The Horizon

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...

Two professional photographers captured IU Southeast’s attention at the Ogle Center

Two professional photographers captured IU Southeast’s attention at the Ogle Center

Sydney Randall, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2019

Renowned professional photographers Jess Lee and Tamara Gooch came to IU Southeast to speak about their experiences and share the beauty of nature and wildlife within their images at the Ogle Center Thursday, Oct. 24. The event is part of the 11th annual Louisville Photo Biennial, which is a photo...

IUS releases annual Clery Act statistics

IUS releases annual Clery Act statistics

Logan Stephens, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2019

One rape incident, four dating violence incidents, two stalking incidents and one fondling incident were reported on the IUS campus in 2018, according to the Clery Act data released earlier this month.  Indiana University released its 2019 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report on Oct. 1. The report cons...

SGA executive board installs student senators, elects student senate officers and discusses hazing

SGA executive board installs student senators, elects student senate officers and discusses hazing

Sydney Randall, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

Student Government Association President Grant Hill used an executive order to allow three of the four new probationary senators to be installed as student senators at the SGA’s Friday, Oct. 11 meeting. The probationary senators had to be in attendance at the Oct. 11 meeting to become student senators....

Fat Heads Rescue takes on Harvest Homecoming

Fat Heads Rescue takes on Harvest Homecoming

Aubryn Crotchett, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

A local non-profit animal shelter hosted a booth at Harvest Homecoming this year, letting visitors spend time with its wet-nosed puppies for a small fee. Fat Heads Rescue had a booth at the annual New Albany festival for the first time. Harvest Homecoming hosted craft and booth days from Thursday, Oct. 10 to Sun...