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“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” blasts into theaters

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” blasts into theaters

Sam Murphy, Content Editor

December 15, 2017


Filed under Columns, Entertainment, Opinions, Reviews

The newest installment of the popular, generation-spanning series, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” has finally arrived after two long years of anticipation. After months of hype and build-up, along with trailers which gave viewers conflicted feelings on the movie, the newest addition to the series ne...

Working in Retail

Connie Howlett, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features

Picture a college student standing in a crowd full of shoppers, smiling and attempting to greet every single customer with a high and painful retail voice. And as he asks, “How can I help you today?” imagine them ignoring him, leaving him with a smile still on his face. Then he runs over to the ...

Review: ‘The Punisher,’ Marvel’s violent new Netflix series, not for the faint of heart

Review: ‘The Punisher,’ Marvel’s violent new Netflix series, not for the faint of heart

Tony Pacheco, Digital Editor

November 22, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions, Reviews

On Friday, Nov. 17, Netflix released their newest entry into the Marvel Universe with “The Punisher.” “The Punisher” is an extremely violent and graphic series and not for those easily offended by blood and gore. However, the show does not glorify killing and is quick to dispel any notion th...

Review: Rushed ‘Justice League’ stumbles but never falls

Review: Rushed ‘Justice League’ stumbles but never falls

Tony Pacheco, Digital Editor

November 18, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions, Reviews

“Justice League” is here, and even though the film feels rushed and uneven, it’s an action packed and enjoyable popcorn flick. For anyone who grew up with the Justice League, seeing the team on the big screen is a dream come true. There’s definitely chemistry between the characters, with Ezra Mille...

Schimpff’s Confectionery gets an upgrade

Julie Jackson, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Kentuckiana, Southern Indiana Traditions

For two years, Schimpff’s Confectionery has been under construction. Expanding, remodeling and restoring has been the plan since day one and just a little over a week ago, the 126-year-old building in downtown Jeffersonville reopened as a “bigger and better” candy store. Schimpff’s confectionery...

What to know before seeing ‘Justice League’

What to know before seeing ‘Justice League’

Tony Pacheco, Digital Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

On Friday, Nov. 17, DC’s greatest superhero team will assemble for their first appearance on the big screen. “Justice League,” directed by Zack Snyder, will bring Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, The Flash and Cyborg together to defend Earth against an alien invasion. However, DC...

Women’s basketball team starts season with record-breaking win

Women’s basketball team starts season with record-breaking win

Bailey Sanders, Content Editor

November 12, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Sports

The women’s basketball team dished out a 104-point beat down to break the school record for margin of victory. The Grenadiers dropped their first two games of the season, one being on the road to Division I Southeast Missouri State University, before handling Simmons College of Kentucky 121-17 for th...

IUS heats up for Homecoming

IUS heats up for Homecoming

Julie Jackson, Staff

November 11, 2017


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, News

The IU Southeast Student Alumni Association lit up the night with a bonfire in honor of Homecoming weekend. Behind University Center North, students huddled up with blankets, warm apple cider and bagged s’mores to kick off the weekend’s festivities. The food was a really big hit with the crowd. ...

IUS Dominates in Homecoming week

IUS Dominates in Homecoming week

Bailey Sanders, Content Editor

November 11, 2017


Filed under Campus, Campus Photos, Entertainment, News, Sports, Top Stories

It was all wins on Saturday for the men’s and women’s basketball teams at the IU Southeast Homecoming. Before Saturday’s games, students and alumni gathered in the parking lot outside the gymnasium for a tailgate. The  tailgate included food and drinks, corn hole, a bubble truck, booths for so...

Local High School Hosts Disney’s ‘Newsies’

Local High School Hosts Disney’s ‘Newsies’

John Renfrow, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2017


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, News

In 2013, Floyd Central High School was heralded by Stage Directions Magazine as the “best theatre school in the midwest.” The school has consistently been invited to the International Thespian Festival in Lincoln, Nebraska, earning accolades for excellence in many different aspects of theatre fr...

Rocky Horror Play Review

Rocky Horror Play Review

Stephen Simmons, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2017


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Reviews

Based on the 1973 play and the 1975 cult film of the same name, IU Southeast’s Theatre Department’s production of “The Rocky Horror Show” is an energetic, interactive and unforgettable experience. Brad Majors and Janet Weiss, a newly-engaged couple, are driving on a stormy night when a fl...

Review: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ thunders into theaters

Review: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ thunders into theaters

Tony Pacheco, Digital Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions, Reviews

Aside from a few pacing problems, and lack of seriousness, “Thor: Ragnarok” is an action packed comedic thrill ride, which should prove to be another box office success for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film centers on Surtur, who seeks to fulfill an ancient prophecy and bring about Ragna...

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