The Horizon

We stand against the SGA senator’s bathroom proposal – you should, too.

We stand against the SGA senator’s bathroom proposal – you should, too.

The Horizon Editorial Board

April 15, 2019


Filed under Campus, Opinions, Staff Editorials

The bathroom legislation proposed by a member of the IUS Student Senate is at best thinly veiled bigotry and is at worst a poor attempt to disenfranchise some of our most marginalized students. The Horizon believes that any action short of complete condemnation of this proposal would be an affront...

Proposal sparks SGA public forum

Proposal sparks SGA public forum

Kat Lynn, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

The IU Southeast Student Government Association voted 7-1 Friday, April 12 against student senator Joseph Bortka’s “Recommendation on the Present Gender Discourse.” IU Southeast has four all-gender restrooms on campus. One in Knobview, one in University Center and two in Crestview. On April...

Lyda Radford, the first Grenadier

Lyda Radford, the first Grenadier

Kat Lynn and Jayla Rose

April 15, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Profiles

Over 68 years ago, Lyda Radford was denied access to schools in her residing state, leading to her travel across the river to gain a higher education and pursue her passion. “It is important to remember Ms. Lyda Radford because the documented story about her as the first student at IU Southeast...

Stand for applause

Stand for applause

Joshua Roy, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

On April 6, the 2019 IU Southeast Chancellor’s Medallion Dinner was held at the Horseshoe Casino in Elizabeth, IN. The Chancellor's Medallion is a prestigious scholarship presented by the Chancellor of IU Southeast. To date, 51 awards have been presented. Hundreds of Southern Indiana's and greater...

From part-time work study to full-time career

From part-time work study to full-time career

Tessa Arnold, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under Campus, Features

In the fall of 1979, Kim Roberson was seeking a part-time student job to pay for tuition and books. She went into the Bursar’s office after hearing they were looking for a student employee, but she had no luck. The next day, Oct. 9, her birthday, they called her and said “We can give you two ...

New artist resident brings new ideas to IUS ceramics program

New artist resident brings new ideas to IUS ceramics program

Shelby Pennington, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under Campus, Features

Tucked in a small room adjacent to the ceramics classroom, clay, vinyl and plastic twist together in bright colors and bold forms. The walls are plastered with drawings, neon paint, tape and material samples; all inspiration to the studio’s occupant, artist resident Sydney Ewerth. Artist Reside...

College students preparing for the future

College students preparing for the future

Clay Ables, staff reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under Campus

College students are trying to balance not only how to get a degree, but how to afford a degree. With over $1.5 Trillion in student loan debt, the average debt of a student from 2016 class is $37,172 according to financial company Make Lemonade, in a 2018 Forbes article by Zach Friedman. For students...

Temporary teachers strive for tenure and experience

Temporary teachers strive for tenure and experience

John Renfrow, Editor in Chief

March 20, 2019


Filed under Campus, Features

Robert “Bobby”  Wells begins his pirate class like any other teacher with orthodox greetings, attendance, slideshows and questions. From there, the class voyages everywhere from Viking-controlled waters of Europe to the tropical island of Tortuga in Haiti, searching for the fountain of youth and c...

Frank Oz – the character, not the voice

Frank Oz – the character, not the voice

Joshua Roy and Mac Aubrey

March 20, 2019


Filed under Campus, Features, Local, News

On Tuesday, March 19, Frank Oz spoke to a packed house about his career with The Muppets and Sesame Street, as well as his days as a director and experiences working with Jim Henson and George Lucas. “First of all, I’m not a voice person. I don’t even think of the voices. I do the character...

What’s up with the hole in front of Crestview?

What’s up with the hole in front of Crestview?

Callie Manias, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

If an IUS student has a class in Crestview Hall, he or she might have noticed some caution tape and temporary barricading around a hole in the sidewalk. The hole, which is just a few feet away from the entrance to Crestview, was caused by a water line break on Jan. 21 of this semester. Since the...

Grenadiers bounce back against Midway

Grenadiers bounce back against Midway

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

A cold snowy day at Koetter Sports Complex made for an interesting game last Thursday when the IU Southeast baseball hosted River States Conference rival Midway University in the first game of a two day, three-game series. The nine-inning affair was originally scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m., but snow...

Grenadiers drop two of three to RedStorm

Grenadiers drop two of three to RedStorm

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

Last Friday and Saturday both proved to be quite chilly at Koetter Sports Complex, the site of a three-game series between IU Southeast and the University of Rio Grande. The two-day affair was the first River States Conference matchup of the season for both sides. Game One Game one saw the Grenadiers send ...