The Horizon

Students hash out marijuana laws

Students hash out marijuana laws

Hannah Ash

April 14, 2013

The third floor of the IUS Library was packed as 135 students participated in a discussion about marijuana legalization during the IUS Civil Liberty Union’s Spring Forum on Thurs., April 11. During the forum, four panel members discussed different aspects of the marijuana legalization issue and...

STRIKE: Students rally to protest rise in tuition

Aprile Rickert

April 7, 2013

Since Dec. 2012, students at IU Bloomington and several other IU campuses —including IU Southeast— have been gearing up for a student strike that will come to a head in just a few days. The strike, which is based out of the Bloomington campus, was born largely out of some students’ frustrations with rising tuition c...

Working with tattoos

IUS Horizon

April 1, 2013

Body art accepted by some, tolerated by others; questionable for professional jobs In the last issue of The Horizon, the modern popularity of tattoos was evidenced in the article “Artistic Expression of Body.” Students and faculty alike were featured showing off their tattoos, and it is safe to ...

Upgraded facilities slated for School of Nursing

IUS Horizon

March 18, 2013

$500,000 Donation   Chancellor Sandra Patterson-Randles announced a $500,000 donation to the School of Nursing during a luncheon honoring Judge Carlton and Sue Sanders on Friday, March 15. Carlton and Sue, alumni of the IUS School of Business, donated the money to renovate and expand the School of Nursing...

Contemporary approach to Shakespeare

IUS Horizon

March 10, 2013

[photospace] Black leather gloves, purple hooded vests and “murder most foul” come together to add a refreshing twist to Shakespeare’s classic tragedy in the IUS Department of Theater’s production of “Hamlet.” The IUS Department of Theater is opening its production season with “Hamlet”...

Students in blue about parking

IUS Horizon

March 3, 2013

With IU Southeast’s enrollment numbers growing, students continue to struggle finding parking places. In order to help students with this never-ending battle, Jeremy Eiler, Student Government Association treasurer, proposed the blue law or “universal blue.” The blue law, which will come into...

Legend of the high-five

IUS Horizon

February 24, 2013

Brown co-credited for creating celebration The high-five is one of the most iconic, dynamic and yet simple of social gestures. In the past four decades it has become an unmistakable thread in our cultural fabric and traveled the world over. Even recently, the popularity of the high-five has manifested in...


IUS Horizon

February 17, 2013

Levi Groenewold, history junior, spends his days like a typical student. He attends class, writes papers, and studies for exams. During his downtime, however, he is raising support for an upcoming IU Strike. The strike, led by a student group at IU Bloomington, called Student Power IU, will take...

Dating is dead

IUS Horizon

February 10, 2013

Relationship, dating trends change for college students With Valentine’s Day approaching, store fronts are displaying candy hearts, boxes of chocolates, red roses and gemstone jewelry, but when it is all said and done, does anyone have a date to partake in this romantic holiday? Justin Garcia, ...

Homecoming Pre-show

IUS Horizon

February 4, 2013

  Week long celebrations kick off homecoming As the sounds of the players dribbling, running, and jumping echo off the walls of the Athletics Building, the IUS basketball teams are readying themselves for the upcoming Homecoming games. The women’s team will tip-off at 2 p.m. on Saturday Feb...

Winter fire causes major damage, no injuries

IUS Horizon

January 27, 2013

Maintenance workers for Cedar Ridge Apartments examine and photograph the damage of a fire that awoke the residents of 2313 Grant Line Road early Friday morning, Jan. 25. The emergency call came in just before 5 a.m., and police officers and firefighters arrived quickly to the scene. The 24-unit apa...

Director’s passion for music lives on

IUS Horizon

January 20, 2013

Don McMahel, a part of the IU Southeast community for nearly 50 years, died at age 82 on Jan. 10. McMahel was involved in many activities, such as teaching at various elementary schools throughout the New Albany and Floyd County areas, directing several musicals, teaching at IU Southeast and dire...