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The Keystone XL Pipeline expansion: An opportunity for jobs or an environmental nightmare?

A breakdown of what you need to know about the controversial pipeline expansion
Kat Lynn, Staff Reporter February 5, 2021

Initially commissioned in 2010 and permitted for expansion in 2018, the Keystone Pipeline has now halted construction. This is a big loss for the fossil fuel industry but a huge step toward a healthier...

Members of the Political Science Department present the issues for undecided voters

Members of the Political Science Department present the issues for undecided voters

IUS political science professors breakdown the key details of the presidential frontrunners’ platforms
Garland Noel, Erik Hackman, Emily Owen, and Rachel Wood November 2, 2020

If you intend to vote in the 2020 Presidential Election or feel the need to understand the issues behind it, and don't know where to begin, a few of the IUS political science professors have helped The...

IUS students and faculty gathered at McCullough Plaza at 8:45 a.m. on Tuesday to remember the attacks on Sept 11, 17 years ago.

IU Southeast commemorates 9/11 anniversary

Dustin Kiefer, Staff Reporter September 11, 2018

A cool morning air gently flows over McCullough Plaza carried on by a peaceful morning breeze. At 8:46 a.m. on Sept. 11, 17 years ago, the first plane, Flight 11, crashed into the the North Tower of the...

Journalists' Memorial, Newseum. Washington D.C.

EDITORIAL: ‘Yes, we’re putting out a damn paper’

What the Capital Gazette shooting means to student journalists
Horizon staff June 29, 2018

As journalists, our goal is to report the facts and make sense of difficult and confusing situations, and that is what The Capital Gazette did by publishing an issue the day after losing five of their...

Trump Administration's Continued War on Weed

Trump Administration’s Continued War on Weed

States that have legalized recreational marijuana have been put on edge with recent federal enforcement of laws against marijuana use.
Erin Coffee and Joshua Roy February 7, 2018

Certain states have been pushing for the total legalization of marijuana, but the Trump administration has other plans. With both recent and in-process legalizations of recreational marijuana in seven...

365 Under 45

365 Under 45

Since President Trump’s inauguration one year ago, he has made many policies and proposals that affect college students.
Sarah Magin and Lydia Wieczorek January 22, 2018

Jan. 20 marked one year since our 45th president, Donald Trump, rallied supporters to the United States Capitol with a vow to apply his bigger-and-better business style to the country as a whole. “America...

In some countries without net neutrality regulations put in place, like Portugal, app bundles are common with a monthly fee. Design by Louis Herlihy.

FCC votes to repeal Net Neutrality with party-line vote of 3-2

The FCC has voted to repeal the legislation used to keep the internet free and open, but the battle isn’t over yet.
Samuel Murphy, Content Editor January 8, 2018

A cloud of uncertainty could be in the forecast for those born and raised through the internet and the social media age. On Thursday, Dec. 14, the Federal Communication Commission’s vote on the future...

New York Comic Con 2017

John Renfrow, Staff Reporter October 17, 2017

Horizon Staff Reporter John Renfrow was at this year's New York Comic Con. Check out his coverage in the presentation below. You can expand the presentation by clicking the arrows icon on the bottom...

Two Dead, One Injured After Portland Train Stabbing

The attack has an unexpected local connection.
Sarah Magin, Assistant Editor June 1, 2017

Three men defended two young women on a train in Portland, Oregon, from a violent man with a knife last Friday, May 26. The attacker, Jeremy Christian, was reported to have been using hate speech against...

The 2017 Field Biology program will return to Jordan for the 2017 spring semester.

Studying Abroad Through IU Southeast

Tony Pacheco and Jewell Conner December 4, 2016

Touring the streets of Paris. Climbing to the top of Notre Dame. Riding a camel in the desert. Swimming in the Dead Sea. IU Southeast offers study abroad programs that allow students to study around...

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

Trump makes campaign trail stop in Louisville on Super Tuesday

Paige Thompson and Kristin Kennedy March 2, 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...

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