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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


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

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


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

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


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Featured Story

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


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events, Featured Story

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


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events, Featured Story

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


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The Black Boy In Pink, opening Friday at Y.E.S. Fest, was written by NKU student Isaiah Reaves.

Ceramic professor creates creative mold on campus

Ceramic professor creates creative mold on campus

Josh Kelly, Arts & Life Editor

March 28, 2019


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Featured Story

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


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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...

NKU Philharmonic to bring multimedia to life

NKU Philharmonic to bring multimedia to life

Taylor Leach, Reporter

December 4, 2018


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

What’s the most important part of a movie? To the musicians of the NKU Philharmonic, it’s the score, and with their first multimedia excursions show they hope to show their audience why. By holding this concert, NKU Philharmonic director and conductor Dr. Amy Gillingham hopes to create an experienc...

WATCH- Seniors Present Their Capstones in Art Gallery

WATCH- Seniors Present Their Capstones in Art Gallery

November 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events, Featured Story, Video

NKU Graphic Design BFA students showcase their senior capstone projects for the public to enjoy. Project topics range greatly, from marketing designs to art focused on women empowerment. Students work on these projects all year long to have them displayed in the fine arts gallery on NKU's campus. ...

NKU saxophonist paves way for black women in jazz

NKU saxophonist paves way for black women in jazz

Noël Waltz, Reporter

November 19, 2018


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

At 9 years old, Kayla Upthegrove received her first saxophone. She immediately joined her parents, who are also musicians, in their basement to play. “I was just playing random notes, just having a ball making noises come out of this instrument,” said Upthegrove. Little did they know that Upthegrove...

First-years showcased in ‘The Secret in the Wings’

First-years showcased in ‘The Secret in the Wings’

Kaitlyn Craig, Contributor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Featured Story

The first-year show: an NKU tradition that has endured since the early 2000s, a time where freshman and first-year theatre students can get their feet wet and experience what it’s like to perform on an NKU stage. For some, it’s a chance for them to get their names out there on campus and in the community: their big break.

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