The Northerner

Authentic Mexican Food Finally Comes to N.Ky.

Brandon Barb

October 7, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Opinions, Viewpoints

What I like about Acapulco is the welcoming atmosphere and the amazing food, generally under $10. The most expensive items on the menu are the seafood, steak and fajita entrees, reaching the $20 range. But the best item on their eight-page menu is the Enchiladas Rancheras ($8.50)—a plate of thr...

Get noticed with “The Social Network”

Shawn Buckenmeyer

October 7, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Opinions, Reviews, Viewpoints

How many times do you check your Facebook account a day? Do you find yourself addicted to the experience that is Facebook? With anything that becomes popular there is a darker side waiting to creep out. David Fincher’s new movie explores the dark side of Facebook and its creator in “The Social Network.” The cen...

Don’t Be Afraid to Tell

Jesse Call

October 6, 2010


Filed under Campus Events, News

Being courageous enough to share the truth was the main theme of Lt. Dan Choi’s address to Northern Kentucky University on Oct. 4. Choi was an Army reservist who fought in the Iraqi conflict before he was honorably discharged under the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy in 2009. For...

SGA looks to create consensus on campus rec

Jesse Call

October 6, 2010


Filed under Campus Events, News, Sports

When all else fails, study. That’s what the Student Government Association is proposing to the Northern Kentucky University administration as it continues to try and build consensus on what is the best option for improving intramural sports and campus recreational facilities to meet the needs of the...

“Attachments” are “Mighty Sexy”

Shawn Buckenmeyer

October 6, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events

Northern Kentucky University allows audiences to see two artistic visions with the opening of two art shows: “Awfully Mighty Sexy,” a retrospective of Donald Henry, and “Attachments: New Work” by Rondle West. “Awfully Mighty Sexy” shows a large amount of artwork created by Henry during his...

Remember that creepy janitor?

Derick Bischoff

October 6, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Opinions, Viewpoints

Dent Schoolhouse focuses on the strange disappearance of many of the school’s students between 1942 and 1952. The story goes that people began to detect a foul odor coming from the basement of the schoolhouse. The school janitor, known as Charlie, convinced them that the smell was only backed-up pipes...

Lt. Dan Choi on Love

Jesse Call

October 5, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, News, Opinions, Viewpoints

Check out this video clip from Lt. Dan Choi's presentation to NKU students on Oct. 4, 2010. Check out the article and video story on the remarks in Wednesday's edition of The Northerner and thenortherner.com. Lt. Dan Choi on Love Lt. Dan Choi, the West Point graduate and Iraqi War veteran, was honorably...

To the movies

Shawn Buckenmeyer

September 29, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Reviews

Enter stage left: an impeccably dressed, perfumed man with a touch of make-up and overtly effeminate mannerisms who prances across the screen. He’s the sissy and he’s one of Hollywood’s first representations of a gay man. Austin Brown, a junior Integrated Studies major at Northern Kentucky University,...

Loot: a review

Shawn Buckenmeyer

September 29, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events

As the audience takes their seats, their attention is directed to the stage where they are greeted with an image of death — a coffin splashed in red lighting and surrounded with plastic flowers. As the play begins, the audience watches a nurse drag a giant black shroud that covers most of the set off...

Face off

Derick Bischoff

September 29, 2010


Filed under Campus Events, Sports

Hockey is a sport that some people watch hoping for the gloves to come off and a fight to follow, but it’s far more than that. It’s entertaining, intense, fast, adrenaline-pumping and requires precision. If these adjectives describe you or sounds like something you’d be interested in seeing, the...

Guts and glory

Derick Bischoff

September 22, 2010


Filed under Campus Events, Sports

If you have a high stress level, tons of energy or the desire to hit something, then have no fear, the Foam Sword Battle Group is here. Foam Sword Battle Group is comprised of people that have a desire for roleplay and pageantry, as well as sword fighting, battle reenactment and above all else —...

Professor Rocks

Brandon Barb

September 22, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life

Thomas Gamble is not just Gamble from 96 Rock — Cincinnati’s Pure Rock 96.5. He is not just a local radio personality. He is a family man, a big supporter of local high school sports, a respected professor, and director of the Marketing, Economics and Sports Business program. “He was always...

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