The Horizon

An International Student’s Hope for a Better Education


Mark Jallayu, political science junior, said that he thinks many Liberians were displaced after the civil war and moved to the United States.

“I came to America because my country wasn’t providing me with a good education,” Jallayu said.

Connor Edrington, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2017

IU Southeast educates many different students from all over the world. The life of a student can already be a challenging and rewarding process when the student is in their home country, let alone, from another part of the world. According to the Pew Research Center, In the year 2013 there were 1.8 million Af...

IU Southeast Printmaking Program Encourages Artistic Expression

IU Southeast Printmaking Program Encourages Artistic Expression

Stephen Simmons, Staff Writer

March 13, 2017

According to the school’s website, IU Southeast has more than 50 undergraduate and graduate programs. These academic options allow students to explore their unique interests. Offering variety, IU Southeast’s printmaking program is providing students with opportunities to develop their artistic abil...

Technikolor: Making Their Dreams a Reality

Technikolor: Making Their Dreams a Reality

Tyler Clerkin, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2017

At IU Southeast, a group of students are trying to make their dreams a reality. Senior Samuel Ullrich, pre-law major, sophomore Clarence Jackson, business major and Jefferey Jernigan make up the group known as Technikolor. The group formed in February 2016, with Ullrich and Jernigan starting to w...

A Passion for The Game

Farris addressing his team during a timeout.

Bailey Sanders, Staff Writer

February 20, 2017

Robin Farris has been the head coach of the IU Southeast women’s basketball team for 28 seasons. He has been the only women’s basketball coach IU Southeast has ever had. His love for the game came at a young age and has taken him all around the world. Farris said that, looking back to elementary...

Informatics Explained

Michael Melchor, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017

Informatics may seem to be a relatively new field to many. According to Sridhar Ramachandran, associate professor and department chair of Informatics at IU Southeast, the opposite is actually true. “The common misconception about Informatics is that it is a new discipline,” Ramachandran said....

Streamlining Through the Waters of Success

Spitz tells the audience that they determine their success, whether they’ll be successful or not is up to them.
“If you have a dream, you have to be the person who inspires yourself,” Spitz said. “Great things are not done all at once.”

Tassy Payne, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2017

If there is one thing most athletes are known for, it’s leaving a legacy. Former Olympian Mark Spitz said you forfeit your chance of success if you don’t give your best at all times. That is the legacy he said he left behind for swimmers. He said it’s that same attitude of wanting to be bette...

Acappella Geeks Club Continues the IU Tradition

Acappella Geeks Club Continues the IU Tradition

Michael Melchor, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017

There is a long history of a cappella groups in relation to Indiana University. The tradition continues here at IU Southeast with the Acappella Geeks Club. The vocal group has been a part of IU Southeast for four years and was formerly led by Quintera Quinn. During the fall semester of 2015, the group...

Dean Eplion at Home in the School of Business

Alysa Lambert, associate professor in human resources management, said David Eplion, dean of the School of Business, is good at keeping communication lines open and that he’s good at advocating with the school, the administration and with the community.

Tassy Payne, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2017

Not everyone gets the chance to work in a place they can call home. For David Eplion, he said it was an honor to come back to Southern Indiana to work at IU Southeast, a place he considered home. Eplion had been an undergraduate student, a graduate student, an assistant and associate professor at I...

Inaugural First Savings Bank Speaker Series brings Ben Stein to IU Southeast

 “Bueller? Bueller?” Stein reprises his role for the audience at IU Southeast. Stein recalls how he read for the role in “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” and Matthew Broderick asking him if he acted on Broadway.

Samuel Voyles, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2016

You may have been in class on Wednesday, Nov. 16 and just happened to look out the door to see economic and political speaker Ben Stein peeking in. Stein came to IU Southeast on Wednesday, Nov. 16 to speak at the inaugural First Savings Bank Speaker Series in the Ogle Center at 6 p.m. During this...

From Doodles to Award Winning Art

Kacey Slones austronaut print was excepted into this semesters Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition at IU Southeast

Charlyn Corum, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2016

Some people are born to make art. Kacey Slone, printmaking and graphic arts senior, has known that she enjoyed art since she was a young child. Starting at a very young age, Slone colored a lot, made storybooks and took photos. Her grandmother would buy her disposable cameras each week and print the pictures out for her. These experiences triggered her passion for art. Before transferring to IU Southeast, Slone graduated from...

Associate director of Campus Life Channell Barbour says farewell

Channell Barbour, Associate Director of Campus Life, has been at IU Southeast for more than ten years.

Tony Pacheco, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2016

Longtime IU Southeast staff member Channell Barbour, associate director of Campus Life, departed IU Southeast on March 1 to pursue a career at another college. “I definitely value my student workers,” Barbour said. “Furthermore, the office of Campus Life would not be as functional and as receptive...