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IUS hosts Mock Iowa Caucus, voting drama ensues

Joe Wert, IUS professor of political science, tries to rally support for Amy Klobuchar. Klobuchar would go on to finish with the third most voters in the IUS Mock Caucus, which awarded her one delegate.

Logan Stephens, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2020

IUS students and faculty took over the Hoosier Room on Tuesday, Feb. 18 to participate in IU Southeast’s first ever Mock Iowa Caucus. The goal was to educate those involved and also have a decisive winner, unlike 2020’s controversial Iowa caucus, which featured a questionable vote-counting app. The...

Professors participate in 2016 election panel

Ron Allman, professor of journalism, speaks to the crowd about the media and if they need to change the way they cover politics.

Connor Edrington, Staff Reporter

April 29, 2016

The third floor of the IUS Library was recently home to a discussion about politics and whether or not Americans have created politicians’ characteristics. On Wednesday, April 13 from 6 to 7:30 p.m., students gathered in the library to listen to a panel of IUS professors speak about how the country...

Students, not customers

Illustration by Hector Cassanova / Tribune News Service

Charlyn Corum, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2016

Free does not always mean better. Senator Bernie Sanders’ College for All Act states that all students deserve to go to college tuition and debt free no matter how much money their parents make. The act, which would only apply to public colleges and universities, would make college tuition free by...

Candy Crowley comes to IUS

Candy Crowley speaks to the crowd about the 2016 presidential election and the candidates.

Kristin Kennedy and Brandon Looney

March 6, 2016

In the midst of the 2016 presidential election season, the candidates are battling to win voters’ support and come out on top. Candy Crowley, former chief political correspondent for CNN, visited IU Southeast to share her predictions and insights about the election, the candidates and how they have...