The Horizon

Mental health concerns on campus

Mental health concerns on campus

Kristin Kennedy, Social Media Coordinator

November 16, 2015

A 22-year-old senior lived with her parents, and she was on track to graduate. However, her parents told her she had to find somewhere else to live. In addition to figuring out where to live, the student had to determine how she would pay her bills, how she would eat and how she would finish school. When...

Mental health 101

Mental health 101

Kaetln Harrison, Staff Reporter

September 8, 2015

Mental Health affects everyone, but it is a topic many find difficult. One in four adults experiences a mental health condition every year. One in seventeen lives with a serious mental illness. An interdisciplinary team of IU Southeast faculty and staff, in conjunction with local experts, kicked off...

IU Southeast Establishes New Counselor Position

Rain Hopkins, Staff

April 13, 2015

For most students, a typical day includes something like going to class, getting lunch, and eventually going home to enjoy a decent dinner and homework (throw Netflix somewhere into that equation). It is not often that we hear the stories of students who struggle to find a ride to school, or money to eat ...

The Other Side of Homelessness

The Other Side of Homelessness

Aprile Rickert, Contributing Writer

April 13, 2015

Victoria Bennett had a plan. In 2010, realizing that she needed to follow her dream of graduating with an IU degree, Bennett, then a political science student at Kennesaw State University near Atlanta, sold her house, gathered up her savings and prepared to move. "One day I realized I’ve got an em...