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Wallows heads to Newport Kentucky this weekend

Zayne Isom, Assistant Photo Editor June 7, 2022

Wallows, made up of members Dylan Minnette (rhythm guitar), who you may know from the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why,  Braeden Lemaster (bass guitar) and Cole Preston (drums) make up this young Los...

Senior Farewell: Managing Editor Madison Plank

Senior Farewell: Managing Editor Madison Plank

Madison Plank, Managing Editor May 6, 2022

I transferred to NKU the second semester of my freshman year where I had already been an elementary education major and then came into NKU as a computer information technology major. I thought being a...

Senior Farewell: Editor-in-Chief Matthew Dietz

Senior Farewell: Editor-in-Chief Matthew Dietz

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief May 6, 2022

As someone who was born and raised in the Greater Cincinnati area, I was very familiar with NKU’s campus and my surroundings going into my freshman year. At that time in my life, I was a pretty reserved,...

Senior Farewell: Assistant Sports Editor Brendan Connelly

Senior Farewell: Assistant Sports Editor Brendan Connelly

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor May 6, 2022

At the start of my second year at NKU, I decided to declare a journalism minor, which eventually led to me gaining interest in The Northerner. That was when COVID still had a grip on the world. I really...

Fear of missing out album cover.

Fear of Missing Out: Rhydakiid’s statement of comfort outside the comfort zone

Killian Baarlaer, Reporter April 9, 2022

Rhydakiid was at a frat party at Florida State University when he conceived the idea for what would become his debut studio project. The chaos and indulgence of the scene was one a lot of young adults...

Conan Gray soaking in the love from his fans in Cincinnati.

Conan Gray takes center stage at The Andrew Brady Icon Center

Misti Hopper, Copy Editor March 24, 2022

Conan Gray has taken the world by storm since he started his successful YouTube channel in 2013. Eventually, he found a more than dedicated fanbase and began his music career with his first song “Idle...

Eilish sings her heart out to her fans.

Concert review: Billie Eilish thrills crowd at KFC Yum! Center

Zayne Isom, Assistant Photo Editor March 20, 2022

Last Friday, March 11, Billie Eilish’s Happier Than Ever World Tour appeared at KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, KY. Billie is currently on her sold out worldwide tour with Louisville as stop 17 of...

Virginia Tech celebrates after winning the NCAA college basketball championship game against Duke in the Atlantic Coast Conference mens tournament, Saturday, March 12, 2022, in New York. Virginia Tech won, 82-67. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

2022 NCAA Tournament Preview

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor March 14, 2022

For the first time in three years, a sense of normalcy returns to the NCAA Tournament. First weekend games in eight different cities, stadiums full of fans, and a Final Four in New Orleans for the first...

Zeal & Ardor Album Review: An alternate history spin on gospel blues metal

Zeal & Ardor Album Review: An alternate history spin on gospel blues metal

Mildred Nguyen, News Editor March 5, 2022

Manuel Gagneux did it again. Zeal & Ardor, Gagneux’s wrathful brainchild that combines the musicality of African American field gospels with the distorted electric guitar and demonic screeching...

Light shines behind Victoria Legrand and she sings into the mic.

Beach House stops at OVATION for their Once Twice Melody Tour on Wednesday

Misti Hopper, Copy Editor March 3, 2022

On Wednesday evening, Beach House, an alternative/indie duo from Baltimore, Maryland, stopped to perform their 10th show on their Once Twice Melody Tour at PromoWest Pavilion at Ovation.  Beach...

Remi Wolf and her band are smiling as they watch fans sing along.

From downhill skier to pop artist, Remi Wolf redefines her sound with her debut album, Juno

Zayne Isom, Assistant Photo Editor February 20, 2022

Remi Wolf, a 26-year-old singer-songwriter from Palo Alto, California did not always have a  music career on her radar. At a young age, Remi learned to ski and started attending downhill skiing competitions...

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow enters the field during the Super Bowl LVI Opening Night Fan Rally on Feb. 7, 2022, in Cincinnati.

Bengals lose Super Bowl LVI to Rams, but the future remains bright in Cincinnati

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief February 14, 2022

It was an unforgettable season for the 2021 Cincinnati Bengals. A season that saw the team win the AFC North division, snap their 31-year playoff win drought, and advance to their first Super Bowl since...

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