The Northerner

Event showcases black excellence on campus

Event showcases black excellence on campus

Elizabeth Cates, Reporter

January 28, 2019

Hosted for its fifth year, the Night of Black Excellence set a few landmarks in its history. The gala recognized various members of NKU’s African-American community and also invited NKU’s upper leadership who were able to attend for the first time. The first hour of the event took place in the...

Lecture showcases classic novel through new lens

Lecture showcases classic novel through new lens

Noël Waltz, Reporter

January 28, 2019

Tremendous things happen when you step away from the safe and familiar. The interdisciplinary format of the honors college encourages students to think beyond their majors, a test that can lead to great discoveries. NKU Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement hosted Moby Dick through a Nigerian...

EDITORIAL: One year after Zac Efron came to NKU

EDITORIAL: One year after Zac Efron came to NKU

Josh Kelly, Arts & Life Editor

January 26, 2019

Read one student's story about his experience hunting down Zac Efron on the NKU-based set of "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile".

Dreezy to headline NKU Homecoming

Dreezy to headline NKU Homecoming

Josh Kelly and Kane Mitten

January 25, 2019

NKU Homecoming announced Friday that Chicago-based rapper Dreezy will be performing at Homecoming.

Visual arts faculty dazzle with annual exhibition

Visual arts faculty dazzle with annual exhibition

Darien Parker, Reporter

January 24, 2019

The Full and Part-Time Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition returns for one month this winter. From Jan. 18 to Feb. 22 you can experience the exhibit with work by faculty members like Brian Harmon, who uses fuse beads to depict a stunning display of historic art pieces in an 8-bit pixel style from retro vi...

Winterfest returns to NKU

Winterfest returns to NKU

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life

January 14, 2019

To celebrate the beginning of the new semester, NKU is holding a weeklong festival for students full of fun events and exciting opportunities. On Wednesday, head to the Student Union Plaza for the annual winter carnival event, with free ice-skating for all and Norse ear-warmers being handed out b...

Singles Edition: Editor’s favorite songs of 2018

Singles Edition: Editor’s favorite songs of 2018

Northerner Staff

January 3, 2019

This Party - Houndmouth Houndmouth’s familiar indie, folk and blues tone is gone with their newest album “Golden Age.” The first single “This Party” set the tone for their transition into more pop and electronic sounds, but they make it work. “This Party” may discuss wishing to not be at a party,...

Editor’s picks: Our favorite albums of 2018

Editor’s picks: Our favorite albums of 2018

Northerner Staff

January 1, 2019

Black Panther: the Album - Various Artists The Black Panther album, released in February alongside the record-shattering movie, created anthems for the summer, Instagram captions and more, and the entire project was overseen by none other than Kendrick Lamar. In the 14-song album, you are invited into the contrasting wor...

BCM hopes to destress students with pancakes

BCM hopes to destress students with pancakes

Alexis Ross, Contributor

December 10, 2018

If the stress of finals is forming, you might need some breakfast food. When your study needs intersect with your late-night breakfast needs, Baptist Campus Ministries’ Pancakes and Finals event is the place to go. The event will serve free pancakes in a variety of styles, such as special cinnamon...

REVIEW: the 1975’s new album dazzles

REVIEW: the 1975’s new album dazzles

Corinne Byrne, Reporter

December 6, 2018

After disappearing for almost two years, the 1975 re-emerges with their project tackling millennial culture on their new album, “A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships.” The album is arguably this generation’s greatest anthem, delving into the ways in which our generation communicates....

NKU Philharmonic to bring multimedia to life

NKU Philharmonic to bring multimedia to life

Taylor Leach, Reporter

December 4, 2018

What’s the most important part of a movie? To the musicians of the NKU Philharmonic, it’s the score, and with their first multimedia excursions show they hope to show their audience why. By holding this concert, NKU Philharmonic director and conductor Dr. Amy Gillingham hopes to create an experienc...

WATCH- Norse on the Rise! Part 2

WATCH- Norse on the Rise! Part 2

December 3, 2018

Community support has been a crucial part of Norse Basketball success since the programs beginning. Rick Meyers and Kim Vance has seen this support from basketball's early days to now and how the changes in the community have effected the community.

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