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Speakeasy series goes off the beaten path

Speakeasy series goes off the beaten path

Macy Allgeier, Social Media Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Last time, I spoke of speakeasies that you can find in hotels around town — Pin + Proof, a fresh, new speakeasy located in the Omni, and the Rathskeller, located in the Seelbach which holds a ton of historical value. This week I am mentioning two speakeasies that are a little more off the beaten pa...

The Honest Scholarship Essay

The Honest Scholarship Essay

Chandler Cooper, Content Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Entertainment, Opinions

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

How to Successfully Thunder

Meleena Richardson, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2018


Filed under Columns, Entertainment, Opinions

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 ...

Speakeasy series explores Louisville’s hidden gems

Speakeasy series explores Louisville’s hidden gems

Macy Allgeier, Social Media Editor

April 6, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

The year is 1922. I walk in a barber shop, knock a couple times on the wall — it opens. There’s a room with loud music, people dancing and drinking… Drinking? During the prohibition? What is this place…? Ah!   To my surprise there are still many “speakeasies” around the Kentuckiana area. ...

Enough is Enough, Pay These Kids

Enough is Enough, Pay These Kids

John Renfrow, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

In the heart of March Madness, we tend to push controversial topics to the back of our minds. Even in this scandal-driven year, we’ve simply pushed the issues to the back burner, at least until the holiday (basketball) season is over. Well, it’s almost over, and the issues will remain. Accordin...

Is Greek Life Good or Bad?

Is Greek Life Good or Bad?

February 25, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinions

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” blasts into theaters

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” blasts into theaters

Samuel 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...

“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...

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...

Star Wars Celebration 2017: My Journey to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Star Wars Celebration 2017: My Journey to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Morgan Wooden, Content Editor

April 26, 2017


Filed under Columns, Entertainment, Features, Staff Editorials, Top Stories

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be surrounded by all things “Star Wars”? Maybe you’ve thought about what it would be like to be submerged in a world of cosplay, celebrities and lightsaber battles? Star Wars Celebration covers all of that and more. Not so long ago –April 13-16,...

Guest Column: We need a Fall Break now

Guest Column: We need a Fall Break now

Mark Jallayu, Student Body President

January 21, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Top Stories

Last semester, I sent an email to all students about a survey on a Fall Break at IU Southeast. The results came back with 759 students saying “yes” to a Fall Break and 55 students saying no. Based on the results, I referred the Fall Break proposal to the Faculty-Senate President, who then refer...

Possibilities of the Presidential Elecetion

Possibilities of the Presidential Elecetion

Samuel Voyles, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions

With less than a month left before Americans from coast to coast head to the polls, it’s becoming more evident that the last few days of the 2016 presidential election are going to be very ugly. Yet, once Election Day comes and goes, our nation will have a newly elected president. Will it be D...