The Horizon

Uncertain beginnings lead to significant moments

IUS Horizon

December 3, 2012

The hardest part is knowing where to begin. I struggled with this difficulty in almost every story I have written for The Horizon. Although some stories lent themselves to easier beginnings than others, finding the most important lead in order to attract readers is something I devote considerab...

Editor credits college journey for expanded horizons

IUS Horizon

December 3, 2012

I vividly remember sitting in my high school auditorium when I was a junior and listening to several administrators describe the opportunities my future and the future of my classmates had waiting for us IF we attended college. At that moment, I do not quite remember if the auditorium truly fell s...

Veteran writer visits editing class, offers peace, inspiration

IUS Horizon

January 24, 2011

If students were in Crestview Hall on Jan. 18, they may have seen a small, ex- cited woman walking an Irish wolfhound and Great Pyrenees mix standing at about 3 and a half feet tall. Cynthia Schultz, longtime freelance writer and motiva- tional speaker, came in to talk to journal- ism students with...

Chancellor’s Medallion Dinner honors leaders

IUS Horizon

November 6, 2010

More than 560 members of IU Southeast and the community attended the Chancellor’s Medallion Dinner to honor three students with scholarships and two community service leaders. Since 1994, the dinner has been held annually to raise money for student scholarships, but it also serves a purpose by honoring...

Fans get look at this year’s Grenadiers

IUS Horizon

November 6, 2010

IUS students and fans  recently filled the Activities Building to catch a glimpse of both the IUS Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams during the annual Cream and Crimson games. The Cream and Crimson games are intrasquad scrimmages where both the men’s and women’s teams are split into two teams and play each other. Each ...

Grenadiers cede lead, lose first game at buzzer

IUS Horizon

November 6, 2010

The IUS Men’s Basketball team lost its season opener 85-83 in dramatic fashion against St. Catharine College on Nov. 2 in the Activities Building. The Grenadiers had a 21-point lead at halftime and lost the game on a last-second shot by the Patriots. “It was a good test to prepare us for the end o...

GOP clenches majority; America has spoken

IUS Horizon

November 6, 2010

America has spoken. The 2010 general election is in the record books, proving to be probably one of the most surprising and vital elections in recent history. This election saw the rise of a grassroots movement — the Tea Party — and the rise of Democrats’ fight to continue to be the dominate par...

Democrats down but not out: results shake up local offices

IUS Horizon

November 6, 2010

This is second edit of my column about the November election because I was urged to reconsider my original column. My first was filled with bitter feelings toward the Republicans and disappointment with the voters. I’ve still got these feelings, but perhaps these pages aren’t the place to put them....

Religious intolerance divides, works against us

IUS Horizon

November 6, 2010

It’s sad to think the one thing that can save someone can also be the death of them. Religion has brought power and restored faith to many in desperation and need but has also been the catalyst to persecution, judgments and intolerance to those who don’t conform. Just this past week, I had local candi...

Miller’s job more than planning lunches, dinners

IUS Horizon

November 6, 2010

Brady Miller, special projects manager, may not be directly observable by students, but his events are admired by many. He primarily manages what Chancellor Sandra Patterson-Randles, his supervisor, determines is a special event. He does different work for the Office of the Chancellor, the Office of Development, Universi...

Ridout feels proud of job despite being strenuous

IUS Horizon

November 6, 2010

Captivating audiences by finding exceptional performers is a major aspiration for Kyle Ridout, manager of the Ogle Center, ever since the center opened 15 years ago. “That is the best part of this job,” Ridout said. “When I see audiences catch on fire and get excited after seeing a performance.” Ridout said it is great...

Director goes after her doctorate; talks about student athletes

IUS Horizon

November 6, 2010

Channell Barbour, associate director of Campus Life, said she hopes to receive her doctorate in education from Indiana State University in December of 2011. Barbour finished her course work in May. She is now in the process of writing her proposal for her topic of research. She is researching the lived exper...