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Review: Khalid releases sophomore album ‘Free Spirit’

Review: Khalid releases sophomore album ‘Free Spirit’

Corinne Byrne, Reporter

April 11, 2019

R&B artist Khalid reflects on becoming an adult.

Review: Fun Times in Philadelphia with ‘Shazam!’

Review: Fun Times in Philadelphia with ‘Shazam!’

Billy Keeney, Copy Editor

April 11, 2019

“Shazam!” is a step in the right direction for the DCEU.

Lost Henry: NKU pop punk act brings fans out to rock

Lost Henry: NKU pop punk act brings fans out to rock

Noël Waltz, Reporter

April 10, 2019

Lost Henry is the kind of band that instinctively gets you off your feet.

Ted Bundy biopic shot at NKU releases on Netflix May 3

Ted Bundy biopic shot at NKU releases on Netflix May 3

Billy Keeney, Copy Editor

April 4, 2019

The new film, starring Zac Efron, has several scenes shot on NKU's campus.

“Initiative” brings Kentucky playwright’s career full circle

“Initiative” brings Kentucky playwright’s career full circle

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

April 3, 2019

Initiative, opening Thursday at Y.E.S. Fest, centers around a man's cancer diagnosis and his love for tabletop gaming.

‘Fast Young Beautiful’ will tear you apart at Y.E.S. Fest 2019

‘Fast Young Beautiful’ will tear you apart at Y.E.S. Fest 2019

Billy Keeney and Kane Mitten

April 3, 2019

Fast Young Beautiful, opening Wednesday at Y.E.S. Fest, is an ode to classic cinema.

“Black Boy In Pink” deals with sexuality, race

“Black Boy In Pink” deals with sexuality, race

Corinne Byrne, Reporter

April 3, 2019

The Black Boy In Pink, opening Friday at Y.E.S. Fest, was written by NKU student Isaiah Reaves.

Toby Keith will headline BB&T Arena show

Toby Keith will headline BB&T Arena show

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

April 2, 2019

Billboard’s Country Artist of the Decade is stopping by BB&T Arena for his "That's Country Bro!" tour.

Vaidya installed as NKU’s sixth president

Vaidya installed as NKU’s sixth president

Natalie Hamren and Josh Kelly

March 30, 2019

Family, friends, colleagues and students welcomed in the sixth president of Northern Kentucky University, Dr. Ashish Vaidya on Friday during his official installation. Vaidya assumed the role as president on July 1, 2018, but was formally recognized during the installation. Vaidya thanked everyon...

Ceramic professor creates beautiful art on campus

Ceramic professor creates beautiful art on campus

Josh Kelly, Arts & Life Editor

March 28, 2019

Professor Jee Eun Lee’s passion for ceramics started off as an act of defiance. Lee’s mother and sister—both artists who knew the struggles of selling their work in a creative discipline—didn’t want Lee to experience that hardship. In turn, Lee’s family pushed her to focus on her stud...

From EMB to in front of the camera: NKU alum reports in Cincinnati

From EMB to in front of the camera: NKU alum reports in Cincinnati

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2019

Dan Griffin was in seventh grade home economics class when he first realized he wanted to become a news reporter. He remembers learning how to sew pillows when a teacher burst into his classroom, tears streaming down her face. She told the teacher at the front of the room to switch on the TV. On ...

REVIEW: Captain Marvel offers thrilling but familiar action

REVIEW: Captain Marvel offers thrilling but familiar action

Billy Keeney, Copy Editor

March 11, 2019

Marvel’s first female-led feature is undoubtedly a giant leap forward for representation for women in the mega-franchises that have dominated the box office the past decade, but a small step toward bringing anything new or exciting to the superhero genre.   In “Captain Marvel,” the 21st installmen...

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