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Review: Chappie

Review: Chappie

Duncan Cooper, Staff

March 8, 2015

Neil Blomkamp burst onto the world consciousness in 2009 with smash hit District 9, a beautifully rendered science fiction film that depicted the harsh brutality of South Africa’s Apartheid. Blomkamp immediately became considered a hot commodity and a thought-provoking director. Discussions about ...

Gaming on a snow day

Gaming on a snow day

Duncan Cooper, Staff

March 5, 2015

It’s round two, students of IU Southeast. Snow is burying us once more, and we now face the choice –yet again, unfortunately- of deciding whether we will find a way to entertain ourselves or simply hibernate like a woodchuck in his hole. If you’re in the former group, then don’t worry, there’s...

A cure for cabin fever: hidden gems of television and film

A cure for cabin fever: hidden gems of television and film

Duncan Cooper, Staff

February 17, 2015

Let’s face it- it’s cold out right now. The roads are icy and miserable, plenty of businesses are closed, and sticking your head outside might lead to an immediate, frostbitten death. This is the weather for sitting home and doing as little as possible. Of course, “little as possible” meaning...

“Selma”

Duncan Cooper, Staff

February 9, 2015

Martin Luther King Jr. is probably one of the most prolific names of the 20th century, a title he earned –quite literally- through blood, sweat, and tears. Dr. King was a man who saw and experienced some of the worst hatred this country had to offer and stood up to take it on. In doing so, he inspired...

“American Sniper” hits its mark

Duncan Cooper, Staff

February 9, 2015

The streets of Baghdad are rife with danger. Every American soldier on the ground knows that each house, every rooftop can provide shelter for a man who has been paid to take their life. At any moment a bullet can rain down and never allow them to see their family again. The sound of a bullet rips through...

Classically trained duo leaves impression

Classically trained duo leaves impression

Jordan Williams, Staff

January 28, 2015

The only sounds that could be heard gently ricocheting within the acoustic confines of the Ogle Center were the precise keystrokes of a grand piano blended perfectly with the enthusiastic plucking of a classical violin. Together, these two instruments and the talent behind the purposeful sounds that each...

A picture of elegance: Lindsey Goodman performs at Stem Concert Hall

Charlyn Corum, Staff

January 20, 2015

Silence swept through the Stem Concert Hall at IU Southeast when the elegant Lindsey Goodman, flutist, took the stage on Saturday. Goodman, along with “Ass3mbly,” performed at IU Southeast in the Stem Concert Hall on Saturday evening. New Dynamic Records Recording Residency, of the IUS Musi...

The Horizon haunted house guide

The Horizon haunted house guide

Laura Hubrich, Staff

October 21, 2014

WAVERLY HILLS SANATORIUM Waverly Hills Sanatorium, known as the most haunted place on Earth, is continuing its haunted house again this year! The haunted house is open every Friday and Saturday now until Nov 1. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and close at midnight. General admission is $20. Waverly Hills also gi...

Shop, dine and discover downtown New Albany

Shop, dine and discover downtown New Albany

Secoy Richey, Staff

September 12, 2014

Tonight, those planning to venture to downtown New Albany can expect quite a few local stores and boutiques to keep their lights on later than normal for Night Out New Albany. This event, which happens the second Friday of every month, except October, was started in May by local business owners who want...

All About That Bass: EDM comes to IU Southeast

All About That Bass: EDM comes to IU Southeast

Elizabeth Hohenstein

September 2, 2014

The Hoosier Room came to life with colorful lights, glow sticks, music and dancing on Aug. 28 as Cyntrix mixed a variety of electronic music ranging from dubstep to hip-hop. The event was presented by the Student Program Council. Between the LED hula hooping and the twerking competition, it was a...

The Ogle Center at IUS features new performances and new construction

The Ogle Center at IUS features new performances and new construction

Ashley Sizemore, News Editor

August 27, 2014

The lights dim to a single spotlight on the stage, the music cues and a single individual begins speaking to the audience. The performance has begun. This year there are two major changes that the Paul W. Ogle Cultural & Community Center has for the upcoming performance year. “This year there...

“I adore you” Adore Delano: Til Death Do Us Party Review

“I adore you” Adore Delano: Til Death Do Us Party Review

Bryan Jones

June 11, 2014

Adore Delano’s new album, “Till Death Do Us Party,”makes me wish the floor of my bedroom lit up and I had a bunch of drunken partiers here with me. I’ve never felt the need to party more than I do right now. I was pumped about the release of this CD the second I heard about it and even more so now that I o...