The Horizon

Criminal Justice professor dives deep into diversity

“Social justice is really important to me. It's at the center of everything I do, so any way I can promote diversity is really important to me,” said Ortiz. Photo by Natalie Allen.

Natalie Allen, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2019

In a society growing with diversity, Jennifer Ortiz, assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice, joins the community in fighting for equality and virtue. Ortiz earned her bachelor's and master's degrees at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She received a master's in both policing ...

Treasures hidden in the attic

Doll houses, garments, toys and bags are just a fraction of the treasures hidden in the CCR. Photo by Callie Manias.

Callie Manias, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2019

Many students use the library to study or to do homework, but there are many other aspects of the library that are not well known to students. The Center for Cultural Resources (CCR) is part of the IU Southeast Curriculum Materials Center and contains kits with artifacts from different countries. Cl...

Grenadiers split first home doubleheader

Senior Emily Weiss fires a pitch for a strike in game 1 of the Grenadiers' first home doubleheader. Photo by Brandon Miniard.

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2019

After starting the season with a two game sweep of Alice Lloyd last week, the IU Southeast softball team took to the Koetter Sports Complex for their first homestand of the year, starting with a doubleheader last Thursday against Cardinal Stritch University. Game 1 Game one saw the Grenadiers enjoy a 3-0 l...

IU Southeast to host 21st annual Indiana Latino Leadership Conference

Twelve students as well as IUS professors serve as ambassadors for IU Southeast in their first attendance at the Indiana Latino Leadership Conference. Photo by Meleena Richardson.

Meleena Richardson, Social Media Director

February 24, 2019

“Educación es Poder.” This was the theme of the 20th annual Indiana Latino Leadership Conference. In English, it translates to, “Education is Power.” This phrase holds significant meaning to the Latinx people who attended the 2019 conference in order to network with their peers and fellow ...

Harmony Grillo to speak at IU Southeast

Harmony Grillo is coming to IU Southeast from Los Angeles to speak on human trafficking.

Tessa Arnold, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2019

Harmony Grillo has made it her life passion to help women through their journeys of healing and transformation from sexual exploitation. With her personal experiences, a master’s in social work and evidence-based theories, she sheds light on the life that many women, like herself, get trapped in. ...

Introducing cultures through new dance classes

Adjunct Lecturer in Humanities and dace instructor Jane Blum teaching her class some moves from the Hokey Pokey. Photo by Tessa Arnold

Tessa Arnold, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2019

Jane Blum has been teaching dance classes at IU Southeast for 17 years. For 16 and a half of those years she has been teaching Ballroom dance, but this semester she is branching out into new areas of dance. First time for everything For the first time Blum has introduced her country western line dance a...

Decades of untapped documents

Pictured above, the microfilm is a long strip of miniature documents. Photo by Kaitlyn Lynn.

Kaitlyn Lynn, staff reporter

February 18, 2019

IU Southeast has many forms of technology available to students and faculty on campus. One piece of technology accessible is a microfilm machine, located on the ground floor of the library next to the 3D printing room. “The microfilm machine is used for reading documents on microfilm and microfiche,” ...

Making courtesy common

Places, glasses and dining utensils are center stage as Mary Starvaggi speaks to students in the Hoosier Room during the etiquette workshop.

Abby Bauerla and Joshua Roy

February 6, 2019

On Feb. 5, 2019, around 40 students came to dine and listen to Mary Starvaggi from Etiquette Advantage, a group that travels around the country speaking at various colleges about the importance of business etiquette while demonstrating proper dining technique. The event was sponsored by the Career Development...

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 ...

Making the call to close campus

Photo by John Renfro

Sarah Magin, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2019

Last Wednesday, IU Southeast was one of the last universities in the area to announce classes were canceled. IUS students received the official notification at 5:43 a.m., just hours before the first classes would’ve started. That decision was confusing to many students, who received an email on...

IUS Campus Happenings

AUSA's official public to the Department of Education's proposed new Title IX rules.

Ashley Smith, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2019

IU Southeast’s Student Government held their first meeting of 2019 on Jan. 17. The SGA began its 56th session with three probationary senators. Among the probationaries were neuroscience freshman John Pillow, communications sophomore Zackery McCaslin and biology sophomore Kinise Joseph. The probat...