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“Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” brings comedic twists to IU Southeast Theater Department’s 2019-2020 season

“Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” brings comedic twists to IU Southeast Theater Department’s 2019-2020 season

Sydney Randall, News Editor

February 26, 2020

IU Southeast Theater Department’s production of “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” brought comedy, Chekhov references and great characterization to the stage when performances began running in the Ogle Center on Friday, Feb. 21. The production was directed by Ashley Wallace, the visiting assi...

Derby Dinner Playhouse fires up audience with a “Disco Inferno,” dances the night away during its production of “Saturday Night Fever”

Photo provided by Derby Dinner Playhouse.

Sydney Randall, News Editor

February 22, 2020

Clarksville’s Derby Dinner Playhouse put on a powerhouse opening-night performance of “Saturday Night Fever” filled with excitement, energy and excellent dance moves to a full house on Thursday, Feb. 20.  Directed by Lee Buckholz, the musical starred Zach Perrin, Stephanie Inglese, Matt Pet...

Entire university community should celebrate student press freedom

Entire university community should celebrate student press freedom

The Horizon Editorial Board

February 16, 2020

The Horizon, along with many other college newspapers across the country, celebrated Student Press Freedom Day on Jan. 29. In celebration of our student press freedom, we reflected on our role at the university and assessed the state of our independence at IU Southeast. The Horizon is proud to represent...

“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” marks the emotional end of the Skywalker era

“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” marks the emotional end of the Skywalker era

Sydney Randall, News Editor

January 1, 2020

Audiences traveled to a galaxy far, far away this holiday season as “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” premiered on Friday, Dec. 20, 2019. The film offered an emotional farewell to the original Skywalker saga through an ending that was over 40 years in the making. Both old and new fans of the “Star Wars”...

“The Laramie Project” is a raw and emotional theatrical take on a real-life tragedy

Photo provided by Rebekkah J. Meixner-Hanks.

Sydney Randall, News Editor

December 17, 2019

In 1998, Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay college student from Laramie, Wyoming, was murdered by Aaron McKinney and Russell Henderson. The events surrounding the tragedy were later written about in “The Laramie Project.” IU Southeast’s Theater Department hosted a production of Moisés Kaufma...

We’re still waiting

We’re still waiting

The Horizon Editorial Board

December 2, 2019

The Horizon still has not received the hazing investigation records we requested Nov. 4. The university has a legal duty to produce these public records, so we again call on the IUS administration to be transparent and release the records. Following publication of our last editorial, two weeks ago,...

“Knives Out” is full of twists, turns and terrific visuals

“Knives Out” is full of twists, turns and terrific visuals

Sydney Randall, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2019

Following the unexpected death of the dysfunctional Thrombey family’s patriarch Harlan Thrombey, an eccentric private investigator comes to the family’s estate to investigate whether Thrombey’s death was a suicide or if it was something much more sinister. Rian Johnson’s 2019 film “Knives...

Disney’s “The Lion King” is an incredible musical for all ages and backgrounds

Disney’s “The Lion King” is an incredible musical for all ages and backgrounds

Aubryn Crotchett, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2019

The circle of life made its way to The Kentucky Center in Louisville from Oct. 30 - Nov. 17 during the 2019 North American tour of “The Lion King.” With over 100 million audience member’s world wide, the Broadway show has been touring for years. The environment of The Kentucky Center provided...

Pack your load and come down the road on Madison Theatre’s historic “Holiday Inn” journey

Pack your load and come down the road on Madison Theatre’s historic “Holiday Inn” journey

Sydney Randall, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2019

The actors and directors of Madison Theatre spent the past two months working on their historic production of “Holiday Inn” at the North Madison Christian Church located in the small town of Madison, IN. Not only is their production the first production of “Holiday Inn” performed by a high school...

Hey, IUS, please give us the hazing investigation records we requested

Hey, IUS, please give us the hazing investigation records we requested

The Horizon Editorial Board

November 18, 2019

Interviews with many members of IUS student organizations and the dean of campus life have revealed IU Southeast is aware of student hazing complaints and has investigated such claims multiple times over the past 10 years. Two weeks ago, The Horizon requested public records relating to allegations...

“The Lighthouse” is a remarkable piece of modern cinema

“The Lighthouse” is a remarkable piece of modern cinema

Bryce Shreve, Managing Editor

November 9, 2019

On a remote island off the coast of New England in the 1890s, two lighthouse keepers brave tough storms and tougher seagulls in 2019’s “The Lighthouse.” Packed with mounting tension, bleak humor and vivid cinematography, “The Lighthouse” is a must-see for fans of slow-burning horror. The...

“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” is a modern comedic take on all aspects of relationships

“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” is a modern comedic take on all aspects of relationships

Sydney Randall, Staff Reporter

November 3, 2019

Single people, dating couples and married couples alike can all relate to the comedic 21st century spin on the struggles of dating, marriage and having children in IU Southeast Theater’s production of “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.” The musical’s book and lyrics were written by...