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Six@Six lecture series: Art as Rx

Six@Six lecture series: Art as Rx

Mckenzie Eskridge, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

February 20, 2018


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

Nestled up on the common-area couch in the ceramics building, Charity Rust-Jordan sat down last week to discuss her journey as an art student, how her talents have lent themselves to community outreach and the social benefits of artmaking, all of which led to the Howard Scripps Center for Civic Engage...

REVIEW: Black Panther

REVIEW: Black Panther

Kayla Lumpkins, Reviewer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story, Reviews

OH MY GOD. We’re only two months into 2018 and Black Panther is already the best film of the year. I was fortunate to watch the movie Thursday night before its debut and WOW. I’m still shook. I haven’t stopped talking about the movie since I’ve seen it and I don’t know if I’ll stop anytime...

Students react: NKU’s brush with movie magic

Students react: NKU’s brush with movie magic

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

February 18, 2018


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Norse Nation got a dose of Hollywood magic as film rolled on campus on a snowy Saturday afternoon for Zac Efron and Lily Colin's latest flick, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile.  The film chronicles the crimes of serial killer Ted Bundy from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabet...

For survivors of sexual assault, NVP provides space for self-care

For survivors of sexual assault, NVP provides space for self-care

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2018


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The contents of Gabby Dralle’s office: a “tranquility” jar marked with the words “let it go” sits by her desktop, filled with purple liquid that shimmers as you move it. To the left, a lilac dream catcher hangs on the wall, flanked by newspaper clippings and posters. Beside a pile of conse...

In Madagascar, caring is a community affair

In Madagascar, caring is a community affair

Natalie Hamren, Assistant News Editor

February 12, 2018


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The act of caring for yourself, or self-care, varies from culture to culture. People all across the world demonstrate care for themselves based on their needs or the needs of their larger community. According to Dr. Douglas Hume, department chair of sociology, anthropology and philosophy, the Malaga...

Self-care: taking time to do what you love

Self-care: taking time to do what you love

Maria Dossett, Social Media Editor

February 12, 2018


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  Toulaye Ba Toulaye Ba’s guide to self-care is straightforward: “Netflix and music.” “My favorite TV show is The Office because it’s so simple. There’s no mystery. I can just sit there and watch it,” Ba said. As a senior economics major preparing for law school, Ba has had her fair share of stresses: classwor...

Jazz combos give coast-to-coast performance

Jazz combos give coast-to-coast performance

Pavel Klementyev, Reporter

February 12, 2018


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NKU’s School of the Arts (SOTA) hosted a jazz performance on Feb. 8, which included two student bands led by university music professors. The performance, which was attended by more than 50 people, took place in the Band Room of NKU Fine Arts Center.   The show was divided into two sessions ...

A glance at the Alumni Awards recipients  

A glance at the Alumni Awards recipients  

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2018


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Over 700 were in attendance for NKU’s annual Alumni Awards celebration. This year, it served as the kick-off to the university’s 50th anniversary, in conjunction with homecoming week. The event, organized by the NKU Alumni Association, recognizes four outstanding graduates for their impact no...

REVIEW: Rich Brian – “Amen”

REVIEW: Rich Brian – “Amen”

Kayla Lumpkins, Reviewer

February 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Reviews, Viewpoints

Rich Brian, formerly known as Rich Chigga, just dropped his highly anticipated debut album “Amen,” a cohesive body of work that proves the 18-year-old rapper from Indonesia is more than a fluke. The 14-track album includes the hit single “Glow Like Dat,” “Attention,” which features Offset, and his ...

With INKUREKA, one student’s dance studio thrives

With INKUREKA, one student’s dance studio thrives

Pavel Klementyev, Reporter

February 7, 2018


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A performing art that dates back nearly 9,000 years, dance is not only about art, but about expression, grace and symbolism. Throughout world history, dance has evolved into thousands of choreography movements curated by millions of people, all the way to the modern age. And, at Northern Kentucky Unive...

’80s Aerobics, Nearly Naked Run give Homecoming a sweaty start

’80s Aerobics, Nearly Naked Run give Homecoming a sweaty start

Pavel Klementyev, Reporter

February 5, 2018


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

Founded in 1968, Northern Kentucky University is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Along with NKU staff, Activities Programming Board (APB) has organized a traditional homecoming week (Feb. 3-Feb. 11) with a lineup of sports and entertainment events for  all students, faculty, and staff memb...

Editor’s Chat: Jordan Kellogg

Editor’s Chat: Jordan Kellogg

Jude Noel, Arts & Life Editor

February 5, 2018


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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. Four drained mugs rest on Jordan Kellogg’s desk, perched on a slightly elevated platform in The Cincinnati Enquirer newsroom. Behind his cu...

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