The Horizon

Self-defense class taught

IUS Horizon

October 10, 2008

The IUS Police give self-defense seminar during sexual assault and rape prevention week at IU Southeast. Sergeant Monica Wise held a self-defense seminar attended by seven students and faculty members in Hoosier Room East on Thursday, Oct. 2. Wise has worked with the IU Bloomington, New Albany and IU Southeast police departments and spent...

Celebrating Diversity on campus

IUS Horizon

October 10, 2008

The Gay Straight Alliance student organization at IU Southeast is planning several events in October to honor of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender history, and to help encourage tolerance among a diverse student body. The United States first celebrated GLBT history month in 1994. October was selected...

Fall semester enrollment exceeds expectations

IUS Horizon

October 10, 2008

IU Southeast has had a 3.9 percent increase in student enrollment this semester. The increase has exceeded the enrollment management plan’s budgeted goal by 400 percent. “Two years ago we started an enrollment management plan and our goal was 50 students per year for the next 10 years,” Anne Skuce,...

Common Experience lecture ‘Spooky’

IUS Horizon

October 10, 2008

Paul Miller, 38-year-old disc jockey and music producer, took the stage at the Ogle Center Thursday, Oct. 2, for the first part of a two-part series sponsored by the IUS Common Experience. Miller, also known as DJ Spooky that Subliminal Kid, lectured on rhythm science, the creation of art from the flow...

DJ performs Antarctic show

IUS Horizon

October 10, 2008

Paul Miller, aka media artist DJ Spooky, showcased his latest project to about 200 people in attendance Friday, Oct. 3, in the Ogle Center. The performance, “Terra Nova: Sinfonia Antarctica,” mixed electronic music with video footage Miller filmed while he was on the continent. This was a follow-up to his Oct. 2 lecture “Rhythm ...

Biden campaigns in Jeffersonville

IUS Horizon

October 4, 2008

Vice presidential hopeful Joe Biden made a campaign stop in Jeffersonville on Sept. 24. Biden told a crowd of 2,300 supporters at Warder Park that GOP presidential nominee John McCain is “flat out of touch” and out of tune with the needs of the middle class. “Eight to ten thousand people pe...

SGA looks into quality of food, student opinion on blotter

IUS Horizon

October 4, 2008

The SGA announced it will be addressing student complaints concerning the portion size of food served at the IUS Food Court at its weekly meeting Thursday, Oct. 2. Flo Gonya, Student Government Association president and general studies senior, said, while conducting an in-class survey, she found a majority...

Children’s Center evaluates services, hours

IUS Horizon

October 4, 2008

Big changes could be in the near future for the Children’s Center at IU Southeast. Children’s Center Coodinator Wanda Gregory said she is exploring the possibility of making changes in the services offered by the Children’s Center. “We are currently looking to extending our services to the...

Lucky Pineapple rocks at ear-X-tacy

IUS Horizon

October 4, 2008

A crowd of approximately 50 shoppers, music enthusiasts and curious passersby filled the ear-X-tacy on Bardstown Road Friday, Sept. 29 for a free concert featuring local Indie-rock band Lucky Pineapple. The scene was laid back, as usual, at ear X-tacy. Most of the audience was flipping through new and ...

Penthouse Party familiarizes students with centers

IUS Horizon

October 4, 2008

IU Southeast held a penthouse party Sept. 17 and 18, to help students become more familiar with the Academic Success Center, Adult Student Center and Center for Mentoring. “Basically all of student services planned to get together this fall to welcome students to campus and let them know where we...

IUS Rocks the Vote

IUS Horizon

October 4, 2008

Brooke LaBarbera , from MTV’s Real World, came to IU Southeast to discuss the presidential election and political issues on Thursday, Sept. 25. “Honest to God, this election is huge,” LaBarbera said. LaBarbera opened up the discussion by talking to students about the importance of looking at credib...

Advising Week approaches

IUS Horizon

October 3, 2008

With the Presidential election growing closer, the Advising Committee found it appropriate to use a similar theme, Decision 2008: A Time for Direction, second annual Advising Week will be held Oct. 13 to 16. Advisers are using this week to promote the importance of the process. Read More »...