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Pictured from left to right: Senior History major Devin Burten, Horizon Radio alumnus Matthew McClellan, and graduate student and IUS alumna Taylor Lowe. Photos provided by Rena Andrews, Matthew McClellan, and Taylor Lowe. Graphic design by Garland Noel.

Students, alumni voice frustration, hopes for in-person commencement

While the administration aims for inclusion, some students feel spring commencement leaves much to be desired
Garland Noel, Staff Reporter March 5, 2021

Horizon Radio’s campus office is empty, not radiating the almost constant bustle that it might have a year ago. On-air personalities no longer wave to you as you pass by, and former radio manager Matt...

Rebecca Von Allmen raises her right hand as she is sworn into office as the new SGA President during a meeting on Feb. 19. Von Allmen previously served as vice president under her predecessor, Kameo Costello, who was removed shortly before Von Allmen was sworn in.

SGA Presidency changes hands

Vice President Von Allmen sworn in as SGA President following removal of former President Costello
Kristen Fallon, Staff Reporter February 26, 2021

The Student Government Association underwent changes to its highest position last week when Rebecca Von Allmen was sworn into office as SGA President on Friday, Feb. 19. Von Allmen, who previously served...

LMPD: A department and community in crisis

LMPD: A department and community in crisis

The final review of LMPD’s practices and policies
Jordan Gregg, Staff Reporter February 18, 2021

A recent report was given to Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer in late January regarding the Louisville Metro Police Department’s overall review of their practices, policies, and procedures. The results...

The NAIA passed legislation on October 7, allowing student-athletes to be compensated for their name, image, and likeness.

NAIA passes legislation allowing student-athletes to be compensated for name, image, and likeness

How will this groundbreaking decision affect Grenadier athletes?
Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor October 9, 2020

On October 7, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) passed groundbreaking legislation, allowing student-athletes to be compensated for their name, image, and likeness (NIL), making...

The vote took place in room 104 of Hillside Hall. The meeting was moved after the SGA realized an above-average number of people wanted to come to the meeting. Pictured above, professor Greg Phipps speaks to the SGA.

Proposal sparks SGA public forum

A recommendation bill proposed to redesignate campus’ all-gender restrooms draws a full house to Student Government Association meeting
Kat Lynn, Staff Reporter April 15, 2019

The IU Southeast Student Government Association voted 7-1 Friday, April 12 against student senator Joseph Bortka’s “Recommendation on the Present Gender Discourse.” IU Southeast has four all-gender...

Dr. Gerald Ruth and his wife Ellen in front of 
the IUS observatory. Photo by John Clere

A Passion for the Stars

One man’s lifetime love of astronomy benefits campus stargazers
John Clere, Staff Reporter September 4, 2018

At age 14, IUS professor Gerald Ruth, emeritus of geosciences, grinded a handmade mirror for his first telescope. He grinded it to the exact precision as the mirror originally used in the Hubble Space...

Photo Illustration by Louis Herlihy

Indiana governments combating the opioid epidemic

Local municipalities are suing opioid distributors while the state legislature is calling for prescription and treatment reform
Samuel Murphy, Sports Director August 21, 2018

In 2016, the opioid epidemic claimed more than twice the amount of lives taken by the United States’ hot-button topic — gun violence. Opioids were involved in 42,249 deaths, and opioid overdose deaths...

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...

Should classes have been cancelled at IUS?

Should classes have been cancelled at IUS?

Macy Allgeier, Social Media Editor January 16, 2018

Early this morning Indiana University Southeast administered a two-hour delay rather than cancelling classes. Was this the right thing to do? IUS acknowledged in their Facebook post that they have a...

Rick Pitino, former University of Louisville head men's basketball coach, was fired prior to the 2017-2018 season amid another alleged recruiting scandal.
Photo courtesy of Charles Bertram, used under Tribune News Service license.

No Basketball; No Money

How the “death penalty” could affect local restaurants
Samuel Murphy, Content Editor January 5, 2018

It could be an economic earthquake that could shake all of Louisville and the epicenter would be the KFC Yum! Center and the restaurants surrounding it. On Sept. 26, the FBI rocked the college basketball...

“I was Steve Jobs’ boss.”

Nolan Bushnell, founder of Atari, Inc. spoke at the Ogle Center
Joshua Roy and Connor Edrington November 14, 2017

“Habits destroy brain cells, new experiences create them,” began Nolan Bushnell as he encouraged a sold out auditorium. Bushnell, known widely as the “father of video games” spoke at the Ogle Center...

Throughout the game, the Grenadiers pushed past the Bulldogs’ defense, enabling Deshawn Lewis, business management sophomore, to achieve a dunk.

IUS Dominates in Homecoming week

Bailey Sanders, Content Editor November 11, 2017

It was all wins on Saturday for the men’s and women’s basketball teams at the IU Southeast Homecoming. Before Saturday’s games, students and alumni gathered in the parking lot outside the gymnasium...

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