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IUS Student Government continues to meet in-person, but has low student participation

The SGA has still been working to pass recommendations and recently voted on a recommendation to mark the names of each campus building on the buildings’ exterior doors.
Erik Hackman, Staff Writer October 28, 2020

The IU Southeast Student Government Association has continued to meet in-person during the fall semester, a time when the student engagement required to run such an organization has been uncharacteristically...

Chancellor Ray Wallace (left) and Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs Dana Wavle share an elbow bump during their discussion of IU retiring President Michael McRobbie's legacy.

IUS administration reflects on President McRobbie’s tenure

Chancellor Wallace and Vice Chancellor Wavle remember the progress made by IUS under President McRobbie’s leadership and discuss their hopes for the next president of IU
Garland Noel, Staff Writer October 23, 2020

The IUS University Center during COVID-19 is so quiet that the air conditioning stands out sharply over the hushed sounds of footfalls on the plush carpet and the soft shuffling of paper as the university...

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IUS Library changes in-person library services to combat COVID-19

Emily Owen, Staff Writer October 14, 2020

The IU Southeast Library made changes to its policies, workstations and mailing book services this semester in response to COVID-19 safety guidelines.   When a student or faculty member enters the...

Dr. Kayvon Modjarrad shows a slideshow about his institution's COVID-19 vaccine. He discusses that the structure and the platform of the virus matters the most when creating the vaccine.

Doctor leading the Army’s COVID-19 vaccine team speaks to IU medical community

The IU Office of Vice President for Research and IU Federal Research Relations hosted Dr. Kayvon Modjarrad, who discussed WRAIR’s work with COVID-19.
Emily Owen, Staff Writer September 30, 2020

Dr. Kayvon Modjarrad spoke to IU system faculty in biomedical research on Wednesday, discussing the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research's (WRAIR) work with emerging infectious diseases and its efforts...

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Why Voting Matters to Me event grants students civics soapbox

A school-sponsored forum on voter engagement brings diversity of thought to the forefront while unifying attendees in a willingness to participate in democracy
Garland Noel, Staff Writer September 29, 2020

The IU Southeast Student Government, the School of Social Sciences, and the Political Science Club hosted a public forum Monday in which students were given a platform to speak their minds about registering...

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IUS experts discuss mental health effects of a semester without breaks

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’...

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IUS volleyball team in quarantine after possible COVID-19 exposure

Two week break taken “out of an abundance of caution”
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...

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

Though the Library doors are open to students as a last resort, coming to campus is strongly discouraged
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...

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

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

All classes have been moved online until Apr. 6, pending further review.
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...

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

IU Southeast heard allegations of paddling, forcing pledges to strip for crowds, abandoning pledges in the woods, and more. University records show no fraternity has been charged with hazing as a result of these allegations
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...

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...

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

Married IUS students both pursuing business majors

Gaven and Rocio Lozada-Smith are 18, newly married and finishing their first semester 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...

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