The Northerner

Mellow Mushroom offers much more than other pizza joints…but for a price

Claire Higgins

January 19, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Opinions, Viewpoints

College students and pizza go hand-in-hand. From Snappy Tomato and Dewey’s, to Papa John’s and Domino’s, run-of-the-mill pizza joints aren’t too hard to find around the Northern Kentucky University campus. Tucked in between a Dairy Queen and a sports grill in Wilder, Ky., Mellow Mushroom is somewhat...

NKU’s homecoming to focus more on future than past

Claire Higgins

January 19, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, News

Northern Kentucky University and the Homecoming Committee are bringing in the new year by inspiring students to visualize the future of the campus while participating in weeklong events during Homecoming 2011: The Future is Now! The Future is Now! is about celebrating and creating the future that stu...

“The Green Hornet” is worth the green

Derick Bischoff

January 18, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Opinions, Reviews, Viewpoints

“The Green Hornet” is a superhero movie that never lets itself get too serious. It sets itself apart from other comic book movies with just as many one-liners as fight scenes. The movie, starring and co-written by comedic actor Seth Rogen, has a lot to do with the comedy/action ratio. Rogen pla...

Weekly Comic: Jan. 19, 2011

January 18, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Cartoons, Opinions, Viewpoints

Click here to view this week's comic: https://www.thenortherner.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Comic-Web.jpg Comic by Brittany Granville

Alumni night reunites grads

Matt Brewer

January 12, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, News, Sports

Despite all the empty seats in the Bank of Kentucky Center, the Northern Kentucky University Pep Band added an element of excitement and school pride to the men’s and women’s basketball games. To add to that excitement, not necessarily for the fans gathered in the arena, but for the members of the...

“The King’s Speech:” Friendship through a lens

Shawn Buckenmeyer

January 12, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Opinions, Reviews, Viewpoints

Finding one’s voice can be a difficult challenge. In “The King’s Speech,” matters are made worse when a member of the royal family with a stammer has to face the task of giving a speech that will give strength and clarity to a country facing the onslaught of World War II. Colin Firth pla...

Add excitement to the weekend

Claire Higgins

January 12, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life

And we’re back! The four-week winter break often leaves students feeling antsy and almost relieved to get back on campus. But the worry sets in when Friday rolls around and the question “what is there to do in this boring town?” starts circulating. Fortunately for Northern Kentucky University students,...

Sudoku Solution: Jan. 12, 2011

January 12, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life

Here is your solution. How long did it take you?

“Tangled” truly shines

Shawn Buckenmeyer

December 8, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Opinions, Reviews, Viewpoints

“Tangled” is the 50th film released by Disney. It’s a girl-meets-boy story. But Rapunzel and Flynn aren’t your typical boy and girl. Rapunzel, voiced by Mandy Moore, is the kingdom’s golden child in spirit and hair color. She is kidnapped as a child and locked away in a tower that is hidden...

“To Kill a Mockingbird” to debut at NKU

Claire Higgins

December 1, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events

It’s a story most people have read in the classroom or watched in black and white on television — a timeless classic that sails through generation after generation, challenging the battle between good and evil, inequality and innocence. It’s “To Kill A Mockingbird,” and it’s the upcoming...

Stay warm this winter watching new movies

Brandon Barb

December 1, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Reviews

Winter is upon us whether we like it not. The jingles are on the radio, the decorations are going up, and the preparations for the impending snow have begun. But all of that should not hold you back from taking a trip out to see a film this winter season. So what’s on the silver screen slab this...

Tears flow for Native American History Month at NKU

Derick Bischoff

November 24, 2010


Filed under Campus Events, News

Tears flowed like a river at the First Nations Student Organization (FNSO) celebration of Native America. FNSO co-president Dayna Schambach couldn’t hold back tears as she addressed the crowd and thanked them for their suppport after an emotional slide show presentation. The slide show played a v...

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