The Northerner

Student comedian drafting show about when ‘it’ hits the fan

Student comedian drafting show about when ‘it’ hits the fan

Abby Behrens, Assistant Video Editor

February 26, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Video

Theatre performance sophomore Trevor Browning has found a home in SOTA's Henry Konstantinow Theatre writing and producing his very own stand up comedy shows. Northerner Assistant Video Editor Abby Behrens digs deeper to further understand Browning’s inspiration and writing process for his performances.

WATCH- Nontraditional Students and Their Stories

WATCH- Nontraditional Students and Their Stories

December 5, 2018


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Nontraditional students tend to blend into the crowd among the traditional students on campus. You may not notice how different their life is compared to yours and the hardships they go through. Luckily at Northern Kentucky University we are fortunate enough to have a variety of resources available ...

WATCH- How Steely Library Can Get You Through Finals

WATCH- How Steely Library Can Get You Through Finals

December 5, 2018


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As finals are quickly approaching, students are coming to Steely Library more than ever to study for exams, complete homework, or finish final projects. However, many students are unaware of all of the resources that are available to them at Steely.

WATCH- Norse on the Rise! Part 2

WATCH- Norse on the Rise! Part 2

December 3, 2018


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Video, Women's Basketball

Community support has been a crucial part of Norse Basketball success since the programs beginning. Rick Meyers and Kim Vance has seen this support from basketball's early days to now and how the changes in the community have effected the community.

WATCH- Phi Mu Hosts Charity Spelling Bee

WATCH- Phi Mu Hosts Charity Spelling Bee

December 3, 2018


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, Video

Phi Mu Sorority hosted an All Greek Spelling Bee on Thursday, November 29th. This even brought together greek chapters for a friendly spelling competition to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network Hospital

WATCH- Seniors Present Their Capstones in Art Gallery

WATCH- Seniors Present Their Capstones in Art Gallery

November 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events, Featured Story, Video

NKU Graphic Design BFA students showcase their senior capstone projects for the public to enjoy. Project topics range greatly, from marketing designs to art focused on women empowerment. Students work on these projects all year long to have them displayed in the fine arts gallery on NKU's campus. ...

WATCH- Norse Basketball on the Rise! Part 1

WATCH- Norse Basketball on the Rise! Part 1

November 26, 2018


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Student Voices, Video

Men's basketball is on the rise at NKU and over the past few years it has garnered national attention. Student support is an important part of the continued success of the basketball team. Unaffiliated student-run accounts such as Valhalla Vanguard have popped up, creating further buzz on different ...

NKU saxophonist paves way for black women in jazz

NKU saxophonist paves way for black women in jazz

Noël Waltz, Reporter

November 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Featured Story, Video

At 9 years old, Kayla Upthegrove received her first saxophone. She immediately joined her parents, who are also musicians, in their basement to play. “I was just playing random notes, just having a ball making noises come out of this instrument,” said Upthegrove. Little did they know that Upthegrove...

Karamo Brown wows SU crowd with message of love, self-esteem

Karamo Brown wows SU crowd with message of love, self-esteem

Kane Mitten, Copy Editor

October 10, 2018


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

Karamo Brown, social activist and star of Netflix’s original series “Queer Eye” took the stage for a sold-out event in the Student Union ballroom on Monday night during NKU’s celebration of LGBTQ History Month.

WATCH: Closer, Student Directed Play Open Now

WATCH: Closer, Student Directed Play Open Now

October 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events, Video

In NKU's student-produced Henry Constantinow series, Shalie Hull directs Closer, where four lives intertwine over the course of four and a half years in this densely plotted, stinging look at love and betrayal. The show is free to all, and runs from October 8th through the 11th....

WATCH: NPHC- More Than Just Stepping

WATCH: NPHC- More Than Just Stepping

October 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story, Video

The National Pan-Hellenic Council, better known as NPHC, is the black Greek lettered organizations on campus. Most famous for their unique stepping and strolling routines, they are much more than than that. Mother and son duo, Malik and Terkerah Washington, talked with us about what makes NPHC a great...

WATCH: Learn How To Get Through Midterms

WATCH: Learn How To Get Through Midterms

October 8, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Student Voices, Video, Viewpoints

As midterm week quickly approaches, we decided to go around campus and ask upperclassmen as well as faculty what advice they could give freshmen on their first midterm week as college students. ...

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