The Horizon

Why Voting Matters to Me event grants students civics soapbox

Photo illustration of the virtual meeting.

Garland Noel, Staff Writer

September 29, 2020

The IU Southeast Student Government, the School of Social Sciences, and the Political Science Club hosted a public forum Monday in which students were given a platform to speak their minds about registering to vote and the current political landscape.   Why this is important: Associate Professor ...

IUS hosts Mock Iowa Caucus, voting drama ensues

Joe Wert, IUS professor of political science, tries to rally support for Amy Klobuchar. Klobuchar would go on to finish with the third most voters in the IUS Mock Caucus, which awarded her one delegate.

Logan Stephens, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2020

IUS students and faculty took over the Hoosier Room on Tuesday, Feb. 18 to participate in IU Southeast’s first ever Mock Iowa Caucus. The goal was to educate those involved and also have a decisive winner, unlike 2020’s controversial Iowa caucus, which featured a questionable vote-counting app. The...