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Students react: NKU’s brush with movie magic

Students react: NKU’s brush with movie magic

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

February 18, 2018


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Norse Nation got a dose of Hollywood magic as film rolled on campus on a snowy Saturday afternoon for Zac Efron and Lily Colin's latest flick, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile.  The film chronicles the crimes of serial killer Ted Bundy from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabet...

For survivors of sexual assault, NVP provides space for self-care

For survivors of sexual assault, NVP provides space for self-care

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2018


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The contents of Gabby Dralle’s office: a “tranquility” jar marked with the words “let it go” sits by her desktop, filled with purple liquid that shimmers as you move it. To the left, a lilac dream catcher hangs on the wall, flanked by newspaper clippings and posters. Beside a pile of conse...

In Madagascar, caring is a community affair

In Madagascar, caring is a community affair

Natalie Hamren, Assistant News Editor

February 12, 2018


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The act of caring for yourself, or self-care, varies from culture to culture. People all across the world demonstrate care for themselves based on their needs or the needs of their larger community. According to Dr. Douglas Hume, department chair of sociology, anthropology and philosophy, the Malaga...

Self-care: taking time to do what you love

Self-care: taking time to do what you love

Maria Dossett, Social Media Editor

February 12, 2018


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  Toulaye Ba Toulaye Ba’s guide to self-care is straightforward: “Netflix and music.” “My favorite TV show is The Office because it’s so simple. There’s no mystery. I can just sit there and watch it,” Ba said. As a senior economics major preparing for law school, Ba has had her fair share of stresses: classwor...

Jazz combos give coast-to-coast performance

Jazz combos give coast-to-coast performance

Pavel Klementyev, Reporter

February 12, 2018


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NKU’s School of the Arts (SOTA) hosted a jazz performance on Feb. 8, which included two student bands led by university music professors. The performance, which was attended by more than 50 people, took place in the Band Room of NKU Fine Arts Center.   The show was divided into two sessions ...

A glance at the Alumni Awards recipients  

A glance at the Alumni Awards recipients  

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2018


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Over 700 were in attendance for NKU’s annual Alumni Awards celebration. This year, it served as the kick-off to the university’s 50th anniversary, in conjunction with homecoming week. The event, organized by the NKU Alumni Association, recognizes four outstanding graduates for their impact no...

With INKUREKA, one student’s dance studio thrives

With INKUREKA, one student’s dance studio thrives

Pavel Klementyev, Reporter

February 7, 2018


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A performing art that dates back nearly 9,000 years, dance is not only about art, but about expression, grace and symbolism. Throughout world history, dance has evolved into thousands of choreography movements curated by millions of people, all the way to the modern age. And, at Northern Kentucky Unive...

Editor’s Chat: Jordan Kellogg

Editor’s Chat: Jordan Kellogg

Jude Noel, Arts & Life Editor

February 5, 2018


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Editor’s note: This feature is part of an ongoing series of profiles catching up with Northerner editorial alumni, in honor of NKU’s 50th anniversary. Four drained mugs rest on Jordan Kellogg’s desk, perched on a slightly elevated platform in The Cincinnati Enquirer newsroom. Behind his cu...

PREVIEW: Spring theatre lineup blends social commentary with classics

PREVIEW: Spring theatre lineup blends social commentary with classics

Jude Noel and Josh Kelly

January 30, 2018


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Whisking its audiences from New York City in the heart of the AIDS epidemic to the deck of a sailing ship and, eventually, to the tumultuous personal lives of a cast and crew putting on a Shakespeare production in the late ‘40s, SOTA’s lineup of spring shows promises a diverse range of settings, th...

REVIEW: Drake’s ‘Scary Hours’ frighteningly introspective

REVIEW: Drake’s ‘Scary Hours’ frighteningly introspective

Kayla Lumpkins, Reporter

January 28, 2018


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Drake dropped his new EP “Scary Hours" last week, making it the first project fans have heard since last year’s “More Life.”  The Grammy-winning artist released an EP comprised of two-tracks,  “God’s Plan” and “Diplomatic Immunity.” As a Drake fan, I felt like he’d been quiet f...

GALLERY: Women’s March champions diversity, equality

GALLERY: Women’s March champions diversity, equality

Josh Kelly, Reporter

January 23, 2018


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Arriving outside of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center on Jan. 20 at noon, thousands filled the entire street of Freedom Way. They stood attentive, listening to guest speakers from the United We Stand organization; all were gathered to testify on the purpose of the Second Annual Women’s Mar...

Six@six unwraps bitter truths about peanut butter cups

Six@six unwraps bitter truths about peanut butter cups

McKenzie Eskridge, Reporter

January 22, 2018


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Have you ever indulged in a Reese’s peanut butter cup? Or maybe eight after a really tough day. Though most of us have tried the popular candy, many haven’t considered its origins. Enter Dr. Kimberly Weir.   The NKU professor of political science will break down the environmental and societal...

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