The Horizon

Gamer Society spawns noobs

IUS Horizon

January 29, 2012

The Gamer Society, a student organization at IU Southeast, is a group of students or individuals who share similar interests in gaming. The Gamer Society began in fall 2011 with a total of six members. However, their current membership has increased to 35. Megan Schultz, president of the Gamer Society, sai...

Spring 2012 Enrollment

IUS Horizon

January 23, 2012

Spring classes bring changes

IUS Horizon

December 4, 2011

With the spring semester approaching, IU Southeast is implementing several different ideas to help make the student’s academic life on campus a little easier to manage, in addition to addressing the issue of student attrition. Registration for spring classes has been open since Nov. 14, but...

Campus tribute honors Veterans Day

IUS Horizon

November 28, 2011

Veteran’s Day did not pass by unnoticed for many members of the IUS community. Two events were held in honor of U.S. veterans and to remind citizens of those who fought for the country. The third annual IUS Veteran’s Day memorial service was held at McCullough Plaza on Nov. 10. During t...

Summer tuition rates decrease

IUS Horizon

November 13, 2011

Tuition rates for the upcoming summer semester at all Indiana University campuses will be discounted 25 percent for resident undergraduate students and 9 percent for non-resident undergraduate students. The plan, which was decided by IU President Michael McRobbie, was announced on Oct. 24 and is se...

TRON laser lights up IUS

IUS Horizon

November 6, 2011

The Hoosier Room turned into a war zone on Oct. 29 when students suited up to play TRON laser tag. The Student Program Council hosted the event and drew students to the Hoosier Room to combat other students in the light-filled playing fields. Kathryn Haymon, secondary education junior and president of the SPC, said she was excited to bring the Tjohn...

Poltergeist prowls students

IUS Horizon

October 30, 2011

Patrick Burns, paranormal investigator, led students to the depths of Crestview in hopes of finding evidence of life beyond the grave. Not knowing what to expect, many students found themselves surprised at what they discovered. “Everyone loves a good scare,” Channell Barbour, associate director of Campus Life, said, “whether you bel...

Zombies roam campus

IUS Horizon

October 24, 2011

Booooooooooks. Booooooooooks. Moaning zombies led by members of the English Club roamed campus in search of brains and literature donations. Students, professors and members of the community, with torn clothes and rotting flesh, attacked IU Southeast hoping to spread the literary infection. ...

Fall Festival draws big crowds to IUS

IUS Horizon

October 10, 2011

IU Southeast celebrated Harvest Homecoming with its annual Fall Festival, turning the Evergreen Parking Lot into an area of fun on Oct. 2. Residents from the Kentuckiana area also came to campus to join in on the festivities, including games, inflatable jumpers and pumpkin paintings. The activities required tickets that could be purchased for 50 cents each, but m...

IUS vetoes mandatory meal plan

IUS Horizon

October 2, 2011

At IU Southeast, meal plans are optional for students. However, Lauren Smith, business junior, was used to paying a mandatory meal plan fee during her first two years at the University of Louisville. After transferring to IU Southeast in fall 2010, Smith said it was much nicer going to a campus wher...

Bridge closure causes inconvenience

IUS Horizon

September 26, 2011

The closure of the Sherman Minton Bridge has had an effect on many commuters in Southern Indiana and Kentucky, including students, faculty and staff at IU Southeast. Of the student body, 30 percent commute from Kentucky. While 24 percent full-time faculty and staff live in Kentucky, 44 percent of part...

Enrollment numbers increase

IUS Horizon

September 18, 2011

IU Southeast’s enrollment numbers for this fall semester were released for this semester on Sept. 3. Overall, enrollment was up 1.1 percent in comparison to last year. "We have 7,256 students taking 73,840 credit hours,” Anne Skuce, director of Admissions and assistant vice chancellor for enrollment...