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365 Under 45

365 Under 45

Sarah Magin and Lydia Wieczorek

January 22, 2018

Jan. 20 marked one year since our 45th president, Donald Trump, rallied supporters to the United States Capitol with a vow to apply his bigger-and-better business style to the country as a whole. “America will no longer settle for anything less than the best,” he declared. And after a divisive ...

Campus Bathrooms: A Common Place for Graffiti

Campus Bathrooms: A Common Place for Graffiti

Connor Shipley, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2018

Graffiti is a common sight to see in both male and female restrooms around campus. Why is this so frequently looked over and what makes writing on the bathroom walls so tempting? While illegal in the state of Indiana and against the IU Southeast Code of Student Rights Responsibilities, & Conduc...

Bringing the Music to Life

Bringing the Music to Life

Beth Hunter, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2018

Beethoven, Bach and Mozart are well-known classical musicians from 18th century Europe; however, Louisville is home to A/tonal, an ensemble featuring living composers with IU Southeast roots. Unlike other classical groups, A/tonal strives to create a comfortable, laid-back environment and often wears...

Grenadier Careers

Grenadier Careers

Meleena Richardson, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2018

Finals week is generally considered the most stressful at a university. Between worrying over exams and getting last minute classes finalized for the next semester, those few weeks are rough enough for any aspiring college student to question,“Is college really worth this?”   You hear it your...

FCC votes to repeal Net Neutrality with party-line vote of 3-2

FCC votes to repeal Net Neutrality with party-line vote of 3-2

Samuel Murphy, Content Editor

January 8, 2018

A cloud of uncertainty could be in the forecast for those born and raised through the internet and the social media age. On Thursday, Dec. 14, the Federal Communication Commission’s vote on the future of Net Neutrality came down to a straight party-line decision of 3 to 2. Republican commissioners, Ajit Pai, Michael O’Riel...

The Desensitizing of Terrorism

The Desensitizing of Terrorism

Samuel Murphy, Content Editor

January 8, 2018

New York City, Washington D.C., London, Paris, Boston, Brussels, Nice, Orlando, Barcelona, Manchester, Las Vegas, Madrid, Chattanooga, Istanbul, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Boulder, Sandy Hook, San Bernardino, and Fort Hood. All of these locations have one thing in common; they’ve had at least one m...

The P Word

The P Word

Chandler Cooper, Content Editor

January 5, 2018

Editors Note: The version of this story published in the Jan. 8th print issue included a pull quote that misquoted senior lecturer in English Tom O'Neal. It said, "Writers own two things. They own their unique combination of words and they own ideas, as so far as anyone can own an idea. The only exp...

What are IUS students thankful for?

What are IUS students thankful for?

Macy Allgeier, Staff Reporter

November 23, 2017

Students at IU Southeast reveal what they're thankful for this Thanksgiving as well some of their favorite Thanksgiving foods and traditions.

Alcohol and Drugs: What Does it Really Look Like in Our Community?

Alcohol and Drugs: What Does it Really Look Like in Our Community?

Connor Edrington, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2017

With all the talk about alcohol in university dorms and drugs in our community, the answer to what substance use really looks like can be hard to narrow down. Michael Day, personal counselor at IU Southeast, spoke about what he has seen with the usage of alcohol and drugs on IU Southeast’s campus. “What...

Unrelated Twins

Unrelated Twins

Chandler Cooper, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2017

They say everybody has a double. It’s a known myth that we all have a doppelganger somewhere out there - or at least someone who resembles us in some peculiar fashion - but we never really expect to see that person within the same city, let alone the same campus. A normal day for Matt McClellan,...

Angels in the Outfield

Angels in the Outfield

Chandler Cooper, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2017

“July 16th was probably the hardest day of my life to get through,” said Santrel Farmer, freshman education major. During the summer of 2017, Farmer and his cousin, Tariq Jibreel Armour, packed for college and anticipated the next stage of their lives—a transition they often talked about as...

Resisting in Kentuckiana: The Local Indivisible Movement

Resisting in Kentuckiana: The Local Indivisible Movement

Julie Jackson, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2017

Nov. 9,. 2016 was either a day of joy or a day of uncertainty for Americans across the nation. It was the day after the presidential election that Donald Trump was unofficially called to be the President of the United States for the next four years. For some, there was a sense of victory. But for others,...