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IUS Library reduces hours, shifts to digital access after suspending all face-to-face services indefinitely

IUS Library reduces hours, shifts to digital access after suspending all face-to-face services indefinitely

Moriah Harrod, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2020

While buildings on campus locked their doors after the university-wide announcement that classes would continue online following spring break, the IUS Library was still staffed with a skeleton crew to keep in-person services available for students.  Following Governor Holcomb’s statewide “shelter in place” ...

Indiana University suspends face-to-face classroom teaching over COVID-19 concerns

Indiana University suspends face-to-face classroom teaching over COVID-19 concerns

John Clere, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2020

IU President Michael McRobbie announced today in a statement all IU campuses will suspend face-to-face classroom teaching after spring break until Apr. 6. “However,” McRobbie wrote, “that could change with the evolving situation.” McRobbie recommended students travel to their permanent homes...

University records show IUS took no action against fraternities for hazing allegations spanning a decade

University records show IUS took no action against fraternities for hazing allegations spanning a decade

John Clere, Editor-in-Chief

February 24, 2020

The Horizon requested records relating to hazing investigations from IUS on Nov. 4. After more than two months and two Horizon editorials publicly calling on the university to release the records, an Indiana University spokesperson sent The Horizon eight pages of heavily-redacted records. The records,...

IUS students remember Katie Morris, raise funds to support family

IUS students remember Katie Morris, raise funds to support family

John Clere, Editor-in-Chief

December 27, 2019

IU Southeast art therapy major Katie Morris died Monday, Dec. 23, at age 20. She will be missed by her friends at IUS, where she was a proud member of sorority Alpha Phi. Morris underwent a heart transplant at age 14 after a restrictive cardiomyopathy diagnosis. But even during subsequent health struggles,...

We’re still waiting

We’re still waiting

The Horizon Editorial Board

December 2, 2019

The Horizon still has not received the hazing investigation records we requested Nov. 4. The university has a legal duty to produce these public records, so we again call on the IUS administration to be transparent and release the records. Following publication of our last editorial, two weeks ago,...

Hey, IUS, please give us the hazing investigation records we requested

Hey, IUS, please give us the hazing investigation records we requested

The Horizon Editorial Board

November 18, 2019

Interviews with many members of IUS student organizations and the dean of campus life have revealed IU Southeast is aware of student hazing complaints and has investigated such claims multiple times over the past 10 years. Two weeks ago, The Horizon requested public records relating to allegations...

IU Southeast to host 21st annual Indiana Latino Leadership Conference

IU Southeast to host 21st annual Indiana Latino Leadership Conference

Meleena Richardson, Social Media Director

February 24, 2019

“Educación es Poder.” This was the theme of the 20th annual Indiana Latino Leadership Conference. In English, it translates to, “Education is Power.” This phrase holds significant meaning to the Latinx people who attended the 2019 conference in order to network with their peers and fellow ...

Grenadier Pride and Sportswear Culture at IU Southeast

Grenadier Pride and Sportswear Culture at IU Southeast

Tate McGarvey and Erin Coffee

March 23, 2018

Across the nation, college students are gearing up to see their teams compete in the annual NCAA tournaments. With all the buzz floating around about brackets and sports teams, loyalties at IU Southeast seem swayed, with colors across the spectrum displayed in the halls. At a school with its own sports and mascot, ...

For the Kids

For the Kids

Somolia Pumphrey, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2016

IUS students recently came together for fun, games, dancing and refreshments. The day consisted of dancing, basketball, cornhole and dodge ball. The only rule was that once the event began, participants were instructed not to sit down. The IUS chapter of Alpha Phi held its first dance marathon in honor ...

IU President Michael McRobbie visits IUS

IU President Michael McRobbie visits IUS

Joseph Kauffman and Tony Pacheco

March 28, 2016

IU President Michael McRobbie stopped at IU Southeast on Wednesday, March 23 as part of his recent journey through the Hoosier state. McRobbie, who has been visiting regional IU campuses for his “McRobbie on the Move” tour, said the tour’s goal is to highlight the connections the IU system has to the state and demon...

Welcome to March Madness

Welcome to March Madness

Les Abbott, Staff Reporter

March 16, 2016

It is that time of year again. The NCAA tournament will be in full force on Thursday and Friday, March 17 and 18. For those who don’t know, the NCAA tournament is a 68 team tournament in normal bracket style. After one loss in the tournament, a team is eliminated. Some teams have proven themselves...

IU Southeast to begin flat-rate tuition for full-time students

IU Southeast to begin flat-rate tuition for full-time students

Joel Stinnett, Staff Reporter

November 26, 2015

An IU Southeast education will have added value for some students beginning in fall 2016. Indiana University announced Wednesday that its regional campuses – including IU Southeast – will be moving to a flat-rate tuition in an effort to minimize student debt and incentivize students to graduate...