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‘Fast Young Beautiful’ will tear you apart at Y.E.S. Fest 2019

‘Fast Young Beautiful’ will tear you apart at Y.E.S. Fest 2019

Billy Keeney and Kane Mitten

April 3, 2019

Fast Young Beautiful, opening Wednesday at Y.E.S. Fest, is an ode to classic cinema.

“Black Boy In Pink” deals with sexuality, race

“Black Boy In Pink” deals with sexuality, race

Corinne Byrne, Reporter

April 3, 2019

The Black Boy In Pink, opening Friday at Y.E.S. Fest, was written by NKU student Isaiah Reaves.

Toby Keith will headline BB&T Arena show

Toby Keith will headline BB&T Arena show

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

April 2, 2019

Billboard’s Country Artist of the Decade is stopping by BB&T Arena for his "That's Country Bro!" tour.

Vaidya installed as NKU’s sixth president

Vaidya installed as NKU’s sixth president

Natalie Hamren and Josh Kelly

March 30, 2019

Family, friends, colleagues and students welcomed in the sixth president of Northern Kentucky University, Dr. Ashish Vaidya on Friday during his official installation. Vaidya assumed the role as president on July 1, 2018, but was formally recognized during the installation. Vaidya thanked everyon...

Ceramic professor creates beautiful art on campus

Ceramic professor creates beautiful art on campus

Josh Kelly, Arts & Life Editor

March 28, 2019

Professor Jee Eun Lee’s passion for ceramics started off as an act of defiance. Lee’s mother and sister—both artists who knew the struggles of selling their work in a creative discipline—didn’t want Lee to experience that hardship. In turn, Lee’s family pushed her to focus on her stud...

From EMB to in front of the camera: NKU alum reports in Cincinnati

From EMB to in front of the camera: NKU alum reports in Cincinnati

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2019

Dan Griffin was in seventh grade home economics class when he first realized he wanted to become a news reporter. He remembers learning how to sew pillows when a teacher burst into his classroom, tears streaming down her face. She told the teacher at the front of the room to switch on the TV. On ...

REVIEW: Captain Marvel offers thrilling but familiar action

REVIEW: Captain Marvel offers thrilling but familiar action

Billy Keeney, Copy Editor

March 11, 2019

Marvel’s first female-led feature is undoubtedly a giant leap forward for representation for women in the mega-franchises that have dominated the box office the past decade, but a small step toward bringing anything new or exciting to the superhero genre.   In “Captain Marvel,” the 21st installmen...

‘Out of my comfort zone’: student finds new passions by getting involved

‘Out of my comfort zone’: student finds new passions by getting involved

Brooke Smith, Reporter

March 7, 2019

Student Shayla Delamar wants to keep inspiring African American students across campus and beyond.

Dancer emerges as leader on campus

Dancer emerges as leader on campus

Chelsea Livers Gowdy, Reporter

March 7, 2019

Sophomore Jaylah Bailey dives into how death inspired her advocacy for the Black community and the homeless community in Louisville and how a pageant is jumpstarting her work.

Womanhood and motherhood: how one student chooses both

Womanhood and motherhood: how one student chooses both

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

March 7, 2019

Senior English major Charlotte Kalfas wants to inspire other students by showing them that motherhood doesn’t mean giving up on your career goals.

“StepUp!” walks against power-based violence

“StepUp!” walks against power-based violence

Billy Keeney, Copy Editor

March 7, 2019

“StepUp! End Power-Based Violence” invited all men and women on campus to walk a mile around campus this past Wednesday to raise awareness for sexual assault, gender-violence, intolerance and gender-inequality.

Best of NKY 2019: Readers’ and Editors’ picks

Best of NKY 2019: Readers’ and Editors’ picks

Northerner Staff

March 6, 2019

We asked, you answered. These are our readers' and editors' selections of the Best of Northern Kentucky.

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