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SOTA Stream keeps the music flowing despite campus closure

SOTA Stream keeps the music flowing despite campus closure

Alyssa Weber, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

March 28, 2020

In the midst of social distancing, SOTA faculty and staff began brainstorming ways to encourage others to stay creative. In addition to virtual open mics and virtual coffee hours, SOTA Stream, an ongoing collection of videos showcasing the deep talent throughout SOTA was launched according to Rick Endr...

ISU hosts digital “Netflix and Chill” watch party

ISU hosts digital “Netflix and Chill” watch party

Corinne Byrne, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

March 20, 2020

After being told to socially isolate, many people’s first thought is booting up Netflix. But NKU’s International Student Union doesn’t want to lose community connection for those who may be suffering from the lack of social connection in quarantine. Thankfully, the browser Google Chrome has a Net...

Students and faculty discuss importance of Black History Month

Students and faculty discuss importance of Black History Month

Haley Millay, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2020

NKU R.O.C.K.S. and the Diversity Committee in the History and Geography Department held an event on Thursday to discuss the importance of Black History Month on NKU’s campus, which is predominantly white.

Aspiring Jedis train in the Health Innovation Center

Aspiring Jedis train in the Health Innovation Center

Bee Klapper, Reporter

February 26, 2020

Around 30 people attended Jedi Training Tuesday night in the Campus Recreation Center, which combined a Pilates workout with glowing lightsabers from the 'Star Wars' series.

‘H.M.S. Pinafore’ sets sail in the Corbett Theatre

‘H.M.S. Pinafore’ sets sail in the Corbett Theatre

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

February 19, 2020

Dancing, comedy and forbidden love can be found on the H.M.S. Pinafore, which drops anchor in the Corbett Theatre on Feb. 21.  “H.M.S. Pinafore” is an operetta written by Arthur Sullivan and W.S. Gilbert in 1878, and one of the biggest influences on the musical theatre of today, according...

SOTA’s ‘Buried Child’ reflects on death of American life

SOTA’s ‘Buried Child’ reflects on death of American life

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

February 19, 2020

“Buried Child,” a Pulitzer Prize-winning three-act play that reflects on the death of the American dream, is the oddest play of the season, according to junior BFA acting major Trevor Browning. “It’s totally unlike anything they’re doing this semester,” Browning said. “It’s bookended b...

Students show their skills at Homecoming Talent Show

Students show their skills at Homecoming Talent Show

Shannan Murray, Contributor

February 6, 2020

The SU ballroom was packed Wednesday night for the annual homecoming talent show. Students from all organizations came to support their favorite performer as they competed for the chance to take home the grand prize of $100 on their All Card.

Former Miss USA speaks at BHM celebration

Former Miss USA speaks at BHM celebration

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

February 5, 2020

Deshauna Barber, the 2016 Miss USA, took the stage in the Student Union Ballroom on Tuesday night as part of NKU’s ongoing Black History Month celebration.

Window Painting – Homecoming 2020

Window Painting – Homecoming 2020

Jake Funk, Reporter

February 4, 2020

The Window Painting contest had been around for years during NKU's Homecoming season. Northerner reporter Jake Funk reports on this year's contest. ...

SOTA first-year show shows students’ potential

SOTA first-year show shows students’ potential

Emily Broyles, Reporter

December 8, 2019

The School of the Arts’ annual first-year show is here again, where new theatre students come together to dazzle attendees with a show only they perform in.

Student club celebrates Japanese tradition of KFC on Christmas

Student club celebrates Japanese tradition of KFC on Christmas

Bee Klapper, Reporter

December 6, 2019

On Thursday night, the members of the Japanese Language and Culture Club gathered in MEP 300 for one last meeting to celebrate Christmas in the true Japanese style—with a bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken.

Everybody wins this Giving Tuesday

Everybody wins this Giving Tuesday

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor

December 3, 2019

Students stepped into the box—goggled and ready—to grab as much “cash” as they could in under 30 seconds. The cash, colored yellow and green, would give students the opportunity to donate money to an organization of their choice or win a gift card for themselves. Derek Darwish, member of the student alumni ...

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