The Northerner

Tasty tidbits: History professor makes connection between human movement and food

Matt Popovich, Contributing writer

November 16, 2012


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events

Did you know a slice of pizza or a box of Chinese take-out can act as a road map depicting the flow of human movement and technological advancements throughout history? NKU’s own Dr. Jonathan Reynolds certainly thinks so. For NKU’s International Education Week Reynolds gave a speech titled “Every...

The dead, the living and the in between at NKU for Halloween

Andrew Zeiser, Staff writer

November 4, 2012


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Retirement home patients die while mummies jam on stage and students are asking for more, at Northern Kentucky University on Halloween night Oct. 31. NKU’s campus was full of Halloween activity from a haunted Callahan Hall to a Halloween concert at Greaves Hall, and students in costume at th...

Local band hits the NKU ballroom stage, a hit with the crowd

Local band hits the NKU ballroom stage, a hit with the crowd

Brooke Ginn, Staff writer

November 4, 2012


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

Hailing from Cincinnati, Ohio, Belle Histoire didn’t have to travel far to put on a great concert for Northern Kentucky University students on Thursday evening. The Activities Programming Board welcomed the four-piece indie alternative band made up of Jane Smith, Austin Livingood, Mitch Winsett,...

Design guru talks to students, faculty about future of logos

Nancy Curtis, Staff writer

October 26, 2012


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Thursday at the Otto M. Budig Theater, faculty and students, mostly design majors, gathered to listen to renowned designer Andy Keene speak about logo and design, his true expertise. Andy Keene is a known leader in the branding and design world. He’s worked for major companies and designed for major...

Thinking outside the box: Foundations Exhibition showcases freshmen art

Thinking outside the box: Foundations Exhibition showcases freshmen art

Marina Schneider, Contributing wirter

September 11, 2012


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The next time you see an empty cardboard box lying around, try to resist the urge to kick it. Don’t think about it only as a disposable object. A cardboard box is an environmentally friendly material. Artists can cut, glue, paint, reshape and transform cardboard into three-dimensional works of art. The...

Unique art turns heads in Fine Arts Gallery

Unique art turns heads in Fine Arts Gallery

Stephen Marck, Staff Writer

September 6, 2012


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The Northern Kentucky University art galleries in the Fine Arts Building kicked off their yearly art exhibition on Aug. 21 with a showcase of contemporary artwork created by artists hailing from India. The exhibit, titled “The Art of Story Telling: Traditional and Contemporary Works from India,”...

Theater season ends with a lighter note

Ryan Cahill, Contributing writer

March 28, 2012


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts

In a year that has had a fairly serious theme in performances, the Northern Kentucky University Department of Theatre and Dance will end its season on a lighter note. The NKU Department of Theater and Dance will perform the musical comedy “My Favorite Year” at Corbett Theatre to end its 2011-2012...

Student creates show about racism

Student creates show about racism

Roxanna Blevins, Assignment editor

February 29, 2012


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Mandy McDonough has some confessions to make, and she will be sharing them with the public March 15. McDonough, a graduate communication student at Northern Kentucky University, will present her Capstone project, “Secrets of a White Girl” in Griffin Hall Digitorium March 15. “Secrets of a White...

Play recounts true events with humor, drama

Play recounts true events with humor, drama

Roxanna Blevins, Assignment editor

February 22, 2012


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The scene was set for “The Farnsworth Invention” before any actors took to the stage Feb. 19 in Corbett Theatre. A simple set composed of large patent sketches adorned an otherwise empty stage, and audio clips filled the small auditorium. The audio clips were familiar ones, from television shows...

Spring season preview

Spring season preview

Roxanna Blevins, Assignment editor

February 8, 2012


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts

Reality check: Spring theater opens with dramatic (semi-)truth, ends with realistic comedy. February is ushering in a vast array of creative and performing arts events at Northern Kentucky University. One such event is the start of NKU’s spring theater season, kicking things off with “The Farnsworth...

Faculty gallery engages viewers

Faculty gallery engages viewers

Brandon Barb, A&L Editor

January 18, 2012


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The annual faculty art exhibition opened in the Fine Arts Center Jan. 12 and will remain open until Feb. 3. The small gallery showcases Tobias Brauer’s work in graphic design, and the large gallery is reserved for the faculty members that wished to contribute. “It’s not representative of everyone...

BFA comes back for seconds

BFA comes back for seconds

Crystal Harris, Contributing writer

December 7, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts

Mix four months of frustration, inspiration, whiskey, coffee, Paris, steel and wood together and you’ll get an intriguing display of work from the Bachelor of Fine Arts students at Northern Kentucky University. The seniors had their fall final, and the artist reception was Thursday in the Main Gallery...

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