The Northerner

‘New level of exposure’: Artists reveal work at Juried Exhibition

Emily Thomas, junior  photography major, displays her photo

Abigail Crabill, Contributor

March 29, 2017

Students at NKU were given the opportunity to put their artistic talents on display in the university’s annual Juried Student Exhibition located in the Fine Arts Building’s Third Floor Gallery and Main Gallery, featuring an array of mediums including painting, ceramics, photography, printmaking and visua...

NKU actress reflects upon her professional stage debut

Hawkins-Johnson played the role of

Chris Robertson, Contributor

March 19, 2017

On opening night, Kearston Hawkins-Johnson stood on stage in front of a crowd of people. In the Know Theatre of Cincinnati, located in Over The Rhine, Hawkins-Johnson could feel her heart pounding. She was making her professional acting debut as the lead character in “Dragon Play.” “I felt shivering in...

Student Vine Star Moves On

Branan Foster, had over 26 million loops, 52,000 followers and hundreds of posts on Vine.

Emily Moran, Reporter

February 15, 2017

NKU student Branan Foster never thought he would make money from his Vine account. MTV's Ridiculousness bought the nonexclusive rights to three of Foster’s videos. Vine, the once popular video app, went out of business Jan. 17. But the impact it left on users is still felt. For Foster, the feeling...

Behind the curtain of ‘All Shook Up’s’ production

Behind the curtain of ‘All Shook Up’s’ production

Emily Osterholz, Arts & Life editor

February 14, 2017

Twenty feet high and ten feet wide, LED panels hang high above the stage of Corbett Theater. Before they switch on, these lights might not look appealing, but after the tiny bulbs are ignited, the environment is transformed from a theater to a concert. A new musical comedy, “All Shook Up”, is inspired ...

Bring your popcorn: “The Shawshank Redemption” plays at the Digitorium

Chris Robertson, Contributor

February 13, 2017

Movies that Matter (to us!) will be showing “The Shawshank Redemption” at 4 p.m. Feb. 15 in the Griffin Hall Digitorium. Chris Strobel, the host of the event, will be offering a short discussion with students after the film ends. Movies that Matter was started in Spring of 2016 by NKU professo...

Study Abroad Fair: Find out where you can go

More than 40 countries have programs and 25 are exchange partner universities.

Emily Sherry, Copy Editor

February 6, 2017

In the past there was a fall Study Abroad Fair, now the Office of Education Abroad has added a spring fair, as well as a new program, Study Away. Each year, students are given the opportunity to go abroad through NKU.  The Office of Education Abroad held their third annual spring Study Abroad Fair on F...

Arcade to theater: Auditions held for “Pac-Man the Movie”

Cornett and his assistant, Isaiah Short, are excited to to work with the actors they've chosen.

Chris Robertson, Contributor

February 2, 2017

The bright lights gleam down on each actor as they audition for the roles of either Pac-Man, Inky, Blinky, Pinky or Clyde in the student film, “Pac-Man the Movie.” An actor auditions in Griffin Hall's Large Performance Studio; others await their shot outside the room, the atmosphere lax. Ethan Cor...

How taekwondo changed a student’s life

One of the reasons why Fightmaster is so passionate about taekwondo is because of her instructors and teammates, she says they're family.

Emily Osterholz, Arts & Life editor

January 25, 2017

She grips the red handle tightly, extending the white tip further in front of her. The fading sun eliminates the remaining light and as evening sets in, Clara Fightmaster makes her way from the science building. She felt watched. Are they staring at me? Do they think I’m weird? Are they laughing at m...

GALLERY: MLK Candlelight Vigil ignites passion in NKU community

GALLERY: MLK Candlelight Vigil ignites passion in NKU community

Nicole Browning, Assistant Arts & Life editor

January 12, 2017

Students gathered in a circle and held flameless candles while singing “This Little Light of Mine.” They spoke in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Tuesday night in the SU lobby. The Candlelight Vigil was held by the African American Programs & Services (AAP&S) and Alpha Phi Alpha;...

What to do on campus this week

NKU President Geoffrey Mearns (right)  and Rich Boehne during a recent Board of Regents meeting.

Emily Osterholz, Arts & Life editor

January 9, 2017

Wednesday Jan. 11 The National Society of Collegiate Scholars The National Society of Collegiate Scholars will be discussing this year's induction ceremony, selection of chapter officers, and a food drive to raise supplies for Fuel NKU Food Pantry from 6:30-8 p.m. on the fourth floor lobby of Landrum. T...

GALLERY: A look into the senior art projects

Guests pondered the meaning behind William Mudd's

Michael Stegner, Reporter

December 6, 2016

As students rush to finish assignments and cram for final exams, nine seniors from the School of the Arts have already completed their work, currently on display for all to see. Made up of painters, sculptors, photographers, and an array of artistic visionaries, the nine seniors’ final portfolios cover...

Jodie Sweetin from “Full House” to come to NKU

Jodie Sweetin spoke on campus Tuesday night and shared her story of addiction.

Sierra Gibson, Reporter

November 28, 2016

A former child actor will be coming to Northern Kentucky University to share her personal stories of overcoming drug abuse. The Activities Programming Board is hosting Jodie Sweetin, better known as Stephanie from “Full House” at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Greaves Hall. Victoria Hafele, executive director...

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