The Horizon

Making courtesy common

Making courtesy common

Abby Bauerla and Joshua Roy

February 6, 2019


Filed under Campus

On Feb. 5, 2019, around 40 students came to dine and listen to Mary Starvaggi from Etiquette Advantage, a group that travels around the country speaking at various colleges about the importance of business etiquette while demonstrating proper dining technique. The event was sponsored by the Career Development...

Campus that never sleeps

Campus that never sleeps

Callie Manias, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Campus, Campus Photos, Featured Story, Features

After classes are finished and students are heading back home or to the lodges, some faculty are just arriving on campus to make sure it’s ready for the next day of classes. “What you do represents what this campus is all about and our responsibility is the safety, health and wellbeing, and ...

Making the call to close campus

Making the call to close campus

Sarah Magin, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Last Wednesday, IU Southeast was one of the last universities in the area to announce classes were canceled. IUS students received the official notification at 5:43 a.m., just hours before the first classes would’ve started. That decision was confusing to many students, who received an email on...

IUS Campus Happenings

IUS Campus Happenings

Ashley Smith, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

IU Southeast’s Student Government held their first meeting of 2019 on Jan. 17. The SGA began its 56th session with three probationary senators. Among the probationaries were neuroscience freshman John Pillow, communications sophomore Zackery McCaslin and biology sophomore Kinise Joseph. The probat...

Horizon Radio: one year later

Horizon Radio: one year later

Marc Andry, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Campus, Features

Horizon Radio is IU Southeast’s first and only student-led radio station, launched on Jan. 1, 2018 by IUS Associate Professor of Media and Journalism Adam Maksl. Since the founding of the station, its content has expanded and improved through the addition of new shows, more music, and increased st...

Partial government shutdown brings financial aid uncertainty

Partial government shutdown brings financial aid uncertainty

Ashley Smith and Bryce Shreve

January 21, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Politics

Since midnight on December 22, 2018, the United States federal government has been partially shut down. President Donald Trump won bigly by drawing it out to be the longest shutdown in our nation's history. Around 800,000 federal employees have been furloughed or working without pay, according to...

IUS fitness center receives equipment upgrade

IUS fitness center receives equipment upgrade

Ashley Smith, Staff Reporter

January 21, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

The IU Southeast gym is getting a facelift due to a petition that was passed around by Student Government senator Joseph Bortka. The petition received 200 signatures. One of the reasons why Bortka said he took on this project is because of the lack of equipment available in the gym. “There is...

A local youth soccer revival

A local youth soccer revival

Bryce Shreve, Content Editor

January 9, 2019


Filed under Features, Kentuckiana, News

Crisp morning air, a harmony of chirping birds and clanking soccer cleats on pavement provide the soundscape to Saturday morning recreational soccer games. While its popularity is palpable in certain pockets of the country, a recent study found that nationwide youth soccer is on the decline. In a...

Food Insecurity: How is hunger affecting IUS students

Food Insecurity: How is hunger affecting IUS students

Brittany Bullard, Staff Reporter

November 29, 2018


Filed under Campus, Featured Story, News

Food insecurity is the lack of stability in one’s food supply. For many, the reliability of their next meal isn’t so solid. This idea may bring to mind images of people starving in other parts of the world, or people you see when volunteering at a soup kitchen at Thanksgiving. However, food ins...

Glenn Mason, IUS geology professor, dies

Glenn Mason, IUS geology professor, dies

Candace Leilani, Staff Reporter

November 23, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Words only describe so much of something. In this case of a well-loved geology professor; actions speak louder than words.  Within the IUS Natural Sciences building, family was the word used to describe the relationship many had with Mason, coordinator of the Department of Geosciences. Student...

Eco-friendly or Nah?

Eco-friendly or Nah?

Candace Leilani, Staff Reporter

November 23, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

IU Southeast has improved their efforts on trying to recycle what is available, keep the ground clean of trash and replenish the soil with planting new flowers every year. The sustainability opportunities on campus have increased over the few years, but is there more we can do? College universities...

From Active Duty to a Bachelor’s Degree

From Active Duty to a Bachelor’s Degree

November 14, 2018


Filed under Campus, Featured Story, News

Despite what you may see in a large number of coming-of-age college movies, not all college students begin their studies straight out of high school. Some, at IU Southeast and across the United States, may begin their studies straight out of Iraq or Afghanistan. Veteran students fall into the catego...