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Editors choose their Album of the Year 2019

Editors choose their Album of the Year 2019

Northerner Staff

December 31, 2019

Northerner editors choose their favorite albums of 2019.

REVIEW: Harry Styles returns with ‘Fine Line’

REVIEW: Harry Styles returns with ‘Fine Line’

Corinne Byrne, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

December 13, 2019

There’s something we all expect of Harry Styles, whether we like to admit it or not. He’s carried a persona of being an immortal early 1970’s rock star with a taste for psychedelics and an obsession with finding the true meaning of good music. We expect profound one-liners and tattoo-worthy co...

SOTA Senior Exhibition brings mummy, marketplace to campus

SOTA Senior Exhibition brings mummy, marketplace to campus

Alyssa Weber, Reporter

December 13, 2019

One of the only places where you could view a mummy and a marketplace under the same roof resided in SOTA this week. 

SOTA first-year show shows students’ potential

SOTA first-year show shows students’ potential

Emily Broyles, Reporter

December 7, 2019

The School of the Arts’ annual first-year show is here again, where new theatre students come together to dazzle attendees with a show only they perform in.

Student club celebrates Japanese tradition of KFC on Christmas

Student club celebrates Japanese tradition of KFC on Christmas

Bee Klapper, Reporter

December 6, 2019

On Thursday night, the members of the Japanese Language and Culture Club gathered in MEP 300 for one last meeting to celebrate Christmas in the true Japanese style—with a bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken.

Professors on their favorite Cincinnati films

Professors on their favorite Cincinnati films

Billy Keeney, News Editor

December 6, 2019

Cincinnati has been home to a growing amount of critically acclaimed films this past decade. Most notably is Todd Haynes’ 2015 indie darling “Carol” starring Rooney Mara (The Social Network, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) and Cate Blanchett as two star-crossed lovers, featuring Cincinnati as...

VIDEO: What do you love about winter?

VIDEO: What do you love about winter?

Jenna Manor, Reporter

December 6, 2019

Winter is in full swing in Northern Kentucky, so a Northerner reporter set out to see what NKU loves about the season.

‘OK Boomer’: Are you a millennial or Gen Z?

‘OK Boomer’: Are you a millennial or Gen Z?

Noël Waltz, Assistant Design Editor

December 4, 2019

Have you ever used a fidget spinner? Do you have a TikTok account? Do you remember 9/11? These are questions that can answer a query many born between the years 1995-2000 have—are you a millennial or part of Gen Z? Pew Research Center defines millennials as someone born between 1981 and 1996—mea...

Everybody wins this Giving Tuesday

Everybody wins this Giving Tuesday

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor

December 3, 2019

Students stepped into the box—goggled and ready—to grab as much “cash” as they could in under 30 seconds. The cash, colored yellow and green, would give students the opportunity to donate money to an organization of their choice or win a gift card for themselves. Derek Darwish, member of the student alumni ...

How a student’s business went from his garage to competing in Silicon Valley

How a student’s business went from his garage to competing in Silicon Valley

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

November 22, 2019

Isaiah Kelly started painting shoes in his garage as a hobby. Now, after taking part in the INKUBATOR program, he’s earned $7,000 in seven months. Kelly began his shoe restoration and design company, Smoove Creations, during his freshman year of college after watching a 12-year-old do the same ...

Emerging Choreographers Showcase supports the artistic growth of women

Emerging Choreographers Showcase supports the artistic growth of women

Alyssa Weber, Reporter

November 19, 2019

NKU’s dance program holds an Emerging Choreographers’ Showcase every year to spotlight student talent. This year the ECS will be entirely produced and choreographed by female students.  When BFA dance coordinator and assistant professor of dance Tracey Bonner began teaching at the School of the A...

VIDEO: The comeback of Pokémon GO

VIDEO: The comeback of Pokémon GO

Jason Houston, Caleb Hodges, and Keara McClellan

November 18, 2019

NKU has its very own Pokémon GO club called GONKU. RJ Clark, the creator of the club, tells The Northerner all about the community that the app has built on campus.

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