The Horizon

Party gives green light to singles at MSU event

IUS Horizon

October 19, 2009


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The Multi-Cultural Student Union and Zeta Phi Beta hosted a Stop Light Party on Oct. 15. Held in the Hoosier Room, DJ DCeezy provided music for students. Participants wore red, yellow or green beads to indicate their relationship status. Red meant you were in a relationship, yellow meant your relation...

'X' marks the spot for balloonists

IUS Horizon

October 12, 2009


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On Sunday, Oct. 4, Harvest Homecoming held its annual balloon race. The 13 racing balloons launched at 5 p.m. from the grassy field south of the Activities Building and close to Southern Drive. Prizes were awarded to the three balloonists who landed their balloons closest to the designated “X”...

Students study music in studio

IUS Horizon

September 21, 2009


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Music majors at IU Southeast are striking a chord with the music technology courses outside the classroom. Located on Fern Valley Pass in Louisville, TNT Productions studio has been used by IUS students to have advanced audio technology courses during the past year. Tim Haertel, president and chief engi...

Theology of the body

IUS Horizon

September 21, 2009


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Jeff Jenkins, associate director of New Albany Deanery Catholic Youth Ministries, presented Pope John Paul II’s views on lust, love and the sanctity of marriage in Theology of the Body held in University Center North, room 122, on Sept. 8. For the 10 students and faculty who attended, Jenkins discussed...

Rinbolt teaches online gaming

IUS Horizon

September 21, 2009


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IU Southeast is giving all of the video game players the opportunity to take a course in online gaming. For the first time in school history IU Southeast is going to offer a course that is based on online gaming. The course will start in October and run until the semester ends in December. It will count...

Living the Greek life

IUS Horizon

September 4, 2009


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For those who were thinking about going Greek, Welcome Week was the place to be. Members of the IUS fraternities and sororities provided information about how students can be a part of their organizations. “When I started college, I wasn’t really involved in anything here at school,” Luis Sotel...

New students get acquainted

IUS Horizon

August 24, 2009


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More than 1,400 incoming students filled the Activities Building on Friday, Aug. 21. They came for the annual IUS Student Orientation Day. The event lasted from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The day’s events included an induction ceremony, academic sessions, social events and an orientation picnic and Stud...

Fine Arts Dirt Bags

IUS Horizon

April 19, 2009


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On Friday, April 24, from 5 to 8 p.m., there will be a Fine Arts open house in Knobview, room 035. The purpose of the open house is to provide an opportunity for students to show and exhibit the artwork that they have created during the school year. Admission and parking is free and refreshments will be served with live music by a jazz ensemble, a solo vi...

Officer rides for a cause

IUS Horizon

April 19, 2009


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For IUS Police Officer Ruben Borrego, bike riding is an activity he enjoys and has made a part of his work routine at IU Southeast. He even started the program for officers to ride bikes instead of cars, a sight that has not always been familiar on campus. “I do not drive a car unless I have to,” he said. “Tuesday through Thursda...

Recession inspires music

IUS Horizon

April 19, 2009


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With an economy that resembles a shattered and streaked toilet seat stuck in the bottom of the Ohio, Americans are exhausted. But even in the dumps, there’s inspiration in audible form. Social and cultural values are being rafted back to shore, back to the basics, and somehow it seems easier to have...

Le Normand's career inspried by Bicentennial

IUS Horizon

April 19, 2009


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When Brigitte Le Normand, assistant professor of history, was 12 years old, she experienced the year-long bicentennial celebration of the French Revolution in Montreal, Quebec. The celebration had a large emphasis on liberty, equality and the turn it took on Canadian history. Le Normand became so enrap...

Neil Young still rockin'

IUS Horizon

April 10, 2009


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Neil Young has a mind and songwriting form that continues to youthfully sharpen with the passing of each decade. Young’s latest release, “Fork in the Road,” is a brightly wise album of dark songs about recession and its cause, which through the old man’s eyes seems to be the car industry. Since...