The Horizon

Instructor takes chances, finds heart in Egypt

Instructor takes chances, finds heart in Egypt

Zak Kerr

February 10, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Cancer: A battle of mind, body and spirit

Cancer: A battle of mind, body and spirit

Jims Porter

October 21, 2013

Cancer is painful. From the diagnosis to the numerous surgeries and treatments, those with cancer experience a pain only one who has fought that terrible battle knows. Radiation, chemotherapy, stitches, staples and infections are just a few of the physical traumas endured by cancer patients. Those ailments,...

The winding path to teacher

Alphonzo Bridgeman

October 4, 2013

Kristopher A. Bloos was excited about his new shiny promotion. He was thrilled, but a bit hesitant. Bloos was advised by management that if he planned to advance within the company he would have to re-enroll in college. Bloos had previously dropped out of community college. “It was just impossible...