The Northerner

GALLERY: Millennium Falcon touches down at BB&T Arena

GALLERY: Millennium Falcon touches down at BB&T Arena

Owen Treolo, Reporter

April 27, 2018


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

In a galaxy not-so-far away, Han Solo’s famous Millennium Falcon landed at BB&T Arena this weekend, featuring a recreation of the interior of the famous freighter. The "Millennium Falcon Experience" as it’s called, coincides with the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story. Constructed inside a...

Students who drink regularly more likely to underperform, says psych professor

Students who drink regularly more likely to underperform, says psych professor

Natalie Hamren, Assistant News Editor

April 27, 2018


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

According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH),15.1 million adults ages 18 and older has had an alcohol use disorder.

SOTA seniors’ art comes from introspection.

SOTA seniors’ art comes from introspection.

Chelsea Livers-Gowdy, Reporter

April 27, 2018


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

  The School of the Arts is a place on campus where students discover their passions and turn them into art. Senior Chloe Collins, who is pursuing a BFA in art, took a gender studies class that challenged her perception of feminism.  Through the course, Collins grew and became more aware of h...

Farewell: Senior Arts & Life Editor Jude Noel

Farewell: Senior Arts & Life Editor Jude Noel

Jude Noel, Arts & Life Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Editorial, Viewpoints

Polarizing as its appearance may be, it’s my opinion that NKU is a beautiful place. I don’t think I realized it until now, taking the opportunity to revisit the past four years of my life, realizing that my fondest memories of college are abstract, sensory experiences. I let myself slip into a daydre...

GALLERY: Activities Programming Board brings petting zoo to campus

GALLERY: Activities Programming Board brings petting zoo to campus

Emerson Swoger and Jude Noel

April 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

If you missed the petting zoo that took over NKU's Science Center lawn yesterday morning, don't fret. Northerner photographer Emerson Swoger was able to attend the event, presented by Activities Programming Board with help from Honey Hill farm, and snapped some pictures of the cutest animals on displ...

WATCH: The MINJAs and their New Image

WATCH: The MINJAs and their New Image

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Video

This week we took an inside look at the recently recuperated MINjas organization. The overview looks at what they’ve done in the past, how they’re doing currently and what they plan for in the future.

WATCH: Loch Norse Open Mic Night

WATCH: Loch Norse Open Mic Night

April 23, 2018


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

NKU students and faculty alike, gathered at the Highlander Event Center on Friday April 20th for an open mic night held by NKU’s Loch Norse Magazine. Participants were able to enjoy listening to the literary works of others, as well as share some of their own creative works.

WATCH: 2018 NKU Step Show

WATCH: 2018 NKU Step Show

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Video

As the semester comes to an end, it becomes time for the annual step show. The stepping builds camaraderie, teamwork, pride, achievement and a bond that links NKU fraternities and sororities. Step shows are well known for a mix of choreography, singing, music and performance.

Rachael Denhollander takes back the night

Rachael Denhollander takes back the night

Kane Mitten, Reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

“The most powerful thing you can do with your voice is speak the truth to a society that often does not want to hear it,” Rachael Denhollander said to over 75 students in the University Center ballroom last Tuesday. She spoke as part of the sixth annual Take Back the night, an event within NKU...

Editor’s Chat: Rick Meyers

Editor’s Chat: Rick Meyers

Jude Noel, Arts & Life Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under 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. When Rick Meyers first stepped on campus in the fall of 1972, it wasn’t just the St. Thomas graduate’s first day of college: it was also N...

Family Divided: Diane Guerrero speaks on memoir, immigration

Family Divided: Diane Guerrero speaks on memoir, immigration

Pavel Klementyev, Reporter

April 17, 2018


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

Diane Guerrero—known for her roles as inmate Maritza Ramos on the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black and Lina on Jane the Virgin—spoke at Northern Kentucky University about her recent memoir, In the Country We Love: My Family Divided, which shares her personal story in hopes of raising awareness on immi...

WATCH: NKU Rally for Higher Education

WATCH: NKU Rally for Higher Education

April 13, 2018


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, News, Video

Students gathered alongside faculty and staff to rally for their education. With the proposed pension increases and budget cuts, harsh changes are looming on the horizon. NKU is lobbying for the state to push back against Governor Bevin to keep education affordable and save the jobs of many NKU faculty. ...

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