The Horizon

A sweetheart deal: Freshman packs her suitcase for Miss Indiana pageant

A sweetheart deal: Freshman packs her suitcase for Miss Indiana pageant

Duncan Cooper

March 31, 2014


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For Emily Kunkel, it was never about her. It was about giving back to the community she called home. “I grew up with volunteerism in my life, since I was little,” Kunkel said. “My parents have always encouraged it. They told me I had to give back to my community.” Kunkel, marketing fr...

Student finds more time, money with Mary Kay

Student finds more time, money with Mary Kay

Melissa Spaide

March 31, 2014


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When Jessie Clifford, biology freshman, sits down with a client, she smiles. It does not seem or look like work to her. She explains everything she knows about aging and the beauty products lined up in front of her. She knows they work because she uses them. Clifford is a Mary Kay independent beauty...

Instructor takes chances, finds heart in Egypt

Instructor takes chances, finds heart in Egypt

Zak Kerr

February 10, 2014


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Living in a foreign country for two years of one’s life is a daunting task in and of itself. Knowing next to no one, not being completely fluent in the local language and getting used to the customs of a foreign country can all add to the strain of being so far away from home. Combined with the stress...

Theater major ready for role of ‘graduate’

Theater major ready for   role of ‘graduate’

Angestasia Grover

January 27, 2014


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College students face many obstacles as they work towards earning a degree. Taking out thousands of dollars in loans, sacrificing sleep and socializing to study, and even moving away from home are just a few struggles that some may experience. But Erwin Jacob feels the sacrifice is more than worthwhile. Jacob,...

A lifelong battle:

A lifelong battle:

Melissa Spaide

January 13, 2014


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A single serving pot of black coffee sits in the refrigerator overnight waiting for Kristi Roach, nursing junior, to shoot three syringes full of it directly into her stomach. The coffee is the only caffeine she takes in. She savors the buzz. Roach is forced to consume food and beverages this way....

Sorority life prepared alumna for business world

Gail Faustyn

January 13, 2014


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The thought of graduating college can be intimidating to most students. It becomes easy to get hung up on immediately landing that “perfect” job and focusing on living that post-graduation fairy tale ending. Sometimes, though, you have to readjust. Kristina Carpenter, 2011 alumna, knows that sometimes...

Video: Caitlin Stonecipher

Video: Caitlin Stonecipher

Nicole Wynn

December 5, 2013


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Many students and faculty members often need their daily dose of caffeine in the mornings to get their day started. Caitlin Stonecipher, business sophomore, helps fuel caffeine addictions while serving drinks with a smile....

Coffee shops hire new manager

Coffee shops hire new manager

Nicole Wynn

November 24, 2013


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http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=tYKmfvOUTno The sound grinding of coffee beans, the steaming of milk and the low hum of music filters through the door whenever a customer walks into a coffee shop on IU Southeast’s campus. Many students and faculty members often need their...

Dufrene’s plans focus on community outreach

Kimberly Crowe

November 18, 2013


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Uric Dufrene, executive vice chancellor of Academic Affairs, may be new to his position, but he is no stranger to IU Southeast. Dufrene has worked at the university for the past 21 years. Appointed as vice chancellor this past summer, Dufrene plans to focus on improving relationships with surrounding...

Former IUS student finds peace in helping others

Former IUS student finds peace in helping others

Joel Stinnett

November 18, 2013


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I don’t have a lot to give you for a going-away present… my jumper cables, three bandanas and a cross. But like I told your brothers when they left the state: live your life so that if we don’t see each other in this world again, we’ll see each other in the next one. Love, Mom   Wayland...

Zombie lawn gnomes? All part of the family business

Zombie lawn gnomes? All part of the family business

Joel Stinnett

November 3, 2013


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Thirty minutes outside of downtown Louisville in Otisco, Ind. there lies a seemingly enchanted 15 acres of land where lions co-mingle with pigs, zombie gnomes stand next to the Virgin Mary and Bigfoot is spotted daily. This is the home of Peggy Woods, also known as The Concrete Lady. Since 1976 she...

For the love of music

For the love of music

Melissa Spaide

October 27, 2013


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For the love of music, they play; they sing; they scream. From their first performance at Faith Family, to their most recent concert at Louisville’s Vernon Club, Brought By Giants has risen in fame in less than a year. Two months after Brought By Giants, a five piece post- hardcore band, became active...