The Northerner

Onto the next adventure

Onto the next adventure
May 8, 2015

About a month ago, I remember waking up exhausted. As my bare feet hit the chilly floor I started toward the bathroom and mumbled with frustration.Everyone has those days where they just want to stay home,...

French Film Festival visits campus

The festival has two more films to show before wrapping up.
April 30, 2015

For the past four Thursdays, and the next two, Griffin Hall’s Digitorium has been home to The Tournées Festival, a celebration of some of France’s top contemporary films and directors.The festival,...

The evolution of WNKU over 30 years

WNKU's general manager, Sean O'Mealy.
April 29, 2015

WNKU is celebrating the 30th anniversary of their first broadcast on April 29,1985. At 5:30 in the morning, Maryanne Zeleznik was the first voice on the air in front of a room of staff members and a technician...

Chase graduate inspires bright futures for young athletes in NKY

Chase graduate inspires bright futures for young athletes in NKY
April 16, 2015

NKU Chase College of Law graduate Bob Arnold recognized that there was a need for a practice and training facility targeted at student-athletes and prospective student-athletes in the Northern Kentucky...

Pride March postponed but their pride marches on

April 9, 2015

Mother Nature prevented the LGBTQ community from taking over the Student Union plaza with their second annual Pride March, a celebration of the differences they all share together. Instead of simply calling...

The great white whale settles in Covington

Abby Schlachter's cast covered in writing on display at the festival.
April 9, 2015

Dr. Robert Wallace takes a step back in the lobby of the Covington Public Library, and his eyes light up as they pass over the seven quilts hanging up, tightening the grip on the peg leg in his hands....

Student exhibition gives taste of the real world

Students browse the gallery.
April 2, 2015

Students at NKU got a chance once again to display their talents in the annual Juried Student Exhibition in the Third Floor Gallery and Main Gallery of the Fine Arts Building. To make it into the gallery...

Editor lists his favorite releases of 2014

A pile of records before getting filed into my collection.
March 26, 2015

During one of the free hours I had over spring break, I began to file the new releases of 2014 into my collection and I started compiling and editing my list of favorites. This is never an easy thing to...

The journey of NKU’s ‘Miss Congeniality’

Katie Himes being crowned Miss Kentucky. The contest was held in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.
March 19, 2015

She didn’t feel quite as confident as some may have thought, but she knew she fully enjoyed the experience in every way. Her family were all gathered in the front row, awaiting the final decision of...

New theater season announced

A scene from Les Mis which had its final performance of the season on March 1. The 2015-2016 season was announced last week.
March 18, 2015

From Shakespeare to a Seussical; from Shaw to Sondheim, the 2015-2016 theater season was recently announced and the lineup is impressive. The variety of shows that will be offered next season truly shows...

Student learns to heal through music

Quintin Bonds sang a classical piece and a spiritual piece in the Kentucky Association of Negro Musicians annual competition.
March 5, 2015

Freshman Quintin Bonds grew up in Louisville singing in church, but it would soon become his next passion after being forced to cut football career short. This passion helped him win 3rd place in the Kentucky...

‘Mardi Taus’ fights cancer with style

Evan Wall guides a first- time putt-putter.
March 2, 2015

Feb. 28, students and faculty alike gathered into the Student Union ballroom, dawned beads, grabbed their game tokens and shared a message: “Cancer Sucks.” Alpha Tau Omega put together their “Mardi...

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