The Horizon

Ogle Center and theatre department transition to new model for COVID-19

Professor Ashley Wallace teaches her Acting One course in the Robinson Theater, which has been reformatted for COVID-19. Each student has their own six foot circle to move and act in, with the stage allowing for a group of up to twelve students to share the space while still practicing physical distancing. Here the students are performing a cold read of their upcoming final scenes.
Due to COVID-19 guidelines, the Ogle Center and IUS theatre department underwent serious changes
November 11, 2020

Though COVID-19 seems to have drained the life from most of the buildings on campus, the Ogle Center still has a quiet thrum of energy beneath the surface as the theatre department continues as normally...

IUS plans to add more changing stations in restrooms on campus

Illustration by Shelby Pennington.
The changing stations will be added to restrooms in target areas on campus by the fall 2020 semester
March 20, 2020

Following the menstrual care products story in a previous issue of The Horizon, individuals throughout the IUS community began to ask when IU Southeast would start to include changing stations in every...

IUS Pep Band energizes home basketball games

Six Southeast Sound brass players perform during the IUS men’s basketball regular season finale against Kokomo on Feb. 18. The Grenadiers won the game 77-67.
Students, faculty and alumni lend their musical talents to liven up the Athletics Building
March 9, 2020

As IU Kokomo’s point guard prepares to shoot a free throw, a group of people in the corner of the stands puts forth a symphony of chants, hoots and hollers in an attempt to distract the player. He misses...

IUS Career Development Center’s job board, CareerLink database offer variety of jobs to students, alumni

The job board, located in University Center South, has a variety of job postings available for both students and alumni.
The job board and additional database provide experiential learning and employment opportunities for the IUS community
March 1, 2020

Aside from resume and cover letter help, interview preparation and the internship program, the IU Southeast Career Development Center also helps undergraduate students, graduate students and alumni find...

Former major leaguer Dave Collins brings over a decade of baseball wisdom to IU Southeast

IUS Bench Coach Dave Collins looks on from the dugout during the Grenadiers home opener against Georgetown College on February 3, 2020.
Coach Collins helps Grenadiers deal with mental aspect of baseball
February 23, 2020

Dave Collins still remembered the first time he walked into a big league clubhouse in 1975, just having recently been called up from Triple-A Salt Lake City. One of the players he saw was a pitcher who...

IUS implements program providing free menstrual care products in restrooms

IUS implements program providing free menstrual care products in restrooms
Tampons and sanitary pads became available at IUS after summer 2019
February 15, 2020

During the summer of 2019, Amanda Stonecipher, vice chancellor for enrollment management and student affairs, and Rob Poff, director of facility operations, worked together to explore the idea of offering...

Famous magician Brent Braun guides aspiring illusionists in New Albany

Professional sleight-of-hand magician Ken Abbot performs a coin trick for a captivated audience member during J&B’s Thursday Night Magic Hangout.
J&B Magic Shop and Theater is a serene setting for sleight of hand
February 10, 2020

Downtown New Albany’s J&B Magic Shop and Theater on Spring Street—as people would guess—is more than meets the eye. The business acts as a store, magic consultancy firm, and a hangout spot for...

Exit Zero artist makes unlikely art at Falls of the Ohio

Al Gorman spots an orange sports drink on the beach at the Falls of the Ohio. He said the river learns to provide each river collector with exactly what they seek.
Al Gorman creates sculptures from trash floating down Ohio River to highlight littering epidemic
February 10, 2020

Al Gorman feels our planet is headed for trying times. He sees riverbanks lined with emptied automotive containers, detergent bottles, dolls with missing limbs, shoes, lighters, all found with rapidly...

Carnegie Center, City of New Albany complete new riverside skate park

Sellersburg teen Isak Guernsey is undeterred by the sight of snowflakes while skating. Taught by his older brother, Guernsey has been on a board since he was three years old.
New Albany flow park combines art, health, and memorializes local skater
January 25, 2020

The City of New Albany and The Carnegie Center for Art and History completed construction in December 2019 on the New Albany Flow Park, a creative collaboration built along the Ohio River. Part public...

Sustainability Club rebrands as the GREENadiers

GREENadiers President Sidney Farmer (left) and Vice President Lucia Rodriguez at the club's first meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 22.
Student organization spent the fall semester on hiatus to rebrand and refocus
January 25, 2020

The spring semester means a new year and, for the GREENadiers, a fresh start after a semester hiatus. Formerly known as the Sustainability Club, the GREENadiers have an eventful semester planned with President...

Louisville photographer makes photos by hand

Rudy Salgado stands in his darkroom, a repurposed closet dimly lit with an orange safelight. In this small space, Salgado prepares and develops his tintype photos.
Rudy Salgado uses 1850s tintype technique to connect with the history of photography
January 12, 2020

For Rudy Salgado, Instagram filters are just not enough. A Louisville, Ky.-based artist passionate about creating art with his hands, Salgado decided to make his photographs look ‘old-fashioned’ by...

Ashley Wallace: Acting out in class

Headshot provided by Ashley Wallace
Theater performance professor is a seasoned performer on-stage and in the classroom
December 5, 2019

While traversing the halls of the Knobview and the Ogle Center, if the sounds of laughter, playful yelling and elaborate accents are heard, the classroom of Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater Performance...

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