The Northerner

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

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

Kaitlyn Craig, Contributor

November 8, 2018

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.

Henry theatre brings the time warp back again

Henry theatre brings the time warp back again

Corinne Byrne, Reporter

November 3, 2018

After a one year hiatus, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” returns to NKU on Nov. 3 as a fundraiser for the Henry Konstantinow Theatre, which hosts the School of the Arts’ student-directed shows. This will be the third time in the studio’s history that the cult-classic play is produced, directed...

WATCH: Closer, Student Directed Play Open Now

WATCH: Closer, Student Directed Play Open Now

October 10, 2018

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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...

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