The Horizon

Multi-platinum sound engineer to speak at the Kentucky Center

Photo provided by Joe Moore.

John Renfrow, Contributing Reporter

July 29, 2019

Born as Finis White in Lexington, the now multi-platinum sound engineer “KY” (pronounced kay-why) is one of a select few names of hip hop pioneers from Kentucky making it on the biggest stage. The Kentucky native is coming to the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville on July 3...

The World’s Largest Bounce House is Coming to Lexington

The World’s Largest Bounce House is Coming to Lexington

Brittany Bullard, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2018

Recognized as the world’s largest bouncy castle by the Guinness Book of World Records, The Big Bounce America will land in Lexington, Kentucky at Masterson Station Park from September 22 to 23. Described as “50 percent activity, 50 percent dance party and 100 percent the biggest bounce house in the...

A Grenadier Valentine

A Grenadier Valentine

Macy Allgeier

February 14, 2018

IU Southeast students reveal their Valentine’s Day plans, best/worst memories, as well as help address a letter to a secret admirer -“Mad-lib” style.

The Horizon vs. The Heat

The Horizon vs. The Heat

Samuel Murphy and Julie Jackson

January 3, 2018

Welcome to The Horizon vs. The Heat. Students, faculty and staff members from The Horizon go to local restaurants in the Kentuckiana area and take on their spiciest foods, as well as try viral spicy food challenges. In our first segment, four members on the staff ventured to Cluckers on Charlestown...

Events at Churchill Downs

Connie Howlett, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017

Anxiously waiting in their seats, the announcer says “they’re in the gate… annndddd they’re off.” As the horses get closer, the crowd gets louder, cheering for their horse. The crowd standing from their seats as their horses make the final stretch. This is Churchill Downs. Twilight Thursdays th...

Eliza Donahue Profile

Julie Jackson, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017

Theater business major Eliza Donahue is choreographing the upcoming show Rocky Horror at IU Southeast. She began dancing at a young age and has turned it into her career. She travels across the country to attend workshops to further expand her skills and list of connections. Her success led her to dancing...

From Doodles to Award Winning Art

Kacey Slones austronaut print was excepted into this semesters Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition at IU Southeast

Charlyn Corum, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2016

Some people are born to make art. Kacey Slone, printmaking and graphic arts senior, has known that she enjoyed art since she was a young child. Starting at a very young age, Slone colored a lot, made storybooks and took photos. Her grandmother would buy her disposable cameras each week and print the pictures out for her. These experiences triggered her passion for art. Before transferring to IU Southeast, Slone graduated from...

Adult life is sometimes underwhelming

Sara Holubar, Spanish and English writing senior, said that as a child she really wanted to be a mom and have the ability to make her own decisions. Picture drawn by Holubar.

Charlyn Corum, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2016

Buying a house and having a family ends up being more complex than a childhood wish. Children fantasize over what their adult life will be like.  They dream about what occupation they want, how many cars they will have and how big their house and family will be. When children become adults they...

New technology showcased at Game On 1.5

Nash Laney, fine arts student, creates art with a 3Doodler, a 3-D printer pen that can be used to design projects and build creative ideas in the medium of 3-D printing.. Laney created a rectangular prism, vertical lines standing up from the table and 3-D words.

Brandon Looney, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2016

During this semester’s Game On technology festival, called Game On 1.5!, students, faculty and staff used the Oculus Rift, a system for virtual reality, to explore the capabilities of virtual reality technology. Game On 1.5! was held on Wednesday, Jan. 27 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in The Commons. In...

Students engage in combat during Nerf War

Alex Williams, history freshman, and Steven Robertson, psychology freshman, coordinate to take down their opponents during the Nerf War.  Williams and Robertson won the round by using a technique called “strategic cover.”

Brandon Looney, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2016

To prepare for the spring semester fraternity rush, Kappa Sigma held an event called the Nerf War. The fraternity held the event on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hoosier Room. The Nerf War was open invitation, meaning anyone -- not just current or prospective Kappa Sigma members -- could...

On The Record

Cunningham and her father at her graduation. Photo courtesy

Somolia Pumphrey, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2016

IU Southeast freshman balances life, school and music