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New technology showcased at Game On 1.5

New technology showcased at Game On 1.5

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...

First day of spring 2016 semester to be delayed two hours

First day of spring 2016 semester to be delayed two hours

Kristin Kennedy, News Editor

January 10, 2016

The spring 2016 semester is set to begin Monday, Jan. 11. However, a snowstorm that lasted from late Saturday, Jan. 9 to Sunday, Jan. 10 has caused IU Southeast to have a two-hour delay the first day of the semester, according to an IU Southeast alert. The alert was communicated to students, faculty...

Campus lodges come together for activities

Campus lodges come together for activities

Katie Casper, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2015

IU Southeast is known for being a commuter school because only about 400 students live on campus, but some students and resident assistants are trying to change that. At IU Southeast, there are five housing lodges that hold students: Woodland, Orchard, Grove, Forest and Meadow. According to IUS...

IU Southeast to begin flat-rate tuition for full-time students

IU Southeast to begin flat-rate tuition for full-time students

Joel Stinnett, Staff Reporter

November 26, 2015

An IU Southeast education will have added value for some students beginning in fall 2016. Indiana University announced Wednesday that its regional campuses – including IU Southeast – will be moving to a flat-rate tuition in an effort to minimize student debt and incentivize students to graduate...

IU Southeast students volunteer in their community

IU Southeast students volunteer in their community

Hannah Foreman, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2015

Sitting on your couch, watching the same episode of Criminal Minds for the fifth time, you think to yourself, "Isn’t there something more productive I could be doing? Something that isn’t homework? I already know how this one ends." If you’re interested in getting more involved in your community,...

Clocking out

Clocking out

Katie Casper, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2015

Whether it’s a friendly smile, a quick wave or an upbeat ‘hello,’ the presence of Ruben Borrego has been felt throughout the IU Southeast campus. Now, after 15 years, his service to the campus and its students is coming to an end. On Nov. 20, Borrego will celebrate his retirement from being...

Grenadiers set school records in home opener win

Grenadiers set school records in home opener win

Parker Henes, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2015

The IUS women's basketball team rolled past St. Mary-of-the-Woods in their home opener on Thursday, Nov. 12 by a score differential of 42 points. The Grenadiers broke 100 points, winning by a score of 121-79. The Grenadiers scored the first 16 points of the game and held the Pomeroys scoreless for the fi...

Kicking off November with thanks

Tassy Payne, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2015

November is the month known for giving thanks. To celebrate IU Southeast held a Founders’ Day luncheon for retired faculty of IU Southeast to say thank you for the work they did and are still doing for the school. In addition to saying thank you, Chancellor Ray Wallace said this luncheon was also hel...

Car accident causes campus wide power outage

Car accident causes campus wide power outage

Paige Thompson, Managing Editor

November 3, 2015

On Monday, Nov. 2, IU Southeast experienced a campus-wide power outage. According to Major Paul Holcomb of New Chapel Fire Department, the power outage was the result of an accident by a vehicle driving down Grant Line Road that took out a power line, several mail boxes and a nearby school speed limit...

Former IUS student finding success after athletics

Former IUS student finding success after athletics

Somolia Pumphrey, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2015

After leaving IU Southeast, Brandon Anderson, who had already had dreams of owning his own businesses and producing his own brands, decided to start his own clothing line, Purpose Vision Lifestyle Apparel and A Kings Vision Photography. Fresh out of Western High School in 2007, the Louisville native,...

Grenadiers lose home opener to St. Catharine

Grenadiers lose home opener to St. Catharine

Parker Henes, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2015

The IUS men’s basketball team lost their home opener 80-76 on Tuesday, Oct. 27. Four Grenadiers scored in double figures, but it wasn’t enough to overcome St. Catharine College. “It was a game we shouldn’t have lost,” head coach Wiley Brown said. The Grenadiers trailed by as many as 18 poin...

Grenadiers lose in five sets to Oakland City

Grenadiers lose in five sets to Oakland City

Enrique Bryan, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2015

The IUS volleyball team fell to Oakland City University on Tuesday, Oct. 20 in five sets (21-25, 25-15, 20-25, 27-25, 11-15). The loss is the second straight five set loss for the Grenadiers. “We didn’t do a good enough job sticking with our game plan,” head coach Eric Brian said. “When we...