The Horizon

15 ways to avoid the freshman 15

August 28, 2013

We have all heard of it: the dreaded Freshman 15. We’ve probably all seen it happen, too. And it’s not just to freshmen. So why does it happen? Patrick Hardy, bachelor of science in health and human...

California vacation offers life changing advice

August 26, 2013

This summer, I thought I would change. I went on a trip a fortune teller predicted would be spiritual. She said it would give me the answers I’d been looking for, and I couldn’t have been more excited,...

Student quits school, comes back ready to collect bet

December 2, 2012

Laura Caruso, communication senior, has had a long, winding journey through college. However, she said this is not due to a lack of motivation, but rather to a plan for the future. Caruso first...

Grade inflation questionable at IUS

December 2, 2012

Grade inflation — the trend of colleges rewarding students with higher grades than in the past — is a phenomenon affecting many of the nation’s institutes of higher education. But is it happening...

Omelet cook gets batty in different states during summer

December 2, 2012

  To a lot of IUS students, Brian Dennis, biology sophomore, said he is known as "the guy who cooks the omelets." Dennis has been working the morning shift in the Food Court all semester,...

Farmer’s daughter influenced by life’s travels

November 25, 2012

Most students think of two things when it comes to the first day of classes: syllabuses and self-introductions. For many, reading the syllabus is the easy part, and coming up with something interesting...

Students collaborate work with new hub

October 21, 2012

The IT Department added two new collaboration hub tables on the second floor lounge of Hillside Hall. Finished just a week before fall classes began, this technology allows students to share individual...

IUS organizations harvest fun for local children

October 14, 2012

Amid inflatables, roasted corn stands, several strollers and attendees dressed in sweatshirts and jeans, there was a princess walking around IU Southeast’s Fall Festival on Oct. 7. Little did...

Students experience Asian culture

October 7, 2012

Recently a group of IUS students was able to visit Asia by simply riding a bus. Valerie Scott, senior lecturer in psychology, took her Psychology 451 class to the Crane House in Louisville, where...

Ukulele player entertains IUS students

September 30, 2012

Smells of meatballs rose and filled the air in The Commons. Sounds of chatter joined in. Students scrambled to get that last piece of homework done while scarfing down whatever they could of their...

IUS Sports Network goes viral with live feed

September 23, 2012

Grenadier sports fans now have another reason to cheer. The IUS Athletics Department has launched an online network, which allows fans to stream live games. The Grenadier Sports Network is the brainchild...

Tennis player recognized for academics

September 9, 2012

Evan Biesterveld does not play hooky. He plays tennis. Biesterveld, criminal justice senior, said he has never skipped a single class in his college career. He has only missed to compete in tennis...

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