The Horizon

Students Gather for Final Presidential Debate

Connor Edrington, Staff Writer October 21, 2016

Students gathered on Wednesday Oct. 19 to watch the final presidential debate before the general election on Nov. 8. The debate watch party began at 8:45 p.m., in Hillside Hall room 104 with the...

IUS distinguishes diversity

IUS Horizon April 8, 2012
IU Southeast student leaders gathered along with other faculty and staff members for a Spring Diversity Town Hall meeting on April 3. The purpose of the meeting was to target and approach the results from the diversity survey taken last semester, as well as if there were significant changes and how the can be addressed. Issues such as sexual harassment, discrimination and social media were brought up. Students shared their personal experiences and thoughts while others came up with different suggestions on how to prevent such issues.

Coordinator has high hopes for intramurals

IUS Horizon April 8, 2012
The IUS Intramural Program has been growing since June 2006 when Perry Brown, coordinator for the intramurals and the Fitness Center, was hired. With Brown being the first full-time fitness and intramural coordinator for IU Southeast, he is able to host competitions among students, faculty and staff, including basketball, flag football, soccer, softball, wiffleball, dodgeball, volleyball, tennis, golf and cornhole. Born and raised in Arlington, Ky., Brown grew up with his twin brother.

Mentor Program creates connections on campus

IUS Horizon March 18, 2012
The Mentoring Program was created to provide any enrolled student at IU Southeast with a personal mentor for newly enrolled students. Staff, faculty and alumni are paired with students in order to guide them from their freshmen years through graduation. June Huggins, director of the Center for Mentoring, was unavailable for comment.

Enrollment enacts advising changes

IUS Horizon March 11, 2012
Enrollment for fall 2012 classes opened on March 5, bringing many new changes that will be taking place in regards to advising. “We are bringing in nine new advisers to represent five brand new adviser positions,” Brittany Hubbard, director of Financial Aid, said. Hubbard said this added amount was made so there would be fewer students per advisers.

Associate interim awaits new position approval

IUS Horizon March 5, 2012
Annette Wyandotte, interim vice chancellor of Academic Affairs, has accepted the position of associate vice chancellor of Academic Affairs. The approval will be made by the IU Board of Trustees. Because the decision has not been confirmed yet, Wyandotte said she did not want to be interviewed. However, Gilbert Atnip, vice chancellor of Academic Affairs, said Wyandotte has reached all the requirements for this job.

IUS hosts homecoming graffiti party

IUS Horizon February 20, 2012
IU Southeast held a blackout and graffiti party for its annual homecoming event, hosted by the Multicultural Student Union, in the Hoosier Room on Feb. 9. IUS students were able to attend for free while guests paid $5. There was a variety of food, such as meatballs, chicken wings, stuffed mushrooms and more.

‘The Black-Jew Dialogues’ spreads laughter, message

IUS Horizon February 13, 2012
Ron Jones and Larry Jay Tish, co-creators and performers, presented a play called “The Black-Jew Dialogues” at the Stem Concert Hall in the Ogle Center on Jan. 13. In the play, several probAlems in society and experiences in everyday lives were addressed, such as racism, religious issues and bullying. Jones and Tish were very flexible with Jewish, white and black humor and jokes.

Shoots for success

IUS Horizon January 29, 2012
Wiley Brown, IUS men’s basketball head coach, is considered an experienced athlete by his team, co-workers and his track record of playing both national and international basketball and football. “Coach Brown has led most of his players to success,” Joe Glover, athletic director, said. “He is a great fit for the program. He develops his players throughout their years here at IUS.” Since Brown joined the Grenadiers, he has led them to winning the KIAC regular season and post-season tournament four years in a row.

Grenadiers beat down Brescia

IUS Horizon January 23, 2012
IUS Grenadiers walked away from their home court with the win 85-60 to Brescia University on Jan. 10. During the first quarter, the screams, shouts and excitement from the Brescia and IUS fans brought a lot of energy to the game. Vigorous amounts of speed and moves from both teams’ players left the scores 39-24, partially due to rebounds and passes. by Joe Lawson, sophomore forward, The score did nothing but upset Brescia’s fans and encourage the players to play harder. However, Wes Cox, sophomore guard, came in with a couple of three pointers leaving the score 46-36 with the Grenadiers leading. Antoine Watson, senior forward, said he stays motivated when it comes to basketball.
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