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Gender Norms on Valentines Day

Gender Norms on Valentines Day

Katie Laughlin, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2018

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it is time to start thinking about what to do with your significant other. At least, that is the perceived standard society has taught us to expect. Veronica Medina, IU Southeast assistant professor of sociology, offered a more clear definition of gender...

14 Love Songs for Valentine’s Day

14 Love Songs for Valentine’s Day

Chandler Cooper, Content Editor

February 4, 2018

Valentine’s Day may conjure beautiful or pessimistic feelings depending on an individual’s experience with love and all of its chalked-up glory. From Lana Del Rey’s nostalgic, yet timeless, “Love,” all the way to the brokenhearted “Awful Things,” by Lil Peep featuring Lil Tracy, the...

A Date with an O2 Thief

A Date with an O2 Thief

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2018

“I liked hurting girls. Mentally, not physically … the thing is, I got off on it. I really enjoyed it,” the anonymous author writes in his opening line, reeling you in with what feels like a punch in the stomach but leaving you begging for more. The premise is simple, “The Diary of an Oxygen Thief” ...

The Big O

The Big O

Chandler Cooper, Content Editor

January 20, 2018

The 75th annual Golden Globe Awards aired live on Jan. 7 and didn’t shy away from the topic of sexual misconduct allegations surrounding high profile men in the entertainment industry. Instead, the Time’s Up movement, a legal defense fund organized to support individuals who have been victimized by sexual harassment...

All-Star cast carries “The Post”

All-Star cast carries “The Post”

Samuel Murphy, Content Editor

January 14, 2018

On Friday, The Washington Post was not only delivered to newstands across the country, but also made its way to the big screen. For a film with an all-star cast, including Meryl Streep (Kay Graham) and Tom Hanks (Ben Bradlee) as the leads, and under the direction of Steven Spielberg, it seemed to s...

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” blasts into theaters

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” blasts into theaters

Samuel Murphy, Content Editor

December 15, 2017

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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...