The Northerner

Student group seeks to dispel Irish stereotypes

Sean Dressman

March 23, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, News

For many students, March means spring break. Midterms are done, they are free from school for a week and many are headed out of town. However, March is also Celtic Heritage Month, and thanks to a group on campus, students may soon be hearing all about a heritage they may have never known they had. Tuath an ...

Tournées French Film Festival strikes back

Derick Bischoff

March 23, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Reviews

Bonjour, cinephiles! Five French films released within the past few years will be making their debut in the Cincinnati area during the second annual Tournées Festival of New French Films on the Northern Kentucky University campus over the next month. The Tournées Festival will screen five fil...

Singer brings mission to BOKC

Roxanna Blevins

March 2, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events

Christian recording artist Chris Tomlin is coming to the Bank of Kentucky Center at Northern Kentucky University, and he is bringing a worship service with him. Tomlin, who will be at BOKC March 19, is touring with Rend Collective to promote his seventh studio album “And If Our God is For Us...

Student group to present “Vagina Monologues”

Shawn Buckenmeyer

March 2, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events

A Northern Kentucky University organization is bringing “The Vagina Monologues” to campus to try and remove the stigma attached to the word vagina. Leaders of Students for Choice say people treat a vagina as something to be ashamed of and something to ridicule. “What’s so sad is when people hea...

Peace Corps celebrates 50th and encourages students

Claire Higgins

March 2, 2011


Filed under Campus Events, News

Northern Kentucky University and the Cincinnati Area Returned Volunteers (CARV) are celebrating the Peace Corps' 50th anniversary by encouraging students to get involved and use the corps to their advantage after graduation. On March 1, 1961, John F. Kennedy officially created the Peace Corps as ...

Students get an all-Access pass

Derick Bischoff

February 23, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, News

Tim McDaniel, producer and host of Norse Access, keeps a smile on his face through the times and tribulations of running a weekly talk show with zero budget. “Norse Access is a completely student ran production, so there is no budget or salaries. Instead students can get credit as an independent stu...

Author encourages students to explore hidden pain

Claire Higgins

February 23, 2011


Filed under Campus Events, News

The taboo topic of mental health will be brought to the forefront during a special Black History Month presentation sponsored by the Office of African-American Student Affairs and Northern Kentucky University. Author, activist, social worker and entrepreneur Terrie Williams will be speaking to stu...

Do you know Bob Durstock?

Zachary Rogers

February 23, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events

You may have seen the apparel—shirts with a bearded, bespectacled silhouette of a man with the letters “IKBD” boldly written across them. You may have wondered what the reasoning behind the shirt was, or why people were even wearing it. The man with all the answers is a Northern Kentucky Uni...

NKU’s “Cinderella” shines

Chuck Heffner

February 23, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events

Northern Kentucky University's magical production of "Cinderella" swept the audience off its feet. Ken Jones’ adaptation of the 1957 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical wowed a sold-out audience Friday at NKU’s Corbett Theatre. Jones’ two-act production alternated wildly between beauty, comedy and...

A lesson from a bird’s-eye view

Shawn Buckenmeyer

February 16, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events

They soar high above telephone lines, the traffic on the road, and the streams of people walking beneath them. With wings of majestic feathers, they are birds. Northern Kentucky University opens a new exhibit, “For The Birds: an Invitational Exhibition that Explores and Celebrates the Birds.” For man...

Chamber music spreads warmth from Greaves to Louisville

Claire Higgins

February 9, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events

Greaves Hall came alive with the sounds of chamber music and a warm feeling among guests because they were supporting a worthy cause. Northern Kentucky University adjunct professor Joanne Wojtowicz and her friends from the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra performed “Chamber Music Among Friends” to benefit...

Faculty talent tops spring music lineup

Claire Higgins

February 9, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events

Looking for music that’s easy on the ears and easy on your wallet? This semester the faculty and students from Northern Kentucky University’s Department of Music are looking to fill that need on campus with a series of music concerts that are offering the best selections from classical to contemporary. The spr...

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