The Horizon

Women’s birth control controls more than birth

IUS Horizon

February 26, 2012

Typically, when someone thinks of a journalist, they may think of a nosy, slimy person that is always digging into business that is not hers to get the scoop on a story, regardless of whom she takes down to do it. While some of that may be true — and no, I will not tell you which parts — most...

Editor not one for ‘mushy-gushies’

IUS Horizon

February 7, 2012

Well, IU Southeast, it is that time of year again — flowers, candy, teddy bears and other “mushy gushy” love items. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it is the one day a year boyfriends and girlfriends shower their partners with material affections or otherwise face relentless a...

Editor asks for acceptance of LGBT marriage

IUS Horizon

October 23, 2011

America — the land of the free and home of the brave.  I have no doubts this country is the home of the brave, however, I have skepticism about how free American citizens really are. When I think of freedom — a concept  this country holds in high regard — I think of not only basic freedom...

Student organizations fail to represent

IUS Horizon

August 28, 2011

During my time at IU Southeast, I have found that to receive the true college experience, getting involved on campus is a key aspect for many students, including myself. According to the article “What Matters in College?” by  Alexander W. Astin, “Student involvement reflects the amount of phys...

Get involved on campus

IUS Horizon

April 10, 2011

Starting a college career is difficult. Whether being a traditional student fresh out of high school or a non-traditional student deciding to rewind and attend college later in life, getting used to college life can be somewhat of a culture shock. Not only is there worry about classes, but students are al...

IUS needs better equipment to educate students

IUS Horizon

February 15, 2011

As students, we are ideally striving to learn and better ourselves as professionals in order to get “that” job once we’re finally able to close our textbooks for the last time, turn in our last final exam and walk across that stage. Naturally, we turn to IU Southeast, our prospective alma mater, ...

Snow cancels, delays school again

IUS Horizon

February 21, 2010

IU Southeast was closed Monday, Feb. 15, followed by a two-hour delay on Tuesday, Feb. 16. The closings caused another round of event cancellations, including the Christian Student Fellowship’s free lunch and the Appreciation Luncheon hosted by the Multicultural Student Union. The Feb. 14 Winter Pop...

Snow cancels campus events

IUS Horizon

February 14, 2010

Tuesday, Feb. 9, was a day of snowmen and sleeping in for many IUS students. However, the snow day meant much more for campus organizations that had to cancel events due to the closing. One event was the Volunteer and Internship Fair sponsored by Campus Life and Career Services. The event was to be held Feb. 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:...

‘Wing King’ student cooks meals for campus offices

IUS Horizon

December 1, 2009

For more than a year now, James “Bobo” Young, general studies sophomore, has been reaching out to offices throughout campus with homemade meals. Young started this tradition last year. For one Friday a month, he brought food he prepared at home into a different office on campus for the workers to...

Student alumni offered discount card

IUS Horizon

November 17, 2009

On Nov. 3, the Student Alumni Association held a general meeting to discuss several topics. One item of discussion was the student discount card, which is available to SAA members. The student discount program was started in Bloomington, and it is working its way onto other IU campuses, as well. With...

New dispatcher brings voice of experience to police

IUS Horizon

November 10, 2009

As of Oct. 14, IUS Police have a new voice responding to calls. It is the voice of Debra Campbell. Campbell works in the police department during second shift. Campbell has worked for a total of 14 years in various dispatch positions including the Austin, Ind., Scottsburg, Ind. and Seymour, Ind. police...

IUS Bookstore selling new Windows 7 system

IUS Horizon

November 3, 2009

Just weeks ago, the new Microsoft operating system, Windows 7, hit the shelves of the IUS Bookstore. The new software is being offered to currently enrolled students, faculty and staff at IU campuses statewide at the discounted price of $20 — a far cry from the starting retail price of $119.99. The...