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Post-pandemic mental health needs more attention on campus – here’s why.

The Horizon Editorial Board August 1, 2021

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the mental health of students everywhere. The isolation enforced by quarantine, the lack of socialization due to online classes and the increased...

Entire university community should celebrate student press freedom

Entire university community should celebrate student press freedom

The Horizon Editorial Board February 16, 2020

The Horizon, along with many other college newspapers across the country, celebrated Student Press Freedom Day on Jan. 29. In celebration of our student press freedom, we reflected on our role at the university...

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...

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...

Illustration by Shelby Pennington

We stand against the SGA senator’s bathroom proposal – you should, too.

The Horizon Editorial Board April 15, 2019

The bathroom legislation proposed by a member of the IUS Student Senate is at best thinly veiled bigotry and is at worst a poor attempt to disenfranchise some of our most marginalized students. The...

A Free Press: The Foundation of Democracy

A Free Press: The Foundation of Democracy

Horizon Editorial Board August 22, 2018

One of the foundations of our country is the freedom to express our opinions without persecution and our ability to access free and reliable information. If you threaten those principles, you threaten...

Journalists Memorial, Newseum. Washington D.C.

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

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...

Let’s Pass on Parking Passes

Let’s Pass on Parking Passes

John Renfrow, Staff Reporter October 6, 2017

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness at IU Southeast reports that as of fall 2016, a mere eight percent of roughly 5,000 undergraduate students live on campus. That means the other 92 percent must...

Banners hung outside the West Concourse of the Orange County Convention Center for Star Wars Celebration.

Star Wars Celebration 2017: My Journey to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Morgan Wooden, Content Editor April 26, 2017

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be surrounded by all things “Star Wars”? Maybe you’ve thought about what it would be like to be submerged in a world of cosplay, celebrities and lightsaber...

No More Quick Fixes

No More Quick Fixes

Jordan Williams January 25, 2016

A new year means a new you, right? Eventually, but not all at once. As we begin yet another trip around the sun, millions of people across the nation begin making self-fulfilling promises to themselves. These...

Scene from A Christmas Story. 

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Holiday movie favorites

Paige Thompson, managing editor --"A Muppet Christmas Carol": Michael Caine and The Muppets? Say no more. --"White Christmas": Watching this with my family is a tradition. Complete with a performance...

Correction: On the issues

Editorial Staff November 3, 2015

In our November 2nd issue a pull-quote in our On the Issues article, page 11, misquoted Greg Phipps as saying, "When it comes to raising the minimum wage, I don't think it needs to be done." The actual...

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