The Northerner

Pixar designer breathes life into “Coco” in Digitorium

Pixar designer breathes life into “Coco” in Digitorium

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

November 8, 2017


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

Christian Hoffman, character supervisor at Pixar, shared film clips and concept art for the studio’s latest animated feature “Coco” in the Digitorium on Tuesday.

New esports team balances intercollegiate competition with love of games

New esports team balances intercollegiate competition with love of games

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

October 2, 2017


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

“Getting people to actually see each other when they play each other builds bonds that are way stronger than playing on the internet.”

NKU students present Purrpulsion game at Ohio Game Developer Expo

NKU students present Purrpulsion game at Ohio Game Developer Expo

Dylan Tierney, Contributer

November 12, 2014


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life

Video games are a part of many students’ lives, but few have the opportunity to actually create them. Students at the Center For Applied Informatics recently had the opportunity to present their passion project, Purrpulsion, to the Ohio Game Developer Expo. “We’re a team of eight and are looking ...

5 things you missed at the SPJ Lunch with the Pros

5 things you missed at the SPJ Lunch with the Pros

Brook Clifford, Managing Editor

September 19, 2014


Filed under 2014, Featured Story, News

You’ll never have the same day twice. You’ll question the trustworthiness of law enforcement. And you’ll need to work on your interpersonal communication skills. These are just a few of the things you may need to be a crime reporter in the digital age, according to the media professionals who ca...

The Northerner multimedia project nominated for national award

The Northerner multimedia project nominated for national award

Nancy Curtis, Editor-In-Chief

September 4, 2014


Filed under Featured Story, News

A Northerner story produced by a team that included a journalist, web developer, graphic designer, photographer and videographer has earned national recognition. The story, ““The underground world of NKU recycling”,  is one of three national finalists in the College Media Association Pinnacl...

NKU helps community string together its vision

Emily Hodges, Contributing writer

March 12, 2014


Filed under News

NKU hosted a community forum in Griffin Hall’s digitorium to address Northern Kentucky’s strategic plan, Vision 2015. Vision 2015 launched myNKY Jan. 16, 2014, as their next step in envisioning the growth of Northern Kentucky, according to their website. This forum aimed to gather the communit...

Standing room only: Getting fit at work

Standing room only: Getting fit at work

Kelsey Noland, Contributing writer

February 21, 2013


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

In mid-July of 2012, Pam Atkinson, Master of Health Informatics  program director and lecturer at NKU, traded her desk chair for a treadmill. After reading a study by the Mayo Clinic, Atkinson decided it was time to start living a healthier life in spite of her long hours in her office. Atkinson...

Technology in Griffin Hall needs some improvement

October 10, 2012


Filed under Editorial, Viewpoints

As student journalists, we are ever grateful for the recently constructed building that houses the resources we need to prepare for the real world. Griffin Hall is a state-of-the-art building, with a Digitorium, media labs, a broadcast news desk and radio capabilities, that provides students with technology...

Student creates show about racism

Student creates show about racism

Roxanna Blevins, Assignment editor

February 29, 2012


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Featured Story

Mandy McDonough has some confessions to make, and she will be sharing them with the public March 15. McDonough, a graduate communication student at Northern Kentucky University, will present her Capstone project, “Secrets of a White Girl” in Griffin Hall Digitorium March 15. “Secrets of a White...

Across the University 2/29/2012

February 28, 2012


Filed under News

Fraternity brother named “Tau 2 Watch” by national chapter Northern Kentucky University student and Alpha Tau Omega member Jeff Weckbach was recently named a Tau 2 Watch by the national ATO fraternity chapter. Weckbach is a senior political science, economics, criminal justice and philosophy major...

Students Compete for Best Solution

Students Compete for Best Solution

Karli Wood, Editor-n-chief

February 22, 2012


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

At approximately 8 a.m. Feb. 18, around 30 students and eight local organizations met in the Griffin Hall Digitorium to kick off MashComm36. The event, the first of its kind to be held by Northern Kentucky University, allowed students 36 hours to find solutions to problems that the organizations were...

Students challenged to find solutions in 36 hours

Students challenged to find solutions in 36 hours

Ryan Cahill, Contributing writer

February 15, 2012


Filed under Featured Story, News

Northern Kentucky University students have the opportunity to help local businesses and organizations in a high-intensity 36-hour Griffin Hall event the weekend of Feb. 18. In the first-ever MashComm36, sponsored by the department of communication and the College of Informatics, students majoring in...

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