The Horizon

IUS students remember Katie Morris, raise funds to support family

Katie Morris met with Madison Reed Friday, Dec 20, 2019, where this photo was taken. Photo provided by Madison Reed.

John Clere, Editor-in-Chief

December 27, 2019

IU Southeast art therapy major Katie Morris died Monday, Dec. 23, at age 20. She will be missed by her friends at IUS, where she was a proud member of sorority Alpha Phi. Morris underwent a heart transplant at age 14 after a restrictive cardiomyopathy diagnosis. But even during subsequent health struggles,...

New Albany church played an important role in helping slaves get to freedom

New Albany church played an important role in helping slaves get to freedom

Brittany Bullard, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2018

The Second Baptist Church in downtown New Albany, known in those days as the Town Clock Church, was built in 1852. It was a resource for slaves who were searching for freedom. During slavery, which happened between 1619 and 1865, Indiana was a free state that bordered Kentucky, a slave state. If sla...

The Millennial Business Model

The Millennial Business Model

Jordan Williams, Managing Editor

March 7, 2018

Starting Small Businesses If you are a millennial – an American born between 1980 and 2000- then business matters to you and you matter to business, according to research. A study published in 2017 by America’s SBDC, the association of the country’s small business development centers, emphas...

Retail Therapy at Copper Moon: A New Gallery In Town

Eli Ivey, new owner of Copper Moon Gallery in downtown New Albany, stands in front of his new gallery. Ivey loves the the gallery’s location due to it’s close proximity to downtown Louisville.

Katie Laughlin, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2018

The Copper Moon Gallery in New Albany, now under new management, has been redesigned. The gallery is a great place to take a study break and admire local artists’ masterpieces. It has a variety of art including leather bow ties made by local artists and original art pieces by one of the owners. Kim...

New Albany Has Some ‘Crazy Neighbors’

From left to right: Austin Merten, Tyler Reed, Amber Renee, Leora Nosko, Lance Sorrels and Alan Passmore

Tyler Clerkin, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016

There seems to be one thing that can bring people together and that is music. The Crazy Neighbors is a band located right here in New Albany that was formed because everyone in the group had a passion for music. The band consists of Amber Renee at lead vocals, Tyler Reed at lead guitar and back...

Inflating new life into downtown

Christian Bowyer, communications and theatre senior, playing in the balloons. There were 1,800 balloons at the Balloonacy event.

Ty Simpson, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2015

Projectors played homemade clips on a false wall and 1,800 white balloons littered the ground as "Balloonacy" took place in downtown New Albany. Balloonacy is an art installation project born and bred by associate professor of fine arts, Brian Harper and nine IUS students taking his Social Sculpture...

IU Southeast faculty run for New Albany City Council

Cliff Staten and Greg Phipps

Jordan Williams, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2015

When election day for New Albany’s city council arrives on Nov. 3, two members of IU Southeast’s faculty will be on the ballot. Cliff Staten, Professor of Political Science and International Studies, is running as the Democratic canidate for New Albany’s sixth district council seat, a district...

Horizon guide: spending spring break at home

The Frazier History Museum on Museum Row in downtown Louisville.

Kaetln Harrison, Staff Writer

March 23, 2015

Spring break is right around the corner; but not everyone is leaving the area. Why would you when there are so many things to do here in Kentuckiana? The choices are endless and apply to all kinds of interests.       For the Art enthusiast 1) 21C Iconic red penguin...

Seeds and Greens brings new healthy eating and living options to New Albany

Seeds and Greens brings new healthy eating and living options to New Albany

Secoy Richey, Staff

November 17, 2014

Seeds and Greens is the first and only natural market and deli to pop up in the ever-evolving renaissance of  downtown New Albany, offering what owner Stacey Freibert said is a not overwhelming but welcoming healthier alternative to eating. Six years ago Freibert said her and her husband volunteered...

University Commons: off-campus apartments scheduled to open by January 2015

University Commons, a new apartment complex owned by APi Construction Management and located on Hausfeldt Ln. in New Albany, is slated be open and ready by December 2014-January 2015.

Rain Hopkins, Staff

September 28, 2014

Trendy white sofas, warm lighting and a huge orange, spiral slide leading from the second to the first floor. This is the view from inside APi Construction Management’s office building. From the outside, ordinary industrial park warehouse building. On the inside, super glam retro playhouse. APi ...

Long live New Albany’s Irish Exit

Long live New Albany's Irish Exit

Taylor Ferguson, General Assignments Editor

September 9, 2014

It’s Feb. 21, 2012 at midnight. I’m officially 21. It’s a Tuesday and I have class tomorrow, but that’s alright because it’s just the Horizon. Two of my best friends, Hannah and Erin meet me in our local high school’s parking lot. From there we decide to embark on the Irish Exit for my firs...

Student continues zest for family-owned ice cream business

IUS Horizon

September 30, 2012

Derek Young, finance and accounting senior, said being around his parent’s ice cream stores, Zesto and Chillers, is helping him gain experience for his future. “The experience that I have learned through a family-owned, local business has been amazing,” Young said. “I’m currently on the...