The Horizon

Diary of a college basketball refugee

IUS Horizon

March 18, 2013

I was born a Hoosier fan. I bleed crimson— literally. As soon as I exited the womb, I’m pretty sure I was put into my little baby candy stripes and cooed a sweet “Hoo-Hoo-Hoosiers” in my mother’s arms. Since then, the love has only grown stronger over the years. I’ve watched through the good times and, with clinched fists and teeth, ...

IUS set to host KIAC championship

IUS Horizon

October 28, 2012

The Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference selected IU Southeast to host the semifinal and championship games this year. “I’m very honored to host the KIAC this year,” Joe Glover, athletic director, said. Previously, the KIAC was a Kentucky-school conference only, but it has no...

Politics need separation from religious beliefs

IUS Horizon

October 26, 2012

IU Southeast made national headlines when Richard Mourdock, Republican candidate for the Indiana Senate, made a statement saying despite the “horrible situation” from which they occur, pregnancy from rape was “something God intended.” I am a Hoosier, born, raised and, most importantly, proud....

Equal rights requires call to action

IUS Horizon

October 14, 2012

A suited 19-year-old man stands before the Iowa House in 2011 speaking eloquently on behalf of same-sex marriage. He spoke about being raised by two mothers, and how that has had zero impact on the content of his character. I first saw Zach Wahls’ impressive testimony multiple times on different so...

Reds ready to rival for championship title

IUS Horizon

September 30, 2012

Late in the ninth inning, Aroldis Chapman stands on the mound and sends a 99 mph fastball toward the Dodgers’ Hanley Ramirez. Ramirez sends a bouncer straight into the mitt of second baseman Brandon Phillips. Phillips passes the ball over to Zach Cozart and Cozart to first baseman Joey Votto for a d...

Editor calls foul on excessive celebration

IUS Horizon

September 9, 2012

It is that time of year, sports fans. Swap out your old blue Manning jersey for the new orange one and stock up on your Terrible Towels. It is time for some football. Going into what I hope will be a very entertaining season of football, there is one thing on my mind — what is going to happen in th...

Grenadiers power over Patriots

IUS Horizon

August 26, 2012

IU Southeast ,3-2, faced off against the Patriots of St. Catharine, 4-1, Aug. 21 in the Activities Building. The newly renovated crimson bleachers contained a fairly large crowd of  St. Catharine and IUS fans for the first home game of the Lady Grenadiers season. During the summer session, th...

Grenadiers celebrate Night at Louisville Bats

IUS Horizon

August 6, 2012

The Louisville Slugger Field welcomed past, present and future Grenadiers to enjoy America’s favorite past time on July 20. The IU Southeast Alumni Association hosted the third annual Night at the Louisville Bats. Tickets for the event cost $5 and included admission into the game, a vouche...

Center collaborates with local companies

IUS Horizon

April 1, 2012

The Applied Research and Education Center is working to provide research for local organizations. AREC was formed 12 years ago as an organization for the IUS campus to provide assistance in analyzing trends with companies in the community. Currently, the AREC is involved with multiple projects in...

IUS impacts economy

IUS Horizon

March 11, 2012

According to the economic impact study released on Feb. 16, IU Southeast contributed $124.4 million to the local economy, including thousands of jobs. “The $124 million economic impact figure represents the direct spending of IUS in Indiana,” Mark Land, associate vice president for University ...

Performers swagger for drag show

IUS Horizon

March 11, 2012

Dressed scantily clad in high heels, drag queens took over the stage in Stem Hall for the annual IUS Drag Show on March 3. The Gay Straight Alliance put on the drag show for the fourth consecutive year. This year’s show featured seven acts comprised of students, staff and members of the communi...