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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.

Newest Henry play addresses prejudice against disabled individuals

Newest Henry play addresses prejudice against disabled individuals

Haley Millay, Reporter

November 18, 2019

The Henry Konstantinow Theatre’s adaptation of “Tribes” sheds light on the lives of those living with a disability and the prejudice that people in disabled communities can face, sometimes even from their own families.

U.S. women’s soccer champion inspires students and community members

U.S. women’s soccer champion inspires students and community members

Corinne Byrne, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

November 15, 2019

On Thursday night, the Activities Programming Board hosted U.S. women’s national soccer team champion Rose Lavelle. A Cincinnati native, Lavelle returned to the area to share her story and inspire the students and community members who sat in their seats fixated on the local hero who sat in front of them. 

Theta Chi’s Ruby Gala remembers life, legacy of student

Theta Chi’s Ruby Gala remembers life, legacy of student

Corinne Byrne, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

November 14, 2019

On Wednesday night, Theta Chi Fraternity hosted the Ruby Gala in the SU ballroom as a celebration of the life of Christian “Jet Li” Dichoso, a brother who passed away last fall. The benefit dinner hosted four keynote speakers, a silent auction and raised money for a scholarship in Dichoso’s na...

On-campus ministry shares message, love through coffee

On-campus ministry shares message, love through coffee

Elena Ferguson, Reporter

November 14, 2019

Vine and Branches, a ministry of the United Methodist Church on NKU’s campus, is trying to change the way people view Christianity by passing out free coffee to students.

SOTA festival puts on a show in ten minutes or less

SOTA festival puts on a show in ten minutes or less

Gabriel Barnett, Contributor

November 13, 2019

A lot can happen in ten minutes—you could get a chore done, have a nice conversation with a friend, or even finish that assignment you’ve been putting off right before class. But what about putting on a whole show? Sixteen talented students from this year’s Directing I class did just that in the 11th annual Ten Minute Play Festival, organized by Lecturer of Performance Brian Robertson.

VIDEO: OINK Film Festival

VIDEO: OINK Film Festival

Alyssa Nickles, Tyler Vandervort, Daniel Jones, and Jack Reynolds

November 13, 2019

OINK is a brand new event on NKU's campus, all about bringing in high school film makers in to encourage their future within the field. Northerner reporters caught up with a few key people that made this event possible.

VIDEO: SGA on NPHC representation on campus

VIDEO: SGA on NPHC representation on campus

Corrine Carnohan, Hunter Dunn, and Jenna Manor

November 12, 2019

SGA is passing a resolution to give NPHC organizations a physical representation on campus, much like FSL's benches. SGA Vice President Shelby Sanford gives The Northerner the scoop.

Poetry in motion: eight great basketball movies

Poetry in motion: eight great basketball movies

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

November 11, 2019

This list of the eight best basketball movies will help you get in the spirit of the season.

VIDEO: Stefan Roloff at NKU

VIDEO: Stefan Roloff at NKU

Brennen Alm, Reporter

November 8, 2019

The 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall brought artist Stefan Roloff to NKU's campus, sharing his experiences that brought him to where he is today.

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