The Horizon

Reading, Writing, and Zombie Survival

Reading, Writing, and Zombie Survival

Jordan Williams, Staff

April 13, 2015

Finding a way to engage occasionally disinterested students in frequently sleep-inducing subjects is a practiced skill that often times requires both a strategic lesson plan and a charming knowledge of certain source material. For some professors, lecturing about general studies from generalized textbo...

IU Southeast Establishes New Counselor Position

Rain Hopkins, Staff

April 13, 2015

For most students, a typical day includes something like going to class, getting lunch, and eventually going home to enjoy a decent dinner and homework (throw Netflix somewhere into that equation). It is not often that we hear the stories of students who struggle to find a ride to school, or money to eat ...

The Other Side of Homelessness

The Other Side of Homelessness

Aprile Rickert, Contributing Writer

April 13, 2015

Victoria Bennett had a plan. In 2010, realizing that she needed to follow her dream of graduating with an IU degree, Bennett, then a political science student at Kennesaw State University near Atlanta, sold her house, gathered up her savings and prepared to move. "One day I realized I’ve got an em...

Islam is Our Enemy: and other Muslim misconceptions

 According to a 2012 Pew Research Study, a majority of the world’s Muslims live in the Asia-Pacific region. The Middle East makes up only 19.8 percent of the world’s total Muslim population.

Josh Medlock, Staff

October 3, 2014

Fawaz Almutairi, political science senior who moved from Kuwait in 2008, was leaving a Louisville sports bar after a night out with friends when a man shouted at him from across the road, "Fuck off, you Muslim!" This wasn’t the first time Almutairi, a former Muslim, had been judged for his Middle Eastern...

Campus can do better

IUS Horizon

March 7, 2010

Dear Editors, I would like to commend the IUS administration for taking the enormous step to enhance the campus recycling program. The new Single Stream Recycling approach is much more expansive in the types of items that can be recycled and it is as easy as is humanly possible with no need to sort...