The Horizon

Student attracts national attention from self-published book

Student attracts national attention from self-published book

Tina Reed

April 14, 2014

"The splat the tomato created upon impact with the grimy tile was music to my ears. I bent over, picked the slice up, and flipped it to the other side. I let go again. Timber! The second splat was even more thunderous and wet-sounding than the first." This is a passage from "Confessions of a Fast-Food Worker," writte...

Shelby Lucas – Knocking it Out of the Park

Shelby Lucas - Knocking it Out of the Park

Kayla Smith

April 9, 2014

Playing softball, being in a sorority and going to school full time, sounds like it would be very difficult, but Shelby Lucas, nursing sophomore, hits it out of the park. Lucas credits her organizing skills, which help her juggle her daily life and says she has her mother to thank for the woman she ...

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

Emily Kunkel, marketing freshman, is the new Miss Collegiate South. She will be competing for the Miss Indiana title June 15-21, in Zionsville, Ind. As part of her duties, Kunkel has joined with Suitcases for Sweethearts to help bring much needed supplies to foster children. “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.”

Duncan Cooper

March 31, 2014

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

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

William White and one of his students outside the Dover American International School, Al Shorouk City, Cairo.

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’

Erwin Jacob performing as an African-American hobo during the Great Depression in “The American Clock” by Arthur Miller. This photograph was taken during his freshman year at Northern Kentucky University in 2009.
Courtesy photo

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:

Roach spends time reading her Bible. She said this helps her stay strong. Photo by Melissa Spaide

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

A woman cries at the dedication ceremony of her new home in Juarez, Mexico.

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...