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‘Godzilla’ as powerful as ever

Duncan Cooper

April 28, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

He is the towering titan of our time. He is a relic from the ancient world, awoken from his slumber into the modern day by mankind’s scientific power. His fury knows no bounds, his strength knows no limits. He is the nuclear leviathan, the radioactive behemoth, the god of destruction. He is Godzilla,...

Classic movies being shown at Baxter

Ethan Smith

April 22, 2014


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Its midnight on a Saturday, maybe you’re in bed sound asleep, maybe you’re in a bar with some friends, or maybe you’re watching Brad Pitt and Edward Norton pummel themselves into a bloody pulp for your amusement. That was the scene at Baxter Avenue Theatre as they showed the movie Fight Club...

Local filmaker takes environmental road trip

Local filmaker takes environmental road trip

Lori Wyne

April 22, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

In one day, the average American produces 4.4 pounds of trash. In one year an American is responsible for 606 pounds, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. A group of 3 friends —Julie Dingman Evans, Ben Evans, and Mark Dixon — set off on a yearlong adventure of environmental awareness t...

Runway review: A look at Derby fashion

Runway review: A look at Derby fashion

Ethan Smith

April 22, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

Kentucky rarely gets to make an appearance on the world stage, but every year the world tunes in for the “most exciting two minutes in sports.” So this year while the spotlights on us, we better look damn good. And after the annual “Runway for the Roses” fashion show, we really don’t have an excuse...

Horizon review: “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

Horizon review: “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

Duncan Cooper

April 15, 2014


Filed under Comics, Entertainment

Last year, Edward Snowden shocked the world with astounding news of the NSA spying on American citizens. Our trust in government, already falling short for more reasons than one, plummeted even further as the story continued. The question of whether we were willing to sacrifice our freedom for security...

Horizon Guide to Kentucky Derby

Horizon Guide to Kentucky Derby

Kayla Smith

April 13, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

A dazzling spectacle of vibrant, heart-racing fireworks, great food, live music, hot air balloons, big hats, over 400 roses and Mint Juleps, all leading up to the best two minutes in sports: the Kentucky Derby. Kentucky Derby Festival consists of over 50 events, running through most of April and the fi...

Country Bourne brings country rock to southern Indiana

Country Bourne brings country rock to southern Indiana

Tina Reed

March 11, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

Smokey red, yellow, green, and blue lights swirl around five musicians as they perform on a small stage in a packed house on a Saturday night at Slimo’s Saloon in Salem, Ind. The southern country rock band, Country Bourne, performs most weekend nights somewhere in southern Indiana. “Country, old...

God of Carnage: small cast reaches breaking point onstage

God of Carnage: small cast reaches breaking point onstage

Marisa Gartland

March 9, 2014


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Jim Hesselman, director of “God of Carnage” and assistant professor of theatre and performance at Indiana University Southeast, introduces the performance with a thought-provoking anecdote within the first couple pages of the play bill: “As far as I know, human beings are the only animals on...

Pharrell’s new album leaves listeners “happy”

Hannah Ash

March 9, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

Pharrell Williams’ second studio album, “GIRL,” is filled with fun, catchy tracks aided by artists like Justin Timberlake, Daft Punk, Miley Cyrus and Alicia Keys. “GIRL” is the kind of album that makes you want to move. The album features soulful, danceable pop tracks that can (almost) mak...

“Pompeii” not to die for

Ashley Sizemore

March 5, 2014


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Stars: 2 1/2 Movie: Pompeii Release date: Feb. 21, 2014 Genre: Action/Adventure, Drama Director: Paul W. S. Anderson Writers: Janet Scott Batchler, Lee Batchler, and Michael Robert Johnson Starring: Kit Harington, Carrie-anne Moss, Emily Browning, Jessica Lucas, Kiefer Sutherland, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Synopsi...

How I became a fan of “My Little Pony”

Duncan Cooper

February 27, 2014


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I still remember my reaction when I first saw the discussion beginning on my computer screen. I was half-certain it was a joke, but the longer the discussion continued, the more I realized that this was completely legitimate, and I could hardly believe my eyes. The people online were discussing the...

Lego movie inspires hope in all ages

Nic Britton

February 24, 2014


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Synopsis: Emmet, an average construction worker in Lego Land, starts the day like any other. Happy and seemingly content with his life, he doesn’t have a care in the world — only this day is different. With the evil Lord Business secretly planning to end all life as our plastic pals know it, Emmet...