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A curious patron, asks the bartender what he has on tap. Pints&union serves a plethora of classic cocktails and comfort beers. Photo by Bryce Shreve.

Authentic European-style pub comes closer to home

Pints&union owner talks brews, business and Billie Holiday
Jayla Rose, staff reporter April 1, 2019

Eighteen years ago in the heart of Chicago, Joe Phillips visited a peculiar restaurant in a Victorian-style building. With the sounds of Billie Holiday filling the room from the ceiling to the rustic,...

8th Street Pizza exists to build relationships with the community and the pizza is just secondary to that. This wall of prayers is part of the restaurant that shows the priority of helping people. Photo by Callie Manias.

Local Restaurant Pays it Forward

8th Street Pizza in downtown New Albany embraces the ‘pay what you can’ concept so no one leaves hungry
Callie Manias, staff reporter March 18, 2019

“The food is secondary to what we do. It’s about the relationships,” said Jeff Minton, founder of 8th Street Pizza. The boutique pizza shop has a different clientele and philosophy than most restaurants,...

“Social justice is really important to me. It's at the center of everything I do, so any way I can promote diversity is really important to me,” said Ortiz. Photo by Natalie Allen.

Criminal Justice professor dives deep into diversity

Jennifer Ortiz pushes for equality at IU Southeast while contributing to the local community.
Natalie Allen, Staff Reporter March 4, 2019

In a society growing with diversity, Jennifer Ortiz, assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice, joins the community in fighting for equality and virtue. Ortiz earned her bachelor's and...

Virtual becomes reality for Southern Indiana

A local virtual reality arcade takes a twist on the average arcade experience
Joshua Roy, staff reporter January 3, 2019

Virtual becomes reality for Southern Indiana as Dimension 4 VR Arcade offers a premier virtual reality experience to the local area. With eleven virtual reality stations, rooms are rented out by the hour...

St. James Court Art Show kicks off in Louisville

St. James Court Art Show kicks off in Louisville

What is to be expected and what there is to see
Natalie Allen, Staff Reporter October 6, 2018

  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...

Polly Niemeier stands in front of a mural painted on the Harvest Homecoming office building.

Harvest Homecoming volunteers continue community tradition

As the Harvest Homecoming Festival approaches, dedicated volunteers work tirelessly to bring New Albany one of its most cherished traditions.
John Clere, staff reporter October 2, 2018

Every October, roughly half a million people, both locals and visitors, gather at the Harvest Homecoming Festival in New Albany, Indiana. The event has been a key part of local tradition for 51 years and...

Blast from the past looks ahead

Blast from the past looks ahead

Family-owned Georgetown Drive In treats Southern Indiana moviegoers to a glimpse of days long gone.
John Clere, Staff reporter September 17, 2018

Even on a lightly-attended night, the Georgetown Drive-In opens its gates to a line of cars stretching from the ticket booth to the road. The line twists around the theater’s marquee, upon which rests...

Indiana eligible voter turnout in 2014. 
Graphic by Daniel Vance. Modified by Kristin Kennedy.

Examining voter turnout patterns

IU Southeast students, faculty advocate importance of voting
Kristin Kennedy, Social Media Coordinator November 2, 2015

During this year’s election, many citizens will stand in line to vote candidates into office. According to statistics, though, the lines may be short. Over the last couple of years, the statistics...

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