The Horizon

The Aftermath of the 2018 Flood

The Aftermath of the 2018 Flood

Meleena Richardson, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Kentuckiana, News

Hayley Blount, a senior at Clarksville High School, was left without a place to stay while her home, which sits just feet from the Ohio River in old Clarksville, was completely submerged from the inside. “All the furniture got water damage, the water was up to the ceiling on the second floor,” Blount...

IU Southeast’s First Advertising Agency Comes to Campus

IU Southeast’s First Advertising Agency Comes to Campus

Meleena Richardson, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Four201 is an on-campus advertising agency where students interested in strategic communication, public relations and design will work on integrated marketing communication plans for local businesses. The agency offers students the opportunity to expand their skills beyond the classroom and gain r...

SGA Holds Candlelight Vigil in Remembrance of Florida Parkland Shooting Victims

SGA Holds Candlelight Vigil in Remembrance of Florida Parkland Shooting Victims

Meleena Richardson, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

On Monday at 7:30 p.m., the Student Government Association held a candlelight vigil in the Hoosier room in remembrance of the Florida Parkland shooting victims. The vigil was to be held outside in McCullough Plaza but due to inclement weather, the vigil was moved to the Hoosier room. Students ...

Ladies of the Morning

Ladies of the Morning

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Kentuckiana

Just like their namesake, Hi-Five Doughnuts says their business is that of a friendly hands-on celebration of sweet indulgence and an ode to Louisville pride. Hi-Five said they wanted to shy away from the “derby inspired everything” branding and instead decided to coin their shop after anoth...

Rising Flood Waters Threaten to Beat 1997 Flood

Rising Flood Waters Threaten to Beat 1997 Flood

Meleena Richardson, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2018


Filed under Local, News

  A state of emergency was declared for Kentucky and Indiana residents over the past weekend due to almost record-shattering flood waters. The flood has increased with each day passing and is expected to worsen with more rain in the forecast for Wednesday and Thursday....

Musgrave Touches Down at IU Southeast

Musgrave Touches Down at IU Southeast

John Renfrow, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Story Musgrave is a jack-of-all-trades in the purest form of the word. From growing up in child labor, to the Marines, to the Great Unknown, this real-life spaceman is much more than that. A man without a high-school diploma managed to rise in military and collegiate education to the level of multiple doctor...

Atherton High School students organize ribbon ceremony for Parkland shooting victims

Atherton High School students organize ribbon ceremony for Parkland shooting victims

Meleena Richardson, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2018


Filed under Kentuckiana, Local, News

  Friday morning, Feb. 23, students at Atherton High School in Louisville received orange ribbons with the names of the fallen Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting victims in a silent protest against gun violence in high schools across the country. The idea was formulated by Elena ...

When the bottom falls out

When the bottom falls out

Erin Coffee and Jayla Rose

February 19, 2018


Filed under News

The government came to a screeching halt on Jan. 20 and didn’t return to business as usual until Jan. 22. What Is a Shutdown? Throughout the years, beginning in 1980, the U.S. government has had frequent shutdowns due to failure to pass or sign appropriations. Appropriations are legislation...

The messy mentality of a school shooter

The messy mentality of a school shooter

Erin Coffee, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2018


Filed under News

In schools across America, preventative measures are increasing as gun violence continues to make an alarming impact. There were nine school shootings in 2017 and fifteen in 2016. Already in 2018 there have been eight. The most recent was Feb. 14 at a high school in Parkland, Florida. The suspect ...

A Night to Shine

A Night to Shine

Meleena Richardson, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2018


Filed under Kentuckiana, News

Night to Shine, a prom for young adults with disabilities hosted by Eastside Christian Church, was held on Friday, Feb. 9 at 6:00 p.m. The event was a night for young adults who did not have a prom experience.  

Elect for Something New

Elect for Something New

Beth Hunter, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2018


Filed under Campus

IU Southeast offers many classes that students wouldn’t typically think of taking. Some will keep them active, some will let their artsy side show and some can be skills that are pertinent to everyday life. Electives allow students to explore new interests whether they are required to or not. However,...

A Grenadier Valentine

A Grenadier Valentine

Macy Allgeier

February 14, 2018


Filed under Campus, Video

IU Southeast students reveal their Valentine’s Day plans, best/worst memories, as well as help address a letter to a secret admirer -“Mad-lib” style.