The Northerner

Dancing to her own beat

Justin Mattingly

February 3, 2010


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She’s often referred to as energetic, bubbly and enthusiastic. But she insists she teaches with an iron fist, wrapped in a soft heart. Jane Green, professor of Northern Kentucky University’s Theatre and Dance Department, has spent her life dedicated to the art of dancing, as well as teaching. Gre...

Pursuing the paranormal

Jeremy Jackson

January 27, 2010


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He’s a 21st century Ghostbuster, fully equipped and poised to nab the garden variety specter that crosses his path. But rather than duping his otherworldly prey with ectoplasmic guns and proton packs — the contrives of Hollywood film — his trade is rooted in reality, employing equipment that is...

Kicking some brass

Jeremy Jackson

January 20, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts

She’s been playing the trumpet for more than half her life. From orchestral transcriptions, to Tejano, a traditional hybrid of country and Mexican music— the 35-year-old has crisscrossed the United States with some of North America’s most prestigious brass bands—performing everything from jazz...

Exploring the art of film

Brandon Barb

January 13, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts

The power of film is so much more than sitting in a theater for a few hours, then getting up and driving home. With the power to change, to evoke emotion, to cause fear, to make you laugh and cry — film can do much more than the average moviegoer realizes. For the Norse Film Society’s Co-president Aus...

Interactive: Senior Art Exhibition, Dec. 3-11

Joe Castelli

December 15, 2009


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts

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No voice silenced

Jeremy Jackson and Jeremy Jackson

December 7, 2009


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Courtsey of NKU Theatre Department.From the outset, we know that she is perpetually doomed. No matter which way you spin it, the colossal ship that underwent its maiden voyage in 1912 is going to sink in the second act. Therein lies the challenge for Northern Kentucky University's theatrical performanc...

Cover Story: The Norse Bunch

Emily Teaford and Emily Teaford

December 1, 2009


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Emily Teaford/Presentation EditorAli Bowdler Freshman Psychology If you could do anything in the world as a job what would you do? I'm probably going to go into the FBI. I'd really like to be [in the] white collar crime division in the FBI. If you had $10,000 what would you do with it? Pay for schoo...

Singing against all odds

Katie Blair and Katie Blair

December 2, 2009


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Emily Teaford/Presentation EditorShe is in a sorority, has a serious boyfriend and feels overwhelmed with school at times. Claiming time management as one of her biggest struggles with college, Annie Donnellon sounds like a typical 23-year-old student who may have caught a bit of the senioritis bug. Bu...

Cook transitions to new stage

Jeremy Jackson and Jeremy Jackson

December 1, 2009


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Charlotte Etherton/Photo EditorHis past four years at Northern Kentucky University have been the complete antithesis of where he set out to be as a child. The precocious student from the rural backwaters of Eastern Kentucky surmised that his life, since he could remember, was destined for the career...

Cook transitions to new stage

Jeremy Jackson and Jeremy Jackson

November 30, 2009


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Charlotte Etherton/Photo EditorHis past four years at Northern Kentucky University have been the complete antithesis of where he set out to be as a child. The precocious student from the rural backwaters of Eastern Kentucky surmised that his life, since he could remember, was destined for the career...

Singing against all odds

Katie Blair and Katie Blair

December 1, 2009


Filed under Arts & Life

Emily Teaford/Presentation EditorShe is in a sorority, has a serious boyfriend and feels overwhelmed with school at times. Claiming time management as one of her biggest struggles with college, Annie Donnellon sounds like a typical 23-year-old student who may have caught a bit of the senioritis bug. Bu...

Celebrating Frank Duveneck

William Fisher

November 20, 2009


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts

The Schlachter Archives, housed within Northern Kentucky University’s Steely Library, has a sampling of Frank Duveneck’s paintings on display through Nov. 21. The exhibit has a collection of 15 works attributed to Frank Duveneck, along with several other pieces relating to the artist, including...

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