The Horizon

Stats, sports and dedication

IUS Horizon

March 18, 2013


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Whether it is the sound of squeaky tennis shoes rushing up and down the court, or the sound of a bat cracking when a baseball or softball hits it, or the sound of a volleyball being pounded over the net, one thing for sure—Stephen Utz, sports information director, is there. “I send out all the...

To be or not to be, that is the question

IUS Horizon

March 10, 2013


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A look inside the famous, troubled character of Hamlet The scene is 17th century England; a man named Shakespeare sits down at a table with quill in hand, an ink jar resting nearby. A small flame from a candle shines on the parchment paper. Dipping his quill into the ink, Shakespeare begins to write...

The man behind Hamlet

IUS Horizon

March 10, 2013


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If you have been around the IU Southeast Theater Department, you probably know Mitch Donahue, communications-theater junior. Donahue will be the lead role in the theater department’s upcoming production of “Hamlet.” Donahue began his theater career as a freshman in high school, and has excelled ever since then. “Before that I did not...

Student trades leash for stethoscope

IUS Horizon

March 3, 2013


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College is a time when most students discover who they are and who they want to become. Through classes and friendships, many suddenly find the key to their futures. Emily Sault, biology sophomore, found her calling in a veterinary clinic. Sault is a native of Sacramento, Calif. She moved to Louisville...

Music teacher puts ‘pep’ in IUS pep band

IUS Horizon

March 3, 2013


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One, two, three, four, ready… The sounds of trumpets, tubas, clarinets, mellophones, trombones and percussions echo against the concrete walls of the Activities Building. The vibration of the instruments rumble through the bleachers as Jennifer Gordon, IUS pep band director, conducts her band, The...

STUDENT CONQUERS CHALLENGES

IUS Horizon

March 3, 2013


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Justin Meredith wants to be like Superman. He does not want x-ray vision or the ability to fly — he wants to fight for people that cannot fight for themselves. “That’s why I joined the Army,” Meredith said. Kris Applegate said that Meredith is known for his Superman T-shirts: he...

Student sheds new light on feminism

Aprile Rickert, Staff

February 24, 2013


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Lyndsey Cooper, advertising senior, is not afraid to stand up for her beliefs. “I came from a family of very strong women,” Cooper said. “My aunt Terry was probably the strongest person I’ve ever known in my life. She really pushed doing whatever it is that you want to do. And my mom has always...

Legend of the high-five

IUS Horizon

February 24, 2013


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Brown co-credited for creating celebration The high-five is one of the most iconic, dynamic and yet simple of social gestures. In the past four decades it has become an unmistakable thread in our cultural fabric and traveled the world over. Even recently, the popularity of the high-five has manifested in...

IUS interns nominated for intern of year

Aprile Rickert, Staff

February 18, 2013


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For the first time, two IUS students were nominated for Intern of the Year by their employers for the Indiana INTERNnet Impact program. On Feb. 6, John Berlejung, who graduated in December with a double major in geology and environmental geosciences, and Alexandra Brown, sociology senior, were recognized...

IUS alumnus finds new passion, inspires others

Aprile Rickert, Staff

February 10, 2013


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In a spacious, L-shaped room with 20-foot ceilings at the edge of New Albany’s Industrial Park, transformations are taking place. The floor is cement, half covered with black mats and in the center—a jungle gym. On several walls there are chalkboards filled with workout stats, diet reminders and inspirational quotes. Ropes and rings hang from th...

Senior leaves her legacy on the IUS court

IUS Horizon

February 10, 2013


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Even when she is not running plays, Ashmere Woods said she has one thing on her mind–basketball. Although Woods is a serious basketball player, her outgoing personality keeps everyone around her entertained, her teammate, Kortney Woods, said. “Through her funny side she is a leader,”...

Service animal gives student hope, way to cope

IUS Horizon

February 4, 2013


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Mary Whitlock, psychology junior, lives in Orchard Lodge with four roommates. One of them, Eavie, is not like the others. Eavie is Whitlock’s service dog – one of the few pets seen on campus. Whitlock received Eavie during her freshman year of high school. At the time, she was suffering from...