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NKU Barstool helps students meme their way through college

NKU Barstool helps students meme their way through college

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor January 30, 2023

Barstool NKU is NKU’s very own branch of the pop culture and sports media outlet Barstool Sports. At a university that produces what can be at times meek and aloof student experience because of a commuter-dominant...

The centuries-old Parthenon is one piece of architecture still standing in Greece.

Tales from abroad

Emily Sisk, News Editor January 30, 2023

Learning about the French Revolution from a textbook and PowerPoint slide is one thing. Learning about the French Revolution as you stare at the towering Palace of Versailles near Paris is another thing.  NKU...

Understanding seasonal depression, how NKU students are dealing

Understanding seasonal depression, how NKU students are dealing

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor January 25, 2023

Everything is a bit moodier in the wintertime. Frigid weather, less daylight and barren landscapes work in concert to bring us that dose of the ‘winter blues.’ But for a subset of the population, these...

The event focused on stress relieving activities like ornament decorating, line dancing, and themed games with prizes.

Bigger and Better: Feast for Finals tradition lights up the NKU community

Moyo Mike-Adeogun, Social Media Editor December 9, 2022

With the dreaded week of final exams approaching, the Resident Hall Association’s (RHA) ‘Feast for Finals’ came to save the day on Thursday, Dec. 8 and relieve the NKU community of their accumulating...

Barrett Minks playing the role of Black Stache.

“Peter and the Starcatcher” to set sail in the Corbett Theatre

Braden White, Editor-in-Chief December 9, 2022

Hold on to your pirate hats, as “Peter and the Starcatcher” is running this weekend for its final showings in the Corbett Theatre.  “Peter and the Starcatcher,” adapted by Rick Elice from...

VIEWPOINTS: The hidden beauty of concrete blocks: Examining NKU architecture

VIEWPOINTS: The hidden beauty of concrete blocks: Examining NKU architecture

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor December 3, 2022

The architecture of Northern Kentucky University might not immediately strike everyone as beautiful. In fact, most people might consider it unattractive or downright ugly, when most of the campus buildings...

NKU String Project classes break out into small groups of four to five students for their second weekly meetings, allowing more individualized training for students and hands-on experience for teaching assistants.

Reflecting on the NKU String Project’s impact 10 years in

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor November 29, 2022

Community members surrounding NKU have traveled to campus to learn string music with the NKU String Project for the last 10 years. Now celebrating this milestone, the program is reflecting on the difference...

Album artwork done by NKU alum Hannah Jones.

El Ritmo Del Mañana has their ‘First Christmas’ a few Christmas’ late

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor November 28, 2022

Two holiday seasons have passed since the conception of El Ritmo Del Mañana’s second album, Ritmo’s First Christmas. As the third season falls upon us, the latin jazz band is set to drop the project...

Dancers perform Aimi Matsui’s choreographed piece “This is Me.”

Emerging Choreographers’ Showcase lights up Greaves Concert Hall

Emily Sisk, News Editor November 22, 2022

A packed Greaves Concert Hall was brought to life on Monday, Nov. 21 as NKU’s Emerging Choreographers’ Showcase captured the stage.  Audiences were entranced by the 10 pieces that came to fruition...

Carmen Hickerson (left), Julie Kirkpatrick (right) and Amy Tobin (center) address the crowd at the Norse Spirit Society pilot event.

Norse Spirit Society: Bigger than bourbon

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor November 20, 2022

Bourbon and the state of Kentucky are inextricable. The alcoholic beverage that originated in Kentucky—home of 95% of bourbon production—has formed into a $9 billion dollar industry that generates...

Miss Krimson and Kreme 2022: Beauty, intelligence and grace

Miss Krimson and Kreme 2022: Beauty, intelligence and grace

Anariah Powell, Contributor November 19, 2022

On Friday, Nov. 18, the “Pretty Prestigious” Pi Pi chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity and their esteemed panel of judges crowned senior integrative studies major Talitha Edwards Miss Krimson and...

Prayer and meditation room located in UC 335 during Interfaith Week.

Different but the same: Interfaith Week unifies students of diverse faiths

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor November 19, 2022

NKU held its first ever Interfaith Week this past week, an opportunity for faith-based student organizations and students of any religious identity to connect with one another and reflect on the power...

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