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Staff Reports

October 27, 2010


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College of Education and Human Services Evaluation of education The education, school counseling and instructional leadership programs will be evaluated by the National Council of Teacher Education (NCATE) during the 2011 spring semester to make sure that they meet the accreditation standards. C...

Judging others target of library art exhibit

Roxanna Blevinns

October 27, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts

Sociology professor Joan Ferrante recently organized the photo exhibition “Seeing Sociology In Our Lives: Place, Race, Gender, and Class.” The exhibit coincides with the textbook “Seeing Sociology,” which Ferrante wrote for her classes. The exhibition, located in the Eva J. Farris Reading Room...

Horror Story Contest Winner: The Souvenir

Jenna Louden

October 27, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts

10:26. I rubbed my eyes and stood up. I’d been in the darkroom at NKU for hours. I was exhausted, but I was still working thanks to strong coffee and some extremely loud music. Suddenly, my heart stopped. To my right I noticed the long black curtain that separated the darkroom from the re...

Never the same show twice

Shawn Buckenmeyer

October 13, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events

Are there any virgins in the house? If you have never seen “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” in the cinema, then you are considered a virgin. “The Rocky Horror Picture” is a campy, fun slice of cinema. Brad and Janet have just gotten engaged and are off to see their mentor Dr. Scott when the...

“Attachments” are “Mighty Sexy”

Shawn Buckenmeyer

October 6, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events

Northern Kentucky University allows audiences to see two artistic visions with the opening of two art shows: “Awfully Mighty Sexy,” a retrospective of Donald Henry, and “Attachments: New Work” by Rondle West. “Awfully Mighty Sexy” shows a large amount of artwork created by Henry during his...

To the movies

Shawn Buckenmeyer

September 29, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Reviews

Enter stage left: an impeccably dressed, perfumed man with a touch of make-up and overtly effeminate mannerisms who prances across the screen. He’s the sissy and he’s one of Hollywood’s first representations of a gay man. Austin Brown, a junior Integrated Studies major at Northern Kentucky University,...

Loot: a review

Shawn Buckenmeyer

September 29, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events

As the audience takes their seats, their attention is directed to the stage where they are greeted with an image of death — a coffin splashed in red lighting and surrounded with plastic flowers. As the play begins, the audience watches a nurse drag a giant black shroud that covers most of the set off...

Loot:The Students’ Take

Roxanna Blevins

September 22, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events

A committee in NKU’s Theater Department made a decision in March that would affect the lives of theater students at NKU. The committee chose the plays that would be performed at NKU for the 2010/2011 season. “They try to choose plays that challenge students in new ways,” said Loot Director Mar...

Loot: The Director’s Cut

Shawn Buckenmeyer

September 22, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events

Lock your money away and keep an eye on your wallets. The Northern Kentucky University Department of Theatre and Dance opens its theater season with “Loot,” a play about two young thieves facing a crisis involving a police inspector, a coffin, a body, a questionable nurse and loot. “Loot”...

More than pretty pictures

Shawn Buckenmeyer

September 1, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Campus Events

During a time when the virtual world, computers and the Internet are on every one’s minds, it is nice to return to something a little more physical and tactile such as collage. Collage involves assembling various objects and forms to create a new piece, and NKU has tapped into that vein with the new...

The jury draws a verdict

Jeremy Jackson & William Fisher

March 31, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life

It’s not very often Northern Kentucky University’s art gallery promotes such an assorted grouping of student art — ranging from heroic in nature, to the very macabre and surreal. The galleries -- located on the third floor of the Fine Arts Center -- are showcasing the Annual Juried Student...

Celebrating Frank Duveneck

William Fisher

November 20, 2009


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts

The Schlachter Archives, housed within Northern Kentucky University’s Steely Library, has a sampling of Frank Duveneck’s paintings on display through Nov. 21. The exhibit has a collection of 15 works attributed to Frank Duveneck, along with several other pieces relating to the artist, including...

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