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A Free Press: The Foundation of Democracy

A Free Press: The Foundation of Democracy

Horizon Editorial Board

August 22, 2018


Filed under Staff Editorials

One of the foundations of our country is the freedom to express our opinions without persecution and our ability to access free and reliable information. If you threaten those principles, you threaten our democracy. In Washington, D.C., a two-story structure lurks in the Newseum, and on it are the na...

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...

Let’s Pass on Parking Passes

Let’s Pass on Parking Passes

John Renfrow, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Staff Editorials

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness at IU Southeast reports that as of fall 2016, a mere eight percent of roughly 5,000 undergraduate students live on campus. That means the other 92 percent must commute to school and inevitably deal with the dilemma of a parking pass. As if tuition, textbooks,...

Star Wars Celebration 2017: My Journey to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Star Wars Celebration 2017: My Journey to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Morgan Wooden, Content Editor

April 25, 2017


Filed under Columns, Entertainment, Features, Staff Editorials, Top Stories

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be surrounded by all things “Star Wars”? Maybe you’ve thought about what it would be like to be submerged in a world of cosplay, celebrities and lightsaber battles? Star Wars Celebration covers all of that and more. Not so long ago –April 13-16,...

No More Quick Fixes

No More Quick Fixes

Jordan Williams

January 25, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Staff Editorials

A new year means a new you, right? Eventually, but not all at once. As we begin yet another trip around the sun, millions of people across the nation begin making self-fulfilling promises to themselves. These gleeful commitments are often abandoned a few weeks into January thanks to minor slips of ju...

Holiday movie favorites

Holiday movie favorites

Paige Thompson, Chelsey Carr, Kate Harrison, and Blake Stewart

November 29, 2015


Filed under Opinions, Staff Editorials

Paige Thompson, managing editor --"A Muppet Christmas Carol": Michael Caine and The Muppets? Say no more. --"White Christmas": Watching this with my family is a tradition. Complete with a performance of "Sisters" by my sister and myself. --"In Bruges": While this one doesn’t scream Christmas, it’s set...

Correction: On the issues

Editorial Staff

November 3, 2015


Filed under Campus, News, Staff Editorials

In our November 2nd issue a pull-quote in our On the Issues article, page 11, misquoted Greg Phipps as saying, "When it comes to raising the minimum wage, I don't think it needs to be done." The actual quote is, "When it comes to raising the minimum wage, I do believe it needs to be done." We regret this e...

Crime, Boxing and The American Way

Gail Faustyn

February 24, 2014


Filed under Opinions, Staff Editorials

In one corner, standing at a whopping 160 pounds, the man who has been convicted on several counts of animal cruelty, possession and driving under the influence. In the opposing corner, weighing in at 204 pounds, the 30-year-old man who just recently caused the death of a 17-year-old boy. The former...