The Horizon

Fans get look at this year’s Grenadiers

IUS Horizon

November 7, 2010

IUS students and fans  recently filled the Activities Building to catch a glimpse of both the IUS Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams during the annual Cream and Crimson games. The Cream and Crimson games are intrasquad scrimmages where both the men’s and women’s teams are split into two teams and play each other. Each ...

Communication professor comes to Louisville, wins award

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November 3, 2010

While moving to a new city could be exciting, it can also be stressful — getting used to new faces and places. That’s exactly what Michael Abernethy, senior lecturer in communication, went through 14 years ago. “I actually moved to Louisville on a whim,” Abernethy said. Abernethy was born in Bristol, Tenn., and grew up in Houston, where his father worked for NASA...

Former sailor gives back to community

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October 25, 2010

Service members are well aware of the term “selfless service,” which refers to the act of thinking about others before yourself. One person who personifies this term is Aaron Neely, psychology junior. Neely is the current president of the Student Veterans Organization. Although Neely has been separated from duty in the Navy Fleet Marine Force for more than two years now, he still feels obligated to help ...

Daughter inspires mother to continue her education

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October 19, 2010

Being a non-traditional student can be challenging at times, and Angela Calbert, business management senior, knows how to deal with some of these struggles. Calbert is a full-time student who also works in Campus Life as a volunteer coordinator. She also holds the position of treasurer in the Multi-Cultural Student Union where she has been a member for two years. ...

Veterans series discuss post-traumatic stress

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October 10, 2010

IUS Personal Counseling Services presented a session discussing traumatic reactions and post-traumatic stress disorder. This was the second in a five-part Veteran Wellness Series. The presentations are open to everyone. Heading the discussion group was Michael Day, IUS personal counselor. “Transition...

Students visit Butler to hear famed poet

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October 4, 2010

Michael Jackman, associate professor of English, took members of his creative writing class — along with other students — on a cultural trip to hear famed poet Yusef Komunyakaa. The poetry reading took place on Sept. 23 inside the Krannert Room, located in Clowes Memorial Hall on the campus of Butler University in Indianapolis. Admission was free to the public and on a first-come, first...

Children’s Center celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

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September 26, 2010

The Adult Student Center raised awareness about cultural diversity by celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month as part of their Brown Bag Diversity Series. The series will expose students to different religions, backgrounds and sexual orientations. It will also meet First-Year Seminar requirements for underclassmen who attend. Each month, a different heritage is celebrated in order to promote diversity and ac...

Campus organization re-establishes goals

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September 19, 2010

Connecting students with alumni in the areas of leadership, tradition and community is the vision statement of the re-established Student Alumni Association. Many changes have gone into effect with the SAA. Jerry Wayne, vice chancellor for Alumni and Community Relations, is overseeing the changes. Josh Kornberg, communications junior, is the curre...

Picnic invites veterans

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September 12, 2010

IU Southeast welcomed students and faculty to an afternoon of food, fun and networking at the first Student Veterans Family Picnic. Held at the shelter adjacent to the IUS Lake, the picnic was a way for the campus to help make the transition from military life to the classroom easier for student vete...