The Northerner

Senior artists showcase their best work

Shawn Buckenmeyer

April 6, 2011

It’s time for Northern Kentucky University Bachelor of Fine Arts students to get a taste of what to expect in the professional art world. The first round of the BFA Senior Exhibitions for the spring semester will be on display at Northern Kentucky University starting April 7. Seven students wil...

Katrina victim documents recovery efforts

Jill Liebisch

March 30, 2011

When Kelsey Robinson was a sophomore in high school, her seemingly normal life was forced in an unexpected direction. One day she was going to school, and the next, she was being evacuated to Atlanta along with the rest of her family. One of the most destructive hurricanes in U.S. history was hea...

‘Butts, boobs and bodies’: Student photo book project explores everyday nudity

Claire Higgins

March 30, 2011

Three Northern Kentucky University art students have stripped photography down to its skivvies to create a book of nude photos, with an interesting twist. Senior photography BFA majors Clarissa Peppers and Jesse Fox, as well as recent grad Danielle Carson, worked together in fall 2010 to celebrate the...

Faculty art piece removed due to controversy

Cassie Stone

March 30, 2011

A trio of images designed to protest free speech violations has been removed from public view by Northern Kentucky University officials. “First Class, Second Class,” created by Graphic Design Professor Hans Schellhas while he was still a student at NKU, consists of an image of a Klansman flanked by ...

Showtime!: Festival celebrates short films created by college students

Shawn Buckenmeyer

March 30, 2011

Lights! Camera! Action! The College Movie Festival, in its sixth year running, gives Northern Kentucky University students a chance to learn about the process of making films by becoming filmmakers. This year, a total of seven schools will be competing against NKU, including Cincinnati State, Xav...

‘Rejected Show’ for left-out art students

Shawn Buckenmeyer

March 23, 2011

Northern Kentucky University opened its newest art gallery show, the “Juried Student’s Exhibition,” with work from students from NKU's visual arts department. But what about the pieces that didn’t make it in to the show? Have no fear for the "Rejected Show" is here. Kaylee Bustillos, the...

Singer brings mission to BOKC

Roxanna Blevins

March 2, 2011

Christian recording artist Chris Tomlin is coming to the Bank of Kentucky Center at Northern Kentucky University, and he is bringing a worship service with him. Tomlin, who will be at BOKC March 19, is touring with Rend Collective to promote his seventh studio album “And If Our God is For Us...

Student group to present “Vagina Monologues”

Shawn Buckenmeyer

March 2, 2011

A Northern Kentucky University organization is bringing “The Vagina Monologues” to campus to try and remove the stigma attached to the word vagina. Leaders of Students for Choice say people treat a vagina as something to be ashamed of and something to ridicule. “What’s so sad is when people hea...

Do you know Bob Durstock?

Zachary Rogers

February 23, 2011

You may have seen the apparel—shirts with a bearded, bespectacled silhouette of a man with the letters “IKBD” boldly written across them. You may have wondered what the reasoning behind the shirt was, or why people were even wearing it. The man with all the answers is a Northern Kentucky Uni...

NKU’s “Cinderella” shines

Chuck Heffner

February 23, 2011

Northern Kentucky University's magical production of "Cinderella" swept the audience off its feet. Ken Jones’ adaptation of the 1957 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical wowed a sold-out audience Friday at NKU’s Corbett Theatre. Jones’ two-act production alternated wildly between beauty, comedy and...

A lesson from a bird’s-eye view

Shawn Buckenmeyer

February 16, 2011

They soar high above telephone lines, the traffic on the road, and the streams of people walking beneath them. With wings of majestic feathers, they are birds. Northern Kentucky University opens a new exhibit, “For The Birds: an Invitational Exhibition that Explores and Celebrates the Birds.” For man...

Chamber music spreads warmth from Greaves to Louisville

Claire Higgins

February 9, 2011

Greaves Hall came alive with the sounds of chamber music and a warm feeling among guests because they were supporting a worthy cause. Northern Kentucky University adjunct professor Joanne Wojtowicz and her friends from the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra performed “Chamber Music Among Friends” to benefit...

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