The Horizon

Pack your load and come down the road on Madison Theatre’s historic “Holiday Inn” journey

Pack your load and come down the road on Madison Theatre’s historic “Holiday Inn” journey

Sydney Randall, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2019

The actors and directors of Madison Theatre spent the past two months working on their historic production of “Holiday Inn” at the North Madison Christian Church located in the small town of Madison, IN. Not only is their production the first production of “Holiday Inn” performed by a high school...

Hey, IUS, please give us the hazing investigation records we requested

Hey, IUS, please give us the hazing investigation records we requested

The Horizon Editorial Board

November 18, 2019

Interviews with many members of IUS student organizations and the dean of campus life have revealed IU Southeast is aware of student hazing complaints and has investigated such claims multiple times over the past 10 years. Two weeks ago, The Horizon requested public records relating to allegations...

“The Lighthouse” is a remarkable piece of modern cinema

“The Lighthouse” is a remarkable piece of modern cinema

Bryce Shreve, Managing Editor

November 9, 2019

On a remote island off the coast of New England in the 1890s, two lighthouse keepers brave tough storms and tougher seagulls in 2019’s “The Lighthouse.” Packed with mounting tension, bleak humor and vivid cinematography, “The Lighthouse” is a must-see for fans of slow-burning horror. The...

“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” is a modern comedic take on all aspects of relationships

“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” is a modern comedic take on all aspects of relationships

Sydney Randall, Staff Reporter

November 3, 2019

Single people, dating couples and married couples alike can all relate to the comedic 21st century spin on the struggles of dating, marriage and having children in IU Southeast Theater’s production of “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.” The musical’s book and lyrics were written by...

“Joker” shocks critics and audiences with its twisted storyline

“Joker” shocks critics and audiences with its twisted storyline

Aubryn Crotchett, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

The Joker is considered to be one of the most infamous criminals in Gotham City. The villain is known for being psychotic and being the mastermind behind the murder of Batman’s parents. The film is based on the DC Comics characters, and stars actor Joaquin Phoenix who plays the Joker. Released on...

Sherlock Holmes is back on the case for “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery”

Sherlock Holmes is back on the case for “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery”

Sydney Randall, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2019

Fans of mystery and comedy alike would be pleased by Derby Dinner Playhouse’s production of “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery.” The play was written by Ken Ludwig and it is based on Sir Arthur Conon Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes novel “The Hound of the Baskervilles.” Sherlock Holmes was...

“Zombieland: Double Tap” is equal parts enjoyable and endearing

“Zombieland: Double Tap” is equal parts enjoyable and endearing

Bryce Shreve, Managing Editor

October 21, 2019

Full of self-awareness and gruesome-yet-satisfying zombie kills, 2019’s “Zombieland: Double Tap” is a solid film that recaptures the charm of its predecessor. A decade after 2009’s hit horror-comedy “Zombieland” earned over $100 million box office worldwide on a budget of $23 million,...

“IT: Chapter Two” is an almost perfect blend of horror and comedy

“IT: Chapter Two” is an almost perfect blend of horror and comedy

Sydney Randall, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2019

The city of Derry, Maine had to wait 27 years for Pennywise to return. However, viewers did not have to wait 27 years for the next installment of the “IT” franchise to come out. “IT: Chapter Two” premiered on September 6, 2019. Jessica Chastain (Beverly Marsh), James McAvoy (Bill Denbrough),...

“Hamilton” revolutionizes American theater and storytelling

“Hamilton” revolutionizes American theater and storytelling

John Renfrow, Contributing Reporter

June 24, 2019

The buzz around Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton” is inescapable, but it was especially difficult to miss when it came to Louisville for the first time in June to the Kentucky Center for the Arts. The first of two sold-out shows on the last day of performances found me entering the arts center,...

We stand against the SGA senator’s bathroom proposal – you should, too.

We stand against the SGA senator’s bathroom proposal – you should, too.

The Horizon Editorial Board

April 15, 2019

The bathroom legislation proposed by a member of the IUS Student Senate is at best thinly veiled bigotry and is at worst a poor attempt to disenfranchise some of our most marginalized students. The Horizon believes that any action short of complete condemnation of this proposal would be an affront...

Backtrack rocks the Ogle Center

Backtrack rocks the Ogle Center

Abby Bauerla, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2019

Backtrack, an award-winning acapella group based in New York City, visited the Ogle Center on their Midwestern tour. They cover a variety of genres, from pop to Motown to classical, as well as original compositions. The group started out with a popular song choice of “No Tears Left to Cry” by...

Winter is coming…this month

Winter is coming…this month

India Wong, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2019

On April 14, the eighth and final — and much-anticipated — season of Game of Thrones (GOT) will air its first episode. GOT is a TV show on HBO, based on George R. R. Martin’s book series, “A Song of Ice and Fire.” The series first premiered in April 2011.   Since its premiere, the series received 47 P...