The Northerner

Through the lens of a theatre major

Through the lens of a theatre major

Gavin Colton, Reporter

February 26, 2015


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

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


Filed under Arts & Life

“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


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

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


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

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


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

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


Filed under Arts & Life

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


Filed under Arts & Life

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


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

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...

Interview with a Vampire: a closer look into USS Nightmare

Brittany Smart, Reporter

October 29, 2014


Filed under Arts & Life

NKU student Julia Brockman has found a family that scares together and stays together. “On the boat, we consider ourselves a family,” Brockman said. “Last year I was new so it was kind of awkward but this year I’ve made so many more friends. It’s kind of solidified that whole family feel....

A night with “The Wedding Singer”

A night with “The Wedding Singer”

Eriin Mullins, Reporter

October 24, 2014


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

If you’re lucky, you experience something in your life that lingers with you and for a moment, you are both honored to have witnessed it and saddened that it's over. That was exactly how I felt when “The Wedding Singer” ended at NKU’s Corbett Theatre because the moment I sat in my seat and ...

Romantic comedy classic takes NKU’s stage

Romantic comedy classic takes NKU’s stage

Nancy Curtis, Editor-In-Chief

October 22, 2014


Filed under 2014, A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Featured Story

The theatre department’s second show of the season is bringing a comedy classic to the stage. “The Wedding Singer,” based on the film starring Adam Sandler, takes the comedy and puts it to original songs and dance. “This is the big show of the semester,” Taylor Greatbatch, a sophomore musical t...

Students learn firsthand from world-famous National Geographic photographer

Students learn firsthand from world-famous National Geographic photographer

Kevin Schultz, Digital Projects Manager

October 22, 2014


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life

Have you seen the large canvases flying high on building sides across campus? The ones showing a litter of baby coyotes, a group of African wild dogs and a pair of Golden snub-nosed monkeys? A pair of NKU students most definitely have. The two students have a special interest in the projects, one wh...

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