The Horizon

IUS experts discuss mental health effects of a semester without breaks

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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, ...

IUS volleyball team in quarantine after possible COVID-19 exposure

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Brandon Miniard, Sports Editor

August 29, 2020

The IU Southeast volleyball team is self-quarantining after a possible COVID-19 exposure, according to IUS Director of Athletics Joe Glover. “I can confirm that the volleyball team at IU Southeast is on a two-week break from team activity out of an abundance of caution because an individual ass...

IUS Library reduces hours, shifts to digital access after suspending all face-to-face services indefinitely

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Moriah Harrod, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2020

While buildings on campus locked their doors after the university-wide announcement that classes would continue online following spring break, the IUS Library was still staffed with a skeleton crew to keep in-person services available for students.  Following Governor Holcomb’s statewide “shelter in place” ...

Indiana University suspends face-to-face classroom teaching over COVID-19 concerns

Indiana University suspends face-to-face classroom teaching over COVID-19 concerns

John Clere, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2020

IU President Michael McRobbie announced today in a statement all IU campuses will suspend face-to-face classroom teaching after spring break until Apr. 6. “However,” McRobbie wrote, “that could change with the evolving situation.” McRobbie recommended students travel to their permanent homes...

University records show IUS took no action against fraternities for hazing allegations spanning a decade

University records show IUS took no action against fraternities for hazing allegations spanning a decade

John Clere, Editor-in-Chief

February 24, 2020

The Horizon requested records relating to hazing investigations from IUS on Nov. 4. After more than two months and two Horizon editorials publicly calling on the university to release the records, an Indiana University spokesperson sent The Horizon eight pages of heavily-redacted records. The records,...

We’re still waiting

We’re still waiting

The Horizon Editorial Board

December 2, 2019

The Horizon still has not received the hazing investigation records we requested Nov. 4. The university has a legal duty to produce these public records, so we again call on the IUS administration to be transparent and release the records. Following publication of our last editorial, two weeks ago,...

Married IUS students both pursuing business majors

Gaven and Rocio Lozada-Smith have much in common, including the degrees they are pursuing. Both are business majors at IU Southeast.

Anna Smith, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2019

Gaven and Rocio Lozada-Smith met by chance while Rocio was out shopping with her family. After that serendipitous encounter, she quickly got in contact with Gaven through a mutual friend. The Lozada-Smiths are now married and both pursuing degrees in the School of Business. “We clicked quickly and...

Multi-platinum sound engineer to speak at the Kentucky Center

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John Renfrow, Contributing Reporter

July 29, 2019

Born as Finis White in Lexington, the now multi-platinum sound engineer “KY” (pronounced kay-why) is one of a select few names of hip hop pioneers from Kentucky making it on the biggest stage. The Kentucky native is coming to the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville on July 3...

EDITORIAL: ‘Yes, we’re putting out a damn paper’

Journalists' Memorial, Newseum. Washington D.C.

Horizon staff

June 29, 2018

As journalists, our goal is to report the facts and make sense of difficult and confusing situations, and that is what The Capital Gazette did by publishing an issue the day after losing five of their colleagues to an active shooter in Annapolis, Maryland on Thursday. Rebecca Smith, sales assistant; Gerald Fisch...

IU President Michael McRobbie visits IUS

Michael McRobbie has been the president of Indiana University since 2007, according to his biography. Courtesy of Indiana University.

Joseph Kauffman and Tony Pacheco

March 28, 2016

IU President Michael McRobbie stopped at IU Southeast on Wednesday, March 23 as part of his recent journey through the Hoosier state. McRobbie, who has been visiting regional IU campuses for his “McRobbie on the Move” tour, said the tour’s goal is to highlight the connections the IU system has to the state and demon...

Tuition freeze only at Bloomington

Tuition freeze only at Bloomington

Hannah Foreman, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2015

The Indiana University Bloomington campus experienced a freeze this past summer but not in the weather. As of June 3rd, IU Bloomington tuition rates will be frozen and will not be increased for the next two years for undergraduate students who live in Indiana. Out-of-state residents attending IU Bloomington...

IU cracks down on illegal file sharing

IUS Horizon

September 20, 2008

File sharing is taking its toll on IU Southeast students and their pocket books. If students are caught file sharing, the consequences can range from large fines to permanently losing the privilege to access the IUS network via personal computer. Larry Mand, vice chancellor of Information Technology...