The Horizon

Where’s my money, man?

IUS Horizon

November 4, 2010

The NFL and NCAA are currently discussing the possibility that players who are found to have received improper benefits from agents during their college careers could face  suspensions and fines upon entering the NFL Draft. The talks come just weeks after a controversial Sports Illustrated article chronicli...

Phillies’ Halladay makes history, says no-no to Reds

IUS Horizon

October 10, 2010

The Cincinnati Reds made the playoffs for the first time this season since 1995. I was all set to write about what that means to long-suffering Reds fans, but then Roy Halladay no-hit the Reds in Game 1 of the National League Division Series on Wednesday, Oct. 6. The no-hitter — and to a greater...

Lone junior leads Grenadier volleyball

IUS Horizon

September 26, 2010

When looking for the leader of the IUS Volleyball Team, one candidate stands out. Lauren McCartin, computer graphics junior, plays as the libero and defensive specialist. She is the only junior on a team that has no seniors and five freshmen. At 22 years old, McCartin is also nearly two years old...

Forgive me, Roger, for I have sinned

IUS Horizon

September 26, 2010

Michael Vick is, again, a starting quarterback in the NFL. Last season Vick returned to the NFL after missing two seasons while serving a federal prison sentence for running a dogfighting operation out of his Virginia home. The victims in the Vick case, the dogs, were forced to fight one another ...

Ready for some football

IUS Horizon

September 5, 2010

The NFL regular season kicks off Thursday, Sept. 9, with a rematch of last season’s NFC Championship game between the New Orleans Saints and the Minnesota Vikings. I, for one, could not be more excited. The Saints won that game, advancing to the first Super Bowl in franchise history and went on to...

Athletic director leaves; spot filled

IUS Horizon

August 22, 2010

The IUS Athletic Department is now under the control of interim athletic director Joe Glover. Glover, previously the assistant athletic director, takes on the new role after the resignation of former athletic director Pat Mrozowski. Mrozowski is now the athletic director at Brescia University. Glover...

IUS volleyball looks to bounce back, improve on last season

IUS Horizon

August 22, 2010

This upcoming season for IUS women’s volleyball has those who remember last year, which was derailed by a swine flu outbreak on the team, thinking about redemption. Lesley Drury-Prather, IUS head Volleyball coach, said the four cases of swine flu the team experienced last year cost players a chance at going to the national tournament, awarded to the winner...

Spaniard cares for students

IUS Horizon

April 18, 2010

Montserrat Arjona-Sisto, Spanish lecturer, lives in Louisville with her husband and has been helping students at IU Southeast learn Spanish for the past nine years. But how did a woman from Jerez, Spain, end up teaching at IU Southeast? The simple answer is a man, but that’s only what got the ball rolling...

Denbo, Williamson win SGA election with last-minute bid

IUS Horizon

April 11, 2010

On Thursday, April 22, Amanda Denbo, human resources management and general management senior, and Tristan Williamson, religious studies and English junior, will be inaugurated as SGA president and vice president, respectively. Both Denbo and Williamson said they plan to get their fellow students much m...

Philosophy professor to teach in Romania

IUS Horizon

April 4, 2010

It’s approximately 5,322.814 miles from IU Southeast to the University of Bucharest.  Bryan Hall, assistant professor of philosophy, received one of the seven Fulbright Scholarships awarded in the US for Romania and will spend the 2010-11 school year teaching and researching at the University of Buc...

Pell Grants now available at IUS for summer sessions

IUS Horizon

March 23, 2010

Beginning this summer, Pell Grants are available to qualifying students, due to the Higher Education Opportunity Act enacted on Aug. 14, 2008. Previously, students could only receive one Pell allotment in a year, including the summer, meaning the only way a student could use that money during the summer was if they were not enrolled full-time during the fall a...

Organization educates campus on veterans

IUS Horizon

March 14, 2010

On Friday, March 5, the Military Family Research Institute gave a presentation describing the issues unique to both student veterans and student service members in University Center North, room 122, as part of Operation Diploma. There were two speakers at the event, Sara Appel, MFRI outreach specialist, and Dal...