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Things to do in NKY and Cincinnati

Things to do in NKY and Cincinnati

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

August 21, 2019

New student? Don't know how to spend your weekends? Check out The Northerner's list of the best things to do in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.

“Initiative” brings Kentucky playwright’s career full circle

“Initiative” brings Kentucky playwright’s career full circle

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

April 3, 2019

Initiative, opening Thursday at Y.E.S. Fest, centers around a man's cancer diagnosis and his love for tabletop gaming.

‘Fast Young Beautiful’ will tear you apart at Y.E.S. Fest 2019

‘Fast Young Beautiful’ will tear you apart at Y.E.S. Fest 2019

Billy Keeney and Kane Mitten

April 3, 2019

Fast Young Beautiful, opening Wednesday at Y.E.S. Fest, is an ode to classic cinema.

“Black Boy In Pink” deals with sexuality, race

“Black Boy In Pink” deals with sexuality, race

Corinne Byrne, Reporter

April 3, 2019

The Black Boy In Pink, opening Friday at Y.E.S. Fest, was written by NKU student Isaiah Reaves.

Dreezy to headline NKU Homecoming

Dreezy to headline NKU Homecoming

Josh Kelly and Kane Mitten

January 25, 2019

NKU Homecoming announced Friday that Chicago-based rapper Dreezy will be performing at Homecoming.

Singles Edition: Editor’s favorite songs of 2018

Singles Edition: Editor’s favorite songs of 2018

Northerner Staff

January 3, 2019

This Party - Houndmouth Houndmouth’s familiar indie, folk and blues tone is gone with their newest album “Golden Age.” The first single “This Party” set the tone for their transition into more pop and electronic sounds, but they make it work. “This Party” may discuss wishing to not be at a party,...

Editor’s picks: Our favorite albums of 2018

Editor’s picks: Our favorite albums of 2018

Northerner Staff

January 1, 2019

Black Panther: the Album - Various Artists The Black Panther album, released in February alongside the record-shattering movie, created anthems for the summer, Instagram captions and more, and the entire project was overseen by none other than Kendrick Lamar. In the 14-song album, you are invited into the contrasting wor...

Karamo Brown wows SU crowd with message of love, self-esteem

Karamo Brown wows SU crowd with message of love, self-esteem

Kane Mitten, Copy Editor

October 10, 2018

Karamo Brown, social activist and star of Netflix’s original series “Queer Eye” took the stage for a sold-out event in the Student Union ballroom on Monday night during NKU’s celebration of LGBTQ History Month.

Norse Code: NKU’s underground radio reimagined

Norse Code: NKU’s underground radio reimagined

Austin Fidler, Contributor

October 8, 2018

NKU adult alternative music fans mourned the loss of the beloved WNKU 89.7 FM radio station when it signed off last August. However, this is not the end. Norse Code Radio is an online radio show ran by students and headed by the Northerner's own adviser Michele Day. The team's goal is to “become the premiere...

Big Fish: Musical makes a splash in Corbett

Big Fish: Musical makes a splash in Corbett

Rachel Smith, Contributor

September 21, 2018

“Big Fish,” NKU’s new production opening late September at the Corbett Theater, is truly the catch of the day. This musical, using catchy melodies and relatable characters, gives its audience two stories for the price of one. In present-day reality, Will Bloom, a soon-to-be-father, visits ...

50th anniversary film fest takes students back to 1968

50th anniversary film fest takes students back to 1968

Chris Robertson, Reporter

September 14, 2018

NKU’s Gold Anniversary on the Silver Screen: A Look Back at 1968 Film celebrates 50 years of NKU through the language of cinema.

Author’s journey explores spirit of mentorship

Author’s journey explores spirit of mentorship

Nicole Browning, Managing Editor

September 12, 2018

The intricacies of transporting elk meat across the Atlantic Ocean didn’t seem to cross Rick Bass’ mind when the author set out on a journey to visit his writing mentors around the world and cook for them to express his gratitude. But as Bass entered the European Union, he trudged on with thawed el...

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