The Northerner

Hollywood and journalism: the unseen connection

Kevin Schultz, Digital Projects Manager

October 3, 2014


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Sitting side-by-side around the circular table of the twelfth floor guest room in New York City's grand Ritz Carlton Hotel, the keen, thirty or forty-something veteran entertainment reporter two seats down flippantly let out the question: “So, if Gary Webb were alive today, what would you ask him?” The sun poure...

A slice of the life: one editor’s ‘Kill the Messenger’ journey to NYC

Nancy Curtis, Editor-In-Chief

October 3, 2014


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Jeremy Renner and New York City, two things I’d never gotten close to, but always wanted to be near. Then on a Wednesday afternoon, while dealing with about a million things, I got the call. I was going to New York to be a part of the ‘Kill the Messenger,’ an upcoming film about journalist Gary We...

Theatre department brings Greek Gods to life

Erin Mullins, Reporter

October 1, 2014


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

NKU’s opening night production of The Bacchae was an exciting, sensual experience that left the audience mesmerized and certainly people were talking about it. This classic Greek tragedy by Euripides follows the journey of the god Dionysus who has come to his hometown of Thebes to prove his divini...

Features Editor List: Top 10 bands to see at MidPoint

Features Editor List: Top 10 bands to see at MidPoint

Matt Spaulding, Features Editor

September 25, 2014


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In honor of MidPoint Music Festival we asked our Arts & Life editor (John) and our Features editor (Matt) to write up their top ten must-see acts. Check out their choices and explanations below, and follow @northernermedia for their live Twitter coverage of MidPoint all weekend long! Read our Arts &a...

Arts & Life Editor List: Top 10 must-see bands at MidPoint Music Festival

Arts & Life Editor List: Top 10 must-see bands at MidPoint Music Festival

John Flaherty, Arts & Life Editor

September 25, 2014


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

In honor of MidPoint Music Festival we asked our Arts & Life editor (John) and our Features editor (Matt) to write up their top 10 must-see acts. Check out their choices and explanations below, and follow @northernermedia for their live Twitter coverage of MidPoint all weekend long! Read our Feature...

Skyline all day shouldn’t be your way

Tori Lentz, Assistant News Editor

September 4, 2014


Filed under Featured Story, Viewpoints

“Who wants to eat McDonald’s for three days like in Supersize Me?” Brook Clifford, our managing editor, asked The Northerner staff as we were preparing our healthy living edition of the newspaper. Brook had grand plans for documenting the process: calorie-counting, a webcam diary, pictures, measur...

Robin Williams and depression looking in

Robin Williams and depression looking in

Samuel Lapin, Contributor

August 27, 2014


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The suicide of Robin Williams is confusing. How can someone who has so much going for him and who seems to have joy flow from him like water from a fountain not have the will to live? It’s hard for people who have never experienced it to understand. As someone who has experienced it, I want to tell...

New “Dragon Ball Z” movie is over 9,000 (SPOILERS)

Marc Kennedy, Video Editor

August 22, 2014


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To say that my summer evolved at a slow pace would be quite an understatement. My summer strongly resembled a slow snail stuck in a pile of molasses, and reflecting on my overwhelming underachievement was a daunting task to say the least. As the last weekend rolled around before the semester started,...

Northerner editor takes a look back at her exciting trip to South Africa

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

June 22, 2014


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My trip to South Africa was different in more ways than I had ever expected it to be, and still there's not a single second that I regret, or that I will ever forget. It was an extremely eye-opening experience in more ways than you could imagine and though I'll try, I don't think my words could ever...

Northerner member kicks off summer in South Africa

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

May 12, 2014


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On May 13, I along with nine classmates and two professors, will embark on the trip of a lifetime to Port Elizabeth, South Africa for two weeks. This clearly isn’t just a vacation that we are going on. It is part of our Media Around the World class, taught by Sarah Drabik and Chris Strobel. The...

New beginnings for a sound end

Marc Kennedy, Staff Writer

May 6, 2014


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It was all set. I had everything ready to go. I may have been a “super-senior,” but I had no plans to move on to being an “ultra-senior.” Those kinds of powers could have easily corrupted me, and with great power comes great responsibility. The problem is, the longer I’m here at NKU, the less respon...

You do have to go home cause you can’t stay here

Alyson Schoenung, Staff Writer

May 6, 2014


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The term bittersweet has never been more applicable to my life than right now. As classes wrap up and my planner becomes more barren and satisfying to look at, I’m facing another challenge that’s different than just passing another round of classes in my efforts to receive a degree.  Moving home....

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