The Horizon

But I don't wanna leave

IUS Horizon

April 20, 2009

I’m graduating soon, and as much as I hate to admit it, I’m sad to leave. The past 19 years of my life, I’ve been in school in one form or another. It’s eaten up hours upon days upon months of my life, and I’ve complained about having to attend it constantly. Now I’m leaving, and I don’t...

Don’t hate technology

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March 13, 2009

Technology is a really important part of our lives these days. Most of us have computers, or mobile phones or iPods. We use these things every day to assist us. Technology in general is a great help, but there’s a fairly large problem with it: Nobody knows how to use the stuff. So many people are afr...

I’m going to miss print journalism

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January 28, 2009

Some of you reading this may have heard of the death of legacy gaming publication Electronic Gaming Monthly. EGM served as the voice of gaming for a large portion of the late 20th century, providing accurate reviews of video games, intriguing previews and demonstrations and a powerful journalistic voice...

Video game shopping is stressful

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November 15, 2008

I think the video game industry hates me. Seriously, they must. If they didn’t, they wouldn’t make it so absurdly difficult for me to purchase the games I enjoy and want. How am I supposed to buy all the video games I want, buy holiday presents, and live all at the same time? I’ll tell you. I...

Ground control to Google

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October 4, 2008

I’m scared. I’m very scared. I’ve been using Google Chrome for several weeks now at school, and I really like it. And that makes me scared, because I think Google is going to take over my brain. Read More »...

Editors Roundtable 09-15-08

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September 13, 2008

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CYetxTpOOTk] The Horizon editors discuss media saturation.

Editors Roundtable 09-08-08

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September 13, 2008

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-fH7bO0nUKA] The Horizon editors discuss the media coverage of Sarah Palin.

Garbage in, garbage out

IUS Horizon

September 6, 2008

We are the VH1 generation. It seems as though every generation of people has some form of great art to show for posterity. In our country’s days of infancy, we had great orators like Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Paine writing moving, powerful works of political content. Read More »...