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Campus Life hosts spring Student Involvement Fair

Campus Life hosts spring Student Involvement Fair

Aubryn Crotchett, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2020

The Hoosier Room was filled with IUS student organizations during the Student Involvement Fair on Tuesday, Jan. 14. The event, hosted by Campus Life, aimed to familiarize students with organizations that are found on campus. Cari Edwards has been a faculty member of IU Southeast for 15 years and is...

New laser projectors save IUS students and faculty time and money

New laser projectors save IUS students and faculty time and money

Sydney Randall, News Editor

January 11, 2020

While IUS students were relaxing over winter break, the IT department installed new laser projectors in multiple classrooms around campus.  The Sony VPL-PHZ10 laser projectors will help IU Southeast save money and time compared to the older Panasonic bulb projectors that had been in use before the...

ACES celebrates record number of students declaring majors

ACES celebrates record number of students declaring majors

Bryce Shreve, Editor-in-Chief

January 10, 2020

The IU Southeast Advising Center for Exploratory Students (ACES) helped 157 students declare their major in 2019, breaking the previous record of 141 set in 2018. Founded in 2012, ACES exists to help students find a major that matches their goals, passions and interests. All students can consult wi...

IUS students remember Katie Morris, raise funds to support family

IUS students remember Katie Morris, raise funds to support family

John Clere, Editor-in-Chief

December 27, 2019

IU Southeast art therapy major Katie Morris died Monday, Dec. 23, at age 20. She will be missed by her friends at IUS, where she was a proud member of sorority Alpha Phi. Morris underwent a heart transplant at age 14 after a restrictive cardiomyopathy diagnosis. But even during subsequent health struggles,...

We’re still waiting

We’re still waiting

The Horizon Editorial Board

December 2, 2019

The Horizon still has not received the hazing investigation records we requested Nov. 4. The university has a legal duty to produce these public records, so we again call on the IUS administration to be transparent and release the records. Following publication of our last editorial, two weeks ago,...

IUS adjunct professor Frank Farmer finds felicity in faculty position

IUS adjunct professor Frank Farmer finds felicity in faculty position

Logan Stephens, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2019

An inquisitive email and an open position in the English Department led recent retiree Frank Farmer back to IU Southeast, the place where he started his academic career fifty years prior. Farmer, a Clarksville native, began attending IU Southeast in 1969. He said it was an easy decision to attend. He...

Hey, IUS, please give us the hazing investigation records we requested

Hey, IUS, please give us the hazing investigation records we requested

The Horizon Editorial Board

November 18, 2019

Interviews with many members of IUS student organizations and the dean of campus life have revealed IU Southeast is aware of student hazing complaints and has investigated such claims multiple times over the past 10 years. Two weeks ago, The Horizon requested public records relating to allegations...

‘Talent is a bad word’: The art of teaching and connecting with students

‘Talent is a bad word’: The art of teaching and connecting with students

Logan Stephens, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2019

The relationship between instructors and students was on full display as Debra Clem, fine arts professor and program coordinator, showed off dozens of works of art on Thursday, Nov. 14 to a group of students and fellow faculty. Clem used the event, aptly named “Joy of Teaching,” to discuss what...

Political cartoonist Mr. Fish coming to IUS

Political cartoonist Mr. Fish coming to IUS

Marc Andry, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2019

IU Southeast is hosting accomplished political cartoonist Dwayne Booth on Tuesday, Nov. 19 and Wednesday, Nov. 20. The IUS Library sponsored and organized the visit. During his visit, Booth will lead two presentations about his work at the IQ-Wall on the top floor of the IUS Library. He will also...

Barr Gallery brings art to IUS community

Barr Gallery brings art to IUS community

Anna Smith, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2019

Nestled in the halls of Knobview, the Ronald L. Barr Gallery is not just a place where art is displayed — it is also used by IUS professors as a teaching tool. “I know that it’s been used by myself and other faculty as a way to sort of get students introduced to artists,” said Emily Sheehan,...

IUS prepares to host 2020 Latinx Leadership Conference

IUS prepares to host 2020 Latinx Leadership Conference

Natalie Allen, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2019

Community and cultural awareness will take center stage on Feb. 29, 2020 when IU Southeast hosts the Latinx Leadership Conference for the first time in its 20-year history. The ILLC (Indiana Latinx Leadership Conference) committee is planning the conference alongside the planning board of IU Bloomington. In...

Comedian Joe Deuce visits IUS, conjures chuckles in the Commons

Comedian Joe Deuce visits IUS, conjures chuckles in the Commons

Logan Stephens, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2019

No one in the audience was off limits for comedian Joe Deuce, who visited IU Southeast last Wednesday in an event sponsored by the Campus Activities Board. The event was part of IU Southeast’s 2019 Homecoming week.  Deuce, on his third trip to IU Southeast, is a comedian from Kentucky who has be...