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

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

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,...

On the issues

On the issues

Jordan Williams and Joel Stinnett

November 2, 2015

On Tuesday Nov. 3, some citizens across the nation will walk inside voting booths and select who will represent them in elected offices over the next few years. And next year, voters will select candidates for national offices. In Southern Indiana and Kentucky, voters will select city council and...

Policing the police: Can cameras put an end to officer brutality?

Policing the police: Can cameras put an end to officer brutality?

Elijah Lossner, Sports editor

November 3, 2014

His lifeless body lay in the street for nearly four hours after being shot dead by police officers. Unless you’ve been under a rock for the past two and a half months, then you probably guessed who I am referring to. Michael Brown. The shooting of the unarmed 18-year-old on Aug. 9 sparked daily prot...

Race and policing

Race and policing

Zak Kerr, Features editor

November 3, 2014

Almost three months after the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., the city has continued to be the epicenter of racial and policing discussions in America. To bring the discussion to IU Southeast, the Department of Political Science and the newly founded Political Science Club hosted a panel discu...