The Horizon

IUS Student Government continues to meet in-person, but has low student participation

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The SGA has still been working to pass recommendations and recently voted on a recommendation to mark the names of each campus building on the buildings’ exterior doors.
October 28, 2020

The IU Southeast Student Government Association has continued to meet in-person during the fall semester, a time when the student engagement required to run such an organization has been uncharacteristically...

Why Voting Matters to Me event grants students civics soapbox

Photo illustration of the virtual meeting.
A school-sponsored forum on voter engagement brings diversity of thought to the forefront while unifying attendees in a willingness to participate in democracy
September 29, 2020

The IU Southeast Student Government, the School of Social Sciences, and the Political Science Club hosted a public forum Monday in which students were given a platform to speak their minds about registering...

Kameo Costello elected SGA president, SGA senate positions filled during latest election

Photo by John Clere.
Costello hopes to focus on bettering the campus and improve the atmosphere of the SGA while senate members focus on sustainability, increasing efficiency and bringing more options to campus
April 30, 2020

The latest IU Southeast Student Government Association election occurred immediately before the university was shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The election determined both the SGA president and...

IUS adjunct professor Frank Farmer finds felicity in faculty position

IUS Professor Frank Farmer reminisces about the inspiration and creation of his books and discusses his love of writing.
A look into how the IUS alumnus and Clarksville native found his way back to the campus where it all started
December 1, 2019

An inquisitive email and an open position in the English Department led recent retiree Frank Farmer back to IU Southeast, the place where he started his academic career fifty years prior. Farmer, a Clarksville...

New SGA president appoints vice president, associate justice and probationary senators

SGA Vice President Christian Thomas shares his goals as VP at the SGA’s October 4 meeting. Thomas is among six new members of the SGA.
The Student Government Association held its weekly meetings on Friday, Sept. 27 and Friday, Oct. 4
October 6, 2019

The IU Southeast Student Government Association discussed the appointment of new members, recruitment and budget proposals at their meetings on Friday, Sept. 27 and Friday, Oct. 4. The meetings were the...

We stand against the SGA senator’s bathroom proposal – you should, too.

Illustration by Shelby Pennington
April 15, 2019

The bathroom legislation proposed by a member of the IUS Student Senate is at best thinly veiled bigotry and is at worst a poor attempt to disenfranchise some of our most marginalized students. The...

Proposal sparks SGA public forum

The vote took place in room 104 of Hillside Hall. The meeting was moved after the SGA realized an above-average number of people wanted to come to the meeting. Pictured above, professor Greg Phipps speaks to the SGA.
A recommendation bill proposed to redesignate campus’ all-gender restrooms draws a full house to Student Government Association meeting
April 15, 2019

The IU Southeast Student Government Association voted 7-1 Friday, April 12 against student senator Joseph Bortka’s “Recommendation on the Present Gender Discourse.” IU Southeast has four all-gender...

Students Gather for Final Presidential Debate

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...

IU Southeast’s 75th anniversary recognized by Indiana General Assembly

IU Vice President John Applegate and IUS Chancellor Ray Wallace prepare to shake hands with members of the Indiana House of Representatives following the hearing for the resolution that recognizes IU Southeast's 75th anniversary.  SGA vice president Parker Norfleet, SGA president Trent Wallace, Vice Chancellor of Advancement Betty Russo, Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs Dana Wavle and Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Jason Meriwether and other staff members also attended the hearing from IU Southeast.
February 13, 2016

On Monday, Feb. 8, Indiana State Rep. Ed Clere met with IUS staff and students not for the sake of discussion, but instead to offer a resolution that would recognize the campus’s 75th anniversary. The...

SGA discusses homecoming week and new legislation

January 24, 2016

The Student Government Association met on Thursday, Jan. 21 at 4:30 p.m. in University Center North, room 122. The SGA meets each Thursday to discuss upcoming events and propose legislature or recommendations...

Horizon guide: Starting a student organization

Horizon guide: Starting a student organization
November 27, 2015

As a new student on campus or one that has been at IU Southeast for a while, one may find themselves wondering how to get involved and meet new people. According to the IUS website, there are multiple...

Examining voter turnout patterns

Indiana eligible voter turnout in 2014. 
Sources:
www.indy.gov
www.idsnews.com
www.allencounty.us
www.vanderburg.gov.org
Graphic by Daniel Vance. Modified by Kristin Kennedy.
IU Southeast students, faculty advocate importance of voting
November 2, 2015

During this year’s election, many citizens will stand in line to vote candidates into office. According to statistics, though, the lines may be short. Over the last couple of years, the statistics...

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