students and community members stepped into Harry Potter’s world during the IUS Bookstore’s Harry Potter Book Night. They dueled with wands, dressed as characters and objects in the Harry Potter series, drank Polyjuice Potion and completed other activities related to the series. The...

New door locks installed on campus

The door of Knobview Hall, room 207, is one of many doors in Knobview that have had new thumb locks installed.

Kristin Kennedy and Katie Casper

February 4, 2016

Any time a lockdown happens to occur on campus, the IU Notify emergency alert system allows students, faculty and staff to receive text, call and e-mail alerts regarding the lockdown and appropriate safety procedures, according to the IU Notify sign-up webpage. Staying locked and hidden in classrooms are among the instructions IU Notify gives during a lockdown. Des...

New technology showcased at Game On 1.5

Nash Laney, fine arts student, creates art with a 3Doodler, a 3-D printer pen that can be used to design projects and build creative ideas in the medium of 3-D printing.. Laney created a rectangular prism, vertical lines standing up from the table and 3-D words.

Brandon Looney, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2016

During this semester’s Game On technology festival, called Game On 1.5!, students, faculty and staff used the Oculus Rift, a system for virtual reality, to explore the capabilities of virtual reality technology. Game On 1.5! was held on Wednesday, Jan. 27 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in The Commons. In...

IUS professor discusses King’s idea of building a better community

Melissa Fry, assistant professor of sociology and director of the Applied Research and Education Center at IU Southeast, discusses the relationship between applied community sociology and Martin Luther King Jr. The graph represented the percentage of minorities in Clark and Floyd County elementary schools.

Tony Pacheco, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2016

Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream of building a better community for all people, but his notion of the beloved community is an idea that sociologists are still pursuing today. Melissa Fry, assistant professor of sociology and director of the Applied Research and Education Center at IU Southeast,...

“Get on the Bus” screening stimulates discussion of racial and other issues

Associate director of Campus Life Channell Barbour, business junior Nicholas Moore, education junior Calvin Barron, Spanish senior Tuyuq Hightower, psychology and sociology junior Izzy Nolan, education junior Dakota Hendrick, education junior Jessica Pilkerton and psychology sophomore Kelly Howard listen to Joseph Grant, lecturer of criminology and criminal justice, discuss “Get on the Bus.”

Kristin Kennedy, News Editor

January 22, 2016

African-American men and Caucasian men discriminated against each other. Meanwhile, a few men were coming to terms with their sexuality, and a man and his son had a stormy relationship. These are just a few of the issues illustrated in “Get on the Bus,” a 1996 film directed by Spike Lee. Students,...

Sociology Club collects snacks for the homeless

Aimee Kelmel, sociology senior, and Aubrey Garman, psychology and sociology senior, collect individually wrapped snacks Thursday, Jan. 14 in The Commons for the Sociology Club. The snacks will be added to care packages that will be distributed to the homeless during the Point in Time count on Wednesday, Jan. 27.

Autumn Hockenbury, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2016

Aimee Kelmel, sociology senior, had an experience that showed her the importance of supporting organizations that help those who experience homelessness. In 2013, her home was destroyed by a fire. Everything was incinerated except for her video games and a few clothes, but her family and animals made...

King Breakfast raises money for scholarships

Groups of people joined together for the King Scholarship Breakfast and Panel Discussion on Saturday, Jan. 16 in the Hoosier Room in University Center North to donate to and support the scholarship efforts, as well as discuss issues of racism.

Connor Edrington, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2016

On the weekend before Martin Luther King Jr. Day, groups listened to experts speak about the legacy of a man that helped pave the way for African American citizens in our country. More than 100 alumni, community members and local government officials attended the 2016 King Scholarship Breakfast and...

Senior art exhibition depicts identical twins

Reba Potter, fine arts senior, stands next to a piece from her B.A. senior art exhibition on Thursday, Jan. 14.

Connor Edrington, Staff Reporter

January 15, 2016

Bright, colorful artwork hangs on two walls of the art gallery in the lower level of the IUS library. The artwork displays two similar people in two different ways. Reba Potter, fine arts senior, created the artwork for her B.A. senior art exhibition, which began Thursday, Jan. 14. The artwork is...

“America’s Got Talent” singer performs at IU Southeast

Cas Haley performs one of his songs, “Hold Up My Heart,” during the Student Program Council’s IU South Beach event on Tuesday, Jan. 12 in The Commons.

Hannah Foreman, Staff Reporter

January 14, 2016

Nothing has kept Cas Haley from doing what he loves most, not even a skiing accident that left him unable to sing for eight months.  Haley has been performing for over two decades, and he was seen on season two of “America’s Got Talent” in 2007. On Tuesday, Jan. 12, Haley performed during the...

Silencing the Generalizations of the Liberal Arts

Silencing the Generalizations of the Liberal Arts

Jordan Williams, Features Editor

January 11, 2016

When Scotty Striegel first started college, he planned to major in civil engineering. He thought the field provided good job prospects. But while studying at Ivy Tech in 2011, he quickly learned that he had a fondness for classes that focused on writing and literature. Now a junior at IU Southeast,...