The Northerner

State of blood and lust

Tim Owens and Tim Owens

September 22, 2009


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MCT CampusJennifer's Body draws inspiration from the days of B-movie horror - the indelible sub-genre that, instead of trying to be good, celebrates its egregiousness. It is bad on purpose, and it quickly lets you know that. It is that, and the fact that it takes the hottest woman on the planet right...

Capturing the meaning of the white whale

Jeremy Jackson and Jeremy Jackson

September 21, 2009


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Edward MorrisEdward MorrisHe did not like the book when he first read it in high school. In fact, he hated it and it would be years until the Northern Kentucky University professor reread the classic piece of literature and finally realized how incredible it was. Dr. Robert Wallace, a 37 - year veter...

Jackson on local fare

Jeremy Jackson and Jeremy Jackson

September 22, 2009


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Melt Eclectic Deli in NorthsideSituated in the section of Cincinnati known as Northside, Melt Eclectic Deli is true to its name in offering an almost endless menu of vegetarian/vegan entrees.' Featuring a vast array of gourmet sandwiches and salads, the deli is especially known for its unconventional p...

Once a dancer, always a dancer

Justin Mattingly and Justin Mattingly

September 15, 2009


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Justin MattinglyJustin MattinglyAfter a draining dance career, Heather Britt quit what she loved the most. However, something was missing and her spirit was lacking. So she decided she wasn't done performing. Multi-talented dancer Heather Britt is showing no new signs of fatigue as she takes on a full...

International cuisine in Cincinnati

Jeremy Jackson and Jeremy Jackson

September 15, 2009


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Charlotte Etherton/Photo EditorAndy's Mediterranean Grille Located at 906 Nassau Street in Cincinnati, Andy's is an oasis of Lebanese delights. As the name suggests, the restaurant has an entire menu dedicated to the flavors and aromas of Eastern Mediterranean cuisine. From falafel - $7 (fried chickpea patti...

Cover Story: NKU theater preview

Jeremy Jackson and Jeremy Jackson

September 15, 2009


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Provided by NKU Theater DepartmentProvided by NKU Theater DepartmentProvided by NKU Theater DepartmentProvided by NKU Theater DepartmentProvided by NKU Theater DepartmentLast year, Northern Kentucky University's Theatre Department performed some astounding productions - from the musical version of W...

‘Extract’ lacks real flavor

Tim Owens

September 8, 2009


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Photo Courtesy of MCT CampusWatching Jason Bateman's comeback sure has been interesting. Dude has seen nothing but failure since his childhood stardom. His most successful venture, the hilarious, off-kilter sitcom Arrested Development, flat-lined after only three seasons despite rave reviews and multiple Emmy ...

Adventures beyond Wonderland

Jeremy Jackson and Jeremy Jackson

September 7, 2009


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Ed Morris/Assistant Photo EditorEd Morris/Assistant Photo EditorIn this current economic climate, getting a job - especially applied to one's university degree - is a rare occasion. For two Northern Kentucky University graduates, putting their degree to work has been their mission. At first glance Davi...

Jackson on local fare

Jeremy Jackson and Jeremy Jackson

September 8, 2009


Filed under Arts & Life

Hofbrauhaus Touted as featuring 'genuine Bavarian cuisine,' the Newport on the Levee restaurant/bar/brewery is writhe' with German vibes.' From the second you walk in, anyone can see why America's first authentic Hofbrauhaus draws a large crowd. The main Bier Hall has bench-type seating that can hold ...

Cover Story: A life’s dream fulfilled

Jeremy Jackson

September 1, 2009


Filed under Arts & Life

Photos courtesy of the Draper FamilyPhotos courtesy of the Draper FamilyIn our society, the meter by which success is measured is diverse and sometimes skewed. What could easily be considered a form of wealth to one person may just as likely be worth little or nothing to another.' The meaning of suc...

Cover Story: A life

Jeremy Jackson

September 1, 2009


Filed under Arts & Life

Photos courtesy of the Draper FamilyPhotos courtesy of the Draper FamilyIn our society, the meter by which success is measured is diverse and sometimes skewed. What could easily be considered a form of wealth to one person may just as likely be worth little or nothing to another.' The meaning of succ...

Canadian TV invades the U.S.

Jeremy Jackson, Jeremy Jackson, and Jeremy Jackson

September 1, 2009


Filed under Arts & Life

Photo Courtesy of MCT CampusTurning on the television nowadays is an act of futility. Seemingly endless programs that have become aged relics festooning the halls of three of the big four broadcasting stations (ABC, CBS, NBC) have become the status quo.' Everyday escapes such as, Law & Order, Crimina...

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