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Your Guide to NKU Pride Week

Your Guide to NKU Pride Week

Jude Noel, Arts & Life Editor

April 2, 2018


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

Following a drag show held in the Student Union ballroom Friday night, NKU’s 5th annual LGBTQ Pride Week begins with its annual Pride March on Monday morning at 11:50 a.m. in the SU plaza. The march, organized by LGBTQ Programs and Services, will be immediately followed by a resource fair and a cla...

From portraits of hot dogs to retro typefaces, SOTA student exhibition melds mediums

From portraits of hot dogs to retro typefaces, SOTA student exhibition melds mediums

Jude Noel, Arts & Life Editor

March 22, 2018


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

Spanning two gallery spaces and a wide range of mediums from photography to font-making, SOTA’s annual juried student exhibition—running from March 16-31, features the best of what NKU’s fine arts program has to offer, as determined by juror Sylvia Rombis, president of Cincinnati’s Malton Art Ga...

ISSS workshop gives tax tips to international students

ISSS workshop gives tax tips to international students

Pavel Klementyev, Reporter

March 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

April 15, 2018 is the due date for all residents and non-residents of the United States to file their federal and state taxes. When it comes to international students, the process might prove to be more challenging due to unfamiliar procedures and the excess of information available online. On March 1...

‘You have a place here:’ NKUnity centers on self-segregation in Norse Nation

‘You have a place here:’ NKUnity centers on self-segregation in Norse Nation

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter and Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, News, SGA

The second NKUnity event focused on self-segregation, or the tendency of students to close themselves off to those of different racial and cultural backgrounds.

WATCH- Building and Racing at the NKU Baja Club

WATCH- Building and Racing at the NKU Baja Club

February 26, 2018


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, Sports, Video

Have you ever wanted to create your own four wheeler? Then Norse Baja is the place for you! These students combine business with engineering as they design and build a vehicle from start to finish, then enter it into competitions. If you would like to learn more or stop in to see what they are working...

Six@Six lecture series: Art as Rx

Six@Six lecture series: Art as Rx

Mckenzie Eskridge, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

February 20, 2018


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

Nestled up on the common-area couch in the ceramics building, Charity Rust-Jordan sat down last week to discuss her journey as an art student, how her talents have lent themselves to community outreach and the social benefits of artmaking, all of which led to the Howard Scripps Center for Civic Engage...

’80s Aerobics, Nearly Naked Run give Homecoming a sweaty start

’80s Aerobics, Nearly Naked Run give Homecoming a sweaty start

Pavel Klementyev, Reporter

February 5, 2018


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

Founded in 1968, Northern Kentucky University is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Along with NKU staff, Activities Programming Board (APB) has organized a traditional homecoming week (Feb. 3-Feb. 11) with a lineup of sports and entertainment events for  all students, faculty, and staff memb...

WHAT TO DO: study abroad; clown around.

WHAT TO DO: study abroad; clown around.

Jude Noel, Arts & Life Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events

Thursday 2/1 Spring Study Abroad Fair Bitten by the wanderlust bug? Itching for a reprieve from midwestern culture? Looking to broaden your experiential palate? Consider studying abroad! Drop by the Student Union’s second floor lobby to learn more about the many opportunities on campus that let stu...

Six@six unwraps bitter truths about peanut butter cups

Six@six unwraps bitter truths about peanut butter cups

McKenzie Eskridge, Reporter

January 22, 2018


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

Have you ever indulged in a Reese’s peanut butter cup? Or maybe eight after a really tough day. Though most of us have tried the popular candy, many haven’t considered its origins. Enter Dr. Kimberly Weir.   The NKU professor of political science will break down the environmental and societal...

‘Willy Wonka’ brings candy-coated musical theater to Carnegie

‘Willy Wonka’ brings candy-coated musical theater to Carnegie

Madison Borland, Reporter

January 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events

If you missed “Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory” on Broadway, The Carnegie in Covington is hosting the candy-coated production Jan. 18-28.   Music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Timothy Allen McDonald, the production takes more inspiration from the 1971 film starring Gene WIlder, rather...

Tri-State Band Symposium honors outstanding musicians

Tri-State Band Symposium honors outstanding musicians

Abby Crabill, Reporter

January 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

Northern Kentucky University will host the 11th annual Tri-State Band Symposium on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 19-20. The symposium is an experience for outstanding high school musicians from over 165 area and regional high schools in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. The students, selected from a pool of ...

VIDEO | Finding minimalism: a new perspective

VIDEO | Finding minimalism: a new perspective

Alex King, Reporter

November 20, 2017


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

Walking into a small dorm room in Northern Terrace sits an empty desk and small closet to the left, which contains clothing items and shoes. Her made bed is pushed against the wall, lined with warm, sparse decor. Erinn’s Sweet room is a reflection of her recently adopted the minimalistic lifestyle, a...

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