The Horizon

IUS experts discuss mental health effects of a semester without breaks

File photo.

Emily Owen, Staff Writer

September 9, 2020

To mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Indiana University excluded fall and spring breaks from this year’s academic calendar. But this exclusion, experts warn, might have adverse effects on students’ mental health. “I am a strong advocate of fall and spring breaks, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

Kentuckiana community gathers for annual Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular

The sign introducing the event at the beginning of the trail.

Natalie Allen, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2018

Gather your families and celebrate the season with glowing festive pumpkins. The Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular in Louisville is an event that has grown largely over the years, bringing in thousands of visitors each year to view over 5,000 lit pumpkins. The event is available Oct. 9 - Nov. 4. The even...

Boo Factor Rises with “Literally, a Haunted House”

Holly Johnson, one of the directors of The Friends of the Culbertson Mansion and the creature featured left, gave some encouraging words to other hauntly, death looking actors for opening night Friday, Sept. 28.

Candace Leilani, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2018

You stand, signing your life away as you are blessed by Father Dan with holy water before being confronted with the humans prepared to scare you. But it is all for a good cause! In exchange of your screams, frightening feelings and jumps of unexpected laughter, you are helping restore what was t...

IUS Implements Fall Break This Semester

IUS Implements Fall Break This Semester

Natalie Allen, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2018

IU Southeast has been one of the few local universities to not recognize a fall break. Students will now receive Monday, Oct. 15 and Tuesday, Oct. 16 off. The idea of IU Southeast having a fall break was brought on in 2016 by Mark Jallayu during his first term as Student Body President. After Jall...

Fall Favorites Poll

Macy Allgeier, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017

It’s official! Fall is finally here, though you may not be able to tell by the weather quite yet. According to WDRB’s Jude Redfield, you may be switching back and forth between the pumpkin spice blizzards and pumpkin spice lattes for the next couple weeks. Kentuckiana should be used to the drastic...

A day at Huber’s Orchard, Winery and Vineyards

Huber’s employees paint decorative faces on pumpkins to sell to the public.

Laura Hubrich, Staff

October 28, 2014

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How students can recover from summer

How students can recover from summer

Laura Hubrich, Staff Writer

September 4, 2014

It happens every year. The spring semester ends and before you know it, the summer is over. The day finally comes when you’re walking around a local store and they have their huge “Back to School” display in the front of the store. But you’re not ready for that! Summer wasn’t supposed to end,...

Enrollment falls back for semester

IUS Horizon

September 16, 2012

IU Southeast enrollment dropped by 5 percent for the fall 2012 semester and has the smallest population out of the eight regional Indiana University campuses. Christopher Crews, associate director of Admissions, said IU Southeast expected a drop due to the demographics. “We expected and knew t...