The Horizon

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 ...

Fall 2018 Census Overview

Fall 2018 Census Overview

Ryan McCracken, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Every fall, a census is taken by the Office of Institutional Effectiveness at IU Southeast to collect student headcount, credit hours and demographic numbers. The data is used to provide information about student satisfaction, student experience and engagement and is factored into the campus budgeti...

Kentuckiana community gathers for annual Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular

Kentuckiana community gathers for annual Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular

Natalie Allen, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2018


Filed under Kentuckiana, Local, News

Gather your families and celebrate the season with glowing festive pumpkins. The Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular in Louisville is an event that has grown largely over the years, bringing in thousands of visitors each year to view over 5,000 lit pumpkins. The event is available Oct. 9 - Nov. 4. The even...

$300,000 grant for sexual violence prevention awarded to IUS

$300,000 grant for sexual violence prevention awarded to IUS

Dante Mills, Tessa Arnold, and Bryce Shreve

October 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

IU Southeast has been awarded a federal grant of $300,000 for sexual violence awareness and prevention. It was the only university in Indiana — and the only IU campus — to receive the grant this year. The Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) chose dozens of college campuse...

51st Harvest Homecoming Parade embarks the fall festival of the season

51st Harvest Homecoming Parade embarks the fall festival of the season

Candace Leilani, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018


Filed under Kentuckiana, Local, News

Saturday, Oct. 6,  was the kickoff of the locally famous Harvest Homecoming. The parade showing many local service people, community businesses and youth-oriented activities gave not only a chance for the community to clap their support to those walking, but it was a fun day for families to spend time ...

Voter registration deadline approaches

Voter registration deadline approaches

Dante Mills, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018


Filed under Campus, Kentuckiana, Local, News

The deadline to register to vote in the upcoming election is Tuesday, Oct. 9, for Kentucky and Indiana residents. The midterm elections will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 6 and polls will remain open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Voters must bring a government-issued photo ID  in order to vote. The photo ID ma...

Boo Factor Rises with “Literally, a Haunted House”

Boo Factor Rises with “Literally, a Haunted House”

Candace Leilani, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2018


Filed under Kentuckiana, Local, News

You stand, signing your life away as you are blessed by Father Dan with holy water before being confronted with the humans prepared to scare you. But it is all for a good cause! In exchange of your screams, frightening feelings and jumps of unexpected laughter, you are helping restore what was t...

St. James Court Art Show kicks off in Louisville

St. James Court Art Show kicks off in Louisville

Natalie Allen, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2018


Filed under Kentuckiana, Local

  Start gathering your money to purchase a variety of unique artworks at this year’s St. James Art Show. This year marks the 62nd year of the St. James Court Art Show on Belgravia Court in Louisville. The show is surrounded by old Victorian homes in the Old Louisville neighborhood by 3rd Stree...

Greek Law Educates Students on Sexual Assault Prevention

Greek Law Educates Students on Sexual Assault Prevention

Tessa Arnold, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Campus, Education, News

Joey Wilkerson, a third year graduate law student at the University of Louisville, and Georgia Turner, a University of Louisville law alumnus have been doing this seminar for 3 years. The pair travel to different universities to speak about consent, sexual assault prevention and bystander education...

Harvest Homecoming volunteers continue community tradition

Harvest Homecoming volunteers continue community tradition

John Clere, staff reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Kentuckiana

Every October, roughly half a million people, both locals and visitors, gather at the Harvest Homecoming Festival in New Albany, Indiana. The event has been a key part of local tradition for 51 years and continues to attract a diverse and eager crowd. At the center of it all is a small, colorfully painted office on...