The Horizon

Cancer: A battle of mind, body and spirit

Cancer: A battle of mind, body and spirit

Jims Porter

October 20, 2013


Filed under Profiles, Top Stories

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


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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...

Students speak, Meriwether listens

Kimberly Crowe

September 23, 2013


Filed under Profiles

This school year IU Southeast has seen some major transitions and has welcomed many new students as well as new faculty. Jason Meriwether is part of this new cabinet and the many changes that have taken place at IU Southeast. Meriwether is now serving as vice chancellor for enrollment management and...

Meet the monk

Meet the monk

Ashley Sizemore

September 23, 2013


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Adjunct professor shares message and mindset IU Southeast strives to give students a worldly education, offering a variety of classes with professors from numerous backgrounds. Last semester, the university welcomed a Buddhist monk to the community. Thich Hang Dat, a native of Vietnam, is an adjunct professor of philosophy and has spo...

Interim chancellor gears up for 2013-2014 school year

Interim chancellor gears up for 2013-2014 school year

Aprile Rickert

August 26, 2013


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Interim Chancellor Barbara Bichelmeyer’s track record of successfully tackling important projects head-on indicates she is well-suited to lead IU Southeast through a period of transition. Bichelmeyer, currently the associate vice president for university academic policy and planning, as well as...

Gus gets Grenadiers going

Gus gets Grenadiers going

Hannah Ash

August 25, 2013


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His ever-smiling face manages to ex­ude friendliness and a fierce competi­tive spirit all at once. While it is not uncommon to see Gus the Grenadier strutting down the hall­way in the University Center or bolster­ing school spirit at an athletics game, there are many things students may n...

Ga-Ga for Eva

Ga-Ga for Eva

IUS Horizon

April 14, 2013


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Whether someone is making a statement or just throwing an outfit together, people tend to judge appearance before personality. People frequently approach Evangeline Flowers, fine arts freshman, because of her fashion sense. Some students might mistake Flowers as popular recording artist Lady GaGa...

Senior sets sail

Senior sets sail

IUS Horizon

April 14, 2013


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Graduation can be filled with uncertainty for most students. After sporting the cap and gown, most leave the stage feeling excited, but a bit apprehensive of what will come next. For Nathan Hawkins, philosophy senior, what’s next is certain; he will be traveling to other countries and starting a...

IT manager makes models into masterpieces

IUS Horizon

April 7, 2013


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Hobbies tend to be minimized as just something that a person likes to do in their free time. However, when Lee Station stood and watched one of the models he built being unveiled at the IBM Gallery in Manhattan, it became much more than just a hobby. Staton, IT manager of communications and special...

Newly elected SGA leaders take office

IUS Horizon

April 1, 2013


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Stephon Moore, political science sophomore, and Dejan Tomanic, political science sophomore, say although they do not always agree, they make a great team as Student Government Association President and Vice President. The duo met when they were assigned as Model U.N. partners, and they continued to...

Music professor teaches inspiration through music

IUS Horizon

April 1, 2013


Filed under Profiles

The music performers are seated on stage in a semicircle, wearing black dresses ties and tuxedos. Ebony music stands are positioned in front of the musicians. With their choice of instruments in hand, they begin to play rhythmic music as the sounds swirl in the large cathedral-like hall. The Louisville...

IUS alumnus jazzes up basketball down under

IUS Horizon

March 18, 2013


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Jazzmar Ferguson is proof that you do not have to play at a big school to make it professionally. The Grenadiers’ all-time leading scorer is now in his second year of playing professional basketball. Ferguson signed his first pro contract for the Moncton Miracles, a Canadian National Basketball League team. After playing a year wi...