The Horizon

Border Battles

Border Battles

Tate McGarvey, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2018

Todd Manson, IU Southeast associate professor of psychology, frequently uses the biases which both New Albany and Louisville residents place on one another as an example in his class. Assumptions about both sides of the Ohio River have been made for years, going as far as creating a fear of driving f...

The Aftermath of the 2018 Flood

A lamp post submerged underwater during the flood.

Meleena Richardson, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2018

Hayley Blount, a senior at Clarksville High School, was left without a place to stay while her home, which sits just feet from the Ohio River in old Clarksville, was completely submerged from the inside. “All the furniture got water damage, the water was up to the ceiling on the second floor,” Blount...

Ladies of the Morning

Hi-Five Doughnuts is Louisville's first female owned and operated doughnut storefront. Located on 1011 East Main Street in Butchertown, the shop is an especially popular spot for locals with its bright colors and delicious treats.

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018

Just like their namesake, Hi-Five Doughnuts says their business is that of a friendly hands-on celebration of sweet indulgence and an ode to Louisville pride. Hi-Five said they wanted to shy away from the “derby inspired everything” branding and instead decided to coin their shop after anoth...

Rising Flood Waters Threaten to Beat 1997 Flood

Hazard tape put up during the flood to keep onlookers away.

Meleena Richardson, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2018

  A state of emergency was declared for Kentucky and Indiana residents over the past weekend due to almost record-shattering flood waters. The flood has increased with each day passing and is expected to worsen with more rain in the forecast for Wednesday and Thursday....

8 Unique Menu Items in Kentuckiana

8 Unique Menu Items in Kentuckiana

Chandler Cooper, Content Editor

January 5, 2018

Kentuckiana is home to a wide variety of local and chain restaurants with unconventional food items to keep locals and visitors on their toes. In this interactive map, you can explore local dishes receiving recognition for their creative twist on original menu items. ...

Jugo: More than just Juice

Guava Juice.

Jen McNelly

May 1, 2017

Graciela Bisoso has always had a passion for preparing food. Growing up in Mexico City, a culture that is well known for their tasty and extensive cuisine, she learned how to cook a wide variety of traditional Mexican dishes. As an adult, Graciela’s passion for cooking extends far beyond that...

Habana Blues: an immigrants story

Parked in the restaurant is a 1951 Plymouth

Jose Aponte, Photo Editor

May 1, 2017

As soon as you step into the kitchen of Habana Blues you start to smell the familiar scents of Hispanic and Latino cooking.  White rice and black beans cooking, plantains being peeled and various herbs like cilantro that are traditionally used in Caribbean cuisine. Flavors that I remember from my...

A Taste of the Mediterranean in Southern Indiana

The entrance to Aladdin's Cafe is tucked in to the Underground Station shopping area.

Tony Pacheco, Content Editor

May 1, 2017

Aladdin’s Cafe offers a taste of the Middle East right here in New Albany. In 2013 Mike Sajaja, originally from Jordan, opened Aladdin’s Cafe with his family as a small cafe, offering only a few Mediterranean and Middle Eastern offerings. However, due to popular demand Aladdin’s soon expanded...

Project AHEAD Gives Kids a Chance to Expand Their Minds

A student working on geography by tracing blocks.

Ashley Smith, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2016

The IU Southeast college campus turned into an elementary and middle school Saturday, Nov. 12 with students from Indiana and Louisville during the Project AHEAD event that took place in Knobview, Crestview and Life Science buildings. Project AHEAD is a four week event that includes different workshops for y...

IU President Michael McRobbie visits IUS

Michael McRobbie has been the president of Indiana University since 2007, according to his biography. Courtesy of Indiana University.

Joseph Kauffman and Tony Pacheco

March 28, 2016

IU President Michael McRobbie stopped at IU Southeast on Wednesday, March 23 as part of his recent journey through the Hoosier state. McRobbie, who has been visiting regional IU campuses for his “McRobbie on the Move” tour, said the tour’s goal is to highlight the connections the IU system has to the state and demon...

IUS professor discusses King’s idea of building a better community

Melissa Fry, assistant professor of sociology and director of the Applied Research and Education Center at IU Southeast, discusses the relationship between applied community sociology and Martin Luther King Jr. The graph represented the percentage of minorities in Clark and Floyd County elementary schools.

Tony Pacheco, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2016

Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream of building a better community for all people, but his notion of the beloved community is an idea that sociologists are still pursuing today. Melissa Fry, assistant professor of sociology and director of the Applied Research and Education Center at IU Southeast,...

On the issues

On the issues

Jordan Williams and Joel Stinnett

November 2, 2015

On Tuesday Nov. 3, some citizens across the nation will walk inside voting booths and select who will represent them in elected offices over the next few years. And next year, voters will select candidates for national offices. In Southern Indiana and Kentucky, voters will select city council and...