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From EMB to in front of the camera: NKU alum reports in Cincinnati

From EMB to in front of the camera: NKU alum reports in Cincinnati

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2019


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

Dan Griffin was in seventh grade home economics class when he first realized he wanted to become a news reporter. He remembers learning how to sew pillows when a teacher burst into his classroom, tears streaming down her face. She told the teacher at the front of the room to switch on the TV. On ...

“StepUp!” walks against power-based violence

“StepUp!” walks against power-based violence

Billy Keeney, Copy Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

“StepUp! End Power-Based Violence” invited all men and women on campus to walk a mile around campus this past Wednesday to raise awareness for sexual assault, gender-violence, intolerance and gender-inequality.

SOTA’s ‘Cabaret’ opens Thursday

SOTA’s ‘Cabaret’ opens Thursday

Corinne Byrne, Reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

To an outsider, watching students dance across a stage in their underwear may seem odd. Fishnet tights, sparkly bras and high heels demand attention. But the costume pieces are only a glimpse into the exciting world of “Cabaret." “Cabaret “ first hit the stage in 1966. Based on the 1951 play “I Am a Camera,...

Valentine’s Day: Editor’s ideas for cheap, free last-minute plans

Valentine’s Day: Editor’s ideas for cheap, free last-minute plans

Northerner Staff

February 14, 2019


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

Need some ideas for how to spend Valentine's Day weekend? Whether you're in a couple or loving the single life, here are some cheap and free ideas for what to do around campus from our editors: "As my girlfriend and I met in college, we have yet to go back to her (booming) hometown of Columbus together. ...

Homecoming 2019: Carry the Torch

Homecoming 2019: Carry the Torch

Josh Kelly, Arts & Life Editor

February 3, 2019


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

Homecoming week is a time that allows NKU to celebrate what it means to be a Norse. Kim Vance, director of fraternity and sorority life, recalled that during her undergraduate years, homecoming used to be celebrated during soccer season. Since then, NKU has changed a lot over the years. Back then,...

Event showcases black excellence on campus

Event showcases black excellence on campus

Elizabeth Cates, Reporter

January 28, 2019


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

Hosted for its fifth year, the Night of Black Excellence set a few landmarks in its history. The gala recognized various members of NKU’s African-American community and also invited NKU’s upper leadership who were able to attend for the first time. The first hour of the event took place in the...

Lecture showcases classic novel through new lens

Lecture showcases classic novel through new lens

Noël Waltz, Reporter

January 28, 2019


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

Tremendous things happen when you step away from the safe and familiar. The interdisciplinary format of the honors college encourages students to think beyond their majors, a test that can lead to great discoveries. NKU Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement hosted Moby Dick through a Nigerian...

EDITORIAL: One year after Zac Efron came to NKU

EDITORIAL: One year after Zac Efron came to NKU

Josh Kelly, Arts & Life Editor

January 26, 2019


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story

Read one student's story about his experience hunting down Zac Efron on the NKU-based set of "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile".

Dreezy to headline NKU Homecoming

Dreezy to headline NKU Homecoming

Josh Kelly and Kane Mitten

January 25, 2019


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

NKU Homecoming announced Friday that Chicago-based rapper Dreezy will be performing at Homecoming.

Winterfest returns to NKU

Winterfest returns to NKU

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life

January 14, 2019


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

To celebrate the beginning of the new semester, NKU is holding a weeklong festival for students full of fun events and exciting opportunities. On Wednesday, head to the Student Union Plaza for the annual winter carnival event, with free ice-skating for all and Norse ear-warmers being handed out b...

BCM hopes to destress students with pancakes

BCM hopes to destress students with pancakes

Alexis Ross, Contributor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

If the stress of finals is forming, you might need some breakfast food. When your study needs intersect with your late-night breakfast needs, Baptist Campus Ministries’ Pancakes and Finals event is the place to go. The event will serve free pancakes in a variety of styles, such as special cinnamon...

NKU Philharmonic to bring multimedia to life

NKU Philharmonic to bring multimedia to life

Taylor Leach, Reporter

December 4, 2018


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

What’s the most important part of a movie? To the musicians of the NKU Philharmonic, it’s the score, and with their first multimedia excursions show they hope to show their audience why. By holding this concert, NKU Philharmonic director and conductor Dr. Amy Gillingham hopes to create an experienc...

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