The Horizon

Students Gather for Final Presidential Debate

Connor Edrington, Staff Writer

October 21, 2016

Students gathered on Wednesday Oct. 19 to watch the final presidential debate before the general election on Nov. 8. The debate watch party began at 8:45 p.m., in Hillside Hall room 104 with the debate itself beginning 15 minutes later at 9 p.m. The majority of students attended the full debate...

Examining voter turnout patterns

Examining voter turnout patterns

Kristin Kennedy, Social Media Coordinator

November 2, 2015

During this year’s election, many citizens will stand in line to vote candidates into office. According to statistics, though, the lines may be short. Over the last couple of years, the statistics show fewer citizens 18 and older have been voting in recent general elections. Just over a third...

Race and policing

Race and policing

Zak Kerr, Features editor

November 3, 2014

Almost three months after the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., the city has continued to be the epicenter of racial and policing discussions in America. To bring the discussion to IU Southeast, the Department of Political Science and the newly founded Political Science Club hosted a panel discu...