The Horizon

Project AHEAD Gives Kids a Chance to Expand Their Minds

A student working on geography by tracing blocks.

Ashley Smith, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2016

The IU Southeast college campus turned into an elementary and middle school Saturday, Nov. 12 with students from Indiana and Louisville during the Project AHEAD event that took place in Knobview, Crestview and Life Science buildings. Project AHEAD is a four week event that includes different workshops for y...

Harvest Homecoming 2016

An aerial view of the Harvest Homecoming Festival.

Kaitlin Porter, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2016

Themed floats glided down Main Street in New Albany on Oct. 1 as the beginning of the 49th annual Harvest Homecoming Festival kicked off at noon at New Albany High School. A Crimson barn decorated with the Indiana University logo made its way through the parade route representing IU Southeast. Mums,...

Harvest Homecoming is upon us

The Harvest Homecoming logo for the year is “Classical Harvest.”

Kaitlin Porter, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2016

Pageants and food and concerts, oh my! The annual Harvest Homecoming Festival is catered to people of all ages. The 2016 Harvest Homecoming Festival is over the course of 9 days and host over 50 events. The festival will be held Oct. 1 through Oct. 9 in downtown New Albany. Booth days - offering foods, crafts, infor...

Trump makes campaign trail stop in Louisville on Super Tuesday

Donald Trump spoke to a crowd of his supporters in Louisville on Tuesday, March 1.

Paige Thompson and Kristin Kennedy

March 3, 2016

Thousands of supporters and protesters gathered to hear presidential candidate Donald Trump speak in Louisville on Tuesday, March 1, just days before the Kentucky Republican caucuses. Supporters and protesters began filling the streets surrounding the Kentucky International Convention Center in the...

IUS professor discusses King’s idea of building a better community

Melissa Fry, assistant professor of sociology and director of the Applied Research and Education Center at IU Southeast, discusses the relationship between applied community sociology and Martin Luther King Jr. The graph represented the percentage of minorities in Clark and Floyd County elementary schools.

Tony Pacheco, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2016

Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream of building a better community for all people, but his notion of the beloved community is an idea that sociologists are still pursuing today. Melissa Fry, assistant professor of sociology and director of the Applied Research and Education Center at IU Southeast,...

King Breakfast raises money for scholarships

Groups of people joined together for the King Scholarship Breakfast and Panel Discussion on Saturday, Jan. 16 in the Hoosier Room in University Center North to donate to and support the scholarship efforts, as well as discuss issues of racism.

Connor Edrington, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2016

On the weekend before Martin Luther King Jr. Day, groups listened to experts speak about the legacy of a man that helped pave the way for African American citizens in our country. More than 100 alumni, community members and local government officials attended the 2016 King Scholarship Breakfast and...

A message from the smooth, the flirty and the forward

XSO performs its single,

Somolia Pumphrey, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2015

On Nov. 12, Grammy award-winning R&B artist Monica kicked off “The CODE RED Experience Tour” to promote the release of her upcoming album “Code Red.” The tour, which reached Louisville's Mercury Ballroom on Monday, Nov. 23, features fellow artist Rico Love and the up-and-coming girl ...

Inflating new life into downtown

Christian Bowyer, communications and theatre senior, playing in the balloons. There were 1,800 balloons at the Balloonacy event.

Ty Simpson, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2015

Projectors played homemade clips on a false wall and 1,800 white balloons littered the ground as "Balloonacy" took place in downtown New Albany. Balloonacy is an art installation project born and bred by associate professor of fine arts, Brian Harper and nine IUS students taking his Social Sculpture...

IU Southeast participates in Harvest Homecoming Parade

The parade ended with a group photo. All of the people that attended for IU Southeast squeezed in together.

Parker Henes, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2015

IU Southeast and other local businesses walked the streets of downtown New Albany to kick off the Harvest Homecoming festivities on Saturday. The parade started at 12 p.m. on Vincennes Street, in front of New Albany High School. The parade then headed south onto Spring Street with the final sto...

How One Game Can Start Something World Changing

Fugees Family coach Luma Mufleh responds to a question posed by Deputy Director of Athletics Denny Williams.

Parker Henes and Ty Simpson

September 27, 2015

The IU Southeast Common Experience hosted a special guest on campus last week for their "Building Communities in a Global Society" series. On Sept. 22, Luma Mufleh gave two speeches while on the IUS campus to students about her involvement in helping refugees live successfully in America throug...

Wounded in urban warfare

September 10, 2015

Tassy Payne, Staff Reporter We All We Got Hood 2 Hood Tour came to IU Southeast Wednesday, September 9 as the first guest panel speakers for IUS Common Experience. The group consisted of four gunfire victims from Louisville. All boys are currently in school. In Metro Louisville, there are an avera...

Avoid the Grant Line Road Backup

Avoid the Grant Line Road Backup

Zak Kerr, Editor-in-Chief

September 3, 2015

With the lane closures on Grant Line Road holding up traffic in front of IU Southeast, just getting out of the campus parking lot can now take an extra 10 minutes. To help the people of IU Southeast fight the traffic jams and beat road rage, The Horizon has created three alternate routes through Google...