The Horizon

New group creates tolerance

IUS Horizon

October 19, 2010

ALLIES, a new student organization at IU Southeast, presented an event called “Who We Are,” where individuals with Down syndrome spoke about their lives and capabilities within the community. Young adults with Down syndrome, their parents and students attended the event. ALLIES was created by Callie Risse, special education sophomore, and ...

Grenadiers surge past Fightin’ Engineers

IUS Horizon

October 4, 2010

The IUS Volleyball team defeated Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology on Sept. 24 in the Activities Building. The Grenadiers lost the first set, 25-8 and the third set, 25-22, but were able to pull out a win in the second, fourth and final sets, 25-22, 25-16 and 16-14. “We definitely started slo...

Staff member looks to increase activity

IUS Horizon

September 26, 2010

Perry Brown, head of intramural sports and fitness center coordinator, has been employed at IU Southeast for four years. Brown said he took the position at IU Southeast because he wanted to get back into campus recreation. “I used to work as a recreation center worker in Henderson, Ky., and, wh...

English club student loathes adverbs

IUS Horizon

September 19, 2010

Scott Brewer, secondary education junior, takes classes, participates in campus activities and sometimes reads poetry to people in The Commons. “It’s really cool to be able to have a captive audience,” Brewer said. “You are able to act crazy, and they’ll pay you to do it. Despite being heavily regul...

Professor enjoys research

IUS Horizon

September 12, 2010

Ben Nassim, professor of chemistry, has been part of the School of Natural Sciences for nearly three decades. Nassim has been employed at IU Southeast since 1982, when he was hired to teach basic and advanced chemistry courses. “I liked the landscape of IU Southeast, and I also liked the faculty I interviewed with,” Nassim said. “I liked the ca...

Passion leads professor to dean position

IUS Horizon

September 5, 2010

On July 1, Samantha Early, the new dean of the School of Arts and Letters, took office. Prior to her position as dean, Early was an associate professor and coordinator for the IUS Department of English. Early began her career at IU Southeast in August 1999, where she utilized her specialty in African-American literature. “As a...

Local journalist discusses Haitian disaster, recovery

IUS Horizon

April 18, 2010

Gaunt, ill faces of Haitian children and adults haunt a photo presentation created by a Courier-Journal photographer Kylene Lloyd. The photo presentation was produced from real pictures Lloyd took while visiting Haiti after the tragic earthquake that killed thousands. On Tuesday, April 13, the Social Sciences forum hosted an event featuring a Courier-Journal jour...

Food Court offers variety, healthy choices on campus

IUS Horizon

April 17, 2010

For years, cafeterias have received a negative review, despite their dependability and variety. While the Food Court offers a variety of food choices to fit student’s tastes and convenience, some students still prefer to make their own lunches or visit a nearby restaurant. “I would rather bring...

University updates purchasing, police

IUS Horizon

April 11, 2010

A meeting to inform administrators and faculty about the recent Purchasing Department transition took place on Thursday, April 1, in the University Center North building. Jill Schunk, of the IU Bloomington Purchasing Office, was host of the open-session meeting, where she discussed the recent IU purchasing...

Recycling program plans to expand

IUS Horizon

April 4, 2010

In October 2009, IU Southeast launched a new recycling program to decrease the amount of wasted material at the university. This recycling program requires students to toss items of plastic, paper, aluminum cans and cardboard into the designated recycling bins on campus. Once a week, trucks from Quality Recycling Specialist visit IU Southeast to pick up the school’s...

Foul mouthed comedian Kent magic

IUS Horizon

March 22, 2010

The Hoosier Room erupted with laughter from guests attending Michael Kent’s comedic magic show on Tuesday, March 9. Kent’s satirical performance included magic and mystery with large helpings of wit, humor and entertainment. Although the crowd of attendees was small, the amount of laughter was large. ...

Tennis coach takes pride in consistency

IUS Horizon

March 14, 2010

Consistency is a significant word to IUS men’s tennis coach, Yancey Walters. He said it’s what makes him unique from coaches of other campuses. “I show up consistently,” Walters said. “A lot of people wouldn’t think much of it, but it’s a big deal to me. I make sure that I’m here to int...