The Horizon

IUS Students should trust The Horizon for their news

IUS Students should trust The Horizon for their news

Erik Hackman, Staff Reporter November 15, 2021

Two truths and a lie. The ice breaker game makes me want to groan just thinking about playing it.  The reason I hate it? I’m terrible at lying. So when one of my professors asked my classmates...

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R. Kelly’s victims received justice, but what about others?

Gracie Vanover, Editor-in-Chief October 4, 2021

Do you ever mindlessly flip through Netflix or Hulu until you find something intriguing like maybe a new true crime drama or possibly a celebrity allegations documentary? Well back in the early parts of...

“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...

Winter is coming...this month

Winter is coming…this month

India Wong, Staff Reporter April 1, 2019

On April 14, the eighth and final — and much-anticipated — season of Game of Thrones (GOT) will air its first episode. GOT is a TV show on HBO, based on George R. R. Martin’s book series, “A Song...

Reviewed: Starlight Distillerys Private Reserve Brandy

Reviewed: Starlight Distillery’s Private Reserve Brandy

John Clere, Managing Editor March 4, 2019

Brandy, a distillate of wine, faces unfair biases among consumers. For example, buyers see “apple” on the label of an apple brandy bottle and think the drink inside must taste like apples. But does...

Peter Farrelly accepts the Best Picture award for Green Book onstage during the 91st Annual Academy Awards. Used with permission.

The 91st Academy Awards is one for the (Green) books

Christian Dimartino , Staff Contributor February 26, 2019

Audiences look forward to the Oscars just about every year, even though there’s usually an infuriating win or two. Yet they usually have such a strong list of nominees that one can understand why so-and-so...

Let me cast my ballot

Let me cast my ballot

Shannon Greer, Editor-in-Chief October 21, 2018

In every American politics class, it seems one particular question always comes up – is voting a right or a privilege? The answer, of course, is that it’s a right. The 26th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution...

We are your citizens, too

We are your citizens, too

Jose Aponte, Interdisciplinary Studies Grad Student; Assistant Director of Student Media September 19, 2018

Jennifer Ortiz, assistant professor of criminal justice, was not able to reach her grandfather for three months after Hurricane Maria hit the island of Puerto Rico. He was without power, water or food....

To beef his own

To beef his own

D.T. Richardson, Staff Reporter September 17, 2018

What’s beef? Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace asked this same question in 1997. In 2018 though, beef seems to be more satisfying than ever. If we want to understand “beef” and its nature,...

My Major Problem

My Major Problem

Allison Cloud, Volunteer September 3, 2018

When you tell people about your major, you’ll get a wide range of responses. For me, some of them are good, but most of them are not. Here are some of the responses I come across regularly as an economics...

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Speakeasy series goes off the beaten path

Macy Allgeier, Social Media Editor April 24, 2018

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...

The Honest Scholarship Essay

The Honest Scholarship Essay

Chandler Cooper, Content Editor April 18, 2018

I write this essay with $14 to my name, a pantry full of ramen noodles and the blackest coffee with a splash of Bailey’s by my side. I haven’t slept in two days. I don’t know what I’m doing...

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