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Purr, Play, Sip, De-stress

Purr, Play, Sip, De-stress

Chandler Cooper, Content Editor

August 21, 2018


Filed under Local, News

What happens when you put college students in a room full of kittens for 50 minutes? The pawsibilities are endless. Purrfect Day Cafe opened its doors in Louisville Aug. 8 as the first cat cafe to come to the city. Located in the heart of the Highlands, the cafe serves snacks, desserts, coffee, tea ...

Indiana governments combating the opioid epidemic

Indiana governments combating the opioid epidemic

Samuel Murphy, Sports Director

August 21, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

In 2016, the opioid epidemic claimed more than twice the amount of lives taken by the United States’ hot-button topic — gun violence. Opioids were involved in 42,249 deaths, and opioid overdose deaths were five times higher in 2016 than 1999, according to the Center for Disease Control. Gun-related ...

New Graduate Program, Master of Science in Management, for IU Southeast

New Graduate Program, Master of Science in Management, for IU Southeast

Chandler Cooper, Content Editor

August 19, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Students planning to complement their undergraduate degree with a master’s now have another option available to explore at IU Southeast. The Master of Science in Management is a new one-year master’s program that offers non-business undergraduates the ability to earn a graduate degree in management. ...

EDITORIAL: ‘Yes, we’re putting out a damn paper’

EDITORIAL: ‘Yes, we’re putting out a damn paper’

Horizon staff

June 29, 2018


Filed under Nation/World, News, Opinions, Staff Editorials, Top Stories

As journalists, our goal is to report the facts and make sense of difficult and confusing situations, and that is what The Capital Gazette did by publishing an issue the day after losing five of their colleagues to an active shooter in Annapolis, Maryland on Thursday. Rebecca Smith, sales assistant; Gerald Fisch...

Another Year for the Books

Another Year for the Books

Erin Coffee, Content Editor

May 8, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Photos

A mix of emotions filled the air as graduating seniors waited in anticipation for the commencement proceedings to begin. For some students, graduating college meant being the first in their family to receive a college diploma. For others, it meant fulfilling a lifelong goal. No matter what journey...

New Business Pops Up on Campus

New Business Pops Up on Campus

Beth Hunter, Volunteer Reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

A new storefront on campus, The Pop Up Shop, sells a variety of items including posters, laptop stickers, tapestries, buttons, electronic items and more. The shop is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. in the cafeteria. Students enrolled in BUS-W406, Venture Growth Management, were g...

Kentucky Pension Bill Affects the Future of Teachers

Kentucky Pension Bill Affects the Future of Teachers

Kaitlin Porter, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under News

A sign reads, “Fund it, Don’t Cut It.” as teachers unite around the Kentucky capitol building, in Frankfort, following the passing of a new budget bill. The protest comes after more than 20 counties in Kentucky closed schools Friday, March 30, due to teacher call-ins as a form of protest. The Kentucky Senate and House passed a new bill which cuts pension...

ACE of Spades

ACE of Spades

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2018


Filed under Campus, Profiles

Shane Thomas’ love for music began as a child when his babysitter would come over each morning, and put Elvis records and movies on for the two to listen to before his bus ride to school. Nowadays, he advises both new and familiar students every day; however, this does not stop him from breaking out ...

Must-Have Classes

Must-Have Classes

Beth Hunter, Volunteer Reporter

April 4, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Dinosaurs, terrorism, rock music – you know – just the typical college curriculum. IU Southeast offers some classes that may seem to stray away from what one would expect from an academic course. Wander into an interesting field next semester by taking one of the classes listed below. &nbs...

Revisiting the Third Annual IU Southeast Digital Marketing Conference

Revisiting the Third Annual IU Southeast Digital Marketing Conference

Tate McGarvey, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

For the third year in a row, IU Southeast gathered together a community of passionate business-people to discuss the latest trends in digital marketing. Presented by the Marketing Club with the help of Pilsik Choi, IU Southeast assistant director of marketing, 200 people attended the Third Annual IU Southea...

Administration & Sustainability Club Announce New Degree

Administration & Sustainability Club Announce New Degree

John Renfrow, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

In Southern Indiana, environmental preservation hasn’t ever necessarily been popular. Though sustainability has been an offered study in Bloomington and South Bend for years, one group at IU Southeast has made great strides in student involvement and participation. Now, there is a sustainability degre...

High Adventure Society: Discover Nature, Discover You

High Adventure Society: Discover Nature, Discover You

Meleena Richardson, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Nich Thomas, president of High Adventure Society at IU Southeast, wanted to find a way to get students to the outdoors while living in a world full of technology and social media. With his love of nature, Thomas created the High Adventure Society, which would become a club based around hiking and o...