The Horizon

IU Southeast holds Majors and Minors Fair

IU Southeast holds Majors and Minors Fair

Natalie Allen, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2019

IU Southeast students who have not yet declared a major will have an opportunity to be guided in their major decision at the IU Southeast Majors and Minors Fair. This is the fifth year the fair has taken place at IU Southeast. It is organized, hosted and created by the Advising Center for Exploratory Students (ACES). ACES has gathered fac...

The cutting controversy of logging in Indiana state forests

A sign off the side of the main entrance to Clark State Forest welcomes those wishing to engage in recreational activities.

Mac Aubrey, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019

The management practices in Indiana state forests adhere to national and international sustainability criteria, but controversy regarding logging regulations of public forestland remains intact. Southern Indiana is home to some of the largest public woodlands in the state, including Clark State Forest,...

BrickUniverse Lego Fan Convention brings local Lego lovers to downtown Louisville

Children and guardians gather at the Lego Building Zone to create projects of their own.

Mac Aubrey, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019

A room full of hundreds of Lego creations and tens of thousands of Lego bricks is a wonderland in the eyes of Lego lovers alike. BrickUniverse Lego Fan Convention showcased that wonderland at the Kentucky International Convention Center in downtown Louisville on Jan. 19 and 20. Children and adults...

Campus that never sleeps

Fred Jackson portrait. Photo by John Clere.

Callie Manias, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019

After classes are finished and students are heading back home or to the lodges, some faculty are just arriving on campus to make sure it’s ready for the next day of classes. “What you do represents what this campus is all about and our responsibility is the safety, health and wellbeing, and ...

Sexual violence prevention at IU Southeast has a new face

“I hope to share and implement prevention tools and resources that everyone on campus will benefit from-ultimately helping others ensure that IU Southeast is a safe place to live, learn and work.”

Abby Bauerla, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019

IU Southeast was recently granted $300,000 to fund a program that will help those who have been affected by sexual abuse. New programs and trainings are in the planning stages because of both the grant and Nikki Green. Green is the new grant projects coordinator at the Office on Violence Against W...

Leave all your problems at the door

Anita Kraft answers questions posed by freshmen Holly Britton and Larissa Dalton about the autism group meeting. Kraft set up a table in the hallway at noon during the first week of classes to raise awareness for her new group.

Joshua Roy, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2019

On the second floor of University Center South a small group of offices can be found. These few doors are a safe space for many IUS students — they are the offices of the IU Southeast Personal Counseling Service. IU Southeast’s Personal Counseling Services are located on the second floor of UC...

The cost of convenience

The cost of convenience

John Clere, Managing Editor

January 23, 2019

Only one thing spends more time asleep on the IU Southeast campus than students do – the campus computers. Instead of being turned off every night, campus computers are left in “sleep” mode. But that has not always been so. From 2001 to 2011, according to IUS Library Technical Support Provider Michael Mend...

Horizon Radio: one year later

Horizon Radio: one year later

Marc Andry, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019

Horizon Radio is IU Southeast’s first and only student-led radio station, launched on Jan. 1, 2018 by IUS Associate Professor of Media and Journalism Adam Maksl. Since the founding of the station, its content has expanded and improved through the addition of new shows, more music, and increased st...

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: a day to serve

Betty Collard hangs a shirt onto a rack in the sorting room. Students would put clothes on hangers so they were ready to be sold in the front of the store.

Joshua Roy, Kat Lynn, and Shelby Pennington

January 22, 2019

January 21, 2019 celebrates the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., activist and leader of the civil rights movement. An American federal holiday, MLK Jr. Day is a day off for workers and students across the nation. Students from IU Southeast and volunteers from around the area volunteered...

A local youth soccer revival

Bryce Shreve, Content Editor

January 9, 2019

Crisp morning air, a harmony of chirping birds and clanking soccer cleats on pavement provide the soundscape to Saturday morning recreational soccer games. While its popularity is palpable in certain pockets of the country, a recent study found that nationwide youth soccer is on the decline. In a...

Hanging in the balance

Men's basketball senior guard Kerry Smith. Photo illustration by Jen McNelly.

John Renfrow, Editor-in-Chief

January 9, 2019

Senior basketball player Kerry Smith is fresh out of practice, hands on his backpack straps strolling from the gym. Practice went over, which he said is out of his power, but happens often. His only other plans are to do homework for the remainder of the day, he explained, just coming back from an extended...

Louisville faces the refugee crisis

Illustration of a migrant boy on a boat headed to a new land. Photo by Erik Nelson Rodriguez, Tribune News Service. Used with permission.

Erin Coffee, Staff Reporter

January 9, 2019

As refugees filter in from nations across the world, Louisville citizens are handed the task of providing a welcome environment and resources to families fleeing their home countries. This is not an easy task, as Kentucky has ranked in the top 20 percent of states bringing in refugees, according to 2013 ...