The Horizon

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 29, 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 29, 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...

“Joker” shocks critics and audiences with its twisted storyline

“Joker” shocks critics and audiences with its twisted storyline

Aubryn Crotchett, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

The Joker is considered to be one of the most infamous criminals in Gotham City. The villain is known for being psychotic and being the mastermind behind the murder of Batman’s parents. The film is based on the DC Comics characters, and stars actor Joaquin Phoenix who plays the Joker. Released on...

Sherlock Holmes is back on the case for “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery”

Sherlock Holmes is back on the case for “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery”

Sydney Randall, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2019

Fans of mystery and comedy alike would be pleased by Derby Dinner Playhouse’s production of “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery.” The play was written by Ken Ludwig and it is based on Sir Arthur Conon Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes novel “The Hound of the Baskervilles.” Sherlock Holmes was...

“Zombieland: Double Tap” is equal parts enjoyable and endearing

“Zombieland: Double Tap” is equal parts enjoyable and endearing

Bryce Shreve, Managing Editor

October 21, 2019

Full of self-awareness and gruesome-yet-satisfying zombie kills, 2019’s “Zombieland: Double Tap” is a solid film that recaptures the charm of its predecessor. A decade after 2009’s hit horror-comedy “Zombieland” earned over $100 million box office worldwide on a budget of $23 million,...

“IT: Chapter Two” is an almost perfect blend of horror and comedy

“IT: Chapter Two” is an almost perfect blend of horror and comedy

Sydney Randall, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2019

The city of Derry, Maine had to wait 27 years for Pennywise to return. However, viewers did not have to wait 27 years for the next installment of the “IT” franchise to come out. “IT: Chapter Two” premiered on September 6, 2019. Jessica Chastain (Beverly Marsh), James McAvoy (Bill Denbrough),...

“Hamilton” revolutionizes American theater and storytelling

“Hamilton” revolutionizes American theater and storytelling

John Renfrow, Contributing Reporter

June 24, 2019

The buzz around Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton” is inescapable, but it was especially difficult to miss when it came to Louisville for the first time in June to the Kentucky Center for the Arts. The first of two sold-out shows on the last day of performances found me entering the arts center,...