The Horizon

Authentic European-style pub comes closer to home

Authentic European-style pub comes closer to home

Jayla Rose, staff reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under Features, Local

Eighteen years ago in the heart of Chicago, Joe Phillips visited a peculiar restaurant in a Victorian-style building. With the sounds of Billie Holiday filling the room from the ceiling to the rustic, uneven floors, Phillips knew he wanted to have his own rustic-style bar. Phillips now owns Pints&union,...

Local Restaurant Pays it Forward

Local Restaurant Pays it Forward

Callie Manias, staff reporter

March 18, 2019


Filed under Local

“The food is secondary to what we do. It’s about the relationships,” said Jeff Minton, founder of 8th Street Pizza. The boutique pizza shop has a different clientele and philosophy than most restaurants, enabling the homeless population to eat based on the kindness of others. Being the only ...

Criminal Justice professor dives deep into diversity

Criminal Justice professor dives deep into diversity

Natalie Allen, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2019


Filed under Campus, Features, Profiles

In a society growing with diversity, Jennifer Ortiz, assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice, joins the community in fighting for equality and virtue. Ortiz earned her bachelor's and master's degrees at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She received a master's in both policing ...

Virtual becomes reality for Southern Indiana

Virtual becomes reality for Southern Indiana

Joshua Roy, staff reporter

January 3, 2019


Filed under Features, Local

Virtual becomes reality for Southern Indiana as Dimension 4 VR Arcade offers a premier virtual reality experience to the local area. With eleven virtual reality stations, rooms are rented out by the hour with a wide variety of games.

St. James Court Art Show kicks off in Louisville

St. James Court Art Show kicks off in Louisville

Natalie Allen, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2018


Filed under Kentuckiana, Local

  Start gathering your money to purchase a variety of unique artworks at this year’s St. James Art Show. This year marks the 62nd year of the St. James Court Art Show on Belgravia Court in Louisville. The show is surrounded by old Victorian homes in the Old Louisville neighborhood by 3rd Stree...

Harvest Homecoming volunteers continue community tradition

Harvest Homecoming volunteers continue community tradition

John Clere, staff reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Kentuckiana

Every October, roughly half a million people, both locals and visitors, gather at the Harvest Homecoming Festival in New Albany, Indiana. The event has been a key part of local tradition for 51 years and continues to attract a diverse and eager crowd. At the center of it all is a small, colorfully painted office on...

Blast from the past looks ahead

Blast from the past looks ahead

John Clere, Staff reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Local

Even on a lightly-attended night, the Georgetown Drive-In opens its gates to a line of cars stretching from the ticket booth to the road. The line twists around the theater’s marquee, upon which rests a bright blue 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air wrapped in neon lights. Moviegoers are greeted at the ticket booth w...

Examining voter turnout patterns

Examining voter turnout patterns

Kristin Kennedy, Social Media Coordinator

November 2, 2015


Filed under Features, Top Stories

During this year’s election, many citizens will stand in line to vote candidates into office. According to statistics, though, the lines may be short. Over the last couple of years, the statistics show fewer citizens 18 and older have been voting in recent general elections. Just over a third...