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Passion drives softball coach

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October 18, 2010

    In high school, Buckingham played tennis, baseball and basketball. Buckingham attended Olivet Nazarene University in Kankakee, Ill. “I was recruited for baseball, but I never saw the field,” Buckingham said. Buckingham’s job also requires him to travel and recruit. “The biggest part of recruiting is finding the best players,” Buckingham said. He...

Military funeral protests stirs trouble

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October 18, 2010

Our country cannot condone “Thank God for Dead Soldiers” signs 300 feet away from military funerals. A fundamentalist and non-denominational family group has formed their own church named Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan.. They tour America in search of the latest war victim — to protest the ...

Amusement parks aren’t so amusing

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October 18, 2010

The further I move into the semester, the more I wish it were summer break again. After the excitement for a new school year has simmered down, I find myself reminiscing about what I could be doing, not what I should be doing. Sleeping in, vacations to the beach and lying out by the pool are all majo...

Get served; offer some courtesy to waiters

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October 18, 2010

I’m a server. That is, I serve food. If only it were that easy. Still, I like to think it’s more than that. My restaurant owner refers to our dining experience as “culinary entertainment,” and when we are on the dining room floor in front of guest, we, as servers, are “on stage.” People ...

Student lives life for sisters

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October 18, 2010

Jeannie Eberenz, music composition junior, was born one of three triplets. She is the only sister of the three born without severe cerebral palsy and brain damage. Eberenz lost her sister, Laura Eberenz, when the girls were just infants and dealt with the passing of her other sister, Meleah Eberenz, just three...

Mexican immigrant keeps grades up while working

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October 18, 2010

Jonathan Salazar, international business and marketing sophomore, moved to America after living in Merida, Yucatán, in the country of Mexico since he was 9 years old. Salazar said it was a major change moving to America and how he faced many difficulties. “I came here knowing three things in English—yes, no and how to count one to 1...

Daughter inspires mother to continue her education

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October 18, 2010

Being a non-traditional student can be challenging at times, and Angela Calbert, business management senior, knows how to deal with some of these struggles. Calbert is a full-time student who also works in Campus Life as a volunteer coordinator. She also holds the position of treasurer in the Multi-Cultural Student Union where she has been a member for two years. ...

New group creates tolerance

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October 18, 2010

ALLIES, a new student organization at IU Southeast, presented an event called “Who We Are,” where individuals with Down syndrome spoke about their lives and capabilities within the community. Young adults with Down syndrome, their parents and students attended the event. ALLIES was created by Callie Risse, special education sophomore, and ...

Campus welcomes bluegrass quartet

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October 18, 2010

The Alison Brown Quartet performed the first concert in the Different Drummer Series this season at the Ogle Center. The quartet incorporates the banjo, acoustic guitar, drum and bass —without lyrics — to entertain the audience with a unique blend of music. Larry Atamanuik, drummer, described the...

Beating the couch potato: Battling the Freshman 15

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October 18, 2010

Being a college freshman can mean many things including living away from home, classes and the ability to do absolutely nothing but video games. Most of all, it’s the freedom to make decisions. Yet, this new phase of a college student’s life most often lacks the second most important factor of the Freshman 15 — exe...

The Horizon Newscast, October 11, 2010

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October 11, 2010

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Students run nearly naked

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October 9, 2010

About 125 students bared more than just school spirit when they streaked across campus wearing bikinis, boxers and the occasional thong for the IU Southeast’s first Nearly Naked Mile. The event was hosted by the Student Alumni Association on Sept. 30. “We wanted to have an event focusing on stu...