The Horizon

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 ...

Inaugural First Savings Bank Speaker Series brings Ben Stein to IU Southeast

Inaugural First Savings Bank Speaker Series brings Ben Stein to IU Southeast

Samuel Voyles, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2016


Filed under Campus, News, Profiles, Top Stories

You may have been in class on Wednesday, Nov. 16 and just happened to look out the door to see economic and political speaker Ben Stein peeking in. Stein came to IU Southeast on Wednesday, Nov. 16 to speak at the inaugural First Savings Bank Speaker Series in the Ogle Center at 6 p.m. During this...

A Broken System

A Broken System

Tony Pacheco, News Editor

October 19, 2016


Filed under Opinions

The American political system is broken. One only needs to look at the two leading candidates running for president to see how screwed up our system really is. On the surface, both candidates seem like good choices to lead their parties. But, once you dig beyond the superficial, you are left with...

Candy Crowley comes to IUS

Candy Crowley comes to IUS

Kristin Kennedy and Brandon Looney

March 6, 2016


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

In the midst of the 2016 presidential election season, the candidates are battling to win voters’ support and come out on top. Candy Crowley, former chief political correspondent for CNN, visited IU Southeast to share her predictions and insights about the election, the candidates and how they have...

Trump makes campaign trail stop in Louisville on Super Tuesday

Trump makes campaign trail stop in Louisville on Super Tuesday

Paige Thompson and Kristin Kennedy

March 2, 2016


Filed under Kentuckiana, Nation/World, News, Photos, Top Stories

Thousands of supporters and protesters gathered to hear presidential candidate Donald Trump speak in Louisville on Tuesday, March 1, just days before the Kentucky Republican caucuses. Supporters and protesters began filling the streets surrounding the Kentucky International Convention Center in the...

Award-winning journalist Candy Crowley to visit IU Southeast

Award-winning journalist Candy Crowley to visit IU Southeast

Kristin Kennedy, News Editor

February 27, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

Going into its seventh year, the Sanders Speaker Series will feature Candy Crowley, award-winning journalist and former chief political correspondent for CNN. Crowley will speak on Monday, Feb. 29 from 6 to 7 p.m. in Stem Concert Hall in the Ogle Center. The event is free and open to the communit...

Political networking

Political networking

Kaetln Harrison, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2015


Filed under Features

November is quickly approaching which means election season is nearly upon us. If you forget, all you have to do is scroll through their Facebook page or Twitter feed. People turn to social media to voice their opinion on political issues now more than ever. A new survey by the Pew Research Center’s...

Student quits school, comes back ready to collect bet

IUS Horizon

December 3, 2012


Filed under Profiles

Laura Caruso, communication senior, has had a long, winding journey through college. However, she said this is not due to a lack of motivation, but rather to a plan for the future. Caruso first attended IU Southeast straight out of high school in 2005, took a break after 2008 to put her husband Mich...

Election results prove to be bittersweet

IUS Horizon

November 12, 2012


Filed under Opinions

Four more years under President Barack Obama – let us all release a collective sigh of relief. Or for those of you who did not vote for him, a collective groan. This election became a real-life Saturday Night Life skit with former Gov. Mitt Romney saying things that Jason Sudeikis could not even write. Binders, bayo...

Religious values affect political choice

IUS Horizon

October 28, 2012


Filed under Opinions

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...

Politics need separation from religious beliefs

IUS Horizon

October 26, 2012


Filed under Opinions

IU Southeast made national headlines when Richard Mourdock, Republican candidate for the Indiana Senate, made a statement saying despite the “horrible situation” from which they occur, pregnancy from rape was “something God intended.” I am a Hoosier, born, raised and, most importantly, proud....

Choice rules, fighting for freedom to choose

IUS Horizon

November 7, 2011


Filed under Opinions

My beliefs are based on freedom of choice. One of the largest issues we combat as citizens is the fight for rights. Many believe the first amendment covers such rights, however, freedoms get chipped away every day. While many other countries dream of a democracy, we take it for granted by allowing cert...