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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” ...

IUS cancels all spring sports, extends student eligibility in response to COVID-19

IUS Baseball Junior Clay Woeste heads back to the Grenadier dugout after being picked off to end the fifth inning of game one of a doubleheader against Campbellsville University on March 4.

Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

April 1, 2020

On Tuesday, March 10, IU President Michael McRobbie announced that all Indiana University campuses would postpone face-to-face classes for two weeks after the Spring Break week of March 15 through 21 amidst growing concerns over the outbreak of COVID-19, more commonly known as Coronavirus. At the...

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,...

Louisville photographer makes photos by hand

Rudy Salgado stands in his darkroom, a repurposed closet dimly lit with an orange safelight. In this small space, Salgado prepares and develops his tintype photos.

January 12, 2020

For Rudy Salgado, Instagram filters are just not enough. A Louisville, Ky.-based artist passionate about creating art with his hands, Salgado decided to make his photographs look ‘old-fashioned’ by making them the ‘old-fashioned’ way. He uses the tintype method, a photographic technology invented...

New laser projectors save IUS students and faculty time and money

Danny Clements holds an assisted hearing device, which is one of the updated classroom technologies that has been implemented in the past few years thanks to the classroom budget.

Sydney Randall, News Editor

January 11, 2020

While IUS students were relaxing over winter break, the IT department installed new laser projectors in multiple classrooms around campus.  The Sony VPL-PHZ10 laser projectors will help IU Southeast save money and time compared to the older Panasonic bulb projectors that had been in use before the...

ACES celebrates record number of students declaring majors

Photo provided by Shane Thomas.

Bryce Shreve, Editor-in-Chief

January 10, 2020

The IU Southeast Advising Center for Exploratory Students (ACES) helped 157 students declare their major in 2019, breaking the previous record of 141 set in 2018. Founded in 2012, ACES exists to help students find a major that matches their goals, passions and interests. All students can consult wi...

IUS students remember Katie Morris, raise funds to support family

Katie Morris met with Madison Reed Friday, Dec 20, 2019, where this photo was taken. Photo provided by Madison Reed.

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,...

Married IUS students both pursuing business majors

Gaven and Rocio Lozada-Smith have much in common, including the degrees they are pursuing. Both are business majors at IU Southeast.

Anna Smith, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2019

Gaven and Rocio Lozada-Smith met by chance while Rocio was out shopping with her family. After that serendipitous encounter, she quickly got in contact with Gaven through a mutual friend. The Lozada-Smiths are now married and both pursuing degrees in the School of Business. “We clicked quickly and...

Natalie Bowman: The Costume Queen of IUS

Natalie Bowman gives assistance to her wardrobe crew as they design a new costume. (left to right: Alyssa Fry, Erin Hogle, Natalie Bowman, Alex Conn).

Marc Andry, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2019

Beneath the Robinson stage, an old storage room is now a fabric wonderland bustling with the activity of sewing machines, tailors and costume designers all thanks to the efforts of costume shop manager Natalie Bowman. Ever since she was a kid, Bowman told herself she did not want to be a teacher, as...

IUS professor forms Muslim Student Association

IUS professor forms Muslim Student Association

Jordan Gregg, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2019

The IUS Muslim Student Association, founded by Assistant Professor of Elementary Science and Technology Education Sumreen Asim, held its inaugural meeting Friday, Nov. 1. Asim said she collaborated with other faculty members to organize an association for Muslim students. She told them, “we need to...