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“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” blasts into theaters

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” blasts into theaters

Sam Murphy, Content Editor

December 15, 2017


Filed under Columns, Entertainment, Opinions, Reviews

The newest installment of the popular, generation-spanning series, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” has finally arrived after two long years of anticipation. After months of hype and build-up, along with trailers which gave viewers conflicted feelings on the movie, the newest addition to the series ne...

Stop Premature Christmas Music

Samuel Murphy, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under Opinions

The time of year to “Rock Around the Christmas Tree,” “Let it Snow” and to wish someone a “Feliz Navidad” is just around the corner. However, the most wonderful time of the year isn’t here quite yet. That’s right folks, we’re all in that sweet spot between Halloween and Thanksgivi...

What are IUS students thankful for?

What are IUS students thankful for?

Macy Allgeier, Staff Reporter

November 23, 2017


Filed under Campus, Opinions

Students at IU Southeast reveal what they're thankful for this Thanksgiving as well some of their favorite Thanksgiving foods and traditions.

Review: ‘The Punisher,’ Marvel’s violent new Netflix series, not for the faint of heart

Review: ‘The Punisher,’ Marvel’s violent new Netflix series, not for the faint of heart

Tony Pacheco, Digital Editor

November 22, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions, Reviews

On Friday, Nov. 17, Netflix released their newest entry into the Marvel Universe with “The Punisher.” “The Punisher” is an extremely violent and graphic series and not for those easily offended by blood and gore. However, the show does not glorify killing and is quick to dispel any notion th...

Review: Rushed ‘Justice League’ stumbles but never falls

Review: Rushed ‘Justice League’ stumbles but never falls

Tony Pacheco, Digital Editor

November 18, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions, Reviews

“Justice League” is here, and even though the film feels rushed and uneven, it’s an action packed and enjoyable popcorn flick. For anyone who grew up with the Justice League, seeing the team on the big screen is a dream come true. There’s definitely chemistry between the characters, with Ezra Mille...

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...

“Murder on the Orient Express” Review

“Murder on the Orient Express” Review

Erin Coffee, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Reviews

An all-star cast bands together to bring one of Agatha Christie’s best-selling murder mysteries to the big screen. Detective Hercule Poirot, played by director Kenneth Branagh, is tasked with discovering who among the train’s thirteen passengers is responsible for the death of one if its occupants...

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...

Beef with Veganism

Beef with Veganism

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under Columns, Features, Opinions

People choose to be vegan for a number of reasons, some being health, environmental, and/or ethical reasons. While others avoid these items because of conditions associated with their production. Whichever it is, many vegans choose this lifestyle to promote a more humane and caring world and with ethic...

Let’s Pass on Parking Passes

Let’s Pass on Parking Passes

John Renfrow, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Staff Editorials

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness at IU Southeast reports that as of fall 2016, a mere eight percent of roughly 5,000 undergraduate students live on campus. That means the other 92 percent must commute to school and inevitably deal with the dilemma of a parking pass. As if tuition, textbooks,...

Pitino goes out the wrong way

Pitino goes out the wrong way

Samuel Murphy, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under Opinions

Houdini was unable to escape this time. On Wednesday, Sept. 27, Greg Postel, University of Louisville interim president, placed Rick Pitino, head men’s basketball coach, on a 10-day unpaid administrative leave. This was in reaction to the latest allegations from the FBI probe into major shoe companies’...

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...

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