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Harvest Homecoming 2016

Harvest Homecoming 2016

Kaitlin Porter, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2016

Themed floats glided down Main Street in New Albany on Oct. 1 as the beginning of the 49th annual Harvest Homecoming Festival kicked off at noon at New Albany High School. A Crimson barn decorated with the Indiana University logo made its way through the parade route representing IU Southeast. Mums,...

Harvest Homecoming is upon us

Harvest Homecoming is upon us

Kaitlin Porter, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2016

Pageants and food and concerts, oh my! The annual Harvest Homecoming Festival is catered to people of all ages. The 2016 Harvest Homecoming Festival is over the course of 9 days and host over 50 events. The festival will be held Oct. 1 through Oct. 9 in downtown New Albany. Booth days - offering foods, crafts, infor...

Trump makes campaign trail stop in Louisville on Super Tuesday

Trump makes campaign trail stop in Louisville on Super Tuesday

Paige Thompson and Kristin Kennedy

March 3, 2016

Thousands of supporters and protesters gathered to hear presidential candidate Donald Trump speak in Louisville on Tuesday, March 1, just days before the Kentucky Republican caucuses. Supporters and protesters began filling the streets surrounding the Kentucky International Convention Center in the...

IUS professor discusses King’s idea of building a better community

IUS professor discusses King’s idea of building a better community

Tony Pacheco, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2016

Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream of building a better community for all people, but his notion of the beloved community is an idea that sociologists are still pursuing today. Melissa Fry, assistant professor of sociology and director of the Applied Research and Education Center at IU Southeast,...

King Breakfast raises money for scholarships

King Breakfast raises money for scholarships

Connor Edrington, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2016

On the weekend before Martin Luther King Jr. Day, groups listened to experts speak about the legacy of a man that helped pave the way for African American citizens in our country. More than 100 alumni, community members and local government officials attended the 2016 King Scholarship Breakfast and...

A message from the smooth, the flirty and the forward

A message from the smooth, the flirty and the forward

Somolia Pumphrey, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2015

On Nov. 12, Grammy award-winning R&B artist Monica kicked off “The CODE RED Experience Tour” to promote the release of her upcoming album “Code Red.” The tour, which reached Louisville's Mercury Ballroom on Monday, Nov. 23, features fellow artist Rico Love and the up-and-coming girl ...

Inflating new life into downtown

Inflating new life into downtown

Ty Simpson, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2015

Projectors played homemade clips on a false wall and 1,800 white balloons littered the ground as "Balloonacy" took place in downtown New Albany. Balloonacy is an art installation project born and bred by associate professor of fine arts, Brian Harper and nine IUS students taking his Social Sculpture...

IU Southeast participates in Harvest Homecoming Parade

IU Southeast participates in Harvest Homecoming Parade

Parker Henes, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2015

IU Southeast and other local businesses walked the streets of downtown New Albany to kick off the Harvest Homecoming festivities on Saturday. The parade started at 12 p.m. on Vincennes Street, in front of New Albany High School. The parade then headed south onto Spring Street with the final sto...

How One Game Can Start Something World Changing

How One Game Can Start Something World Changing

Parker Henes and Ty Simpson

September 27, 2015

The IU Southeast Common Experience hosted a special guest on campus last week for their "Building Communities in a Global Society" series. On Sept. 22, Luma Mufleh gave two speeches while on the IUS campus to students about her involvement in helping refugees live successfully in America throug...

Wounded in urban warfare

September 10, 2015

Tassy Payne, Staff Reporter We All We Got Hood 2 Hood Tour came to IU Southeast Wednesday, September 9 as the first guest panel speakers for IUS Common Experience. The group consisted of four gunfire victims from Louisville. All boys are currently in school. In Metro Louisville, there are an avera...

Avoid the Grant Line Road Backup

Avoid the Grant Line Road Backup

Zak Kerr, Editor-in-Chief

September 3, 2015

With the lane closures on Grant Line Road holding up traffic in front of IU Southeast, just getting out of the campus parking lot can now take an extra 10 minutes. To help the people of IU Southeast fight the traffic jams and beat road rage, The Horizon has created three alternate routes through Google...

The Grenadier discount

The Grenadier discount

Kayla Smith and Aprile Rickert

May 14, 2015

No matter how ugly the picture on a student’s UCard may be, IUS students have many perks and benefits that come with their UCard. From money-saving to an all-around ticket to events, Students can take advantage of some of these benefits on and off campus to help make their lives a tad bit easier. On Campus ...