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‘The Grinch’ is a visual spectacle

‘The Grinch’ is a visual spectacle

Bryce Shreve, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions, Reviews

This year’s adaption of Dr. Seuss’s “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” is made by Illumination, the studio that brought us “Despicable Me” and “Secret Life of Pets.” Benedict Cumberbatch stars as the voice of Mr. Grinch, as Rashida Jones and Kenan Thompson also lend their voices. “H...

‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’: A Magical Two-Hour Slog

‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’: A Magical Two-Hour Slog

Bryce Shreve, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions, Reviews

It’s hard to deny the cultural significance of the Harry Potter series: books, movies, video games, merchandise and theme park rides all exist in its name. J.K. Rowling is well-aware of this, as “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” hits theaters. Eddie Redmayne plays the lead role of Newt S...

Bohemian Rhapsody is a safe and often shallow biopic

Bohemian Rhapsody is a safe and often shallow biopic

Bryce Shreve, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Rami Malek stars in the much-anticipated “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the 2018 biopic of iconic rock band, Queen. The film follows Mercury and the rest of Queen — Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon — from their early years playing pubs in college to their rise to rock-and-roll stardom. While...

The Haunting of Hill House is Eerie in All the Best Ways

The Haunting of Hill House is Eerie in All the Best Ways

Stephen Simmons, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

How can a story about a haunted house be fresh and interesting? The haunting has to mean something and we have to care about the characters who may or may not be picked off by a malevolent house. Director and producer Mike Flanagan pulled this off in one of Netflix’s best original dramas yet. “Th...

Halloween is a Disappointment 40 Years in the Making

Halloween is a Disappointment 40 Years in the Making

Stephen Simmons, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

The original Halloween, directed by John Carpenter, is one of the most revered and influential films in the horror genre. It is credited with introducing the “final girl” trope, in which the last woman alive confronts the killer at the end of the movie. The villain, Michael Myers, became a horror ...

Fall Festivities Guide

Fall Festivities Guide

Bryce Shreve, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Local

Editors' note: An earlier version of this story confused Joe Huber's Family Farm and Restaurant and the Huber's Orchards Winery and Vineyard. The family farm and restaurant are being sold, but the winery will remain open. They are different businesses.  Crisp apple cider, pumpkin spice everything an...

Adventure Awaits

Adventure Awaits

Tessa Arnold, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Local

Looking for something to do over fall break? There are plenty of places within a reasonable driving distance to travel to. Taking trips are one of the best ways to relax and explore new places. So, jump in the car and head to any of these midwestern paradises for a little getaway. Indiana Dunes Natio...

The Vocalists of IUS

The Vocalists of IUS

McKenna Curry, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2018


Filed under Campus, Entertainment

You walk down the steps into the basement, or “ground level,” of Knobview at IU Southeast. You first hear a piano followed by a loud, yet beautiful, singing voice escaping through the cracks of one of the many closed doors. As you make your way down the halls, you notice each room is occupied by...

Fall concert lineup

Fall concert lineup

Erin Coffee, Content Editor

August 23, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Kentuckiana, News

Whether you’re a frequent concert-goer or just getting into the swing of things, the Louisville area has it all. Rhythmic hip hop beats, sultry indie tunes, bass-driven rock, and everything in between. Within the next month, a variety of talent is coming to the concert halls around Louisville. Get ...

Summer 2018 Social Recap

Summer 2018 Social Recap

Meleena Richardson, Social Media Director

August 23, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News

Social media has been on the rise and shows no signs of going anywhere but up. According to a new study published by Hootsuite, a platform designed to engage in all things social media, an estimated 40 percent of the world’s population is using a social media platform and this number is expected to...

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 ...