The Horizon

Initiate operation Black Friday backup plan

IUS Horizon November 25, 2012

For those of you who did not make it out of bed for the early Black Friday deals, have no fear — there are still ways to get all of the shopping done before the holidays. Many stores famous for their...

Election Guide 2012

IUS Horizon November 5, 2012

Religious values affect political choice

IUS Horizon October 28, 2012

It is unethical to force Americans to choose between their religions and their choices of presidential candidates. Issues such as gay marriage, abortion, birth control and other religious matters have...

UCard system restricts students’ money

IUS Horizon October 14, 2012

Students interested in purchasing condoms, alcohol, lottery tickets or tobacco products from the local Sav-A-Step on Grant Line Road are out of luck if they are planning on using their UCards. Like...

Political slamming limits voter choice

IUS Horizon August 26, 2012

              “I am a concerned citizen, and I approve this message.” During this political election, most media outlets — TV, radio,...

Students study socialist structure

IUS Horizon August 26, 2012

One small, post-communist island south of the border has permanently altered many study abroad students’ perspectives this past summer. Cuba in Transition, a program offered for class credit,...

New director encourages change

IUS Horizon August 26, 2012

Amanda Stonecipher, new director of Residence Life and Housing, has been working the summer away preparing Residence Life and the lodges for fall semester students. “Summer is the busiest time,”...

Energy drinks lead to monster problem

IUS Horizon April 1, 2012

Rockstar, 5 Hour Energy, Redbull, Full Throttle, Monster and Amp — these products can be seen in students’ hands and vending machines all over campus. Energy in a can is now a common weapon for...

Editor discovers horror in meat-packing industry

IUS Horizon March 11, 2012

The meat industry is one of the largest food industries in America. It is also one of the most misleading and unethical industries. Why do people eat meat? It contains essential nutrients, it is...

Editor encourages exercise, interaction

IUS Horizon February 19, 2012

It is getting to the point in the year when, generally, everyone is ready for spring. Classes start to drag after the fall semester ends, flu viruses spread as immune systems weaken, and, while we have...

College: no place for undecided students

IUS Horizon January 29, 2012

College is the time for students to focus on their goals for the rest of their lives. However, students who are in school and do not know what they want in the future are wasting valuable time, effort...

IUS Police capture computer crook

IUS Horizon December 4, 2011

Mark McIntyre, 53, was arrested on a charge of stealing two laptops and more than $1,000 worth of books from the IUS Bookstore. He was caught in the act by University Police on Nov. 3. Charlie Edelen,...

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