The Horizon

Campus lockdown leads to new door locks

New thumb locks will be added to classroom doors in the coming weeks.

Joel Stinnett, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2015

A little more than a year ago, on a rainy September afternoon, a report of an armed individual on campus sent IU Southeast into lockdown mode. On September 11, 2014, a student reported to campus police that someone had what appeared to be part of a gun sticking out of his camouflage backpack. Officials...

Learning from lockdowns

Police blocked the entrances to Indiana University Southeast after reports of a gunman on campus Thursday afternoon. The false alarm, which was actually a large umbrella in a camouflage backpack, was cleared after about an hour long sweep across campus. Photo by Tyler Stewart/News and Tribune (used with permission).

Aprile Rickert, Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2014

On the afternoon of Sept. 11, the IU Southeast campus was shaken out of the drizzly day with an alert of an armed person on campus. A student had seen someone walking out of University Center South with what appeared to be part of a weapon sticking out from his camoflague backpack. The student repor...