The Horizon

Emotions run high at party

IUS Horizon

January 28, 2009

Barbara Christie, 54, broke into tears as she watched Barack Obama become the first African-American to take the presidential oath of office. “I never thought I’d see this in my lifetime,” Christie said, following the oath. “I’m just so happy. My grandbaby has the opportunity to never feel what I’ve fel...

Journalism student goes pre-med

IUS Horizon

November 2, 2008

Alex Germano originally intended to be a college graduate with a journalism degree. He was just shy of earning the degree from IU Bloomington when he returned home to Louisville in the summer 2007 to work, and to finish his coursework at IU Southeast. “I was six hours short of graduating going into...

Biden campaigns in Jeffersonville

IUS Horizon

October 4, 2008

Vice presidential hopeful Joe Biden made a campaign stop in Jeffersonville on Sept. 24. Biden told a crowd of 2,300 supporters at Warder Park that GOP presidential nominee John McCain is “flat out of touch” and out of tune with the needs of the middle class. “Eight to ten thousand people pe...

American history on display at Speed Museum

IUS Horizon

September 25, 2008

One of the world’s most impressive collections of American art is on display at the University of Louisville’s Speed Museum. The special exhibition “Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery” features  more than 200 original 18th and 19th...

New home for School of Education, Purdue in works

IUS Horizon

September 20, 2008

The School of Education and the Purdue College of Technology may have a new building to call home in 2010. The IU System has approved initial plans for a new on campus facility, and will submit a funding request to the state legislature in January. Read More »...