The Horizon

Young Democrats need to step up

IUS Horizon January 31, 2011

I like Matt Owen, the 20-year-old IUS student who’s running for mayor of Jeffersonville. I just won’t vote for him. He’s not in my party. Last week, Owen shocked the entire area by announcing he...

Press on: Determination on the campaign trail

IUS Horizon September 12, 2010

Getting involved in local politics can be a grueling experience, but it’s fascinating at the same time. In the fall, I was asked to come aboard the Clark County auditor campaign. My candidate, Janis...

SGA fights for posthumous degree

IUS Horizon August 22, 2010

The IUS Student Government Association took some time off during the summer break, but held a May 20 meeting to discuss an honorary degree for a student who was killed this year. Bethany Burrier, criminal...

Judicial system has flaws; deal with it

IUS Horizon August 22, 2010

At any given moment, you’ll hear criticism of the American criminal justice system. Many people within the prison walls will say the system is stacked against them, while some on the outside will argue...

SGA reviews achievements throughout year

IUS Horizon April 18, 2010

After planning an inauguration event, the Student Government Association discussed what they’ve achieved this year. First, during the Thursday, April 15, meeting, SGA members planned an event for the...

SGA discusses textbook rental program for IUS Bookstore

IUS Horizon April 4, 2010

After the week-long break, the Student Government Association got back to work by discussing a possible Barnes & Noble book rental pilot program. During the Thursday, April 1, meeting, SGA press secretary...

Denbo defeats Bonsall in SGA President election

IUS Horizon March 23, 2010

After entering the race less than a week before the Student Government Association election, SGA president-elect Amanda Denbo, business senior, officially defeated the presidential incumbent, James Bonsall. Denbo...

SGA faces election controversy

IUS Horizon March 14, 2010

Tempers flared during the Student Government Meeting on Thursday, March 11, leading to a withdrawal of both presidential and vice presidential candidates and the SGA treasurer quitting entirely. It all...

Philosophy lecturer presents research

IUS Horizon March 14, 2010

Pornography was discussed in a lecture by Leigh Viner, adjunct philosophy lecturer. Viner presented a lecture on pornography and the aesthetics of embodiment to the IU Southeast Philosophy Club on March...

SGA tables bill

IUS Horizon March 7, 2010

During the March 4 Student Government Association  meeting, a new senator was voted in and a judicial attendance requirement bill was again met with hostility. This time, the bill was tabled for later...

SGA resists proposed bill

IUS Horizon February 28, 2010

During the Student Government Association meeting on Feb. 25, SGA members greeted a new judicial minimum requirement bill with immediate resistance. SGA tech officer Ruben Dodge, computer science freshman,...

SGA amendment voted down

IUS Horizon February 21, 2010

During a brief meeting on Feb. 18, the Student Government Association voted-down an amendment to the groups’ constitution. They also prepared a trip to Kokomo, Ind., for the following morning of Feb....

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