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From NKU to BuzzFeed: Exploring an alum’s career

From NKU to BuzzFeed: Exploring an alum’s career

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief

January 21, 2020

“What kind of a tree are you?” It’s the question that sparked Tara Derington’s love for journalism.  Barbara Walters followed-up Katharine Hepburn’s statement about being a tree in the 1981 ABC interview by asking her what kind of tree she would be.  Ever since then, Derington has b...

Are you a film buff? There’s a minor for that

Are you a film buff? There’s a minor for that

Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor

January 21, 2020

Class begins with the lights turned off. Students settle in their seats—some with water bottles or sodas, maybe even a bag of popcorn—as the screen comes to life from the projector hanging above. The textbook is the film screen; the minor is cinema studies. Cinema studies is designed to teach NKU stud...

Phi Delta Theta comes to campus

Phi Delta Theta comes to campus

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

January 13, 2020

NKU’s newest fraternity Phi Delta Theta—also known as Phi Delt—begins the process of colonization on Jan. 13.

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 8, 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 ...

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