The Horizon

Adventure Awaits

Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Photo by Shannon Greer

Tessa Arnold, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2018

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

Director Jeramy Nichols leading an IUS Concert Choir rehearsal on Monday, Sept. 17.

McKenna Curry, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2018

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

A variety of pop, rock and folk concerts will be offered in the Kentuckiana area this fall.

Erin Coffee, Content Editor

August 23, 2018

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

TV Personality Anthony Bourdain passed away on May 8, 2018.

Meleena Richardson, Social Media Director

August 23, 2018

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

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

Photo used under Creative Commons License. Used with permission.

Meleena Richardson, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2018

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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...