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WATCH: Closer, Student Directed Play Open Now

WATCH: Closer, Student Directed Play Open Now

October 10, 2018


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In NKU's student-produced Henry Constantinow series, Shalie Hull directs Closer, where four lives intertwine over the course of four and a half years in this densely plotted, stinging look at love and betrayal. The show is free to all, and runs from October 8th through the 11th....

Norse Code: NKU’s underground radio reimagined

Norse Code: NKU’s underground radio reimagined

Austin Fidler, Contributor

October 8, 2018


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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’ lead explores where NKU path takes him

‘Big Fish’ lead explores where NKU path takes him

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

October 4, 2018


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When Collin Newton was a kid, his grandfather told him he caught a leprechaun under a bridge near his house and that the leprechaun had to give him a gold coin to be set free. His grandfather would pull out a gold coin at the end of the story as a token for Newton and his friends. Newton, now much old...

‘Marisol’ wows with the weird and wonderful

‘Marisol’ wows with the weird and wonderful

Kaitlyn Craig, Contributor

October 1, 2018


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NKU’s Theatre and Dance program will be performing the play “Marisol,” which falls under the category of weird and unexpected.

Big Fish: Musical makes a splash in Corbett

Big Fish: Musical makes a splash in Corbett

Rachel Smith, Contributor

September 21, 2018


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“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 ...

“Erratics” art exhibit explores deconstructed boundaries

“Erratics” art exhibit explores deconstructed boundaries

Maria Dossett, Arts & Life Editor

September 12, 2018


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

SOTA theatre fest seeks brand new plays. Could yours win?

SOTA theatre fest seeks brand new plays. Could yours win?

Maria Dossett, Arts & Life Editor

August 30, 2018


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NKU’s School of the Arts seeks submissions for its 19th Biennial Year End Series Festival of New Plays, the Y.E.S. Festival.

WATCH: Loch Norse Open Mic Night

WATCH: Loch Norse Open Mic Night

April 23, 2018


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NKU students and faculty alike, gathered at the Highlander Event Center on Friday April 20th for an open mic night held by NKU’s Loch Norse Magazine. Participants were able to enjoy listening to the literary works of others, as well as share some of their own creative works.

From portraits of hot dogs to retro typefaces, SOTA student exhibition melds mediums

From portraits of hot dogs to retro typefaces, SOTA student exhibition melds mediums

Jude Noel, Arts & Life Editor

March 22, 2018


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Spanning two gallery spaces and a wide range of mediums from photography to font-making, SOTA’s annual juried student exhibition—running from March 16-31, features the best of what NKU’s fine arts program has to offer, as determined by juror Sylvia Rombis, president of Cincinnati’s Malton Art Ga...

PREVIEW: Spring theatre lineup blends social commentary with classics

PREVIEW: Spring theatre lineup blends social commentary with classics

Jude Noel and Josh Kelly

January 30, 2018


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Whisking its audiences from New York City in the heart of the AIDS epidemic to the deck of a sailing ship and, eventually, to the tumultuous personal lives of a cast and crew putting on a Shakespeare production in the late ‘40s, SOTA’s lineup of spring shows promises a diverse range of settings, th...

Ceramics professor’s ‘Serenity’ a meditative ocean

Ceramics professor’s ‘Serenity’ a meditative ocean

Jude Noel, Arts & Life Editor

January 22, 2018


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Ripples of blue clay form an aqueous mane around the slight form of a face, pushing through the surface of the watery spiral. Raindrops shaped like ghostly humans fall headfirst into a floating sea of clear plastic. With the help of a lighting fixture, a tiny mountain casts the shadow of a body stre...

FE18 showcases SOTA faculty’s versatility

FE18 showcases SOTA faculty’s versatility

McKenzie Eskridge, Reporter

January 15, 2018


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“Surrender” depicts a woman on an old-style bike in a field blocked off by construction cones. The woman longs to ride into the landscape, but the white flag waving on the back of the bike signals that she will cede to the artificial barriers. While the general theme centers on forbidden access, the inspira...

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