The Horizon

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

Photo by John Clere.

Alex Baker, Staff Reporter

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 the composition of the SGA senate. Ballots were sent to IUS students via email. Voting began on Mar...

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.

Logan Stephens, Staff Reporter

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 native, began attending IU Southeast in 1969. He said it was an easy decision to attend. He...

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...

SGA discusses homecoming week and new legislation

Ty Simpson, Staff Reporter

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 to improve the state of the IUS campus. During the meeting on Jan. 21, the SGA members discussed...

Horizon guide: Starting a student organization

Horizon guide: Starting a student organization

Hannah Foreman, Staff Reporter

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 options, including Greek life, the Student Government Association and many academic, athletic, or special groups that ...

Examining voter turnout patterns

Indiana eligible voter turnout in 2014. 
Graphic by Daniel Vance. Modified by Kristin Kennedy.

Kristin Kennedy, Social Media Coordinator

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 show fewer citizens 18 and older have been voting in recent general elections. Just over a third...

Student Government Association implements plans for school year, inducts new officers

Haley Warwick, Staff Writer

September 14, 2014

The Student Government Association of IU Southeast has already been working to implement new programs for the academic year. On Sept. 4, the first meeting of the semester, Alex Yson, SGA treasurer, announced that there are fifteen scientific calculators available to IU Southeast students for rental...

UPDATE — Election results announced

IUS Horizon

March 11, 2013

The dust has settled and the results are in: Stephon Moore, political science sophomore, is the new Student Body President of IU Southeast. The SGA presidential election took place during the week of March 11, and Moore received approximately 64 percent of the vote against Jeremy Eiler, marketing...

SGA motions for microwaves

IUS Horizon

February 20, 2012

The Student Government Association held its weekly meeting on Feb. 21 in University Center South. The majority of the 19 minutes of the meeting consisted of a follow-up from Josh Kornberg, communications senior and SGA president, on the working projects of the SGA. The main topic of conversation...

SGA searches for campus traditions

IUS Horizon

February 13, 2012

The Student Government Association is following through on one of its goals to increase student retention through campus pride. Matt Owen, political science junior and SGA senate chair, announced at the SGA meeting on Feb. 9 that he is searching for a campus tradition to unite IU Southeast. This...

SGA moves forward with resolution

IUS Horizon

February 7, 2012

The Student Government Association voted to refer the “Faculty Handbook C-3 Proposed Update” policy to the Faculty Affairs Committee on Feb. 3, moving the resolution one step closer to being adopted as an official IUS policy. “What this policy will do is to strongly encourage the faculty to...

SGA squabbles over Meet and Eat date

IUS Horizon

November 28, 2011

The Student Government Association held its meeting on Nov. 17 and swore in four new senators. The senators, Drew Apple, criminal justice and political science sophomore, Shanda Webb, special education freshman, Micaela Dale, business management and marketing junior, and Ashley Kern, secondary education...