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FUEL NKU shopping aisle.

A look into FUEL NKU’s impact on campus, future plans

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor June 22, 2022

FUEL NKU–a service that provides free food and basic necessities to any student with an ALL CARD–was visited 11,801 times, totaling 90,963 pounds of food distributed according to statistics provided...

Memorial in honor of the eleven people who lost their lives on December 3, 1979 at the Who concert in Cincinnati.

Tragedy, growth and healing: The Who set to return to Cincinnati

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor May 6, 2022

On December 3, 1979, an eager sellout crowd of 18,348 people gradually trickled into the walkways of Riverfront Coliseum, awaiting entry for a performance by rock band The Who. The show featured general...

Mariam Shaban reading her speech at the artist talk during the Juried Student Exhibition opening ceremony.

NKU’s BFA Senior Exhibition exhibits work reflecting cultural identity and perseverance Visuals:

Andrea Turner, Reporter May 4, 2022

   A tearful goodbye was in order for graduating senior Mariam Shaban as she took the floor during this semester’s BFA Senior Exhibition artist talk at Northern Kentucky University. Her exhibit...

Exhibition leads a path of education and awareness as students visually represent issues in the community through art

Exhibition leads a path of education and awareness as students visually represent issues in the community through art

Andrea Turner, Reporter April 26, 2022

The Juried Student Exhibition featured charcoal on raw canvas depicting an all seeing figure during the isolation of covid, a culmination of pieces emulating an artist’s reality with ADHD, and the uncomfortable...

In progress picture of Anticipation.

Chloe Wenger – R. Sho. P and Anticipation

Andrea Turner, Reporter April 26, 2022

BFA painting major, Chloe Wenger, noted that the pieces she had featured in the exhibition were portraits, as she has taken to the skill of painting faces.  In Anticipation, Wenger was inspired...

Oracle in the Juried Student Exhibition.

Sydney Bryan – Oracle

Andrea Turner, Reporter April 26, 2022

After completing Oracle during the pandemic and in the midst of family issues, VCD major Sydney Bryan was proud to showcase her piece in the exhibition. As described by Bryan, the figure depicted...

Over Dramatic in the Juried Student Exhibition.

Bridgett Hancock – Overdramatic

Andrea Turner, Reporter April 26, 2022

Bringing light to issues women face when going through the menstrual cycle, drawing BFA  major Bridgett Hancock brings in her personal experience to relate to the audience. Hancock hoped to bring a visual...

Hannah Wentzels photo Depleted.

Hannah Wentzel – Dreaming, Depleted, and Disengaged

Andrea Turner, Reporter April 26, 2022

Though Hannah Wentzel’s photos were each named separately, they work together as a series. She noted that her goal was to make them look like a series even though the content was different. To do...

Confetti lauching towards the fans to start the show.

For King & Country headlines the “What Are We Waiting For” tour at Truist Arena

Misti Hopper, Copy Editor April 24, 2022

Grammy award winning duo, For King & Country, took the stage for their “What Are We Waiting For” tour at the newly renamed Truist Arena on NKU’s campus. The brothers performed on April 23...

Audiences will experience six unique dances.

Dance ‘22 Set to Take Back the Stage

Emily Sisk, Reporter April 22, 2022

Electric music, bold lighting and jaw-dropping choreography will hit the stage at the Corbett Theatre this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday with Dance ‘22. This performance will mark the first dance...

NKU team with advisor (L to R): Dr. Abdullah Al-Bahrani, Kyle Nguyen, Aro Rajaonah, Bijay Rimal, Blake Weimer, Alex Kent, and My Doan

The Econ Games Provide Real World Experience for Students

Emily Sisk, Reporter April 15, 2022

The Econ Games presents a unique opportunity to NKU students interested in building a community, competing among other universities, and furthering their data analytics, economics and communication...

Students trying different Japanese foods in the Student Union.

International Student Union hosts World Bazaar event Monday

Braden White, Arts & Life Editor April 11, 2022

Snacks, language cards and other souvenirs are just a few of the things that you could find at the World Bazaar event hosted by NKU’s International Student Union Monday afternoon in the Student Union.  The...

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