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Lipstick Wars is not your average poetry show

Lipstick Wars is not your average poetry show

Brittany Bullard, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Local, News

Fed up with poetry events dominated by men, in 2015 Rheonna Nicole created Lipstick Wars, an all-female poetry slam. A poetry slam is a competition in which contestants compete against each other in several rounds reciting poetry in order to determine a winner. First held in the Bomhard Theater in the Ken...

Kentuckiana community gathers for annual Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular

Kentuckiana community gathers for annual Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular

Natalie Allen, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2018


Filed under Kentuckiana, Local, News

Gather your families and celebrate the season with glowing festive pumpkins. The Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular in Louisville is an event that has grown largely over the years, bringing in thousands of visitors each year to view over 5,000 lit pumpkins. The event is available Oct. 9 - Nov. 4. The even...

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...

Purr, Play, Sip, De-stress

Purr, Play, Sip, De-stress

Chandler Cooper, Content Editor

August 21, 2018


Filed under Local, News

What happens when you put college students in a room full of kittens for 50 minutes? The pawsibilities are endless. Purrfect Day Cafe opened its doors in Louisville Aug. 8 as the first cat cafe to come to the city. Located in the heart of the Highlands, the cafe serves snacks, desserts, coffee, tea ...

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...

Border Battles

Border Battles

Tate McGarvey, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under Features

Todd Manson, IU Southeast associate professor of psychology, frequently uses the biases which both New Albany and Louisville residents place on one another as an example in his class. Assumptions about both sides of the Ohio River have been made for years, going as far as creating a fear of driving f...

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. ...

The Aftermath of the 2018 Flood

The Aftermath of the 2018 Flood

Meleena Richardson, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Kentuckiana, News

Hayley Blount, a senior at Clarksville High School, was left without a place to stay while her home, which sits just feet from the Ohio River in old Clarksville, was completely submerged from the inside. “All the furniture got water damage, the water was up to the ceiling on the second floor,” Blount...

The Millennial Business Model

The Millennial Business Model

Jordan Williams, Managing Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Features

Starting Small Businesses If you are a millennial – an American born between 1980 and 2000- then business matters to you and you matter to business, according to research. A study published in 2017 by America’s SBDC, the association of the country’s small business development centers, emphas...

Yes Louisville: Growing an Empire

Yes Louisville: Growing an Empire

Meleena Richardson, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Local

Positivity is becoming harder to find as our society spins deeper into the depths of controversy and negativity; however, Yes Louisville provides a positive outlook as a safe haven to the Louisville community. Yes Louisville is a positive content based company that strives to uplift its local audi...

Ladies of the Morning

Ladies of the Morning

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Kentuckiana

Just like their namesake, Hi-Five Doughnuts says their business is that of a friendly hands-on celebration of sweet indulgence and an ode to Louisville pride. Hi-Five said they wanted to shy away from the “derby inspired everything” branding and instead decided to coin their shop after anoth...

Rising Flood Waters Threaten to Beat 1997 Flood

Rising Flood Waters Threaten to Beat 1997 Flood

Meleena Richardson, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2018


Filed under Local, News

  A state of emergency was declared for Kentucky and Indiana residents over the past weekend due to almost record-shattering flood waters. The flood has increased with each day passing and is expected to worsen with more rain in the forecast for Wednesday and Thursday....