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Editor lists his favorite releases of 2014

Editor lists his favorite releases of 2014

Matt Spaulding, Arts and Life Editor

March 26, 2015

During one of the free hours I had over spring break, I began to file the new releases of 2014 into my collection and I started compiling and editing my list of favorites. This is never an easy thing to do. What separates one great release from being ranked above another? Either way, here it is. D’Ange...

New theater season announced

New theater season announced

Erin Mullins, Reporter

March 18, 2015

From Shakespeare to a Seussical; from Shaw to Sondheim, the 2015-2016 theater season was recently announced and the lineup is impressive. The variety of shows that will be offered next season truly shows the flexibility NKU’s theater department has in the kinds of shows they choose to produce. It also s...

Student learns to heal through music

Student learns to heal through music

Matt Spaulding, Arts and Life Editor

March 5, 2015

Freshman Quintin Bonds grew up in Louisville singing in church, but it would soon become his next passion after being forced to cut football career short. This passion helped him win 3rd place in the Kentucky Association of Negro Musicians annual competition in early February. “I had gotten into high...

“Better Call Saul” feels like we never left Albuquerque

Dylan Tierney, Reporter

March 2, 2015

It would be all too easy to write off "Better Call Saul" as a cash-grab prequel to one of television’s biggest hits  - and co-creators Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould know this. Kicking "Better Call Saul" off with a stylized flash-forward immediately paints a picture for what Jimmy McGill is in fo...

Through the lens of a theatre major

Through the lens of a theatre major

Gavin Colton, Reporter

February 26, 2015

From photographs featured in local exhibits to sharing screen time with stars like Don Cheadle and Patrick Wilson, Philip Krinsky has explored a plethora of avenues throughout his time at NKU. Krinsky, senior BFA in performance major, hones in on all of his passions as he prepares for graduation in Ma...

Funds from Rocky Horror Show to Benefit the Center Stage Players’ 307 Series Projects

Lizzie Kibler, Assistant Arts and Life Editor

February 13, 2015

“I nearly passed out,” Center Stage Players treasurer, Jennifer Rhodenhiser said after she found out the amount of money raised after the Rocky Horror Picture Show fundraising event. Rhodenhiser was surprised to find that one event raised more than $1,000 when their fundraisers usually make arou...

Emily Dickinson fest set to showcase the works of famous poet and students

Emily Dickinson fest set to showcase the works of famous poet and students

Matt Spaulding, Arts and Life Editor

February 11, 2015

Starting Thursday in the Eva G. Farris Reading Room of Steely Library, NKU will host its first Emily Dickinson Arts Fest. “It really started in ‘94 with an art student who was in my Moby Dick class,” Robert Wallace, regents professor of English, said. “He said, ‘You know I’m an art major...

Two-headed games fun place to play magic: the gathering

Two-headed games fun place to play magic: the gathering

Mac Payton, Reporter

February 11, 2015

Claudio Rodriguez sat across the table from his friend, Michael Rupert, smirking. “This is what you do in Magic — you psych your opponent out,” Rodriquez said, after smack-talking Rupert as their best-out-of-three match began. Within 20 minutes, Rodriquez, a freshman Electronic Media and Broadc...

Jazz instructor shares his music passion with students

Jazz instructor shares his music passion with students

Matt Spaulding, Arts and Life Editor

February 5, 2015

In a cluttered room on the third floor of the Fine Arts building, William Brian Hogg sits in his office recounting his trip last summer to France with several students. “We did a lot of firsts,” Hogg said, assistant professor and director of the jazz studies program. “First time in history that an A...

Professor memorializes the dead through ‘Dogma’

Kelsey Bungenstock, Contributor

February 4, 2015

With his recent sabbatical exhibition, Associate Sculpting Professor Stephen Finke gives the phrase ‘bringing art to life’ a whole new meaning. As part of a yearly showcasing of artwork created by staff members, Finke’s exhibit, titled “Dogma,” has been on display in the third floor galle...

Faculty art exhibit attempts to bring students together

Matt Jent, Reporter

January 15, 2015

Visual art can take many forms. It can be as conventional as a painting or as abstract as a sculpture made out of found objects. This holds true in the upcoming staff visual art gallery, where artwork by part-time staff to long-standing full time staff will be showcased. “It gives great opportuni...

King’s Island haunts NKU students

King’s Island haunts NKU students

Lizzie Kibler, Reporter

October 29, 2014

Most college students find themselves ducking behind cash registers or driving around in a pizza delivery car. However, some NKU students have landed a job scaring customers at King's Island's Halloween Haunt. As the fog rolls in, two of the scarers emerge from the theatre department: Bethany Ellen an...

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