The Horizon

Students in a foreign land

Carlos Kuria, biochemistry junior, moved to the U.S. in 2012 to live with his dad. Originally from Kenya, he said joining campus organizations helped him adapt to campus life and life in the U.S.

Kristin Kennedy, Staff Reporter

May 14, 2015

In 2012, Carlos Kuria traveled thousands of miles from Kenya to New Albany. He was 18, and he didn’t know anyone in the U.S. besides his sister, who traveled with him, and his father. Kuria, a biochemistry senior in his third year at IU Southeast, is among a small group of international students...

Students scavenge Louisville at WorldFest

IUS Horizon

September 16, 2012

The plush, behemoth of a coach bus lumbered to a curb stop at Louisville’s Belvedere entrance. IUS students poured out and scattered up the concrete ramp into the 10th annual WorldFest for the free, three-day event, hosted by the city of Louisville, to display its growing cultural diversity. The...

Volunteers voice honest accounts of Africa

IUS Horizon

April 1, 2012

The Common Experience event “Volunteerism in Africa” focused on two individuals who volunteered in Africa and their involvement in educating youth. The speakers were introduced by Maria Accardi, assistant  librarian and co-chair of the Common Experience Program, who said the purpose of the Common Experience for the 2011-12 school year is to join people to...

Dresses add up for math lecturers

IUS Horizon

March 18, 2011

On most days in the Physical Sciences Building, professors may be heard instructing their students. However, on one Friday of each month, the sound of rumbling sewing machines can be heard from the building’s basement. Janet Arnold, lecturer of mathematics, Rose Riehm, lecturer of mathematics, and Margaret Ehringer, senior lecturer of mathem...