The Horizon

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

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

Deven Estes, criminology and criminal justice senior, became a part-time officer at IUS Police in August after graduating from the IU Police Academy at the top of the class.

Kristin Kennedy and Tassy Payne

September 8, 2015

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

Brian Sullivan, IU Southeast women’s tennis and assistant women’s basketball coach

Mary Kate Hailer, Staff

March 31, 2015

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

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

Gritter with Russell Bertram Sugarmon Jr, the first African
American in Memphis to run for a major city office.

Joseph Kauffman, Staff

February 23, 2015

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

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

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

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...

Faces of IUS: Haley Hisle

Faces of IUS: Haley Hisle

Paige Thompson, Staff

September 10, 2014

If someone were meeting Haley Hisle, speech communications junior, for the first time they might describe her as “bubbly,” or “enthusiastic,” and “positive.” All of which are true. Hisle, who seems to have a smile on her face all the time, is currently in her third year at IUS, said that...

IUS Student Government Association president Stephon Moore

IUS Student Government Association president Stephon Moore

Erin Mann, Staff

September 9, 2014

Many people know Stephon Moore as the Student Government Association president but there is so much more to who he is. "I’m outgoing and not afraid to engage with students who have questions," Moore said. "I’m also laid back, but at the same time take things seriously. I’m good with balancing a...

The Kill Clinic

The Kill Clinic

Mary Kate Hailer, Staff

September 8, 2014

Sara Schum is proof that you don’t have to play a sport your entire life to make it at a collegiate level. Schum, nursing senior and team leader in kills on the Grenadier volleyball team, started out playing field hockey, which seemed to be the prevailing sport in Schum’s family; her mother played...

Faces of IUS: Marlena Ragains

Faces of IUS: Marlena Ragains

Paige Thompson, Staff

September 5, 2014

Marlena Ragains, dental hygiene sophomore and IUPUI transfer student, explored the unfamiliar campus on her second day of classes in her first semester at IU Southeast. As a transfer student, Ragains enjoys multiple aspects of IU Southeast that set the school apart from IUPUI’s larger campus. “I...