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IUS professor discusses King’s idea of building a better community

IUS professor discusses King’s idea of building a better community

Tony Pacheco, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2016

Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream of building a better community for all people, but his notion of the beloved community is an idea that sociologists are still pursuing today. Melissa Fry, assistant professor of sociology and director of the Applied Research and Education Center at IU Southeast,...

King Breakfast raises money for scholarships

King Breakfast raises money for scholarships

Connor Edrington, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2016

On the weekend before Martin Luther King Jr. Day, groups listened to experts speak about the legacy of a man that helped pave the way for African American citizens in our country. More than 100 alumni, community members and local government officials attended the 2016 King Scholarship Breakfast and...

A message from the smooth, the flirty and the forward

A message from the smooth, the flirty and the forward

Somolia Pumphrey, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2015

On Nov. 12, Grammy award-winning R&B artist Monica kicked off “The CODE RED Experience Tour” to promote the release of her upcoming album “Code Red.” The tour, which reached Louisville's Mercury Ballroom on Monday, Nov. 23, features fellow artist Rico Love and the up-and-coming girl ...

Inflating new life into downtown

Inflating new life into downtown

Ty Simpson, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2015

Projectors played homemade clips on a false wall and 1,800 white balloons littered the ground as "Balloonacy" took place in downtown New Albany. Balloonacy is an art installation project born and bred by associate professor of fine arts, Brian Harper and nine IUS students taking his Social Sculpture...

IU Southeast participates in Harvest Homecoming Parade

IU Southeast participates in Harvest Homecoming Parade

Parker Henes, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2015

IU Southeast and other local businesses walked the streets of downtown New Albany to kick off the Harvest Homecoming festivities on Saturday. The parade started at 12 p.m. on Vincennes Street, in front of New Albany High School. The parade then headed south onto Spring Street with the final sto...

How One Game Can Start Something World Changing

How One Game Can Start Something World Changing

Parker Henes and Ty Simpson

September 27, 2015

The IU Southeast Common Experience hosted a special guest on campus last week for their "Building Communities in a Global Society" series. On Sept. 22, Luma Mufleh gave two speeches while on the IUS campus to students about her involvement in helping refugees live successfully in America throug...

Wounded in urban warfare

September 10, 2015

Tassy Payne, Staff Reporter We All We Got Hood 2 Hood Tour came to IU Southeast Wednesday, September 9 as the first guest panel speakers for IUS Common Experience. The group consisted of four gunfire victims from Louisville. All boys are currently in school. In Metro Louisville, there are an avera...

Avoid the Grant Line Road Backup

Avoid the Grant Line Road Backup

Zak Kerr, Editor-in-Chief

September 3, 2015

With the lane closures on Grant Line Road holding up traffic in front of IU Southeast, just getting out of the campus parking lot can now take an extra 10 minutes. To help the people of IU Southeast fight the traffic jams and beat road rage, The Horizon has created three alternate routes through Google...

The Grenadier discount

The Grenadier discount

Kayla Smith and Aprile Rickert

May 14, 2015

No matter how ugly the picture on a student’s UCard may be, IUS students have many perks and benefits that come with their UCard. From money-saving to an all-around ticket to events, Students can take advantage of some of these benefits on and off campus to help make their lives a tad bit easier. On Campus ...

Seeds and Greens brings new healthy eating and living options to New Albany

Seeds and Greens brings new healthy eating and living options to New Albany

Secoy Richey, Staff

November 17, 2014

Seeds and Greens is the first and only natural market and deli to pop up in the ever-evolving renaissance of  downtown New Albany, offering what owner Stacey Freibert said is a not overwhelming but welcoming healthier alternative to eating. Six years ago Freibert said her and her husband volunteered...

Mike Pence campaign tour ends in Jeffersonville with rally

Mike Pence campaign tour ends in Jeffersonville with rally

Secoy Richey, Staff

November 4, 2014

Campaign supporters filled the lawn of Warden Park Monday night as Governor Mike Pence’s Road to Victory Tour ended in Downtown Jeffersonville.

Get Shot: Prevent the flu

Melissa Spade, Staff Contributer

October 22, 2014

Coughing, headaches, stuffy nose, fever, fatigue and body aches are eminent symptoms of the flu. With work, school, children and other responsibilities people do not have time to be bogged down with such symptoms. The best way to steer clear of this fate is to choose to get the flu vaccination,...