The Horizon

Clocking out

Clocking out

Katie Casper, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2015


Filed under Features, Profiles, Top Stories

Whether it’s a friendly smile, a quick wave or an upbeat ‘hello,’ the presence of Ruben Borrego has been felt throughout the IU Southeast campus. Now, after 15 years, his service to the campus and its students is coming to an end. On Nov. 20, Borrego will celebrate his retirement from being...

Following her calling in the classroom

Following her calling in the classroom

Kristin Kennedy, Social Media Coordinator

October 19, 2015


Filed under Features, Profiles, Top Stories

On Tuesday, July 28, 24 fourth-grade students watched Shelby Royalty, education senior, as she led an icebreaker activity she found on Pinterest. Some IU Southeast students were on summer break that day, while others may have been preparing to finish summer classes. Meanwhile, Royalty spent the day...

One man, two sports

One man, two sports

Parker Henes, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2015


Filed under Profiles, Sports, Top Stories

This year, senior Jordan Thompson will step onto the hardwood court to finish out his collegiate basketball career. After that, he will then stand atop of the white rubber slab that is approximately 60 feet and six inches away from home plate for the first time in four years. Thompson plays center...

The journey of Division I transfer Jocelyn Mousty

The journey of Division I transfer Jocelyn Mousty

Somolia Pumphrey, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2015


Filed under Profiles, Sports

IUS women’s basketball player Jocelyn Mousty recently transferred to IU Southeast from Texas Tech. This meant a transfer from an NCAA Division I school to an NAIA school. Mousty came from a small town in Fredericksburg, Indiana, so she’s no stranger to the area. She graduated from a small 2A...

New dean of education brings her tradition into new role

New dean of education brings her tradition into new role

Joel Stinnett, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2015


Filed under Profiles

Doyin Coker-Kolo was raised in an area in the southwest corner of Nigeria called Abeokuta, meaning "a town under a rock." The town was given that name because it is surrounded by jagged outcrops of rocks that locals would hide under in times of war or when slave hunters were in the area. "The rock...

From cadet to officer

From cadet to officer

Kristin Kennedy and Tassy Payne

September 8, 2015


Filed under Features, Profiles, Top Stories

With one spritz, a cloud of pepper spray hit Deven Estes’s face and went into his eyes. Estes, a criminology and criminal justice senior, had to read an index card through blurry eyes and was hit by a football dummy. “It teaches you to fight through, and it shows you that you still can perform...

A tale of two sports: IUS Coach Brian Sullivan

A tale of two sports: IUS Coach Brian Sullivan

Mary Kate Hailer, Staff

March 31, 2015


Filed under Profiles, Sports, Top Stories

A coach is more than just someone that stands on the sidelines and yells during games and practices. Coaches help to develop skills and motivate athletes to meet their goals, not only physically, but mentally as well. What makes New Albany native Brian Sullivan different from most coaches is that he c...

In Search of a Great Meal

In Search of a Great Meal

Joseph Kauffman, Staff Writer

March 9, 2015


Filed under Profiles

The glasses sparkle. The silverware shines. The grill sizzles and liquids bubble and boil within their pots and pans. The smells are like traveling salesmen, wafting through the air and beckoning you to discover the dish from whence they came. This is the office of Marty Rosen. Rosen has been at...

Elizabeth Gritter: Beyond the movement

Elizabeth Gritter: Beyond the movement

Joseph Kauffman, Staff

February 23, 2015


Filed under Profiles, Top Stories

African-American History Month is an opportunity to turn our attention back to the past. It’s a time to remember the Civil Rights Movement, what it fought for and the people who fought. Much of this historical memory is shaped and amplified by those who investigate, record and teach that history. ...

Former IUS professor takes path to female priesthood

Former IUS professor takes path to female priesthood

Aprile Rickert and Zak Kerr, Managing Editor

January 13, 2015


Filed under Profiles, Top Stories

Professor. Counselor. Psychologist. Activist. Feminist. Wife. Writer. Schoolmaster. Theologian. Rosemarie Smead has led a long life—71 years—engaged in the service of others, the fight for equality and a calling to higher spirituality. And then she became a priest. Smead was ordaine...

Man behind the mask

Man behind the mask

TAYLOR FERGUSON, General Assignments Editor

October 20, 2014


Filed under Profiles

Mind of a puppy dog, body of a killer. That’s Spot, a big goofy zombie leftover from the Nazi regime. That was a major failure on their part. Spot stomps around, but he doesn’t speak any English. He just whoops and hollers and makes silly noises. Spot was developed by Gary Collins, director of the Culberts...

Faces of IUS: Moriah Harrod

Faces of IUS: Moriah Harrod

Secoy Richey, Staff

September 25, 2014


Filed under Campus, Features, Profiles

Moriah Harrod, psychology senior, said she wants to study psychology cross-culturally. She said she believes America has a lot to learn from other countries and their simplicities. She traveled to Spain this summer to live with a family she had never met. They gave her a roof over her head, three...