The Northerner

Magazine expresses NKU’s artistic side

Chuck Heffner

April 27, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts

If you’re looking for talent on campus, look no further than "NKU Expressed." Published since the early 1990s, “NKU Expressed” is the only annual on-campus literary magazine run entirely by NKU undergraduate students that “features undergraduate writers of both poetry and prose as well as ...

NKU announcer talks broadcasting in new book

Nick Jones

April 20, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Sports

Listening to Norse basketball on the radio has provided the opportunity to hear a Hall of Fame broadcaster who has been in broadcasting for over 50 years—Mike Tussey. Tussey has recently chronicled his career in a book titled “You’re on the Air!” His book not only talks about his experiences wit...

NKU is coming out to the movies

Rachel Manning

April 19, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts

Editor’s Note: LGBT is the common term to refer to the community of people. Queer is a term to include all people who do not follow mainstream heterosexual norms. Newspapers have recently featured many headlines concerning the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. Three incide...

Last art show of semester opens

Shawn Buckenmeyer

April 19, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events

The last gallery show of the academic year offers a quick study break to explore natural beauty and the ways artists have manipulated it. As the academic year comes to an end, the Northern Kentucky University Department of Visual Arts rolls out the carpet for the last show of the semester with the...

NKU community taste flavors of the world at international potluck celebration

Claire Higgins

April 12, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events

Northern Kentucky University students, families and friends took a trip out of the United States and into the home countries of the university’s international students April 9. The International Student Union presented the 20th Annual International Potluck Dinner and Talent Show to celebrate the...

One stage. Three plays. Ten days.: Y.E.S. Festival showcases student talent

Chuck Heffner

April 6, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events

Three new plays will have their world premier in the 15th Biennial Y.E.S. Festival. Held every two years by the Northern Kentucky University Department of Theatre and Dance, the Year End Series Festival will be held at the Corbett Theater from April 7-17. “Monstrous Beauty” by Karla Jennings, “...

Senior artists showcase their best work

Shawn Buckenmeyer

April 6, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events

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


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, News, Reviews

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


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts

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


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, News

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


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events

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


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events, News

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...

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