The Horizon

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Station Manager Matt McClellan mans the sound board inside Horizon Radio’s broadcast room.  McClellan has led the station for three semesters. “I enjoy hearing stories and talking to people and hearing what they have to say or play,” he said.

Bryce Shreve, Managing Editor

July 10, 2019

As students wander the halls of University Center South, sounds of American Football’s “Never Meant” may emanate from a peculiar room with a glowing red “on-air” sign. Inside, there is a strong possibility one may find Matt McClellan, senior traditional communications major and station manager...

Meet the new SGA leaders

Meet the new SGA leaders

John Clere, Editor-in-Chief

June 24, 2019

After winning a contentious campaign in the spring of 2019, the new IU Southeast Student Government Association President, Rachel Ronau, and Vice President, Mitchell Henry, seek to increase participation in student government and make their organization more transparent during their term. Ronau, a biology...

Campus oasis offers opportunity

The IUS greenhouse, located right beside the Life Sciences building.

Callie Manias, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2019

Filled with cacti, flowering plants, orchids and fish tanks, the IUS greenhouses will immediately make a student forget he or she is on a college campus. The controlled greenhouses are a unique spot for students and faculty to house research projects and learn more in-depth about different sciences. Intro...

How to stay safe when ridesharing

Photo by Flickr user Helen Floersh, used with permission

Abby Bauerla, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2019

University of South Carolina student Samantha Josephson was murdered after getting into a car she thought was an Uber. She was outside waiting by herself and may have been under the influence of alcohol. Surveillance video showed the 21-year-old get into a black Chevy Impala police suspect she took for...

More than an instrument

Mabe holds up the first guitar he made. “I still play that guitar almost every week, and it’s not the most comfortable guitar that I play, but I play it because I appreciate it, I appreciate the sound.”

Joshua Roy, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2019

Wood chips rain onto the floor of a well-lit cement room as a hand plane drags across a board roughly shaped like a guitar. Across from the work table, another guitar hanging from the ceilings glistens from a fresh coat of finish in the fluorescent light. This is not a company that produces hundreds...

Horizon guide to Thunder over Louisville, Pegasus Pins, KDF

Photo used under Creative Commons License. Used with permission.

Callie Manias, Mac Aubrey, and Abby Bauerla

April 1, 2019

  1. Claim Your Spot Early The air show begins at 3 p.m., so you should plan to get there way before that. The committed people get there early in the morning to claim the best spot. If you want to claim a large amount of grassy area right on the riverfront in Indiana or Kentucky, you...

5 questions you never thought to ask about electronic cigarettes

Tessa Arnold, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2019

You see a cloud of smoke billowing from the bar, but you thought this bar was smoke-free. And then it hits you: the smell of blueberry bubblegum. Someone is puffing on an e-cig. Though e-cigarettes have been available in the U.S. for almost a decade, already 10.8 million Americans use them, 15 perce...

From part-time work study to full-time career

Kim Robertson poses at her desk in the Graduate Studies and Research office in the University Center. Photo by Tessa Arnold.

Tessa Arnold, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2019

In the fall of 1979, Kim Roberson was seeking a part-time student job to pay for tuition and books. She went into the Bursar’s office after hearing they were looking for a student employee, but she had no luck. The next day, Oct. 9, her birthday, they called her and said “We can give you two ...

New artist resident brings new ideas to IUS ceramics program

Ewerth discusses the composition of some clay with students in class. Photo by Shelby Pennington.

Shelby Pennington, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2019

Tucked in a small room adjacent to the ceramics classroom, clay, vinyl and plastic twist together in bright colors and bold forms. The walls are plastered with drawings, neon paint, tape and material samples; all inspiration to the studio’s occupant, artist resident Sydney Ewerth. Artist Reside...

Authentic European-style pub comes closer to home

A curious patron, asks the bartender what he has on tap. Pints&union serves a plethora of classic cocktails and comfort beers. Photo by Bryce Shreve.

Jayla Rose, staff reporter

April 1, 2019

Eighteen years ago in the heart of Chicago, Joe Phillips visited a peculiar restaurant in a Victorian-style building. With the sounds of Billie Holiday filling the room from the ceiling to the rustic, uneven floors, Phillips knew he wanted to have his own rustic-style bar. Phillips now owns Pints&union,...

Temporary teachers strive for tenure and experience

Robert “Bobby” Wells is a visiting professor and future faculty teaching fellow at IU Southeast, teaching topics in history from Napoleon to Vikings and pirates. Photo by John Renfrow.

John Renfrow, Editor in Chief

March 20, 2019

Robert “Bobby”  Wells begins his pirate class like any other teacher with orthodox greetings, attendance, slideshows and questions. From there, the class voyages everywhere from Viking-controlled waters of Europe to the tropical island of Tortuga in Haiti, searching for the fountain of youth and c...

Frank Oz – the character, not the voice

“Just because I’m here and now you think I do all these voices, it doesn’t mean it comes easy. It also doesn’t mean that just because you guys can’t do something now doesn’t mean you can’t do something later,” Oz said.

Joshua Roy and Mac Aubrey

March 20, 2019

On Tuesday, March 19, Frank Oz spoke to a packed house about his career with The Muppets and Sesame Street, as well as his days as a director and experiences working with Jim Henson and George Lucas. “First of all, I’m not a voice person. I don’t even think of the voices. I do the character...