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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.

Poetic Justice energizes the night at Open Mic

Poetic Justice energizes the night at Open Mic

Ellie O'Hara, Contributor

August 28, 2019

Students, friends, supporters and others came together Tuesday in the Student Union for Poetic Justice’s open mic night.

‘The Big Event’ brings students together

‘The Big Event’ brings students together

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

August 22, 2019

Lots of unfamiliar people, a variety of odd yet exciting events and everyone in attendance confused and unsure of what they should be doing—NKU’s first annual The Big Event was the perfect metaphor for college.

GALLERY: Students celebrate at annual Gayla

GALLERY: Students celebrate at annual Gayla

Corinne Byrne, Reporter

April 22, 2019

NKU’s Rainbow Underground hosted its annual Gayla Friday night in the University Center ballroom, welcoming students from the campus and surrounding high schools to have a second chance at prom. Adrian Whittamore, president of Rainbow Underground, said he didn’t get to go to prom in high ...

Students share their stories at Pride Week Open Mic

Students share their stories at Pride Week Open Mic

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

April 17, 2019

Students, friends and significant others gathered to hear NKU students share their stories at the 6th annual Open Mic Night in the Student Union multipurpose room, as part of the annual Pride Week.

GALLERY: Students show out for campus Pride March

GALLERY: Students show out for campus Pride March

Billy Keeney, Copy Editor

April 17, 2019

NKU’s sixth Annual Pride March officially kicked off Pride Week this Monday.

Lost Henry: NKU pop punk act brings fans out to rock

Lost Henry: NKU pop punk act brings fans out to rock

Noël Waltz, Reporter

April 10, 2019

Lost Henry is the kind of band that instinctively gets you off your feet.

“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.

Ceramic professor creates beautiful art on campus

Ceramic professor creates beautiful art on campus

Josh Kelly, Arts & Life Editor

March 28, 2019

Professor Jee Eun Lee’s passion for ceramics started off as an act of defiance. Lee’s mother and sister—both artists who knew the struggles of selling their work in a creative discipline—didn’t want Lee to experience that hardship. In turn, Lee’s family pushed her to focus on her stud...

Visual arts faculty dazzle with annual exhibition

Visual arts faculty dazzle with annual exhibition

Darien Parker, Reporter

January 24, 2019

The Full and Part-Time Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition returns for one month this winter. From Jan. 18 to Feb. 22 you can experience the exhibit with work by faculty members like Brian Harmon, who uses fuse beads to depict a stunning display of historic art pieces in an 8-bit pixel style from retro vi...

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