The Horizon

Athlete strives to shoot for championship

IUS Horizon

November 28, 2011

For Kegan Clark, criminal justice sophomore, he said basketball has been a part of his life for as long as he said he can remember. Clark, a transfer student from Wright State in Dayton, Ohio, said he began playing basketball when his parents signed him up for a league at the local YMCA. He played...

Wares of the World returns to IUS

IUS Horizon

November 6, 2011

The Hoosier Room was filled with the sound of music and cultural crafts on Oct. 24 and 25 to mark the sixth annual Wares of the World event. The Wares of the World was hosted by the International Programs and featured handmade jewelry, personal accessories, home décor, art and sculptures. Th...

Student dances through school

IUS Horizon

November 6, 2011

Some girls dream of being a ballerina, wearing a pretty tutu and tip-toeing around on a stage with a tiara on their heads and a smile on their faces. Jennifer Schonschack, journalism and Spanish senior, has been working on this childhood dream for 19 years. When Schonschack was 7 years old, she said she had a friend who was taking danc...

Student pursues music, dream

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October 30, 2011

For Peter Felice, music composition senior, music has always been a passion, but the life of a student worker eventually got the best of him. Felice began as a student at the University of Louisville as a music education major. He said he was struggling with his schoolwork and started to focus heavily on his job at ...

Athletic Department adds pep to their step

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October 16, 2011

The Athletic Department recently announced the addition of a campus pep band to play at this year’s basketball games. This is the first pep band in the university’s history, and Joe Glover, athletic director, said he could not be more excited about the newest addition to the Athletic Department...

Students share thrilling ’80s theme party

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September 26, 2011

More than 150 students were met with the hit song “Thriller” by Michael Jackson upon entering the Hoosier Room on Sept. 15. The room was donned with brightly colored nylons, poufy hair and leg warmers to mark the annual ’80s Night event held by Residence Life and Housing. The Hoosier Room was fi...

IUS celebrates 70th anniversary

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September 11, 2011

Students and staff were welcomed back to IU Southeast with music, free food and games  during the Week of Welcome. This year’s events and booths included a game show — sponsored by the Christian Student Fellowship — balloon tricks, donuts, pancakes and live music by a band from Barbados ca...

Grenadiers three-peat at nationals

IUS Horizon

April 10, 2011

The IUS cheerleading team won its third-straight national championship at the Cheer Ltd. Open College Nationals in Myrtle Beach, S.C., on March 19. The cheerleading team beat 18 other teams with a score of 130 out of 140 for the title in the All-Girl Medium Collegiate Division, outscoring Rend Lake College by 10 points. IUS head cheerlead...

Students take shots to win scholarship

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April 3, 2011

IUS students were able to shoot hoops to score a $250 scholarship in McCullough Plaza on March 17. The event was hosted by the Alumni Association in honor of March Madness. “It’s so we can increase membership,” Kelsie Roush, accounting sophomore and vice president of events in the Alumni Assoc...

Children stomp the yard at Wii Bowling tournament

IUS Horizon

March 15, 2011

Campus Life hosted the annual Wii Bowling for Kids Sake on March 2, in the Hoosier Room, to raise money for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America organization. This was the third year for the event. Brittany Hubbard, director of Financial Aid and interim director of the Academic Success Center, orga...

Professor estimates students’ expenses

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March 8, 2011

Tom Keefe, professor of business administration, presented the differences between the actual cost of living and how much the government suggests people pay during a financial workshop on Feb. 28. Keefe took the students through the average cost of living, from college to retirement, by using actual exp...

Professor introduces cultural opportunity

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March 8, 2011

Joanna Durham-Barnes, assistant professor of elementary education, gave a presentation as a part of the Summer Achievements in Research and Creativity series. The presentation involved sending teachers from the U.S. to Kenya for three-to-four weeks to train Kenyan teachers. Durham-Barnes spent the...