The Horizon

Kameo Costello elected SGA president, SGA senate positions filled during latest election

Photo by John Clere.

Alex Baker, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2020

The latest IU Southeast Student Government Association election occurred immediately before the university was shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The election determined both the SGA president and the composition of the SGA senate. Ballots were sent to IUS students via email. Voting began on Mar...

IUS adjunct professor Frank Farmer finds felicity in faculty position

IUS Professor Frank Farmer reminisces about the inspiration and creation of his books and discusses his love of writing.

Logan Stephens, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2019

An inquisitive email and an open position in the English Department led recent retiree Frank Farmer back to IU Southeast, the place where he started his academic career fifty years prior. Farmer, a Clarksville native, began attending IU Southeast in 1969. He said it was an easy decision to attend. He...

New SGA president appoints vice president, associate justice and probationary senators

SGA Vice President Christian Thomas shares his goals as VP at the SGA’s October 4 meeting. Thomas is among six new members of the SGA.

Sydney Randall, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2019

The IU Southeast Student Government Association discussed the appointment of new members, recruitment and budget proposals at their meetings on Friday, Sept. 27 and Friday, Oct. 4. The meetings were the first ones to be opened to the public since the resignation of SGA’s executive board. Grant Hill...

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

Illustration by Shelby Pennington

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

The vote took place in room 104 of Hillside Hall. The meeting was moved after the SGA realized an above-average number of people wanted to come to the meeting. Pictured above, professor Greg Phipps speaks to the SGA.

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 Vice President John Applegate and IUS Chancellor Ray Wallace prepare to shake hands with members of the Indiana House of Representatives following the hearing for the resolution that recognizes IU Southeast's 75th anniversary.  SGA vice president Parker Norfleet, SGA president Trent Wallace, Vice Chancellor of Advancement Betty Russo, Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs Dana Wavle and Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Jason Meriwether and other staff members also attended the hearing from IU Southeast.

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

Indiana eligible voter turnout in 2014. 
Sources:
www.indy.gov
www.idsnews.com
www.allencounty.us
www.vanderburg.gov.org
Graphic by Daniel Vance. Modified by Kristin Kennedy.

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

Trent Wallace, SGA president and advertising and communications junior, speaks with Angel Russell, SGA chief justice and sociology junior during the SGA homecoming event on Wednesday, Feb. 11

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...