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Tri-State Band Symposium honors outstanding musicians

Tri-State Band Symposium honors outstanding musicians

Abby Crabill, Reporter

January 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

Northern Kentucky University will host the 11th annual Tri-State Band Symposium on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 19-20. The symposium is an experience for outstanding high school musicians from over 165 area and regional high schools in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. The students, selected from a pool of ...

REVIEW: ‘The Post’ charms like retro Spielberg, bridging past and present

REVIEW: ‘The Post’ charms like retro Spielberg, bridging past and present

Jude Noel, Arts & Life Editor

January 18, 2018


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story, Reviews

Whether it’s tailing publisher Katharine Graham (Meryl Streep) into a sea of sharply-dressed Wall Street investors or plunging into a swell of notepads and flashbulbs on the Supreme Court steps, Stephen Spielberg’s camera rolls from swarm to throng like an amusement park’s anxiety-fueled dark ri...

Bevin recommends $3.9 million cut to NKU

Bevin recommends $3.9 million cut to NKU

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

Gov. Matt Bevin proposed a 7.7 percent funding cut for Northern Kentucky University in his state of the Commonwealth address on Tuesday night.

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New college, new dean: Honors aims for visibility, diversity

New college, new dean: Honors aims for visibility, diversity

Natalie Hamren, Asst. News Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

NKU’s previous Honors Program has shifted; it is now the Honors College, headed by its inaugural dean, Dr. James Buss. The new college hopes to grow in size, create a more diverse, inclusive environment and potentially gain national recognition.  

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Gallery: Norse get back on track with victory over Cleveland State

Gallery: Norse get back on track with victory over Cleveland State

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

January 15, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Northern Kentucky men's basketball team defeated Cleveland State 70-55 Monday night in BB&T Arena. The Norse improve to 12-6 on the season and 5-1 in Horizon League play while Cleveland State falls to 4-15 and 1-5 in conference play. The Norse remain in second place in the Horizon Leagu...

Norse Notebook: Brannen looking for ways to improve against size

Norse Notebook: Brannen looking for ways to improve against size

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

January 15, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

If the Norse have suffered one weakness this season, it is that they struggle against size inside. This was exposed against Wright State, who collected four blocks in Thursday’s game. “Size has been an issue so far this season for us in terms of getting the ball where we want to get it,” said J...

Column: Keep the momentum going, Norse Nation

Column: Keep the momentum going, Norse Nation

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

January 15, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

There was a time in the not so distant past, as recently as the middle of last season in fact, that the student section at BB&T Arena was mostly empty for NKU basketball games (men’s or women’s). There are only three times I can remember a sizeable student section at any basketball game last ...

FE18 showcases SOTA faculty’s versatility

FE18 showcases SOTA faculty’s versatility

McKenzie Eskridge, Reporter

January 15, 2018


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Featured Story

“Surrender” depicts a woman on an old-style bike in a field blocked off by construction cones. The woman longs to ride into the landscape, but the white flag waving on the back of the bike signals that she will cede to the artificial barriers. While the general theme centers on forbidden access, the inspira...

An editor’s guide to ‘snow cream’

An editor’s guide to ‘snow cream’

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

January 12, 2018


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story, Viewpoints

Begin scene: Me, at the age of six. The pants I’m wearing are so puffy that I waddle. My mother made me wear them, despite my protests that I could stay warm in a pair of jeans. I open the door of my suburban home (memories of the place are now awash in nostalgic, smudged tones) to a blinding landscape: ...

Cuts to come? Lawmakers, NKU wait for Bevin’s budget

Cuts to come? Lawmakers, NKU wait for Bevin’s budget

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

January 12, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

State representatives and NKU officials believe $516,000 or more in state funding will be cut in Gov. Matt Bevin’s budget address, which is scheduled for Jan. 16.

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Benzinger, Raiders end NKU’s four game win streak

Benzinger, Raiders end NKU’s four game win streak

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

BB&T Arena had not witnessed an NKU men's basketball loss since Jan. 20, 2017. 5,000 energized fans filled the arena Thursday, hoping they would witness the 14th straight home victory for the Norse. Instead, they witnessed a career night from Grant Benzinger, who was seemingly unphased by the n...

St. Amand: More state cuts add to funding disparity

St. Amand: More state cuts add to funding disparity

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Kentucky News, News

Interim pres. Gerard St. Amand said NKU’s state appropriations will be cut by $516,000 at a Board of Regents meeting on Jan. 10.

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