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Meet NKU’s ‘Wise Women’: NVP initiative sheds light on key campus figures

Meet NKU’s ‘Wise Women’: NVP initiative sheds light on key campus figures

Maria Dossett, Social Media Editor

March 27, 2018


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

When the time came to begin planning events to celebrate Women’s History Month, director of the Norse Violence Prevention Center (NVP) Gabby Dralle found herself spending time in reflection. With the Time’s Up and #MeToo movement in full force, she took notice of present events and looked back on the transformative moments of her own life.

REVIEW: Lil Yachty – Lil Boat 2

REVIEW: Lil Yachty – Lil Boat 2

Kayla Lumpkins, Reviewer

March 22, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Opinions, Reviews

Dropping his sophomore album Lil Boat 2 on the anniversary of his debut project, Lil Boat, Atlanta’s Lil Yachty hopes fans take to his new material better than they did his last album, Teenage Emotions. In an interview with Ebro Darden on Beats1, he discussed how he felt like he let fans down wit...

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...

EDITORIAL: In the mountains, the option to serve

EDITORIAL: In the mountains, the option to serve

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2018


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Editorial, Featured Story, Viewpoints

Highways carved into mountains guided three vans of NKU students to the area where the War on Poverty was first declared by Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964. It’s a surreal encounter with a niche culture unlike the one I grew up in, just a few hours away in central Kentucky. Houses and trailers freckle...

Disco Tits: From Seventies to Cyberpunk

Disco Tits: From Seventies to Cyberpunk

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2018


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

In a warehouse on the outskirts of Over-the-Rhine, industrial music screeched. Inside,  the otherwise sparse space was decorated with surrealist art: a vibrant birthday-cake-shaped statue made of nostalgia-sewn stuffed animals, twee porcelain sharks fishing and a teddy bear with a stake driven throug...

The vantage of vintage

The vantage of vintage

Madeline Hearn, Reporter

March 15, 2018


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

Located in a cozy niche of the Northside, Cincinnati, Casablanca Vintage is helmed by NKU alum Ashley Beaufille. The origins of their passion can be traced back to a thrift-shop trip with their grandmother, where they purchased their first vintage item as a child. “I still have my first vintage piece I ev...

GALLERY: NKU freshman’s photography event is an artistic playground

GALLERY: NKU freshman’s photography event is an artistic playground

Jude Noel, Arts & Life Editor

March 5, 2018


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

If it weren’t for the massive fleet of station wagons parked along the adjacent streets, you’d pass Felsenhaus without much of a second thought. A former Over-The-Rhine brewery, the brick building blends into the block’s weathered modesty. The building’s lot is packed to capacity with cars, arranged c...

‘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...

Annihilation: Another win for 21st century sci-fi film canon

Annihilation: Another win for 21st century sci-fi film canon

Kyle Howard, Reviewer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story, Reviews

Annihilation is writer and director Alex Garland’s second directorial endeavor after the success of his artificially intelligent debut, Ex Machina, which pitted two geniuses against the wit of an android woman. While Annihilation has suffered from some distribution, marketing, and editing problems...

Editor’s Chat: Kevin Schultz

Editor’s Chat: Kevin Schultz

Jude Noel, Arts & Life Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under 50th-anniversary-package, A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story

Editor’s note: This feature is part of an ongoing series of profiles catching up with Northerner editorial alumni, in honor of NKU’s 50th anniversary. Tucked into a far cranny of Carew Tower, Cincinnati Magazine’s offices are a shock of secondary color among its home building’s weathering Art Deco ar...

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