The Horizon

Mental Health and Wellness Series event tackles issues of homelessness and mental illness

Melissa Fry, assistant professor of sociology and director of the Applied Research and Education Center at IU Southeast, tells a story about one of her clients who lost everything as Annell Lough, outreach advisor for the Center for Women and Families, and another attendee listen.

Samuel Voyles, Contributing Writer

March 13, 2016

Homelessness and mental health are issues that can affect communities. March’s Mental Health and Wellness Series event focused on those issues. The event, called “Disenfranchisement in the U.S.,” took place on Wednesday, March 9 in University Center North, room 127. The event consisted of a...

Associate director of Campus Life Channell Barbour says farewell

Channell Barbour, Associate Director of Campus Life, has been at IU Southeast for more than ten years.

Tony Pacheco, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2016

Longtime IU Southeast staff member Channell Barbour, associate director of Campus Life, departed IU Southeast on March 1 to pursue a career at another college. “I definitely value my student workers,” Barbour said. “Furthermore, the office of Campus Life would not be as functional and as receptive...

Activism in the arts

Activism in the arts

John Boyle, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2016

After the Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage last June, Kim Davis, a county clerk in Rowan County, Kentucky, began withholding marriage licenses from couples looking to exchange vows. Davis was later jailed for contempt of court for ignoring court orders to start issuing licenses again....

KIAC changes name to River States Conference

The KIAC changed to the River States Conference.

Parker Henes, Sports Editor

March 6, 2016

The conference that IU Southeast plays in changed their name and logo to celebrate the one hundredth year anniversary of the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (KIAC) on Friday, Mar. 4, 2016. The KIAC has restructured their image. The new name of the KIAC is the River States Conference. This...

Candy Crowley comes to IUS

Candy Crowley speaks to the crowd about the 2016 presidential election and the candidates.

Kristin Kennedy and Brandon Looney

March 6, 2016

In the midst of the 2016 presidential election season, the candidates are battling to win voters’ support and come out on top. Candy Crowley, former chief political correspondent for CNN, visited IU Southeast to share her predictions and insights about the election, the candidates and how they have...

Trump makes campaign trail stop in Louisville on Super Tuesday

Donald Trump spoke to a crowd of his supporters in Louisville on Tuesday, March 1.

Paige Thompson and Kristin Kennedy

March 3, 2016

Thousands of supporters and protesters gathered to hear presidential candidate Donald Trump speak in Louisville on Tuesday, March 1, just days before the Kentucky Republican caucuses. Supporters and protesters began filling the streets surrounding the Kentucky International Convention Center in the...

Suffering in silence

Image  courtesy of Cody Tevis

Ty Simpson, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2016

Three minutes and 14 seconds of silence. That’s how long Cody Tevis, fine arts junior, told the story of a young woman struggling with depression in his short film, “Battle.” Tevis used body language and shot selection to tell the story. “Battle” was accepted into the TMC London Film ...

Comparing on and off-campus living

Photo illustration by Olivia Cook and Jordan Williams

Charlyn Corum, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2016

As an adult, signing a lease has the potential to be an exciting, yet daunting steppingstone. There are so many things to consider, such as location, price, roommates, neighborhood and quality of the living quarters. Experienced IU Southeast student renters discuss their living experiences compri...

Students learn how to prepare for studying abroad

Dale Brown, geosciences senior, gives packing and preparation advice to students interested in international travel.

Tony Pacheco, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2016

Planning a study-abroad trip involves several steps, but an IUS senior and an IUS alumna recently showed students how to make the process easier. Dale Brown, geosciences senior, and Katherine Clark, accountant at Harding, Shymanski & Company, P.S.C., gave international trip planning, safety and...

Unexpected finish to senior day

The IUS men's senior day basketball game was cancelled because of the rim being bent. slightly to the left.

Parker Henes, Sports Editor

February 20, 2016

The IUS men’s basketball team ended their season on a strange note on Feb. 20, 2016. The men’s game was deemed a no contest due to some unexpected halftime activities. During the halftime warm up session, Carlow’s seven foot player, John LeGrande, dunked the ball. He then hung on the rim a little...

Staying on beat: IUS holds SingAPoolooza

JaQuay Vermillion, business freshman, keeps the event going while Sam Ullrich, informatics junior, freestyles.

Autumn Hockenbury, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2016

Students recently laughed, danced and sang karaoke to various songs in The Commons. The SingAPoolooza event took place on Tuesday, Feb. 16 in The Commons. The Dining Hall held the event and students sang karaoke. The event was part of IU Southeast Homecoming Week. SingAPoolooza was  scheduled...

IU Southeast’s 75th anniversary recognized by Indiana General Assembly

IU Vice President John Applegate and IUS Chancellor Ray Wallace prepare to shake hands with members of the Indiana House of Representatives following the hearing for the resolution that recognizes IU Southeast's 75th anniversary.  SGA vice president Parker Norfleet, SGA president Trent Wallace, Vice Chancellor of Advancement Betty Russo, Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs Dana Wavle and Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Jason Meriwether and other staff members also attended the hearing from IU Southeast.

Jordan Williams, Features Editor

February 13, 2016

On Monday, Feb. 8, Indiana State Rep. Ed Clere met with IUS staff and students not for the sake of discussion, but instead to offer a resolution that would recognize the campus’s 75th anniversary. The resolution was authored by Clere and co-authored by several local representatives from surround...