The Horizon

Alumni Association expands student scholarship program

IUS Horizon

August 26, 2012

As part of a new initiative to help the campus community, the IU Southeast Alumni Association is offering six scholarships to students for the 2012-13 school year. The scholarship amounts total $10,000, with six $1,000 scholarships and one $4,000 scholarship for Athletics. Of the six scholarships,...

Vaginal procedure probes privacy principles

IUS Horizon

March 18, 2012

In recent months, issues surrounding abortion and birth control have fluctuated in the United States between what should be allowed in relation to the reproductive rights of women. For many women, the question of deciding to have an abortion or not is a tough choice to make. However, in the last cou...

Restriction causes constriction of rights

IUS Horizon

March 5, 2012

One of the greatest rights American citizens have is the ability to express thoughts and opinions without restraint. However, Indiana has recently introduced a new piece of legislation that may have an effect on student speech in grades K-12. According to HB 1169, the Restoring School Disciplin...

Diet pills provide pointless problems

IUS Horizon

February 13, 2012

With more than a month of school underway, most college students are experiencing one unanimous feeling — stress. Overloads of homework and assignments, not to mention the impending doom of midterms could have almost any student on the verge of anxiety. The effects high levels of stress can cause on y...

Insurance ensures cheap coverage

IUS Horizon

January 23, 2012

I never thought it would happen to me. This seems to be the generic response when traumatic things happen, but it explains exactly how I felt when I found out last semester that my house had been robbed. I have lived in the same house and the same neighborhood all my life, so it came as a little b...

FAFSA fancies flawed, outdated form

IUS Horizon

November 13, 2011

As the fall semester begins to wrap up, I find myself worrying about something approaching soon. I am not nervous about the large load of homework I have to conquer, finishing everything for my classes or finals approaching in December. I am not even concerned with what classes I will be taking next s...

Say What- Claire Munn 10/24/11

IUS Horizon

October 27, 2011

Prior review pushes limits of press censorship

IUS Horizon

October 23, 2011

The greatest right any journalist has is freedom of the press. However, while the First Amendment provides liberty to the media, censorship is still very much alive. Recently, Jeffersonville High School’s newspaper — The Hyphen — was placed under serious prior review by the principal, James S...

IUS vetoes mandatory meal plan

IUS Horizon

October 2, 2011

At IU Southeast, meal plans are optional for students. However, Lauren Smith, business junior, was used to paying a mandatory meal plan fee during her first two years at the University of Louisville. After transferring to IU Southeast in fall 2010, Smith said it was much nicer going to a campus wher...

Shermageddon allows opportunity to unite

IUS Horizon

September 26, 2011

With the closing of the Sherman Minton Bridge due to various fractures in the infrastructure, a gloom has seemed to settle down in the Southern Indiana and Louisville region. However, the divide between Kentucky and Indiana has become an even larger crack, highlighting a lack of support for commuter...

Summer renovations revamp Food Court

IUS Horizon

August 28, 2011

During the summer break, renovations to the Food Court took place to open up space and improve customer flow. Although renovations to the Food Court occurred in 2007, lack of funding for sufficient expansion and increased enrollment caused long lines during the lunch hour. Dana Wavle, vice chancellor of Administrative Affairs, said ...

IUS tuition increases 3.3 percent

IUS Horizon

August 28, 2011

IU Southeast’s tuition was raised 3.3 percent, a rate which will continue for the next two years. The proposal was approved by the IU Board of Trustees on May 31. Due to lack of funding, the university has experienced a reduction of $1.7 million in state appropriation for this biennium and the ...