The Horizon

Professor Gloria Murray shares service-learning ideas during IUS Joy of Teaching series

Professor Gloria Murray explained the importance of service-learning to fellow IU Southeast faculty members in the IUS Library on Tuesday, Jan. 21.

Aubryn Crotchett, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2020

Faculty and students were invited to hear Professor Gloria Murray give a presentation on Tuesday, Jan. 21 for IU Southeast’s Joy of Teaching brown bag series. The Joy of Teaching series is an opportunity for faculty to meet, chat and share their joys of teaching with one another over lunch. Murray...

Students navigate campus with flashlights during multi-week light outage

The walking paths behind Crestview remain unlit.

Braden Schroeder, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2020

Students and faculty returned to IUS last week to find the campus a little darker than it was before. Eight lamp posts surrounding Crestview and the Life Sciences building have remained unlit for the past two weeks, leaving a high-traffic area of campus unlit at night. “I don’t like that I can’t see where I...

Campus Life hosts spring Student Involvement Fair

Cari Edwards represents Campus Life at its table during the Student Involvement Fair.

Aubryn Crotchett, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2020

The Hoosier Room was filled with IUS student organizations during the Student Involvement Fair on Tuesday, Jan. 14. The event, hosted by Campus Life, aimed to familiarize students with organizations that are found on campus. Cari Edwards has been a faculty member of IU Southeast for 15 years and is...

New laser projectors save IUS students and faculty time and money

Danny Clements holds an assisted hearing device, which is one of the updated classroom technologies that has been implemented in the past few years thanks to the classroom budget.

Sydney Randall, News Editor

January 11, 2020

While IUS students were relaxing over winter break, the IT department installed new laser projectors in multiple classrooms around campus.  The Sony VPL-PHZ10 laser projectors will help IU Southeast save money and time compared to the older Panasonic bulb projectors that had been in use before the...

ACES celebrates record number of students declaring majors

Photo provided by Shane Thomas.

Bryce Shreve, Editor-in-Chief

January 10, 2020

The IU Southeast Advising Center for Exploratory Students (ACES) helped 157 students declare their major in 2019, breaking the previous record of 141 set in 2018. Founded in 2012, ACES exists to help students find a major that matches their goals, passions and interests. All students can consult wi...

IUS students remember Katie Morris, raise funds to support family

Katie Morris met with Madison Reed Friday, Dec 20, 2019, where this photo was taken. Photo provided by Madison Reed.

John Clere, Editor-in-Chief

December 27, 2019

IU Southeast art therapy major Katie Morris died Monday, Dec. 23, at age 20. She will be missed by her friends at IUS, where she was a proud member of sorority Alpha Phi. Morris underwent a heart transplant at age 14 after a restrictive cardiomyopathy diagnosis. But even during subsequent health struggles,...

We’re still waiting

We’re still waiting

The Horizon Editorial Board

December 2, 2019

The Horizon still has not received the hazing investigation records we requested Nov. 4. The university has a legal duty to produce these public records, so we again call on the IUS administration to be transparent and release the records. Following publication of our last editorial, two weeks ago,...

IUS adjunct professor Frank Farmer finds felicity in faculty position

IUS Professor Frank Farmer reminisces about the inspiration and creation of his books and discusses his love of writing.

Logan Stephens, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2019

An inquisitive email and an open position in the English Department led recent retiree Frank Farmer back to IU Southeast, the place where he started his academic career fifty years prior. Farmer, a Clarksville native, began attending IU Southeast in 1969. He said it was an easy decision to attend. He...

Hey, IUS, please give us the hazing investigation records we requested

Hey, IUS, please give us the hazing investigation records we requested

The Horizon Editorial Board

November 18, 2019

Interviews with many members of IUS student organizations and the dean of campus life have revealed IU Southeast is aware of student hazing complaints and has investigated such claims multiple times over the past 10 years. Two weeks ago, The Horizon requested public records relating to allegations...

‘Talent is a bad word’: The art of teaching and connecting with students

Professor Debra Clem discusses what brings her joy in teaching as she shows off dozens of artworks created by both herself and her students.

Logan Stephens, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2019

The relationship between instructors and students was on full display as Debra Clem, fine arts professor and program coordinator, showed off dozens of works of art on Thursday, Nov. 14 to a group of students and fellow faculty. Clem used the event, aptly named “Joy of Teaching,” to discuss what...

Political cartoonist Mr. Fish coming to IUS

Political cartoonist Mr. Fish coming to IUS

Marc Andry, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2019

IU Southeast is hosting accomplished political cartoonist Dwayne Booth on Tuesday, Nov. 19 and Wednesday, Nov. 20. The IUS Library sponsored and organized the visit. During his visit, Booth will lead two presentations about his work at the IQ-Wall on the top floor of the IUS Library. He will also...

Barr Gallery brings art to IUS community

Emily Sheehan, assistant professor of fine arts, stands in the Barr Gallery.

Anna Smith, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2019

Nestled in the halls of Knobview, the Ronald L. Barr Gallery is not just a place where art is displayed — it is also used by IUS professors as a teaching tool. “I know that it’s been used by myself and other faculty as a way to sort of get students introduced to artists,” said Emily Sheehan,...