The Northerner

Artist’s unique style breaks industry fads

Brandon Barb

September 7, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

“All you need to know is that there is a scar on my face, I’m starting a new life, and I have a friend who is helping me.” — Kabuki. My first thought upon reading “Kabuki: The Alchemy” was Terry Gilliam. That might sound a bit strange, but when the graphic novel is looked at as a fil...

Planetarium challenges perceptions

Roxanna Blevins

September 7, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

If you are interested in learning about the seven wonders of the ancient world you can, at the Haile Digital Planetarium, in the Science Center. “Seven Wonders” will be showing for free, the first and third Fridays of the month, at 7:30 p.m. beginning Sept. 9. and every Monday, from noon to 1 p...

Freshmen elections today

Staff Report

September 7, 2011


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Fifteen freshmen are running for five open senate seats in the Student Government Association. Students can view candidate profiles on SGA's website. How to vote: 1. Log on to the SGA voting website at http://elections.nku.edu/sga between 7:30 a.m. Sept. 7 and Sept. 8 at 10 p.m. 2. Or visit com...

Northerner cartoonist honored

Karli Wood

September 2, 2011


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Walter Deller, graphic artist at The Northerner received an Honorable Mention from the Associated Collegiate Press for his work that ran in the Feb. 23 issue of The Northerner. The ACP is a national organization for college journalists. Deller said that it was a “nice surprise,” and seemed exc...

Opinions still differ on GenEd changes

Cassie Stone

August 31, 2011


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The debate over Foundations of Knowledge, NKU’s general education program, is at a standstill for now, but the university is still waiting to hear the results of the U.S. Department of Education’s inquiry into how the curriculum change was approved and how complaints about the change were handled. A Jun...

Bad Veins go retro

Roxanna Blevins

August 31, 2011


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Cincinnati band Bad Veins returned to the city Saturday to shoot a music video at WCET-TV studio, for their song “Dancing on TV” from their recently completed second album. The new album, yet to be released, is a departure from the sound of the band’s self-titled debut album, according to ...

From pyramids to pepperoni

Brandon Barb

August 31, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

Walking into Giuseppe’s Pizzeria is like meeting Daren Harris. Both are warm, inviting, friendly, open and passionate. The larger-than-life personality of Harris pours over into his restaurant — ask about the Legend of the Drunken Fireman, a 20 pound 20 inch pizza. Harris is a former Boone Cou...

Rec center plans for upgrades

Stephen Wilder

August 31, 2011


Filed under Featured Story, Sports

The upgrade and renovation of Northern Kentucky University’s Albright Health Center and the Campus Recreation Center may soon be underway, but exactly what will be added is still up for debate. Matt Hackett, director of campus recreation, said there is a list of things that university officials wou...

Griffin Hall ready for action…almost

Claire Higgins

August 24, 2011


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Northern Kentucky University’s newest building Griffin Hall, featuring state-of-the-art technology, ideas and original classroom designs has finally opened for classes. But all of the much-heralded technology isn’t quite living up to it’s name yet. Information Technology professionals are working...

Campus updates unfinished as students return

Claire Higgins

August 24, 2011


Filed under Featured Story, News

Construction seems to be following Northern Kentucky University students from the interstate all the way onto campus as the fall semester begins, as some major walkways and roads are blocked by fences and signs. Although the renovations are beneficial to the university’s campus beautification eff...

The comic book boom

Brandon Barb

August 24, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

This started as an article to figure out why comic book movies have become such big business, and ended up morphing into the comic book culture itself. The change turned this Features Editor into a bearded Alice in a magical world full of powerful creatures, mutants and strange men in brightly colored...

The road to D-I

Stephen Wilder

August 24, 2011


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Northern Kentucky University is planning to make a move to Division I, but that will only be possible if a conference invites them. However, NKU athletic director Scott Eaton said he likes NKU’s chances of making it happen. “We are very confident that our application will be accepted and tha...

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