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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...

Delicious treats to try at Harvest Homecoming

Delicious treats to try at Harvest Homecoming

Samuel Murphy, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Kentuckiana, News

Harvest Homecoming is a fall staple in Kentuckiana. When the fall attire comes out, the air gets a chill and the smell of delicious foods begin to float, you can usually find people heading toward downtown New albany to celebrate the annual event. The Harvest Homecoming booth days offer many delicious treats fr...

Events at Churchill Downs

Connie Howlett, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Kentuckiana, Video

Anxiously waiting in their seats, the announcer says “they’re in the gate… annndddd they’re off.” As the horses get closer, the crowd gets louder, cheering for their horse. The crowd standing from their seats as their horses make the final stretch. This is Churchill Downs. Twilight Thursdays th...

“There’s a gift waiting for you at every street corner” – World famous photographer Peter Turnley speaks at IUS

“There’s a gift waiting for you at every street corner” – World famous photographer Peter Turnley speaks at IUS

Joshua Roy and Dustin Kiefer

October 4, 2017


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, News

The sound of applause fades as Peter Turnley walks on stage. “Keep your eyes and heart open, there’s a gift waiting for you at every street corner,” said in his opening remarks. He presents a timeline of photos – from cafes in Paris to the Somali Famine, to trips to Cuba, ending in a bar...

Mother! movie review

Mother! movie review

Stephen Simmons, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions, Reviews

Darren Aronofsky, director of “Requiem for a Dream” and “Black Swan,” is known for his surreal, experimental approach to filmmaking and “Mother!” is no different. Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem, credited as “Mother” and “Him,” star as a married couple living in a large, secluded ho...

Unusual combo takes stage in the Ogle Center

Unusual combo takes stage in the Ogle Center

Samuel Murphy, Staff Reporter

September 13, 2017


Filed under Campus, Entertainment

Sexual assault and humor is a combination not often paired together, but that did not stop Catharsis Productions from creating an interactive, unorthodox program to tackle the topic of sexual assault prevention. Monday, Sept. 11, IUS Campus Activities Board and Sigma Kappa presented Catharsis Productions’ ...