The Horizon

Is there value in your vote?

Is there value in your vote?

McKenna Curry and Tessa Arnold

November 5, 2018


Filed under Midterms 2018

Though college campuses are typically an epicenter for political debates and current issues, young adults tend to have the lowest voter turnout – especially during midterm elections. In 2016, voter turnout among Americans ages 18-29 was 46.1 percent – that’s 14.5 percent less than average, according...

Getting to know your local candidates

Getting to know  your local candidates

Bryce Shreve, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Kentuckiana, Midterms 2018, Politics

The day is finally here: Tuesday, Nov. 6, Election Day. At each polling place in Kentuckiana, hundreds and thousands of citizens will wait in line. After signing in, walking up to the booth and looking down at the ballot, you might wonder: “Wait, who are these people?” To educate voters when they ...

Your Kentuckiana Polling Guide

Your Kentuckiana Polling Guide

Brittany Bullard, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2018


Filed under Kentuckiana, Midterms 2018, News, Politics

Finding out where you’re supposed to vote varies from state to state, but you have to know where to go in order to participate in the process. But don’t worry; finding your polling place is simple. Polling locations are typically held in buildings such as schools, community centers or churches. Ther...

Campaigning from the Classroom

Campaigning from the Classroom

Stephen Simmons, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2018


Filed under Campus, Features, Midterms 2018, Politics

College students voted more in 2016 than in 2012, according to a study by Tufts University’s Tisch College. Voting is one way to support a political candidate, but some students are taking a more direct approach by volunteering their time to local campaigns. Kimberly Wrigley Senior criminal ...

Horizon guide: peaceful study spots

Horizon guide: peaceful study spots

Charlyn Corum, Staff Writer

March 18, 2015


Filed under News, Top Stories

Studying for midterms can be time consuming and stressful. Distractions such as family, friends, roommates and pets can make studying difficult. Sometimes the best thing to do when trying to study is to find a peaceful place. Students of IU Southeast share peaceful places they sometimes go to study. IU S...