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Lizzie Kibler, Arts and Life Editor

August 17, 2015


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story, Reviews

Students find themselves in the same situation each year: how will I get textbooks? There is always the option of buying the book in hopes of selling it back for a decent price at the end. However, that doesn’t always work for students.Finding the cheapest textbook can be a challenge for all colle...

‘It’s A Grand Night For Murder’ not so grand

Carrie Crotzer, Managing Editor

April 27, 2015


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Reviews

“It’s A Grand Night For Murder” rounded out the trio of plays featured in this year Year End Series (Y.E.S.) Festival running from April 16 to April 26.The play, opening with a strange phone call between the main characters, Phil, portrayed by junior acting major Rhys Boatwright, husband to Sally,...

The power of ‘Les Miserables’ takes NKU’s mainstage

The power of ‘Les Miserables’ takes NKU’s mainstage

Carrie Crotzer, Managing Editor

February 20, 2015


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Featured Story, Reviews

With power and presence, one of the largest casts Corbett Theatre has ever seen took the mainstage Feb. 18 in NKU’s latest production, “Les Miserables.” Director Ken Jones sticks with your standard approach to tell the tale of the social struggle and indifferences in the years after the Frenc...

A night with “The Wedding Singer”

A night with “The Wedding Singer”

Eriin Mullins, Reporter

October 24, 2014


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Featured Story, Reviews

If you’re lucky, you experience something in your life that lingers with you and for a moment, you are both honored to have witnessed it and saddened that it's over. That was exactly how I felt when “The Wedding Singer” ended at NKU’s Corbett Theatre because the moment I sat in my seat and ...

El Duderino or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Abiding

Robert Huelsman, Video Editor

February 25, 2014


Filed under Reviews, Viewpoints

Way out west, they made this film about a fella that I wanna tell ya about. A fella by the name of Jeff Lebowski. At least that was the name his parents gave him. It takes place back in the early 90s during the conflict with Sad'm and the I-raqis. Sometimes there's a hero, well not a hero, The Dude is m...

Picking up the Pieces: “The Lego Movie”

Robert Huelsman, Video Editor

February 13, 2014


Filed under Arts & Life, Reviews, Viewpoints

Movies are a social experience. As a society, it is rare that we watch movies alone. They have become a gathering place for everyone at some point as we seek to entertain ourselves for an hour and half at a time. Our opinions of films are often shaped before we enter the theater as we hear about critics an...

“Lone Survivor”: “Saving Private Ryan” for the Call of Duty Generation?

Robert Huelsman, Video Editor

January 29, 2014


Filed under Arts & Life, Reviews

I tend to avoid reading reviews of movies I have not seen. I prefer to read what others have to say after I have my own opinion. However, sometimes the hype for a movie is inescapable, as is the case with Lone Survivor. I've heard from several people that it's the next “Saving Private Ryan”. Wh...

“Her” Prioritizing between video games and internet porn

Robert Huelsman, Video Editor

January 22, 2014


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Reviews

I like Michael Bay movies. Right about now you are asking what that has to do with “Her.” You are correct in thinking it means absolutely nothing, except that if you take exception to this review, just remember I like Michael Bay movies and my opinion really means nothing. “Her” is not a dystopian type of mo...

First day of classes ends with “The Great Gatsby” showing

First day of classes ends with “The Great Gatsby” showing

Abigail Hull, Contributing Writer

August 20, 2013


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Reviews

Last night was the Movie on the Lawn event put on by the Activities Programming Board here at NKU. APB showed "The Great Gatsby," much different than the superhero themes of previous years with "The Avengers," "Thor" and "Iron Man 2." Ryan Krebiehl, executive director of APB, said that Movie on the...

New Disney movie questions fate, strength to fight

Roxanna Blevins, Contributing writer

February 15, 2012


Filed under Arts & Life, Reviews

Imagine a world where a fishing hook is as big as a grappling hook, a straight pin is the size of a sword and a sugar cube is as big as your head. This is how the world is for Arrietty, the teenage girl from whom the film “The Secret World of Arrietty” borrows its name. “The Secret World of...

Thompson returns to film in ‘The Rum Diary’

Anna Kathman

November 2, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story, Reviews

The film adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson’s “The Rum Diary” was released Friday after being shelved for almost two years. The book, written in the early 1960s but published in 1998, is based on Thompson’s early years as a writer. Thompson, a flamboyant journalist and novelist, changed the face...

Harry Potter finale signals end of an era

Brandon Barb

August 3, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Reviews

Taking summer classes and having a summer job have made me a little late to this party, but only by a few weeks or so. Better late than never right? With the release of the final Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, a small part of my childhood is over. I, like so many o...

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