The Horizon

IUS plans to add more changing stations in restrooms on campus

Illustration by Shelby Pennington.

Aubryn Crotchett, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2020

Following the menstrual care products story in a previous issue of The Horizon, individuals throughout the IUS community began to ask when IU Southeast would start to include changing stations in every restroom on campus. Rob Poff, director of facility operations, stated that there are currently chang...

IUS Pep Band energizes home basketball games

Six Southeast Sound brass players perform during the IUS men’s basketball regular season finale against Kokomo on Feb. 18. The Grenadiers won the game 77-67.

Alex Baker, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2020

As IU Kokomo’s point guard prepares to shoot a free throw, a group of people in the corner of the stands puts forth a symphony of chants, hoots and hollers in an attempt to distract the player. He misses the shot and chants of “soiled it, soiled it” ring through the Athletics Building, courtesy...

IUS Career Development Center’s job board, CareerLink database offer variety of jobs to students, alumni

The job board, located in University Center South, has a variety of job postings available for both students and alumni.

Braden Schroeder, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2020

Aside from resume and cover letter help, interview preparation and the internship program, the IU Southeast Career Development Center also helps undergraduate students, graduate students and alumni find employment.   A job board located outside of the Career Development Center in University Center South is one of the many ways the office reaches the IUS communit...

Former major leaguer Dave Collins brings over a decade of baseball wisdom to IU Southeast

IUS Bench Coach Dave Collins looks on from the dugout during the Grenadiers home opener against Georgetown College on February 3, 2020.

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

February 23, 2020

Dave Collins still remembered the first time he walked into a big league clubhouse in 1975, just having recently been called up from Triple-A Salt Lake City. One of the players he saw was a pitcher who wore number 30 for the California Angels, a future hall-of-famer by the name of Nolan Ryan. That wa...

IUS implements program providing free menstrual care products in restrooms

IUS implements program providing free menstrual care products in restrooms

Aubryn Crotchett, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2020

During the summer of 2019, Amanda Stonecipher, vice chancellor for enrollment management and student affairs, and Rob Poff, director of facility operations, worked together to explore the idea of offering free menstrual care products in some of the university restrooms. The idea offered an alternative...

Famous magician Brent Braun guides aspiring illusionists in New Albany

Professional sleight-of-hand magician Ken Abbot performs a coin trick for a captivated audience member during J&B’s Thursday Night Magic Hangout.

Dustin Kiefer, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2020

Downtown New Albany’s J&B Magic Shop and Theater on Spring Street—as people would guess—is more than meets the eye. The business acts as a store, magic consultancy firm, and a hangout spot for local magicians to practice and share their skills. J&B’s is owned and operated by Brent...

Exit Zero artist makes unlikely art at Falls of the Ohio

Al Gorman spots an orange sports drink on the beach at the Falls of the Ohio. He said the river learns to provide each river collector with exactly what they seek.

Moriah Harrod, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2020

Al Gorman feels our planet is headed for trying times. He sees riverbanks lined with emptied automotive containers, detergent bottles, dolls with missing limbs, shoes, lighters, all found with rapidly increasing abundance. “We create so much waste and trash that ends up in the water – I do something...

Carnegie Center, City of New Albany complete new riverside skate park

Sellersburg teen Isak Guernsey is undeterred by the sight of snowflakes while skating. Taught by his older brother, Guernsey has been on a board since he was three years old.

Moriah Harrod, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2020

The City of New Albany and The Carnegie Center for Art and History completed construction in December 2019 on the New Albany Flow Park, a creative collaboration built along the Ohio River. Part public art exhibit, part recreational park, the $500,000 project replaces the outdated skate park between...

Sustainability Club rebrands as the GREENadiers

GREENadiers President Sidney Farmer (left) and Vice President Lucia Rodriguez at the club's first meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

Anna Smith, Photo Editor

January 26, 2020

The spring semester means a new year and, for the GREENadiers, a fresh start after a semester hiatus. Formerly known as the Sustainability Club, the GREENadiers have an eventful semester planned with President Sidney Farmer and Vice President Lucia Rodriguez at the helm. The club took a hiatus last...

Louisville photographer makes photos by hand

Rudy Salgado stands in his darkroom, a repurposed closet dimly lit with an orange safelight. In this small space, Salgado prepares and develops his tintype photos.

January 12, 2020

For Rudy Salgado, Instagram filters are just not enough. A Louisville, Ky.-based artist passionate about creating art with his hands, Salgado decided to make his photographs look ‘old-fashioned’ by making them the ‘old-fashioned’ way. He uses the tintype method, a photographic technology invented...

Ashley Wallace: Acting out in class

Headshot provided by Ashley Wallace

Marc Andry, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2019

While traversing the halls of the Knobview and the Ogle Center, if the sounds of laughter, playful yelling and elaborate accents are heard, the classroom of Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater Performance Ashley Wallace is the likely source. Wallace began her teaching career at the University...

Married IUS students both pursuing business majors

Gaven and Rocio Lozada-Smith have much in common, including the degrees they are pursuing. Both are business majors at IU Southeast.

Anna Smith, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2019

Gaven and Rocio Lozada-Smith met by chance while Rocio was out shopping with her family. After that serendipitous encounter, she quickly got in contact with Gaven through a mutual friend. The Lozada-Smiths are now married and both pursuing degrees in the School of Business. “We clicked quickly and...