The Horizon

Let’s hear it for girls

IUS Horizon

October 24, 2010

When I was younger, my mother told me — when I wouldn’t do something — she would forget about it. It just wasn’t getting done. But the opposite was true. There wasn’t much they could keep me from climbing or destroying, despite my parent’s disapproval. I was called rebellious and stubbor...

Professor new to school, Southern Indiana area

IUS Horizon

October 24, 2010

Rhonda Wrzenski, assistant professor of political science, is new to IU Southeast. She became an IUS faculty member in the fall. Wrzenski is formerly from Wolbach, Neb. “Wolbach has a population of about 300 people,” Wrzenski said. “It is a close-knit community that really supports the educational process, as well as the...

Former sailor gives back to community

IUS Horizon

October 24, 2010

Service members are well aware of the term “selfless service,” which refers to the act of thinking about others before yourself. One person who personifies this term is Aaron Neely, psychology junior. Neely is the current president of the Student Veterans Organization. Although Neely has been separated from duty in the Navy Fleet Marine Force for more than two years now, he still feels obligated to help ...

Ultra Violet event supports sorority with chili, activities

IUS Horizon

October 24, 2010

Sigma Kappa, a sorority at IU Southeast, held their first Ultra Violet event where they had a chili cook-off, silent auction and various festivities. Sigma Kappa decided to hold the cook-off to raise awareness and funds for their foundation. The ticket proceeds went toward Sigma Kappa’s philanthropies. “We picked a chili coo...

Counselor seeks to help students

IUS Horizon

October 24, 2010

This past year, more teens have committed suicide due to bullying, but Michael Day, IUS personal counselor, wants to change that. Day said, according to research, suicide is linked to hopeless feelings. “We also find that those who attempt suicide usually do not want to die,” Day said. “Rather, they want the pain to end. That is why it is so important to reach ...

The Horizon Newscast, October 18, 2010

IUS Horizon

October 20, 2010

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Last year’s crime report released; shows increase

IUS Horizon

October 18, 2010

Soon after being named the fourth safest on-campus housing university by thedailybeast.com, IU Southeast released the 2009 Crime and Fire Safety Annual Report. This report details all of the criminal activities that occurred on-campus last year. The number of incidents reported in 2009 was slightly...

High school senior now member of SGA

IUS Horizon

October 18, 2010

    Bronson Bast is an 18-year-old home-schooled high school senior attending IU Southeast for dual credit. He also recently became a senator for the Student Government Association. Bast said those who are home-schooled are often stereotyped. “People have a general perception that since your mom is ...

Upcoming elections draw in youth voters

IUS Horizon

October 18, 2010

Predictions for the 2010 Election Day include a shift of power in the House and Senate from Democrat to Republican and an increase in youth voting for both parties. Youth voting, which consists of people ages 18 to 29, has significantly increased recently when more than 50 percent of youth voters turned...

SGA re-evaluates internal screening committee

IUS Horizon

October 18, 2010

The Student Government Association’s nomination committee introduced a new process for probationary senators during the Oct. 14 meeting. The nomination committee is responsible for screening applicants once they have filled out the application. “We make sure the applicants meet the minimum requirements...

IUS Police look into campus disturbance

IUS Horizon

October 18, 2010

Oct. 12 at 11:20 a.m. There was a possible domestic disturbance on Circle Drive in front of Knobview Hall. A male subject was hitting a vehicle with his backpack and yelling at the female driver. Subject then got into the vehicle and left campus. Louisville Metro Police were notified to do a welfare ...

Yarr! Blue Raiders swab deck with Grenadiers

IUS Horizon

October 18, 2010

The IUS Volleyball team was defeated by Lindsey Wilson College in a dramatic four set match on Tuesday, Oct. 12, in the Activities Building. The Grenadiers lost their final home match for the season 19-25, 25-21, 15-25 and 28-30. The loss drops IU Southeast to 14-11 for the season. “I think that we came in thinking we were going to win this game be...