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SGA protests Barnes & Noble

IUS Horizon

October 18, 2008

Several members of the Student Government Association protested on Thursday, Oct. 16, against Barnes & Noble’s failure to put International Standard Book Numbers on an IUS Web site. Two Barnes & Noble representatives spoke to the Faculty Senate on Jan. 17, and said they would work to get the ISBNs ...

Barnes & Noble addresses faculty senate

IUS Horizon

October 18, 2008

At the Oct. 16 Faculty Senate meeting, representatives from Barnes & Noble bookstores, who has a contract to sell textbooks for all IU campuses, gave a  presentation that addressed faculty and student concerns of ISBN availability, ordering and returning books and reasons why a bookstore committee...

SGA may keep confirmation hearings public

IUS Horizon

October 18, 2008

A proposed amendment to the Student Government Association’s bylaws could make it possible to confirm student senators during a public meeting rather than an executive session. Read More »...

IUS dedicates residence halls

IUS Horizon

October 18, 2008

A large group of administrators, faculty, staff, alumni, students and community leaders gathered for the dedication of IUS residence halls Wednesday, Oct. 15. The IUS Classical Choice Ensemble played quietly in the background as attendees greeted each other and took their seats under a large tent behi...

IUS Business School nationally ranked

IUS Horizon

October 18, 2008

IU Southeast’s School of Business received national rankings from the Princeton Review based on student surveys solicited by the review. The School of Business’ Master of Business Administration program has been ranked in the Princeton Review’s Graduate Business School Guide as one of the “Best...

Students go pink to raise awareness for breast cancer

IUS Horizon

October 18, 2008

Trend Design hair salon was invited to campus on Wednesday, Oct. 16, by Brittany Perez, English senior and community adviser, to support breast cancer awareness by putting pink hair extensions in any willing person’s hair. The extensions cost $10 each and were either a dark or light shade of pink. They to...

Guest speaker candid about race issues

IUS Horizon

October 18, 2008

Race, ethnicity and politics were among the issues discussed by Denise Travis, professor of social work at IU Northwest, in the Hoosier Room East at IU Southeast on Friday, Oct. 17. About 40 academics and other interested individuals came to hear Travis’ response to Barack Obama’s Philadelphia s...

Career Services throws job fair

IUS Horizon

October 17, 2008

Career Services hosted their biannual job fair on Thursday, Oct. 9, in the Activities Building. There were many different employers; some new to the fair and some that sponsor every year. IUS students and the public attended to meet with employers.  The coordinator of the event was Lynn Prinz, Ass...

Your Vegas plays campus

IUS Horizon

October 10, 2008

From Bonnaroo to Lollapalooza, stadiums to the IUS Activities Building lawn, Your Vegas, Universal recording artists from Leeds, England, played at the IU Southeast Fall Festival Sunday, Oct. 5. The rail-thin, bearded hipsters played through an hour set of songs from their debut album, “A Town ...

SGA pushed to protest bookstore reps.

IUS Horizon

October 10, 2008

Flo Gonya, Student Government Association president, urged the senate to make plans for a peaceful protest on the day the Faculty Senate meets with representatives from Barnes and Noble on Oct. 16. Gonya said part of her concerns include Barnes and Noble’s plan to put International Standard Book Numbers...

Fall Festival draws record crowds

IUS Horizon

October 10, 2008

The IUS Fall Festival kicked off Harvest Homecoming with record breaking numbers of 3,000-4,000 people. “Last year the weather is hot and only 300 people attended the event but this year the weather is gorgeous and we are expecting a much higher attendance,” Jenny Wolf, director of university communica...

Student Education Association going strong

IUS Horizon

October 10, 2008

The Student Education Association is a chapter of the National Education Association, which serves educators nationally, and is also affiliated with the Indiana State Teacher Association. The SEA holds monthly meetings for education students for professional development for points towards graduation....