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‘Step back in history’: Southgate School promotes education, understanding

‘Step back in history’: Southgate School promotes education, understanding

Rachel Smith, Reporter

September 13, 2019

When James Harris was eight years old, he would stand on a Newport street and gawk at the local school closest to his home. Harris said it was so unlike the school he had to walk several blocks to attend because this one had an enormous playground—one with shiny swings, seesaws and slides.  It cap...

Fall fashion on a budget

Fall fashion on a budget

Kane Mitten and Corinne Byrne

September 13, 2019

Your dorm room may be a mess, but your look doesn’t have to be. There is plenty of high-quality clothing out there that will keep you looking fresh without turning your bank account rotten—you just have to look in the right places.

Norse & Dragons takes students on an adventure

Norse & Dragons takes students on an adventure

Raven McNeal, Contributor

September 11, 2019

Every Friday, deep in Founder’s Hall, a group of students join together to create stories of fantastic quests, treasure, deadly foes, rescue and more.

Fiji: What went wrong?

Fiji: What went wrong?

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

September 8, 2019

When Phi Gamma Delta—also known as Fiji—arrived on campus in fall 2016, excitement was high. But this once-promising fraternity quickly lost its way after the departure of the campus chapter’s first president and several subsequent struggles with recruiting.

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.

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