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APB encouraged attendees to support the dancers with the #FeeltheBeatNKU tag on Twitter.

Feel the Beat showcases a flurry of dance styles

Josh Kelly, Reporter November 20, 2017

Activities Programming Board (APB) highlighted different dance styles with the Feel the Beat showcase on Nov. 9. Ariyana Hardy, director of the Entertainment committee of APB, said the idea came up at...

Isaiah Reaves edited and revised Color of the Leaves for four years.

‘Color of the Leaves’: Student overcomes adversity through playwriting

Josh Kelly, Contributor November 7, 2017

When sophomore Isaiah Reaves first started writing “Color of the Leaves,” he wrote out of hobby; he was completely blind to the impact it would eventually have on his readers. “Color of the Leaves”...

The Millennial Experience fashion show highlighted fashion and design made by local vendors

GALLERY: Black Women’s Organization fashion show highlights local talent

Kacie Jackson, Contributor October 26, 2017

“Millennial Experience” was the second annual fall fashion show hosted by the Black Women’s Organization, highlighting fashion and designs made by local vendors. Kylie Gray, president of BWO, said...

Five Women Wearing the Same Dress discusses how women look at themselves and at how other people look at them as a woman.

Henry series production tackles themes of femininity and identity

Maria Dossett, Contributor October 12, 2017

NKU prides itself in being a university that provides students with plenty of experience in their field before they venture out into “the real world” and pursue their career. Tucked away on the first...

The award-winning documentary Liberty and Slavery: The Paradox of Americas Founding Fathers was shown at NKU on Sept. 28.

Slavery and Freedom: the American Paradox

Erinn Sweet, Contributor October 7, 2017

After the on-campus screening of award-winning documentary "Liberty and Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers" and a 20-minute promo for the unreleased film "All or Nothin'" on Sept. 28,...

VIDEO: Local rappers show off at cypher

Cole Grecco, Arts & Life Editor September 29, 2017

A chorus of “oohs” erupt from the crowd followed by laughter. Audience members hop to their feet, moved by Mich Tanksley--an NKU student who raps under the name Tooney Lean--who just decimated his...

Highland Heights Farmer’s Market, a stone’s throw from NKU

Alex King, Contributor September 18, 2017

Marvin Barbian of Barbian Farms is one of many that comes out each week to sell his products at Highland Heights Market--part of the Campbell County Farmer's Association--which range from tomatoes, green...

2 Chainz rolled around the stage in a wheelchair after breaking his leg in August.

REVIEW: Ubahn Fest brings 2 Chainz, Big Sean under ground

Cole Grecco, Arts & Life Editor September 14, 2017

Despite its relatively small size, Ubahn Fest boasted an impressive lineup. 2 Chainz and Gucci Mane have been at the forefront of the Atlanta trap scene that has blown apart the mainstream over the past...

Latino Programs and Services will kick-off their annual celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month on Thursday, Sept. 14.

Hispanic Heritage Months kicks off Thursday

Abby Crabill, Contributor September 13, 2017

Northern Kentucky University’s Latino Programs and Services will kick-off their annual celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month on Thursday, Sept. 14. This year there are many Latino-inspired...

Kayla Upthegrove tinkers on her saxophone.

Improv and energy: Jazz students at NKU

Erinn Sweet, Contributor September 13, 2017

Entering a small recording studio on the third-floor of the SOTA building, Eric Snyder, a third-year musician double majoring in jazz studies and music technology--the latter being a new major offered...

NKUs School of the Arts fall theatre season opens Sept. 28 with A Midsummer Nights Dream.

SOTA sticks to the script with fan favorites for fall production season

Cole Grecco, Arts & Life Editor September 8, 2017

Northern Kentucky University’s School of the Arts will kick off the fall theatre season with the Shakespeare comedy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Brian Friel’s Tony Award winning “Dancing at...

The NKU Board of Regents announced a 4 percent tuition increase. Dining, housing and parking fee raises were also approved.

Board of Regents announce 4 percent tuition increase

Cole Grecco, News Editor April 28, 2017

The NKU Board of Regents announced Wednesday there will be tuition increases as well as as increased prices in housing, parking and dining. With the increasing fees incoming changes to scholarships and...

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