The Horizon

We stand against the SGA senator’s bathroom proposal – you should, too.

We stand against the SGA senator’s bathroom proposal – you should, too.

The Horizon Editorial Board

April 15, 2019

The bathroom legislation proposed by a member of the IUS Student Senate is at best thinly veiled bigotry and is at worst a poor attempt to disenfranchise some of our most marginalized students. The Horizon believes that any action short of complete condemnation of this proposal would be an affront...

Proposal sparks SGA public forum

Proposal sparks SGA public forum

Kat Lynn, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2019

The IU Southeast Student Government Association voted 7-1 Friday, April 12 against student senator Joseph Bortka’s “Recommendation on the Present Gender Discourse.” IU Southeast has four all-gender restrooms on campus. One in Knobview, one in University Center and two in Crestview. On April...

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...

IU Southeast’s 75th anniversary recognized by Indiana General Assembly

IU Southeast’s 75th anniversary recognized by Indiana General Assembly

Jordan Williams, Features Editor

February 13, 2016

On Monday, Feb. 8, Indiana State Rep. Ed Clere met with IUS staff and students not for the sake of discussion, but instead to offer a resolution that would recognize the campus’s 75th anniversary. The resolution was authored by Clere and co-authored by several local representatives from surround...

SGA discusses homecoming week and new legislation

Ty Simpson, Staff Reporter

January 24, 2016

The Student Government Association met on Thursday, Jan. 21 at 4:30 p.m. in University Center North, room 122. The SGA meets each Thursday to discuss upcoming events and propose legislature or recommendations to improve the state of the IUS campus. During the meeting on Jan. 21, the SGA members discussed...

Horizon guide: Starting a student organization

Horizon guide: Starting a student organization

Hannah Foreman, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2015

As a new student on campus or one that has been at IU Southeast for a while, one may find themselves wondering how to get involved and meet new people. According to the IUS website, there are multiple options, including Greek life, the Student Government Association and many academic, athletic, or special groups that ...

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...

SGA plans GUSTalks

SGA plans GUSTalks

Kristin Kennedy, Staff

March 16, 2015

The Student Government Association has been preparing to hold its second annual GUSTalks event for months, and the day of the event is approaching. The SGA discussed final details of the GUSTalks during its meeting on Thursday, March 12 at 4:30 p.m. GUSTalks will occur on Wednesday, March 18 at...

SGA holds homecoming event and plans GUSTalks

SGA holds homecoming event and plans GUSTalks

Kristin Kennedy, Staff

February 18, 2015

The Student Government Association held an event during Homecoming Week despite recent leadership changes, and the organization is planning other events. The SGA discussed its homecoming event and upcoming events during its meeting on Thursday, Feb. 12 at 4:30 p.m. in University Center North, room...

SGA unveils four objectives for school year

SGA unveils four objectives for school year

Secoy Richey, Staff

October 13, 2014

Student Government Association president Stephon Moore, held the annual State of the Student Body Address Thurs., Oct. 9th, in the Hoosier Room. With crowd support from Campus Life and several students, Moore pointed out four main objectives he and the SGA wants to achieve this school year. 1. To...

Student Government Association implements plans for school year, inducts new officers

Haley Warwick, Staff Writer

September 14, 2014

The Student Government Association of IU Southeast has already been working to implement new programs for the academic year. On Sept. 4, the first meeting of the semester, Alex Yson, SGA treasurer, announced that there are fifteen scientific calculators available to IU Southeast students for rental...

IUS Student Government Association president Stephon Moore

IUS Student Government Association president Stephon Moore

Erin Mann, Staff

September 9, 2014

Many people know Stephon Moore as the Student Government Association president but there is so much more to who he is. "I’m outgoing and not afraid to engage with students who have questions," Moore said. "I’m also laid back, but at the same time take things seriously. I’m good with balancing a...