The Horizon

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...

Lipstick Wars is not your average poetry show

Lipstick Wars is not your average poetry show

Brittany Bullard, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Local, News

Fed up with poetry events dominated by men, in 2015 Rheonna Nicole created Lipstick Wars, an all-female poetry slam. A poetry slam is a competition in which contestants compete against each other in several rounds reciting poetry in order to determine a winner. First held in the Bomhard Theater in the Ken...

Senior Artists Share the Concepts Behind their Work

Senior Artists Share the Concepts Behind their Work

Stephen Simmons, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts students at IU Southeast will present their artwork at a show called “Spectrum of Illumination.” The show is designed to let BFA students illuminate their diverse perspectives of human experience and everyday observation. From Nov. 10 to Nov. 27, the exhibition will di...

Glenn Mason, IUS Geology professor, dies

Glenn Mason, IUS Geology professor, dies

Shannon Greer, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Glenn M. Mason, 66, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, according to a Facebook post from the IUS School of Natural Sciences. Mason was the coordinator of the Department of Geosciences and a tenured professor here on campus. According to the post, Mason held a Ph.D. in Geology from the University of Wyoming and wa...

Getting to know your local candidates

Getting to know  your local candidates

Bryce Shreve, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Kentuckiana, Midterms 2018, Politics

The day is finally here: Tuesday, Nov. 6, Election Day. At each polling place in Kentuckiana, hundreds and thousands of citizens will wait in line. After signing in, walking up to the booth and looking down at the ballot, you might wonder: “Wait, who are these people?” To educate voters when they ...

No need for stressin’ with SI sessions

No need for stressin’ with SI sessions

McKenna Curry, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Campus, Features

Imagine yourself sitting down at a desk, working on a problem that you just don’t seem to understand. You repeatedly refresh your email, patiently waiting for your professor to respond to your quick question. A tutor would be helpful, but your bank account screams “college student.” IU Southeast has...

IUS Releases Clery Act Numbers

IUS Releases Clery Act Numbers

Bryce Shreve, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under Campus, Education, News

One incident of rape and three incidents of dating violence were reported on the IUS campus in 2017, according to data from the Clery Act report released earlier this month. Indiana University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains detailed information required by the Clery Act. A wide range of crimes are reported — rape, arson, dating violence, drug/a...

IUS expands its diversity

IUS expands its diversity

Brittany Bullard, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Students who identified as non-white made up 22.4 percent of the fall 2018 incoming first-year class. This is compared to 12.4 percent in 2014. Departments such as Admissions and the Office of Equity and Diversity are taking steps to bring our campus closer to reflecting the community surrounding it....

Your Kentuckiana Polling Guide

Your Kentuckiana Polling Guide

Brittany Bullard, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2018


Filed under Kentuckiana, Midterms 2018, News, Politics

Finding out where you’re supposed to vote varies from state to state, but you have to know where to go in order to participate in the process. But don’t worry; finding your polling place is simple. Polling locations are typically held in buildings such as schools, community centers or churches. Ther...

Campaigning from the Classroom

Campaigning from the Classroom

Stephen Simmons, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2018


Filed under Campus, Features, Midterms 2018, Politics

College students voted more in 2016 than in 2012, according to a study by Tufts University’s Tisch College. Voting is one way to support a political candidate, but some students are taking a more direct approach by volunteering their time to local campaigns. Kimberly Wrigley Senior criminal ...

A look at the correlation between enrollment and unemployment

A look at the correlation between enrollment and unemployment

Sarah Magin and Stephen Simmons

October 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

In 2014, Izaak Prats graduated from high school and enrolled at the University of Louisville to study mathematics and actuarial science. However, he quickly realized that his college education wasn’t offering him the kind of life experiences he thought he needed. After he taught himself the coding...

IU Southeast doubles down on active shooter training

IU Southeast doubles down  on active shooter training

Dante Mills, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

School shootings have been taking up headlines more frequently in the past few years. The Indiana University Police Department, or IUPD, is taking steps to ensure that IU Southeast is prepared in the event of an active shooting. IU Southeast has experienced two active shooter false alarms in the past, both times ...