The Horizon

Kentucky Pension Bill Affects the Future of Teachers

Hundreds of teachers gathered at Kentucky's Capitol to protest the passing of the new budget bill. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Van Bever, alumna who received her master's degree in secondary education at IU Southeast.

Kaitlin Porter, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2018

A sign reads, “Fund it, Don’t Cut It.” as teachers unite around the Kentucky capitol building, in Frankfort, following the passing of a new budget bill. The protest comes after more than 20 counties in Kentucky closed schools Friday, March 30, due to teacher call-ins as a form of protest. The Kentucky Senate and House passed a new bill which cuts pension...

Trump Comes to Louisville’s Freedom Hall for Rally

President Donald J. Trump began his speech saying,

Shannon Greer and Joseph Kauffman

March 20, 2017

On March 20 2017, Freedom Hall’s almost 19 thousand seats were filled to near capacity. Cheers and signs rose into the air and Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the U.S.A” blared from the speakers as President Donald J. Trump strode onto the stage. Trump made his visit only a little over...

On the issues

On the issues

Jordan Williams and Joel Stinnett

November 2, 2015

On Tuesday Nov. 3, some citizens across the nation will walk inside voting booths and select who will represent them in elected offices over the next few years. And next year, voters will select candidates for national offices. In Southern Indiana and Kentucky, voters will select city council and...

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...