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Review: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ thunders into theaters

Review: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ thunders into theaters

Tony Pacheco, Digital Editor

November 6, 2017

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

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

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

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

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...

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

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,...

Students Talk About Living on Their Own

Ashley Smith, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017

Living on your own as a student has many things that come with it; keeping your apartment clean, putting food on the table, juggling your relationship with your family and friends while also working and going to school. Some IU Southeast students discussed their lives living on their own and the pros...

Guest Column: We need a Fall Break now

Guest Column: We need a Fall Break now

Mark Jallayu, Student Body President

January 21, 2017

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...

Are NBA super teams bad for basketball?

Tyler Clerkin, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2016

In the NBA today, there seems to be an ongoing trend of teams trying to get the best players all on one team. The world has determined these teams to be known as a “superteam.” In this past offseason, all star forward Kevin Durant had announced that he will be joining the Golden State Warriors...

A Broken System

A Broken System

Tony Pacheco, News Editor

October 19, 2016

The American political system is broken. One only needs to look at the two leading candidates running for president to see how screwed up our system really is. On the surface, both candidates seem like good choices to lead their parties. But, once you dig beyond the superficial, you are left with...

Possibilities of the Presidential Elecetion

Possibilities of the Presidential Elecetion

Samuel Voyles, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016

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...

Being Diverse Together

Being Diverse Together

Jose Aponte, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016

When we are young we are taught about the diversity in plants and animals. We study their wonder and beauty. But what does diversity actually mean? We have all heard the word diversity before. Some of us have used it at our jobs or at school when referring to race or orientation equality. The word...