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Brandy Mulligan, NKU junior and member of Zeta Phi Beta sorority, represents her organization before performing in the show. Other Zetas showed their colors of blue and white to represent.

GALLERY: Greek yard show

Iyabo-Mesa Serikali, Reporter May 2, 2016

Before Feast for Finals on Thursday April 28, a crowd of students gathered in front of Loch Norse to watch the Greek Sorority and Fraternity Spring Yard Show. National Pan-Hellenic Council fraternities...

Professor Daryl Harris recites a poem from Langston Hughes and gives a speech to freshman R.O.C.K.S scholars.

GALLERY: Ahadi Celebration NKU ROCKS

Iyabo-Mesa Serikali, Reporter April 29, 2016

NKU R.O.C.K.S freshmen stand in applause having made it through their first year of college on April 26.African American Programs and Services held their annual Ahadi celebration--Ahadi meaning “with...

The NKU community strives to help those with mental health issues. Sheridan Allen, an NKU alum, has started Punk Talks to aid touring  band members with mental illness.

Finding hope: Raising suicide awareness at NKU

Lizzie Kibler, Arts and Life Editor April 25, 2016

At the height of her depression, Amanda Henderson found herself reaching for a bottle of pills.“When I first had problems, I did think about killing myself,” Henderson said. “Something, I can’t...

Even with only 4 of the teams dancers to participate in the flash mob, ENVI still captures the crowd with upbeat dance moves and high energy. Dance captain, Valencia Stallings, and team members, Rhonisha Gentry, and Marquise Howie showcases ENVI dance team in the Student Union lobby.

GALLERY: ENVI flash mob

Iyabo-Mesa Serikali, Reporter April 13, 2016


Colin Kissel, playing John and George Ivan, playing Johns boyfriend rehearsing for Cock which opens March 13.

GALLERY: Student-run play brings a new kind of love story

Cole Grecco, Reporter April 12, 2016

Most people don’t usually get inspired by break ups, but that’s what prompted senior B.F.A acting major Clayton Winstead to take on the challenge of directing the British play, “Cock” by Mike Bartlett.Winstead...

Professor brings bright future to the arts

Professor brings bright future to the arts

Sarah Clark, Reporter April 11, 2016

A School of the Arts professor won an award that will help bridge his passions of teaching and traveling.  Professor Daryl Harris recently accepted a grant to develop international relations and became...

A student discusses their poster and research with others at the Celebration Poster event.

Another year of ‘Celebration’ at NKU

Ally Jasper, Contributor April 11, 2016

Departments of all disciplines from across the university came together to celebrate students’ research and creativity over the last year.Between April 11 and April 15, students across the campus used...

Mirelle Jane Divine collects dollar bills from the crowd as she performs.

GALLERY: Common Ground’s spring 2016 benefit drag show: Queer Factor

Kelsey Bungenstock, Engagement editor April 9, 2016

  Former drag performer Crystyle Starr, who hosted Saturday's NKU drag show, addressed the crowd in the Student Union ballroom before her next performance. "Let me get the emotional part of my show...

Taking the stage at Pride Week’s open-mic night

Cole Grecco, Writer April 9, 2016

Rae Loftis stands at the mic, clutching papers in her hand.  Loftis begins reading her poem, it’s her most recent piece, “Smile Big.”Throughout the poem Loftis discusses the experiences she and...

Jim Obergefell speaks during NKU Pride Week. Obergefell notes that the fight is not over.

Jim Obergefell keynotes NKU Pride Week: No, we’re not equal, the fight isn’t over

Leonard Ivey, Contributor April 6, 2016

The lead plaintiff from the landmark Supreme Court case that guaranteed same-sex couples the right to marriage visited NKU on Tuesday to discuss how he got involved in what he calls “accidental activism”...

‘Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice’ review

Dylan Tierney, Contributor March 30, 2016

Zack Snyder, known for his adaptations of “300”, “Watchmen” and 2013’s “Man of Steel”, has a reputation for being a divisive director. Snyder advocates for spectacle and visual style over...

The characters in this scene are Henry Higgins played by Justin Woolums, Colonel Pickering played by Taylor Greatbatch and Alfred Doolittle played by Zach Robinson. This scene is when Alfred is trying to get Higgins to pay him five pounds.

‘Pygmalion’ brings a new outlook on life

Alex King, Contributor March 29, 2016

The NKU theatre department is bringing to life a centuries-old comedy, highlighting the demeanor of common people within Victorian England, and the struggle of one girl to fit in despite her speech differences.Pygmalion,...

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