The Horizon

Ashley Wallace: Acting out in class

Headshot provided by Ashley Wallace

Marc Andry, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2019

While traversing the halls of the Knobview and the Ogle Center, if the sounds of laughter, playful yelling and elaborate accents are heard, the classroom of Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater Performance Ashley Wallace is the likely source. Wallace began her teaching career at the University...

Married IUS students both pursuing business majors

Gaven and Rocio Lozada-Smith have much in common, including the degrees they are pursuing. Both are business majors at IU Southeast.

Anna Smith, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2019

Gaven and Rocio Lozada-Smith met by chance while Rocio was out shopping with her family. After that serendipitous encounter, she quickly got in contact with Gaven through a mutual friend. The Lozada-Smiths are now married and both pursuing degrees in the School of Business. “We clicked quickly and...

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...

Natalie Bowman: The Costume Queen of IUS

Natalie Bowman gives assistance to her wardrobe crew as they design a new costume. (left to right: Alyssa Fry, Erin Hogle, Natalie Bowman, Alex Conn).

Marc Andry, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2019

Beneath the Robinson stage, an old storage room is now a fabric wonderland bustling with the activity of sewing machines, tailors and costume designers all thanks to the efforts of costume shop manager Natalie Bowman. Ever since she was a kid, Bowman told herself she did not want to be a teacher, as...

Faces of IUS

Faces of IUS

Anna Smith, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2019

Hannah attended IU for two years and has been at IU Southeast for the last few years. “I like the small classes. You get to know your teachers and all the students and it is easy to meet people and study and know they are all working towards the same goal as you.” She is not sure what she wi...

Student, supervisor, professor

Matthew Goldberg, adjunct history professor at IU Southeast, sits in the University Grounds Coffee Shop, enjoying a cup of coffee and a book as he takes a moment to relax from his hectic schedule.

Logan Stephens, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2019

Coffee shops are common places professors and students go to finish their work while enjoying a hot cup of coffee after a long day on campus. The same can be said for Matthew Goldberg, an adjunct professor at IU Southeast. He takes this short time in the coffee shop for himself, relaxing from the...

Visiting geosciences professor ‘explores’ career at IUS

Visiting geosciences professor ‘explores’ career at IUS

Bryce Shreve, Managing Editor

September 3, 2019

Jeremy Weremeichik’s passion for geology began in his high school earth science class, where his teacher led the class through a tour of a cave in upstate New York. Weremeichik and his peers waded through water almost reaching their waists, navigating a wild cave, which is a cave without conventional...

On-air, online, on campus

Station Manager Matt McClellan mans the sound board inside Horizon Radio’s broadcast room.  McClellan has led the station for three semesters. “I enjoy hearing stories and talking to people and hearing what they have to say or play,” he said.

Bryce Shreve, Managing Editor

July 10, 2019

As students wander the halls of University Center South, sounds of American Football’s “Never Meant” may emanate from a peculiar room with a glowing red “on-air” sign. Inside, there is a strong possibility one may find Matt McClellan, senior traditional communications major and station manager...

Lyda Radford, the first Grenadier

Correspondence sent from Lyda Radford to Floyd McMurray, founder of the Falls City Area Center, confirming she was the first student enrolled at what would become IU Southeast.

Kat Lynn and Jayla Rose

April 15, 2019

Over 68 years ago, Lyda Radford was denied access to schools in her residing state, leading to her travel across the river to gain a higher education and pursue her passion. “It is important to remember Ms. Lyda Radford because the documented story about her as the first student at IU Southeast...

More than an instrument

Mabe holds up the first guitar he made. “I still play that guitar almost every week, and it’s not the most comfortable guitar that I play, but I play it because I appreciate it, I appreciate the sound.”

Joshua Roy, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2019

Wood chips rain onto the floor of a well-lit cement room as a hand plane drags across a board roughly shaped like a guitar. Across from the work table, another guitar hanging from the ceilings glistens from a fresh coat of finish in the fluorescent light. This is not a company that produces hundreds...

Southern Indiana’s 3D Valley Farm

Steve Carr tends to his two chicken coop guard dogs, Bear and Ranger.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2019

Nestled on the corner of Bank and Market Street in downtown New Albany, dozens of vendors and farmers offer their fresh produce, organic meats and—at the stand belonging to local farmers Steve and Jane Carr—bourbon barrel-aged maple syrup. The couple sells their products at the farmer’s markets...

Criminal Justice professor dives deep into diversity

“Social justice is really important to me. It's at the center of everything I do, so any way I can promote diversity is really important to me,” said Ortiz. Photo by Natalie Allen.

Natalie Allen, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2019

In a society growing with diversity, Jennifer Ortiz, assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice, joins the community in fighting for equality and virtue. Ortiz earned her bachelor's and master's degrees at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She received a master's in both policing ...