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The Honest Scholarship Essay

The Honest Scholarship Essay

Chandler Cooper, Content Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Entertainment, Opinions

I write this essay with $14 to my name, a pantry full of ramen noodles and the blackest coffee with a splash of Bailey’s by my side. I haven’t slept in two days. I don’t know what I’m doing in life. I honestly have no clue how I got this far in college. I suppose the premise of this essay is ...

How to Successfully Thunder

How to Successfully Thunder

Meleena Richardson, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2018


Filed under Columns, Entertainment, Opinions

The smell of funnel cake and Coors Lite fill the air, vibrations of aircrafts echo over the Ohio River and fireworks fill the sky after the sun sets. Life is good, you’re at Thunder Over Louisville. Kentucky is known for many things, one of which is Thunder Over Louisville, the largest firework ...

Your Human Capital on Adderall

Your Human Capital on Adderall

Chandler Cooper, Content Editor

March 30, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

In an era where our attention span…. wait I got a notification… OK. In an era where our attention span escapes into our ever distracting world of immediacy, the Netflix documentary “Take Your Pills” focuses on the use of stimulants, particularly Adderall, in our everyday lives. Director Ali...

Eye for Detail

Eye for Detail

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

When it debuted in 2003, ‘Queer Eye for the Straight Guy’ capitalized on the image of the outwardly prosperous gay man that insisted high-quality handbags should match high-quality inner lives, offering up an inspirational, aspirational symbol for Americans gay and straight alike. The Netflix...

Every A, Every Day

Every A, Every Day

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

“Every day I am someone else. I am myself – I know I am myself – but I am also someone else. It has always been like this. Every day a different body. Every day a different life. Every day in love with the same girl.There’s never any warning about where it will be or who it will be. A has made pea...

Netflix show ‘The Fall’ falls short

Netflix show ‘The Fall’ falls short

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

Bad shows are a television staple. We see them often. The world is overrun with them in fact; their births barely acknowledged, their deaths unmourned. However, It’s when something that starts strong and turns out to be lackluster, that really hurts. Netflix’s show ‘The Fall’ is one of th...

14 Love Songs for Valentine’s Day

14 Love Songs for Valentine’s Day

Chandler Cooper, Content Editor

February 4, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

Valentine’s Day may conjure beautiful or pessimistic feelings depending on an individual’s experience with love and all of its chalked-up glory. From Lana Del Rey’s nostalgic, yet timeless, “Love,” all the way to the brokenhearted “Awful Things,” by Lil Peep featuring Lil Tracy, the...

The Big O

The Big O

Chandler Cooper, Content Editor

January 20, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

The 75th annual Golden Globe Awards aired live on Jan. 7 and didn’t shy away from the topic of sexual misconduct allegations surrounding high profile men in the entertainment industry. Instead, the Time’s Up movement, a legal defense fund organized to support individuals who have been victimized by sexual harassment...

The Horizon vs. The Heat

The Horizon vs. The Heat

Samuel Murphy and Julie Jackson

January 3, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Video

Welcome to The Horizon vs. The Heat. Students, faculty and staff members from The Horizon go to local restaurants in the Kentuckiana area and take on their spiciest foods, as well as try viral spicy food challenges. In our first segment, four members on the staff ventured to Cluckers on Charlestown...

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” blasts into theaters

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” blasts into theaters

Samuel 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...