The Horizon

Initiate operation Black Friday backup plan

IUS Horizon

November 25, 2012

For those of you who did not make it out of bed for the early Black Friday deals, have no fear — there are still ways to get all of the shopping done before the holidays. Many stores famous for their Black Friday deals are also participating in Cyber Monday on Nov. 25. Cyber Monday is a day ...

Religious values affect political choice

IUS Horizon

October 28, 2012

It is unethical to force Americans to choose between their religions and their choices of presidential candidates. Issues such as gay marriage, abortion, birth control and other religious matters have no place in politics. Many extremist Republican and Democratic advocates are playing the religious car...

UCard system restricts students’ money

IUS Horizon

October 14, 2012

Students interested in purchasing condoms, alcohol, lottery tickets or tobacco products from the local Sav-A-Step on Grant Line Road are out of luck if they are planning on using their UCards. Like many other local businesses, Sav-A-Step is now accepting the UCard, as many of their customers are IUS ...

Political slamming limits voter choice

IUS Horizon

August 26, 2012

              “I am a concerned citizen, and I approve this message.” During this political election, most media outlets — TV, radio, etc. — are bombarding viewers and listeners with messages about why or why not to vote for a par...

Students study socialist structure

IUS Horizon

August 26, 2012

One small, post-communist island south of the border has permanently altered many study abroad students’ perspectives this past summer. Cuba in Transition, a program offered for class credit, took 20 students from IU Southeast and Spring Hill College, along with three faculty members, on a three-week venture t...

New director encourages change

IUS Horizon

August 26, 2012

Amanda Stonecipher, new director of Residence Life and Housing, has been working the summer away preparing Residence Life and the lodges for fall semester students. “Summer is the busiest time,” Stonecipher said. “We have to successfully move out all the spring semester students.” Since she to...

Energy drinks lead to monster problem

IUS Horizon

April 1, 2012

Rockstar, 5 Hour Energy, Redbull, Full Throttle, Monster and Amp — these products can be seen in students’ hands and vending machines all over campus. Energy in a can is now a common weapon for college students attempting to conquer late nights and final exams. Students can finally see the...

Editor discovers horror in meat-packing industry

IUS Horizon

March 11, 2012

The meat industry is one of the largest food industries in America. It is also one of the most misleading and unethical industries. Why do people eat meat? It contains essential nutrients, it is a part of American culture, and it tastes good. A lot of what makes a person choose meat is the ava...

Editor encourages exercise, interaction

IUS Horizon

February 19, 2012

It is getting to the point in the year when, generally, everyone is ready for spring. Classes start to drag after the fall semester ends, flu viruses spread as immune systems weaken, and, while we have had a mildly warm winter, it has been difficult daydreaming about beach-like weather while peop...

College: no place for undecided students

IUS Horizon

January 29, 2012

College is the time for students to focus on their goals for the rest of their lives. However, students who are in school and do not know what they want in the future are wasting valuable time, effort and money. What is the college experience? When I was in high school, the phrase generally meant par...

IUS Police capture computer crook

IUS Horizon

December 4, 2011

Mark McIntyre, 53, was arrested on a charge of stealing two laptops and more than $1,000 worth of books from the IUS Bookstore. He was caught in the act by University Police on Nov. 3. Charlie Edelen, IUS Police chief, said McIntyre’s criminal history is more than 20 pages long. Edelen said...