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Kentuckiana Santa

Kentuckiana Santa

Hannah Ash

April 14, 2013

Jerry Owens cannot even go to the gas station without someone stopping to talk to him. Of course, this might have something to do with the fact that he resembles a popular celebrity. Owens is known as the Kentuckiana Santa. His wife, Diana Owens, is known as Mrs. Claus and works in the IUS Career Development Center. “The suit finds you, you don’t f...

Athletics advances technologically

IUS Horizon

April 7, 2013

A new way of following IU Southeast athletics has been released via the iTunes App Store for the iPhone or iPad.  In late February the web-design group eSolution Architects, which was fundamental in the overhaul of the IU Southeast athletics Web page, lent its expertise in the creation of the university’s first spor...

Shaved heads, saved lives

IUS Horizon

March 31, 2013

Amy Levins, biology sophomore and IUS Pre-Med Society President, said she is nervous about shaving off her long, dark hair. However, she said she has been watching online videos of people with long hair having their heads shaved to help inspire her and ease her nerves. “It is just hair, it will...

Legos for Leukemia: Legos help build hope

IUS Horizon

March 18, 2013

Eight-year-old Aiden Johnson has dreams — dreams of being able to go to school, play basketball and invite his friends over, his aunt, Shelly Baugher, said. At his young age, Aiden is fighting his second battle with high risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia. The treatment leaves his immune system vulnerable,...

To be or not to be, that is the question

IUS Horizon

March 10, 2013

A look inside the famous, troubled character of Hamlet The scene is 17th century England; a man named Shakespeare sits down at a table with quill in hand, an ink jar resting nearby. A small flame from a candle shines on the parchment paper. Dipping his quill into the ink, Shakespeare begins to write...

Grenadiers win sixth KIAC championship

Aprile Rickert, Staff

March 3, 2013

The IUS men’s basketball team brought in their sixth consecutive Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship title Feb. 26 in the Activities Building, in the final conference game against the Asbury Eagles. In a nail-biting first half, with the lead changing four times and the teams...

How to survive casual sexcapades

IUS Horizon

February 24, 2013

We are all adults here, right? So we can talk about “adult topics” without someone in the corner chuckling when I use the words penis or vagina. So let’s talk about sex, baby. As college students, we should talk about sex more and not avoid it like some taboo subject. For the most part, we all are having sex. Of course there are still those few virgins in...

The Man Behind MoneyBall

IUS Horizon

February 17, 2013

The sound of bats cracking echoes throughout the Phoenix Municipal Stadium as pitchers, catchers and a few other players, report for spring training for the Oakland Athletics. As players pull out gloves and bats stowed away from the four-month break between seasons, Billy Beane, Oakland A’s general...

Senior leaves her legacy on the IUS court

IUS Horizon

February 10, 2013

Even when she is not running plays, Ashmere Woods said she has one thing on her mind–basketball. Although Woods is a serious basketball player, her outgoing personality keeps everyone around her entertained, her teammate, Kortney Woods, said. “Through her funny side she is a leader,”...

Double teamed

IUS Horizon

February 4, 2013

Mitchell twins bring ‘super powers’ to IUS basketball lineup IU Southeast has been double teamed by the self-proclaimed twin super powers Kevin Mitchell and Cameron Mitchell, junior guards. The twins were added to the IUS men’s basketball lineup this summer. Cameron and Kevin have been pla...

Open Mic: English Club hosts Lit at Lunch

Aprile Rickert, Staff

January 27, 2013

The event, which happens once a month, is an open mic event. Anyone who wants to read or recite pieces of literature can participate. The material can be prose, poetry, fiction, nonfiction or academic—either original works written by the readers or their favorite authors. “As a writer it’s rea...

New policy could allow guns on campus, IU opposed

IUS Horizon

January 20, 2013

According to the IU website, Indiana University’s current firearm policy states that firearms are not allowed on campus without written permission from the Chief of Police, but if passed, an Indiana Senate Bill could make it illegal for state universities to regulate the ability to carry concealed...