The Horizon

Uncertain beginnings lead to significant moments

IUS Horizon

December 3, 2012

The hardest part is knowing where to begin. I struggled with this difficulty in almost every story I have written for The Horizon. Although some stories lent themselves to easier beginnings than others, finding the most important lead in order to attract readers is something I devote considerab...

Low student presence creates debate uproar

IUS Horizon

October 29, 2012

IU Southeast took center stage on Oct. 23 by serving as the location for a second debate between Indiana Senatorial candidates. Hosted by the Indiana Debate Commission, the event took place in the Ogle Center, where nearly 50 TV and radio stations broadcast a live discussion between Democrat Joe ...

Deliberating moderator conduct

IUS Horizon

October 21, 2012

The role of moderators has become a severely debated issue during the 2012 presidential election. Numerous questions continue to rise after the recent 2012 debates between President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney, not about their stance on issues, but how well the moderators performed their jo...

Campus sells awareness from worlds apart

IUS Horizon

October 15, 2012

The IUS community traveled abroad and experienced international lifestyles by visiting the Hoosier Room during the annual Wares of the World event. Hosted by the International Program, the event took place on Oct. 10 and 11 and featured an array of fair trade items from across the world, including jew...

Advisers round up students for wild week

IUS Horizon

October 1, 2012

As the schedule of classes became available for spring semester, advisers saddled up and reined in students during the Wild, Wild Week of Advising. The third annual Advising Week took place from Sept. 24-27 and featured a western appearance, where students were able to find out information about...

Firms account for networking value

IUS Horizon

October 1, 2012

[photospace] Accounting majors multiplied their networking skills with local businesses during a Career Day event on campus. Hosted by the Career Development Center, students participated in a two-part event where they met face-to-face with employers and listened to speeches from professionals. Lynn...

IUS promotes political activism

IUS Horizon

September 24, 2012

Students discovered how to become more involved and better informed in politics during “Constitution Day: Powering the Individual Citizen,” hosted by the IUS Civil Liberties Union. The event featured a panel of IUS political science professors and a representative from the American CLU of India...

License fraud handicaps ethical choices

IUS Horizon

September 24, 2012

A driver’s capability to operate a vehicle is hindered by the limits of his physical and mental conditions, equating sometimes to a handicapped license. However, it seems more and more individuals are abusing this system for their own personal pleasures rather than their needs. According the I...

Parties approach convention on opposite terms

IUS Horizon

September 10, 2012

In the last few weeks, the beginning of the 2012 presidential race was fully initiated and created the head way needed to lead America to Election Day. Through events that occurred at both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, each party presented its candidate for office, as well as ...

SAF plummets for new school year

IUS Horizon

August 27, 2012

For the first time since 2004, the Student Activity Fee took a significant drop, with 11 percent of the budget being cut from the total amount. The SAF is a fee all students must pay and is determined per credit hour for up to 12 credit hours. This year, the budget for the SAF totaled $742,852 compar...

Smoking ban draws out stricter rules

IUS Horizon

August 27, 2012

A new Indiana law was introduced this summer that will have consequences on smokers at IU Southeast. Effective as of July 1, this law bans smoking within eight feet of any public building. Individuals who are caught smoking within eight feet of a public building on campus, such as Knobview or Crestv...