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Favorite Halloween traditions have dark origins

Favorite Halloween traditions have dark origins

Darien Parker, Contributor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

Halloween wasn’t always about fake blood and flimsy outfits— it used to be a bleak affair.

Rapper Nelly postpones BB&T concert

Rapper Nelly postpones BB&T concert

Northerner Staff

October 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

Nelly’s NOT in herre, at least until spring.

REVIEW: No “Bad Times” found at El Royale

REVIEW: No “Bad Times” found at El Royale

Kane Mitten, Copy Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story, Reviews

A priest, a salesman, a hippie and a soul singer walk into a motel lobby.

Documentary examines race in America then and now

Documentary examines race in America then and now

Josh Kelly, Arts & Life Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

A slave escapes from Northern Kentucky across the Ohio River. After being caught by U.S. Marshals, she kills her children, for she knows death is the only thing better than going back into a world where they must endure racial categories.

Northerner earns three national Pinnacle Awards

Northerner earns three national Pinnacle Awards

Northerner Staff

October 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story, News, Sports

The Northerner received three national Pinnacle Awards for reporting, sports photography and editorial illustration on Oct. 26.

Habitat hopes to impact lives

Habitat hopes to impact lives

Taylor Leach, Contributor

October 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

Building a home is a huge feat to take on, and takes many months to complete from start to finish. NKU’s chapter of Habitat for Humanity takes on the challenge at least once a month. On average, NKU’s Habitat chapter assists in 12 to 16 builds a year, and every build varies in the amount of time...

Planetarium’s ‘Dying with the Stars’ shows how spooky space can be

Planetarium’s ‘Dying with the Stars’ shows how spooky space can be

Noelle Horn, Contributor

October 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

From the ceiling of the tomb of the great Senenmut of Egypt to the explosive tombs of stars in space, Haile Digital Planetarium’s Halloween special, "Dying with Stars," takes its viewers on a journey from Earth to the heavens. All, of course, with a spooky twist. Planetarium director Christa Speigh...

‘Horror Roulette’: Norse Film Society and dissecting the anatomy of the scare

‘Horror Roulette’: Norse Film Society and dissecting the anatomy of the scare

Arian Cheers-Thomas, Contributor

October 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

The Norse Film Society will present their “Horror Roulette” event on Oct. 30 featuring six independent horror films created by NKU students. Each film will be around 12 minutes long.

Julia Oldham combines feminism and science through art

Julia Oldham combines feminism and science through art

Corinne Byrne, Contributor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

Multimedia artist Julia Oldham spoke to students and staff in the Digitorium in Griffin Hall Thursday about past, present and upcoming projects. Oldham grew up with a physicist for a father who told her bedtime stories about the beginning of the universe. This sparked her desire to blend science and...

Former NKU student hosts third “We the Creators” event

Former NKU student hosts third “We the Creators” event

Nicole Browning, Managing Editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

Columbia Plaza’s lobby boasted a calm atmosphere Saturday evening; its minimalist design was blanketed in white ornamentation. Everything was undeniably tame. Twenty-nine floors up was another world. As photographers, models and other creators from across the community gathered for the third ...

Au Bon Pain opens with high praise

Au Bon Pain opens with high praise

Darien Parker, Contributor

October 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

Au Bon Pain is now open on campus after being delayed from opening in September to Mid-October due to renovation and construction.

Karamo Brown wows SU crowd with message of love, self-esteem

Karamo Brown wows SU crowd with message of love, self-esteem

Kane Mitten, Copy Editor

October 10, 2018


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

Karamo Brown, social activist and star of Netflix’s original series “Queer Eye” took the stage for a sold-out event in the Student Union ballroom on Monday night during NKU’s celebration of LGBTQ History Month.

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