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New laser projectors save IUS students and faculty time and money

Danny Clements holds an assisted hearing device, which is one of the updated classroom technologies that has been implemented in the past few years thanks to the classroom budget.

Sydney Randall, News Editor

January 11, 2020

While IUS students were relaxing over winter break, the IT department installed new laser projectors in multiple classrooms around campus.  The Sony VPL-PHZ10 laser projectors will help IU Southeast save money and time compared to the older Panasonic bulb projectors that had been in use before the...

ACES celebrates record number of students declaring majors

Photo provided by Shane Thomas.

Bryce Shreve, Editor-in-Chief

January 10, 2020

The IU Southeast Advising Center for Exploratory Students (ACES) helped 157 students declare their major in 2019, breaking the previous record of 141 set in 2018. Founded in 2012, ACES exists to help students find a major that matches their goals, passions and interests. All students can consult wi...

IUS students remember Katie Morris, raise funds to support family

Katie Morris met with Madison Reed Friday, Dec 20, 2019, where this photo was taken. Photo provided by Madison Reed.

John Clere, Editor-in-Chief

December 27, 2019

IU Southeast art therapy major Katie Morris died Monday, Dec. 23, at age 20. She will be missed by her friends at IUS, where she was a proud member of sorority Alpha Phi. Morris underwent a heart transplant at age 14 after a restrictive cardiomyopathy diagnosis. But even during subsequent health struggles,...

We’re still waiting

We’re still waiting

The Horizon Editorial Board

December 2, 2019

The Horizon still has not received the hazing investigation records we requested Nov. 4. The university has a legal duty to produce these public records, so we again call on the IUS administration to be transparent and release the records. Following publication of our last editorial, two weeks ago,...

IUS adjunct professor Frank Farmer finds felicity in faculty position

IUS Professor Frank Farmer reminisces about the inspiration and creation of his books and discusses his love of writing.

Logan Stephens, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2019

An inquisitive email and an open position in the English Department led recent retiree Frank Farmer back to IU Southeast, the place where he started his academic career fifty years prior. Farmer, a Clarksville native, began attending IU Southeast in 1969. He said it was an easy decision to attend. He...

Hey, IUS, please give us the hazing investigation records we requested

Hey, IUS, please give us the hazing investigation records we requested

The Horizon Editorial Board

November 18, 2019

Interviews with many members of IUS student organizations and the dean of campus life have revealed IU Southeast is aware of student hazing complaints and has investigated such claims multiple times over the past 10 years. Two weeks ago, The Horizon requested public records relating to allegations...

‘Talent is a bad word’: The art of teaching and connecting with students

Professor Debra Clem discusses what brings her joy in teaching as she shows off dozens of artworks created by both herself and her students.

Logan Stephens, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2019

The relationship between instructors and students was on full display as Debra Clem, fine arts professor and program coordinator, showed off dozens of works of art on Thursday, Nov. 14 to a group of students and fellow faculty. Clem used the event, aptly named “Joy of Teaching,” to discuss what...

Political cartoonist Mr. Fish coming to IUS

Political cartoonist Mr. Fish coming to IUS

Marc Andry, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2019

IU Southeast is hosting accomplished political cartoonist Dwayne Booth on Tuesday, Nov. 19 and Wednesday, Nov. 20. The IUS Library sponsored and organized the visit. During his visit, Booth will lead two presentations about his work at the IQ-Wall on the top floor of the IUS Library. He will also...

Barr Gallery brings art to IUS community

Emily Sheehan, assistant professor of fine arts, stands in the Barr Gallery.

Anna Smith, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2019

Nestled in the halls of Knobview, the Ronald L. Barr Gallery is not just a place where art is displayed — it is also used by IUS professors as a teaching tool. “I know that it’s been used by myself and other faculty as a way to sort of get students introduced to artists,” said Emily Sheehan,...

IUS prepares to host 2020 Latinx Leadership Conference

From left to right: ILLC co-chair Ashley Lopez, Veronica Medina, and Jennifer Ortiz.

Natalie Allen, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2019

Community and cultural awareness will take center stage on Feb. 29, 2020 when IU Southeast hosts the Latinx Leadership Conference for the first time in its 20-year history. The ILLC (Indiana Latinx Leadership Conference) committee is planning the conference alongside the planning board of IU Bloomington. In...

Comedian Joe Deuce visits IUS, conjures chuckles in the Commons

“You know you are out of shape when you put on a wrinkled shirt and it looks fine,” Deuce said. “Who needs washboard abs when you have a wrinkle-releasing stomach?”

Logan Stephens, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2019

No one in the audience was off limits for comedian Joe Deuce, who visited IU Southeast last Wednesday in an event sponsored by the Campus Activities Board. The event was part of IU Southeast’s 2019 Homecoming week.  Deuce, on his third trip to IU Southeast, is a comedian from Kentucky who has be...

Two professional photographers captured IU Southeast’s attention at the Ogle Center

Tamara Gooch (right) answers a question while Jess Lee listens. Photo by Sydney Randall.

Sydney Randall, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2019

Renowned professional photographers Jess Lee and Tamara Gooch came to IU Southeast to speak about their experiences and share the beauty of nature and wildlife within their images at the Ogle Center Thursday, Oct. 24. The event is part of the 11th annual Louisville Photo Biennial, which is a photo...