The Horizon

Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week

Sierra Cullins, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2019

The IUS Library will begin its celebration of Banned Books Week September 22. The annual celebration highlights the value of free and open access to information. According to David Grogan, director of advocacy and public policy for the American Booksellers Association, Banned Books Week “brings...

Keep Calm and Book a Librarian

Keep Calm and Book a Librarian

Chandler Cooper, Content Editor

August 21, 2018

It’s 3:00 a.m. and the internet is no longer your friend. The amount of cat memes seem to outweigh the number of scholarly articles related to your research topic, and the midnight oil is burning low. Research can be a college student’s greatest learning experience and worst nightmare, but it d...

Lit @ the Lodges book club meets on campus

Lit @ the Lodges book club meets on campus

Katie Casper, News Editor

March 4, 2016

Surrounded by a warm and popping fire, the Lit @ the Lodges book club members chatted with each other and discussed the book they were reading. Lit @ the Lodges, sponsored by the IUS Library and the Office of Residence Life and Housing, met on Wednesday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Grove Lodge. Courtney...

English Club comes back from the brink

English Club comes back from the brink

Kaetln Harrison, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2015

This semester the English Club at IU Southeast was dangerously close to fading away completely until Jeremy Wells, assistant professor of English, reached out to a student. That student was Selena McCracken. "Dr. Wells had informed me that the organization was going to be completely dissolved this...

Student captures small moments with paint

IUS Horizon

November 26, 2012

A woman sitting in her favorite green chair with her very fat brown cat, stare directly at students as they walked down into the lower level of the IUS Library. This painting, called “Ambrose,” was just one of the six paintings featured in the “Artist Among Us Gallery,” on Nov. 9. Mo...

Professor slows down research to teach more classes

IUS Horizon

October 1, 2012

Laid back and knowledgeable about computers are just some of the words students use to describe Ronald Finkbine, associate professor of computer science. Before coming to IU Southeast, Finkbine worked for Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. “I was a contractor in the software development,” Fi...

Students turn new pages in old books

IUS Horizon

January 30, 2012

During the Altered Book closing reception on Jan. 20, students were able to see many pieces of 3-D art created from the pages of books. “I like how it shows books that wouldn’t normally be read.” Kate Moore, coordinator of electronic resources of the IUS Library, said. Moore reserved the space in the IUS Library art gallery f...

Banned book reading brings boisterous banter

IUS Horizon

October 10, 2011

The IUS Library hosted a read out from banned or challenged books on Sept. 27 in honor of Banned Books Week. The American Library Association has observed the last week of September as Banned Books Week since 1982, and three years ago, IU Southeast had its first banned books read out. “I thought it wo...

IUS technician to speak at computer conference

IUS Horizon

September 19, 2011

In today’s computerized world, information security is vital not only for the corporate sector, but for everyone. Computer users should be aware of the dangers of viruses and more importantly, hackers attempting to steal identities or other private information. Adrian Crenshaw, technical support provider for the IUS Library, will be speakin...