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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...

“Erratics” art exhibit explores deconstructed boundaries

“Erratics” art exhibit explores deconstructed boundaries

Maria Dossett, Arts & Life Editor

September 12, 2018

Katie St. Clair's exhibition, "Erratics: Neither Here nor There," is currently on display in the SOTA's Main Gallery.

Dungeons and Dragons finds a home at NKU

Dungeons and Dragons finds a home at NKU

Owen Treolo, Reporter

September 11, 2018

NKU has become a home for many fans of the game. In the fall of 2017, Norse&Dragons was formed for those interested in learning about the game or searching for other players.

Going Greek: Bid day is for the boys

Going Greek: Bid day is for the boys

Josh Kelly, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

September 5, 2018

Fraternities prepare to welcome more than 200 potential brothers into the seven Interfraternity Council (IFC) brotherhoods next week.

Going Greek: Tips for sorority recruitment

Going Greek: Tips for sorority recruitment

Jess Abner, Contributor

September 5, 2018

Joining Greek Life on NKU’s campus is inclusive and accessible for everyone. When joining a sorority, you’re not just exclusive to that one chapter, there is a whole community supporting you.

Students’ Fringe plays tackle race, theatre and open mic woes

Students’ Fringe plays tackle race, theatre and open mic woes

Maria Dossett, Arts & Life Editor

June 7, 2018

This year, several NKU students and alumni are showcasing their talents in the primary lineup of Cincy Fringe.

Esports club gives competitive gaming a proper home on campus

Esports club gives competitive gaming a proper home on campus

Kane Mitten, Reporter

May 4, 2018

They have the drive and dedication of athletes. They train for countless hours, play in scrimmages and compete in intercollegiate tournaments. They dedicate their time and energy to their sport, pouring themselves into the competition. And they’re doing it while playing video games. Electronic ...

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