The Northerner

A night with “The Wedding Singer”

A night with “The Wedding Singer”

Eriin Mullins, Reporter

October 24, 2014

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

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

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...

NatGeo photographer Michael Nichols talks about the value of collaboration

NatGeo photographer Michael Nichols talks about the value of collaboration

Brittany Smart, Reporter

October 22, 2014

The room darkened as National Geographic photographer Michael Nichols took the stage at Greaves Hall the night of Oct. 15 to showcase his works to the NKU community. “Everything I’ve ever done is a collaboration,” Nichols said in his opening remarks. He then played a video that described the pr...

PHOTOS: CliftonFest brings artisan vendors and musicians to neighborhood

PHOTOS: CliftonFest brings artisan vendors and musicians to neighborhood

Ally Jasper, Contributer

October 1, 2014

The Clifton Fest completed its third annual gathering this past weekend in Clifton on Ludlow Ave. Vendors displayed their products, artists covered sidewalks with drawings, and musicians performed throughout each day’s festivities. To kick off Friday evening, Ludlow Wine sponsored wine tastings that were...

National Geographic photographers to speak at NKU

National Geographic photographers to speak at NKU

September 18, 2014

Pictures of endangered species have decorated campus recently as previews of the work of two National Geographic photographers: Michael “Nick” Nichols and Joel Sartore. Eleven of the 12 photos displayed on campus buildings like Steely Library, Nunn Hall and the Fine Arts Center are Sartore’s. The largest work, th...

NKU students sell their art at ‘Yart sale’

NKU students sell their art at ‘Yart sale’

John Flaherty, Arts & Life Editor

September 16, 2014

NKU students and other local artists were able to sell their art to the public on Sept. 13 during the Campbell County Public Library’s first Yart sale, a yard sale-style event designed to introduce library patrons to local artists. “I was appointed to contact local artists in the area universit...

Theatre class promotes practice over teaching

Theatre class promotes practice over teaching

Lizzie Kibler

September 16, 2014

“It’s the Fine Arts building’s best kept secret,” stage manager Katarina Anhofer said. This secret is Studio 307, also known as the 307 Series, which is a completely student-run series of stage productions tucked quietly away in Fine Arts’ room 307. The cast, director, and stage managers ...

Artworks hires NKU youth and talent to help paint mural

Artworks hires NKU youth and talent to help paint mural

Matt Spaulding, Features Editor

August 28, 2014

Last Thursday, the Newport Aquarium unveiled the more than 300-foot-long and 33-foot-tall shark wall mural. While a large group helped to complete the work, several of the hands that put paint to the wall belonged to NKU students. Jenna Webster, a freshman graphic design major and media informatics minor, wa...

Theatre department demonstrates its love of the stage with this season’s lineup

Matt Spaulding, Features Editor

August 22, 2014

The theatre department has been involved in meetings for months getting ready to bring three different productions to the stage this fall semester. “If you’ve never given NKU theater and dance a try, if you’ve never come out to one of our productions this is a great season to give us a try,”...

Sneak a peek into this spring’s art exhibits

Sneak a peek into this spring’s art exhibits

Carrie Crotzer, Contributing Writer

January 30, 2014

Modern artistic expression using technology, bronze work and even mini waffle trucks are all a part of the eccentric range of pieces which can be found in the current Full and Part-time Visual Arts Faculty exhibition gallery. This diverse range of pieces are a part of the first of five shows displayed...

Graffiti stimulates debate: is it art or is it scribbles?

Graffiti stimulates debate:  is it art or is it scribbles?

Andrew Kell, Contributing writer

September 12, 2013

Graffiti has become more of a commonplace art form in recent years as popular artists like Banksy and Shepard Fairey have painted on many urban landscapes, such as Fairey’s murals seen throughout Cincinnati. But when does art turn into vandalism or just become scribbles? NKU has had a recent string...

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