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Costumes haunt campus contest

IUS Horizon

November 6, 2010

As the lights went down, only the glow of black lights lit the spider-web-covered room. Fairies, ladybugs and monsters gathered around orange and black tables to eat Pixie Stix, try on  plastic vampire teeth and drink the blood-red punch before heading toward the pitch-black dance floor. Residence...

Zili Misik composes unique beats

IUS Horizon

November 6, 2010

Seven barefoot women wearing all white walked onto the Stem Concert Hall stage in the Ogle Center. Zili Misik were guests for a show, which is part of the Ogle Center’s second annual Global Village series. JoBeth Umali played a slow beat on her drums as the lead singer and percussionist, Kera Washington, introduced a Swahili song — translating the lyrics fo...

Grenadiers raise money

IUS Horizon

November 3, 2010

The IUS Baseball players will be participating in fundraising for their upcoming baseball season. Each new player is asked to raise $1,500 per season and returning players are asked to raise $1,000.  This supplements the money given to the team by the Student Life Committee each year. Last year, the...

Senior considers team family

IUS Horizon

November 3, 2010

Whitney Duncan, general studies senior, is a point guard for the IUS Women’s Basketball team. Duncan has been playing basketball at IU Southeast since she was a freshman in 2007. “I really like the basketball team,” Duncan said. ”It’s like an extended family.” Read More »...

The Horizon Newscast, November 2, 2010

IUS Horizon

November 3, 2010

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SGA inept, does nothing

IUS Horizon

November 3, 2010

Politicking is a hard game to play, requiring a balance of professionalism and properly executed ideas. Unfortunately, your Student Government Association hardly ever has the chance to do that, seeing as how they hardly do anything at all. Almost every week, they amend their bylaws and talk about what ...

‘Glee’ stirs up GQ controversy

IUS Horizon

November 3, 2010

Sometimes you have to wonder what’s going through the brains of some people. You really have to wonder if common sense is being held hostage by nonsense so it can plot ways to increase stupidity among the American public. During an eventful Sunday afternoon, I noticed news briefs on how parents ...

Where’s my money, man?

IUS Horizon

November 3, 2010

The NFL and NCAA are currently discussing the possibility that players who are found to have received improper benefits from agents during their college careers could face  suspensions and fines upon entering the NFL Draft. The talks come just weeks after a controversial Sports Illustrated article chronicli...

Letters to the editor: Maria Vivona

IUS Horizon

November 3, 2010

Dear Horizon, I observed in one of your previous issues that the paper decided to cease printing the “Illustrated Bible” on the Diversions page. I am begging The Horizon to reinstate the section because I am offended as a Christian. I always looked forward to reading the verse when I read the comics...

Student earns prestigious award, talks about struggles

IUS Horizon

November 3, 2010

Mark Bickers, biology senior, will be graduating this December after being a college student for only three and a half years. Bickers is one of three students who received the 2010 Chancellor’s Medallion Leadership Scholarship. David Taylor, professor of biology, said the scholarship honors outstanding...

Communication professor comes to Louisville, wins award

IUS Horizon

November 3, 2010

While moving to a new city could be exciting, it can also be stressful — getting used to new faces and places. That’s exactly what Michael Abernethy, senior lecturer in communication, went through 14 years ago. “I actually moved to Louisville on a whim,” Abernethy said. Abernethy was born in Bristol, Tenn., and grew up in Houston, where his father worked for NASA...

Reptiles swarm on to campus

IUS Horizon

November 3, 2010

Snakes, lizards and other reptiles crawled into the Hoosier Room at IU Southeast during “Herps Alive!” The program educated children in the Kentuckiana area by raising awareness of reptiles and amphibians. Using money from the student activity fee, Herps Alive is an annual event on campus organized by the Children’s Hour ...