The Horizon

Black Lives Matter Protest Comes to IUS

Zeta Phi Beta gather for a picture after the event.

Jewell Conner, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2016

Bodies draped in white sheets litter the ground. Shouts about equality fill the air. These are the sights and sounds from the Black Lives Matter protest. At noon on Wednesday, Nov. 2, IU Southeast students and faculty participated in a peaceful Black Lives Matter protest in McCullough Plaza. The prot...

How One Game Can Start Something World Changing

Fugees Family coach Luma Mufleh responds to a question posed by Deputy Director of Athletics Denny Williams.

Parker Henes and Ty Simpson

September 27, 2015

The IU Southeast Common Experience hosted a special guest on campus last week for their "Building Communities in a Global Society" series. On Sept. 22, Luma Mufleh gave two speeches while on the IUS campus to students about her involvement in helping refugees live successfully in America throug...

The Other Side of Homelessness

The Other Side of Homelessness

Aprile Rickert, Contributing Writer

April 13, 2015

Victoria Bennett had a plan. In 2010, realizing that she needed to follow her dream of graduating with an IU degree, Bennett, then a political science student at Kennesaw State University near Atlanta, sold her house, gathered up her savings and prepared to move. "One day I realized I’ve got an em...

The snow day: a thing of the past?

The snow day: a thing of the past?

Kaetln Harrison, Staff writer

February 17, 2015

The icy wind whips through your hair as you fly down a snow covered hill; laughing as you plow into a powdery drift at the bottom. Then it happens: you feel a vibration in your back pocket. A notification has been sent that you have school work due and a sense of dread washes over you; your snow day...

Race and policing

Race and policing

Zak Kerr, Features editor

November 3, 2014

Almost three months after the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., the city has continued to be the epicenter of racial and policing discussions in America. To bring the discussion to IU Southeast, the Department of Political Science and the newly founded Political Science Club hosted a panel discu...

TAKING ITS TOLL: The personal and societal effects of domestic abuse

Paige Thompson, Staff

October 21, 2014

Every step is like walking on eggshells. Checking your voicemail only to hear a message about how worthless you are. Getting berated for leaving a light on by accident. This was the life of Kristen*, a victim of domestic abuse. Kristen knows what this life is like. Where even the littlest mistake coul...