The Horizon

IUS fitness center receives equipment upgrade

Graduate student Damon Russel power lifting at the IUS fitness center

Ashley Smith, Staff Reporter

January 21, 2019

The IU Southeast gym is getting a facelift due to a petition that was passed around by Student Government senator Joseph Bortka. The petition received 200 signatures. One of the reasons why Bortka said he took on this project is because of the lack of equipment available in the gym. “There is...

Stressful Times Call for Yoga Poses

Audrey Schlegel, biology junior at IU Southeast, practicing yoga in her front yard. Her favorite part about yoga is that it brings awareness to her body and mind. Photo by Courtney Sinclaire.

McKenna Curry, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2018

Reynolds rolls out her yoga mat and places her feet on the soft padding. She feels relaxed, calm and composed﹣feelings that every stressed college student wants to feel. Yoga is a metaphysical discipline that includes meditation, body poses and breath control. For several students on campus, this pr...

Let me lobby for my hobby: Running

Kristin Kennedy, social media coordinator, runs in the Eastern Invitational in October 2010. Kennedy ran cross country and track competitively for Corydon Central for six years: two in junior high school and four in high school.

Kristin Kennedy, Social Media Coordinator

November 2, 2015

My heart is pounding, sweat is dripping down my face and my legs ache. I push through the pain as I stride down a hill with my pulled-back hair flying behind me. I have been a runner for almost 10 years. Well, technically longer, because of gym class in elementary and intermediate schools. Growing...

Cut the crap with the gap

Marisa Gartland

March 31, 2014

There’s a hashtag that, if searched in certain social media engines such as Instagram and Tumblr, triggers a warning message to pop up on the screen. The warning message prompts the reader for the graphic images ahead and urges them to seek help for any eating disorder that he or she may have, or...

Out with staying in, in with getting out

Waterfront park, located between the John F. Kennedy (Interstate 65) and George Rogers Clark Memorial (Second Street) bridges.

Duncan Cooper

March 31, 2014

That moment when the weather begins to change is a breath of fresh air for all those who spent the winter wishing for an early spring. Though cold winter has taken its time in leaving, the new season has arrived at last, and the warmer weather is soon to become the norm.   Now it is tim...

Preventing heart disease with diet and exercise

Dr. Christopher Hofelich, interventional cardiologist at Floyd Memorial Hospital, said a healthy lifestyle may seem like a burden now, but is worth it in the long run.

Erin Mann

February 25, 2014

Heart disease has been on the rise, and awareness is an enormous factor when it comes to preventing it and educating the public. American Heart Month, which takes place in February, seeks to brings attention to this fact. Heart disease, formally known as coronary heart disease, occurs when small blood...

Registrar runs back to campus culture

IUS Horizon

November 11, 2012

Patrick Fawcett, Registrar, has been working at IU Southeast for six months. He has worked in higher education since 1996. Fawcett said he missed the four-year environment and wanted to be part of a campus culture again, so he left his previous job of nine years with Ivy Tech. When the position beca...

Editor encourages exercise, interaction

IUS Horizon

February 20, 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 had a mildly warm winter, it has been difficult daydreaming about beach-like weather while peop...

Diet pills provide pointless problems

IUS Horizon

February 13, 2012

With more than a month of school underway, most college students are experiencing one unanimous feeling — stress. Overloads of homework and assignments, not to mention the impending doom of midterms could have almost any student on the verge of anxiety. The effects high levels of stress can cause on y...