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SOTA’s ‘Cabaret’ opens Thursday

SOTA’s ‘Cabaret’ opens Thursday

Corinne Byrne, Reporter

February 14, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

WATCH- Norse on the Rise! Part 2

WATCH- Norse on the Rise! Part 2

December 3, 2018

Community support has been a crucial part of Norse Basketball success since the programs beginning. Rick Meyers and Kim Vance has seen this support from basketball's early days to now and how the changes in the community have effected the community.

WATCH- Phi Mu Hosts Charity Spelling Bee

WATCH- Phi Mu Hosts Charity Spelling Bee

December 3, 2018

Phi Mu Sorority hosted an All Greek Spelling Bee on Thursday, November 29th. This even brought together greek chapters for a friendly spelling competition to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network Hospital

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