The Horizon

Editor credits college journey for expanded horizons

IUS Horizon December 2, 2012

I vividly remember sitting in my high school auditorium when I was a junior and listening to several administrators describe the opportunities my future and the future of my classmates had waiting for...

Acts of kindness restore faith in humanity

IUS Horizon September 30, 2012

My faith in humanity is a roller coaster that is constantly questioning the decency of people, and I wish I did not have to feel this way. Hopefully, I can relate to most people in this world by saying...

Customer service takes back seat to revenue

IUS Horizon September 16, 2012

A business’ customer service is what ultimately sets the company apart from its competitors. I do not care how good the food is or how cute the shirt is, if I have to deal with a waiter or cashier who...

Interns gain unique experiences

IUS Horizon September 9, 2012

This past summer, IU Southeast had 55 students placed in internships, 35 of which were paid internships. The internship opportunities ranged for various majors such as geology, communications and business...

IUS preserves in time capsule for 25 years

IUS Horizon August 26, 2012

Last spring, Dale Brown, secondary education senior and president of the Student Alumni Association, and Matt Owen, political science senior, met to discuss new tradition ideas to implement for the...

Instant gratification is not so gratifying

IUS Horizon April 8, 2012

I was not blessed with the virtue of patience, and I have yet to acquire this virtue thus far in life. I am a person who lives to be instantly gratified and have often become frustrated or given up entirely...

Local disaster brings community together

IUS Horizon March 11, 2012

It has been a little more than a week since the tragedy occurred that struck the nearby towns of Henryville, Marysville, Pekin and the surrounding areas. Many homes, businesses and lives were destroyed...

Common courtesy commonly neglected by society

IUS Horizon February 19, 2012

At an early age in my childhood, my mother adamantly instilled the concept of common courtesy and manners into my daily behavior. Not only was I a well-read child, but I was also courteous to my peers...

Sarcasm: use appropriately, often

IUS Horizon January 22, 2012

The Kardashians are great role models to society, Paris Hilton is a phenomenal actress and Nickleback is the best band ever. Unfortunately, because I am writing a newspaper column, readers are unable...

Editor implores passion in poor economy

IUS Horizon November 13, 2011

A beautiful home, multiple vehicles, annual vacations and overall financial stability are what Americans have referred to as “the dream” for years. The idea of the “American dream” was originally...

Editor admits addiction to text connectivity

IUS Horizon October 2, 2011

On a typical Monday night, I will sit down to begin writing a paper for school. However, instead of writing my paper, I double click the Google Chrome browser and type Facebook.com into my search engine. Out...

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