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Award winning poet to visit IUS

IUS Horizon

November 15, 2008

The IUS Library is holding a poetry reading for Constance Merritt, who is a published and award winning poet on Nov. 18 at 12:15 p.m. She has won many awards which include Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry, a Library of Virginia Book Award finalist, and a finalist for the William Carlos Williams Book ...

Social Science Forum discusses racism

IUS Horizon

November 15, 2008

A historian, criminologist, psychologist and a political scientist gathered for a rousing discussion about prejudice and racism in the American society. On Nov. 10, students and faculty members met in University Center, room 127. Read More »...

Art facility being built on top of Clark-Floyd Landfill

IUS Horizon

November 15, 2008

On Wednesday, Nov. 12, in the Ogle Center Recital Hall, Ohio Valley Creative Energy held a presentation that launched their $3.5 million capital campaign to build an up-cycling art facility on the Clark-Floyd Landfill. The facility will have studios for clay, metal and glass. It will also include a sc...

Professors discuss post-election results

IUS Horizon

November 15, 2008

Post-election results and what they mean were discussed at a political forum in the University Center North on Thursday, Nov. 13. Linda Gugin, professor of political science, Clifford Staten, professor of social science and dean of Social Sciences, and Joseph Wert, associate professor of political sc...

Religious beliefs debated

IUS Horizon

November 15, 2008

Religion drew a large group of interested people to hear a lively discussion of different beliefs at the IUS Stem Concert Hall on Monday, Nov. 10. The event was hosted by the Honors Programs at IU Southeast and was moderated by Bryan Hall, assistant professor of philosophy. Five panelists were invited to the forum representing the views of their re...

SGA police blotter resolution voted down

IUS Horizon

November 15, 2008

A resolution to define the Student Government Association’s stance on The Horizon’s publication of the police blotter was voted down on Nov. 13. James Bonsall, treasurer, said he thought SGA should stay out of matters regarding what The Horizon prints. Read More »...

‘The Shadow Box’ emotional

IUS Horizon

November 14, 2008

The IUS Theatre Department put on an emotional and vivid play about three cancer patients who learn to cope with their conditions and the fact that they are eventually going to die. “The Shadow Box” is a Pulitzer Prize winning play, by Michael Christofer, and was directed by Jim Hesselman. Read More »...

Authors, artists honored

IUS Horizon

November 14, 2008

On Thursday, Nov. 6, an author and artist reception took place in the IUS Library on the third floor. It took place from 2:45 until 4:30 p.m. and was sponsored by the library as well as the IUS Research and Grants Committee. The reception was to honor the artists and authors on campus. There we...

Committee may dissolve

IUS Horizon

November 8, 2008

Several senators called for the disbanding of the Police Blotter Committee at the Student Government Association meeting on Nov. 6. James Bonsall, treasurer, said he wasn’t sure what the committee would actually do after the results of the survey had been tallied, and that SGA wouldn’t benefit from...

Wares of the World

IUS Horizon

November 8, 2008

The annual Wares of the World Marketplace event was held on Nov. 3 and 4, in the Hoosier Room West and offered students, staff and the community the chance to see and purchase different wares from around the world. Wares of the World is sponsored by the Office of International Programs and features handmade goods from Africa, ...

Honors literature at higher level

IUS Horizon

November 8, 2008

The college experience is different for everyone, but there are three things every student can count on in every class. There’s the curriculum, there’s the classroom and there’s the instructor. One class offered at IU Southeast this semester has these three things, but with a difference. Read More »...

Barnes & Noble’s IUS Bookstore sells used IUS computers

IUS Horizon

November 1, 2008

Used computers from around the IUS campus are being sold once again, but there is a different strategy this time. The sale started on Monday, Oct. 20, in the IUS Bookstore. In the previous years, IT Support and Communications would host the sale for one Friday during the fall semester. The hours of the sale will be Mon...