The Horizon

Blast from the past looks ahead

Blast from the past looks ahead

John Clere, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Features

Even on a lightly-attended night, the Georgetown Drive-In opens its gates to a line of cars stretching from the ticket booth to the road. The line twists around the theater’s marquee, upon which rests a bright blue 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air wrapped in neon lights. Moviegoers are greeted at the ticket ...

Stressful Times Call for Yoga Poses

Stressful Times Call for Yoga Poses

McKenna Curry, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Features

Reynolds rolls out her yoga mat and places her feet on the soft padding. She feels relaxed, calm and composed﹣feelings that every stressed college student wants to feel. Yoga is a metaphysical discipline that includes meditation, body poses and breath control. For several students on campus, this pr...

A Passion for the Stars

A Passion for the Stars

John Clere, Staff Reporter

September 4, 2018


Filed under Campus, Features, News, Top Stories

At age 14, IUS professor Gerald Ruth, emeritus of geosciences, grinded a handmade mirror for his first telescope. He grinded it to the exact precision as the mirror originally used in the Hubble Space Telescope. Ruth developed his passion for astronomy early in his youth. “I’ve had a passion for astronomy ...

Indiana governments combating the opioid epidemic

Indiana governments combating the opioid epidemic

Samuel Murphy, Sports Director

August 21, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

In 2016, the opioid epidemic claimed more than twice the amount of lives taken by the United States’ hot-button topic — gun violence. Opioids were involved in 42,249 deaths, and opioid overdose deaths were five times higher in 2016 than 1999, according to the Center for Disease Control. Gun-related ...

Border Battles

Border Battles

Tate McGarvey, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under Features

Todd Manson, IU Southeast associate professor of psychology, frequently uses the biases which both New Albany and Louisville residents place on one another as an example in his class. Assumptions about both sides of the Ohio River have been made for years, going as far as creating a fear of driving f...

Overcoming a Breakup

Overcoming a Breakup

Kaitlin Porter, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under Features

One year. Twelve months. Fifty-two weeks. Three hundred sixty-five days of dating someone that you shared everything with. You put your all into making them happy so that you could share memories together. But it wasn’t enough. And yet again, you find yourself single. Breaking up can be hard, regardless of the r...

Roger Howard: The Man in the Red Tie

Roger Howard: The Man in the Red Tie

John Renfrow, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under Features

Article II of the constitution of the College Republicans of IU Southeast explains the four sections describing the purpose of the organization on campus. Those points include: Section I: Coordinate events on campus. Section II: To inform and promote the principles of the Republican Party among students at IUS. Se...

Up in Smoke

Up in Smoke

Tate McGarvey, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2018


Filed under Features

The days of metaphorical cigarette smoking as seen in “The Breakfast Club” are over. Instead, it’s being replaced with a new technological invention — vaping. The Center of Disease Control (CDC) conducted research in 2016, finding roughly 13 percent of adults aged 18 to 24 still smoked cigare...

Hidden Illnesses

Hidden Illnesses

Kaitlin Porter, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2018


Filed under Features

Abby Valkovci, general studies senior, wakes up every morning feeling exhausted from the night before. It was not from drinking or staying out too late, but from an illness that attacks her from the inside out. Valkovci suffers from multiple chronic illnesses including ankylosing spondylitis, chro...

Unplugging from Social Media

Unplugging from Social Media

Kaitlin Porter, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2018


Filed under Features

Cheyenne Layton, accounting senior, rolls over to check her phone as she does every morning before she gets out of bed. Today is different, however, because today she can only check the time. Layton, and two other IUS students, are participating in an experiment that gives them no access to social...

Kentuckiana Spring Break Guide

Kentuckiana Spring Break Guide

Kaitlin Porter, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2018


Filed under Features

Spring Break — the ultimate college party time. However, sometimes this fantasy is not a reality. The truth is, many college students are unable to pack up for the week long break and head to a tropical destination. Luckily, there are plenty of local attractions that are sure to keep them occupied ...

Grenadier Pride and Sportswear Culture at IU Southeast

Grenadier Pride and Sportswear Culture at IU Southeast

Tate McGarvey and Erin Coffee

March 23, 2018


Filed under Features

Across the nation, college students are gearing up to see their teams compete in the annual NCAA tournaments. With all the buzz floating around about brackets and sports teams, loyalties at IU Southeast seem swayed, with colors across the spectrum displayed in the halls. At a school with its own sports and mascot, ...