The Horizon

Requirements to graduate shrink

Aprile Rickert

April 15, 2013


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The IU Southeast faculty senate will meet on April 25 to propose a plan to change the general education requirements for all degrees from 36 to 38, depending on the degree, credit hours down to 30. The change must be implemented by May 15, 2013 to comply with Indiana SB182, the Higher Education Credit...

Students holster up in support of guns on campus

IUS Horizon

April 7, 2013


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The group Students for Concealed Carry, with the help of an IU Southeast student, has scheduled an empty holster demonstration on Tuesday, April 11 to raise awareness for safety issues on campus. Drew Appel, criminal justice junior and the demonstration’s organizer, said the event is a chance to...

Tutoring Center offers help to students for discounted price

Aprile Rickert, Staff

March 31, 2013


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IU Southeast offers a variety of academic resources available that many students may not even know about. In addition to giving placement tests and running the Supplemental Instruction program, the Student Development Center offers tutoring for most 100-and 200-level courses for just $5 per hour. “I...

UPDATE — Election results announced

IUS Horizon

March 11, 2013


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The dust has settled and the results are in: Stephon Moore, political science sophomore, is the new Student Body President of IU Southeast. The SGA presidential election took place during the week of March 11, and Moore received approximately 64 percent of the vote against Jeremy Eiler, marketing...

Negative policy keeps positive away

IUS Horizon

March 10, 2013


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Federal blood donation policy on gay and bisexual men is discriminatory I have O negative blood, I am young, and I am healthy. That is precisely what The Red Cross and other blood collecting agencies want from potential donors, and with the blood shortage throughout the country, it could be used, I am sure. However, because of a policy enacted by the ...

Students struggle sleeping, search for sound solutions

IUS Horizon

March 4, 2013


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As a personal counselor at IU Southeast, Kelley Quirk meets many students in need of help. Some come to her with grade worries and need help getting A’s and B’s. Others, however, have a harder time getting Z’s. Sleep deprivation is a common concern among college students, Quirk said. She s...

Grenadiers dominate Bearcats during Senior Night

Aprile Rickert, Staff

February 25, 2013


Filed under Sports

The Grenadiers defended their territory against the Brescia University Bearcats Feb. 19 in the Activities Building for back-to-back Men’s and Women’s Senior Night basketball games. Before both games, each senior was recognized for the hard work that was put into their IU Southeast basketball career. WOMEN’S...

Grenadiers dominate Homecoming

IUS Horizon

February 18, 2013


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IUS men’s and women’s basketball teams dominated their rivals during Homecoming on Feb. 9. Activities and free food highlighted the half day. Before both games “The Star Spangled Banner” was performed and concluded with a salute to arms from military personnel carrying stock-issued rifles. Papa...

Aloha from Meadow Lodge

IUS Horizon

February 11, 2013


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Students get a taste of paradise with Luau Party Though snow was piling up around campus on Jan. 31, Meadow Lodge embraced the tropical. The lodge was home to IU Southeast’s annual Spring Luau Party, hosted by Residence Life and Housing. This event was free and open to all students. It offe...

Education upgraded to 21st century with social media

IUS Horizon

February 4, 2013


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IU Southeast has found a way to integrate social networking into student’s education through the use of their Oncourse account. The new program is called CourseNetworking. CourseNetworking is a social network available to IUS students that is focused on improving the educational experience by opening...

Students learn self-defense mentality

IUS Horizon

January 27, 2013


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Monica Wise, IUS Police sergeant, said the most important part of self-defense and personal safety is maintaining a survival mentality. Wise taught a self-defense class in Hoosier Room West on Thursday, Jan. 17. During the class, Wise said the best way to maintain a survival mindset is to pay attention....

Caffeine drug of choice for students

IUS Horizon

January 21, 2013


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Michael McKean, computer sciences junior, said he would not be able to get through his busy day without the help of caffeine. The 31-year-old said he struggles to find enough time for all of his responsibilities. Between working full-time, going to school part-time and spending time with his wife...