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Ohio Renaissance Festival hosts weekends of combat, craft and fantasy

Ohio Renaissance Festival hosts weekends of combat, craft and fantasy

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

October 16, 2017


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

Less than an hour from NKU sits the Ohio Renaissance Festival, where characters spill off the pages of history to entertain with live combat, authentic craft and an immersive world.

Professor with a passion for plants

Professor with a passion for plants

Maggie Pund, Staff writer

April 4, 2013


Filed under Featured Story, News

Hidden away in a corner of the first floor of NKU’s Science Center, unknown to most students, is a professor surrounded each day by about 40,000 preserved biological specimens. Many students might not know the herbarium director and many might not be aware of the work she does to keep the university...

Annual film festival celebrates French cinema culture

Ryan Repasky, Contributing writer

March 28, 2013


Filed under Arts & Life

The Tournées Festival, a five-week long event showcasing five contemporary French films, continues Thursday evening with a showing of  ““Les Émotifs Anonymes” (Romantics Anonymous) at 7 p.m. in the Griffin Hall Digitorium. In this film, viewers will be able to see how a French romantic comedy...

Cultural night welcomes new talent

Cultural night welcomes new talent

Brett Schreiner, Contributing writer

April 25, 2012


Filed under Arts & Life

Several people gathered in the Baptist Student Center at Northern Kentucky University April 19 to be a part of Thursday Nights Together (TNT), a weekly event that showcases the different cultures in entertainment, food and a friendly social atmosphere. TNT usually incorporates international cultures...

Potluck celebrates world culture

Potluck celebrates world culture

Hana Kim, Contributing writer

April 18, 2012


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

Each spring at Northern Kentucky University, people from all over the world gather in the Student Union Ballroom to celebrate NKU’s international community. The 21st Annual International Potluck Dinner and Talent Show took place Saturday, April 14 in the Student Union Ballroom. This year’s theme...

Ce;ebrating Student research success

Roxanna Blevins, Assignments editor

March 27, 2012


Filed under Arts & Life

Northern Kentucky University will celebrate students’ work in the annual Celebration of Student Research and Creativity April 2-6. On any given day at NKU, students are playing instruments, performing in stage productions and conducting research for classes from anthropology to psychology. The fruits...

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