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A Passion for the Stars

A Passion for the Stars

John Clere, Staff Reporter

September 4, 2018


Filed under Campus, Features, News, Top Stories

At age 14, IUS professor Gerald Ruth, emeritus of geosciences, grinded a handmade mirror for his first telescope. He grinded it to the exact precision as the mirror originally used in the Hubble Space Telescope. Ruth developed his passion for astronomy early in his youth. “I’ve had a passion for astronomy ...

Indiana governments combating the opioid epidemic

Indiana governments combating the opioid epidemic

Samuel Murphy, Sports Director

August 21, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

In 2016, the opioid epidemic claimed more than twice the amount of lives taken by the United States’ hot-button topic — gun violence. Opioids were involved in 42,249 deaths, and opioid overdose deaths were five times higher in 2016 than 1999, according to the Center for Disease Control. Gun-related ...

EDITORIAL: ‘Yes, we’re putting out a damn paper’

EDITORIAL: ‘Yes, we’re putting out a damn paper’

Horizon staff

June 29, 2018


Filed under Nation/World, News, Opinions, Staff Editorials, Top Stories

As journalists, our goal is to report the facts and make sense of difficult and confusing situations, and that is what The Capital Gazette did by publishing an issue the day after losing five of their colleagues to an active shooter in Annapolis, Maryland on Thursday. Rebecca Smith, sales assistant; Gerald Fisch...

Should classes have been cancelled at IUS?

Should classes have been cancelled at IUS?

Macy Allgeier, Social Media Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

Early this morning Indiana University Southeast administered a two-hour delay rather than cancelling classes. Was this the right thing to do? IUS acknowledged in their Facebook post that they have a large commuter population, yet only base their decision on the weather and conditions on University...

No Basketball; No Money

No Basketball; No Money

Samuel Murphy, Content Editor

January 5, 2018


Filed under Kentuckiana, News, Top Stories

It could be an economic earthquake that could shake all of Louisville and the epicenter would be the KFC Yum! Center and the restaurants surrounding it. On Sept. 26, the FBI rocked the college basketball world with their investigation into college coaches being paid tens of thousands of dollars to push N...

“I was Steve Jobs’ boss.”

“I was Steve Jobs’ boss.”

Joshua Roy and Connor Edrington

November 13, 2017


Filed under Campus, Education, News, Top Stories

“Habits destroy brain cells, new experiences create them,” began Nolan Bushnell as he encouraged a sold out auditorium. Bushnell, known widely as the “father of video games” spoke at the Ogle Center about his time at Atari and his thoughts on what the future of technology holds. “The st...

IUS Dominates in Homecoming week

IUS Dominates in Homecoming week

Bailey Sanders, Content Editor

November 11, 2017


Filed under Campus, Campus Photos, Entertainment, News, Sports, Top Stories

It was all wins on Saturday for the men’s and women’s basketball teams at the IU Southeast Homecoming. Before Saturday’s games, students and alumni gathered in the parking lot outside the gymnasium for a tailgate. The  tailgate included food and drinks, corn hole, a bubble truck, booths for so...

Who said make-up has to be for beauty?

Who said make-up has to be for beauty?

Joshua Roy, Volunteer Reporter

November 10, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Photos, Top Stories

Five pairs of students competed in a Halloween-themed competition for their stage makeup class. Natalie Bowman, the professor of stage makeup, borrowed the idea for the unique project off of the popular show Face Off. Just like the show, each team had a certain amount of time to prepare for the judges. Ev...

Mesa – A Collaborative Kitchen

Mesa – A Collaborative Kitchen

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2017


Filed under Features, Kentuckiana, News, Southern Indiana Food Guide, Top Stories, Wine and Spirits

Many people dabble in watching cooking shows, wanting to learn a thing or two from a professional about how to cook delicious food from the comfort of their own homes. However, often these meals can be complicated with difficult-to-follow recipes, leaving you wishing you would have just gotten takeout....

IUS says farewell to an icon

IUS says farewell to an icon

Shannon Greer, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2017


Filed under Campus, Features, News, Profiles, Top Stories

Editors' note: We republished this story on Sept. 23, 2018, as we learned about the death of Bernie Carducci.  Colorful, outgoing, bigger than life and one of a kind. These are all ways that former students and colleagues describe Bernardo “Bernie” Carducci, an IU Southeast psychology professor ...

Matthew Schuler at IU Southeast

Matthew Schuler at IU Southeast

August 30, 2017


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Top Stories

Over 150 students and community members gathered together in the Ogle Center at IU Southeast on Thursday, Aug. 24 to hear Matthew Schuler, known for his appearance in season five of “The Voice”.

Music at IUS

Music at IUS

Michael Melchor, Content Editor

August 28, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

You probably know that IU Southeast has a music department. You might imagine people playing violins or composing music. But you might not have known that the department helps students learn about other aspects of the music industry with its own record label. IU Southeast’s record label, New Dynamic...