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The sign located at the corner of US 27 and Wilson Rd welcomes citizens to the city of Highland Heights.

NKU and Highland Heights: A model symbiotic relationship

Emily Sisk, News Editor May 3, 2023

When Northern Kentucky State College held its grand ribbon cutting back in 1968, all seemed to be as it should for the city of Highland Heights. While the small Northern Kentucky city had seized the moment...

Some of the “Rocky Horror Picture Show” cast after the last showing on Friday.

Starting from the left is The Criminologist (Trace Maloney), Janet Weiss (Sarah Rhodes), Transylvanian (Max Morgan), and Transylvanian (Kimberly Legal).

“The Rocky Horror Picture Show” was back this fall with four shows

Jenna Fryer, Contributor October 16, 2022

In accordance with the Halloween season, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” was back on Oct. 7 in the Corbett Theater at NKU. This show was the fifth annual fundraiser for The Henry Konstantinow Studio...

The festival has two more films to show before wrapping up.

French Film Festival visits campus

Christian Glass, Reporter April 30, 2015

For the past four Thursdays, and the next two, Griffin Hall’s Digitorium has been home to The Tournées Festival, a celebration of some of France’s top contemporary films and directors.The festival,...

Pride March postponed but their pride marches on

Christian Glass, Reporter April 9, 2015

Mother Nature prevented the LGBTQ community from taking over the Student Union plaza with their second annual Pride March, a celebration of the differences they all share together. Instead of simply calling...

A pile of records before getting filed into my collection.

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...

Katie Himes being crowned Miss Kentucky. The contest was held in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

The journey of NKU’s ‘Miss Congeniality’

Taylor Upchurch, Reporter March 19, 2015

She didn’t feel quite as confident as some may have thought, but she knew she fully enjoyed the experience in every way. Her family were all gathered in the front row, awaiting the final decision of...

Evan Wall guides a first- time putt-putter.

‘Mardi Taus’ fights cancer with style

Christian Glass, Reporter March 2, 2015

Feb. 28, students and faculty alike gathered into the Student Union ballroom, dawned beads, grabbed their game tokens and shared a message: “Cancer Sucks.” Alpha Tau Omega put together their “Mardi...

“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...

Super Smash Bros. tournament is a huge hit

Dylan Tierney, Reporter February 20, 2015

No game in the Student Union Game Room draws crowds quite like Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. New characters, stages, and the inclusion of an eight-player mode make it the most accessible entry in the long-running...

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...

Students at NKU had the opportunity for a meet and greet with Jamie Lee of MTV’s “Girl Code.” Lee performed a stand-up routine at NKU on Feb. 11, 2015.

MTV’s “Girl Code” star visits Student Union

Lizzie Kibler, Assistant Arts and Life Editor February 12, 2015

A sea of women and some men stood outside the Student Union Ballroom on Wednesday, Feb. 11 waiting to see one of the stars from MTV’s “Girl Code,” Jamie Lee. After Activities Programming Board’s...

Mark Toland speaks to the crowd.

Mentalist visits campus

Gavin Colton, Contributor January 15, 2015

Mentalist from Chicago, Mark Toland, left NKU students feeling amazed, stunned and astounded after a series of tricks and mind reading. The event was the first of series of events planned and sponsored...

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