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SOTA hosts virtual allyship and equity of LGBTQ+ artist event

Photo of Daryl Harris
November 19, 2020

On Wednesday, the School of the Arts hosted its fourth event as part of a summit series in which social issues of the art industry have been discussed by guest speakers within the field. This event in...

Q&A: Students discuss online learning during a pandemic

Portrait of Maria Combs
October 8, 2020

NKU implemented a hybrid-learning environment this semester due to COVID-19 concerns and guidelines and while students say that comes with a fair share of advantages, students believe there are far more...

Spring Theatre Preview

Spring Theatre Preview
February 19, 2020

The theatre is meant to be a reflection of society. Good theater makes us laugh, cry or shout—but above all, it makes us think about the world we live in. NKU's School of the Arts comes together to...

Organization helps international students find second home

Many members of WISH feel as if WISH has become a second home for them.
WISH helps international students feel at home for the holidays
January 30, 2020
It has been three and a half years since senior criminal justice major Nahawa Ada Sesay has gone home to Sierra Leone to see her family. However, because of the NKU organization Welcoming International Students Home (WISH), Sesay has found her second family.

New professor bolsters audio production program

Ashley Shepherd, audio production professor, brings his expertise to NKU's classrooms
January 21, 2020
If you’ve ever heard songs by Peter Frampton, WALK THE MOON or Adam Lambert, or watched an episode of “Seinfeld” or “Everybody Loves Raymond,” you’ve probably heard audio production work from Ashley Shepherd, the new NKU audio production professor of practice.

SOTA Senior Exhibition brings mummy, marketplace to campus

SOTA Senior Exhibition brings mummy, marketplace to campus
The Senior Exhibition concluded December 12
December 13, 2019
One of the only places where you could view a mummy and a marketplace under the same roof resided in SOTA this week. 

VIDEO: Stefan Roloff at NKU

November 8, 2019

The 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall brought artist Stefan Roloff to NKU's campus, sharing his experiences that brought him to where he is today.

New pre-art therapy track in arts majors

New pre-art therapy track in arts majors
Students follow their passion in new pre-art therapy track
October 30, 2019

The first time Emily Karrick walked into a counseling office, she felt uneasy. The sessions were emotionally draining and difficult. Karrick, senior in the pre-art therapy track at NKU, started going to...

Expression through painting: What is art therapy?

Expression through painting: What is art therapy?
October 30, 2019

Christy Wolfram, an art therapist at NKU’s Health, Counseling and Student Wellness center, began her journey as an art therapist at a stranger’s house. This stranger, Don Jones, was a very sweet, short...

First transgender White House staffer speaks in Otto Budig Theater

Former White House liaison Raffi Freedman-Gurspan and student body president Jarett Lopez spoke to students in the Otto M. Budig Theater on Wednesday night.
Raffi Freedman-Gurspan was the LGBTQ liaison during the Obama administration
October 24, 2019
Raffi Freedman-Gurspan became a part of United States history when President Barack Obama hired her as Outreach and Recruitment Director, making her the first openly transgender White House staffer in history.

Beyond the binary: What non-binary genders are, how to be an ally

The social dimension includes your gender expression, or the way we communicate our gender to others. This is done through things such as clothing, hairstyles, and mannerisms.
October 9, 2019

Gender is a social construct defined as the complex interrelationship between your body, your identity and your social interactions, according to  Human beings’ relationship between...

Lavender Society provides a home for queer women, nonbinary students

Lavender Society provides a home for queer women, nonbinary students
The LGBTQ+ organization helps WLW on campus
October 9, 2019

“All right, we’re running on gay time, so we’re going to start at 5:35 instead of 5:30,” Isabel Sleczkowski, president of Lavender Society, said.  Sleczkowski’s voice rang out over the chatter...

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