The Northerner

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...

Fear comes to americana

Claire Higgins

October 13, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Opinions, Viewpoints

The artificial fog, throngs of teenagers and horrifically haunted houses were in full swing Friday night at Kings Island’s annual Halloween Haunt. Every year Halloween Haunt, held at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio, offers the tri-state a wicked park featuring 12 haunted houses, mazes and trails, along...

Remember that creepy janitor?

Derick Bischoff

October 6, 2010


Filed under Arts & Life, Opinions, Viewpoints

Dent Schoolhouse focuses on the strange disappearance of many of the school’s students between 1942 and 1952. The story goes that people began to detect a foul odor coming from the basement of the schoolhouse. The school janitor, known as Charlie, convinced them that the smell was only backed-up pipes...

Committee work

Jesse Call

September 29, 2010


Filed under News

The Northern Kentucky University Student Government Association got down to business Sept. 9, working to increase productivity and create legislation that will impact the everyday student. Committee meetings lasted longer than the meeting itself as ideas about controversial topics including the campus...

A taste of local fare

Jennifer Parker

September 1, 2010


Filed under News

The days will soon be shorter, the mornings cooler and the leaves will soon change color. Fall is right around the corner. At the farmers market, yellow squash, purple eggplant, ripe, red tomatoes and the occasional colored leaf caught the eye of NKU passers-by.  Simply walking up to a vendor made the...

FearFest additions offer more fright for the buck

Steve Funaro

October 12, 2004


Filed under Arts & Life

What kind of haunted house offers a 214-foot drop at more than 75 miles per hour? The Paramount's Kings Island kind. It's time again for the park's annual FearFest, a celebration of all things spooky. Although there are plenty of events for children during the day, older visitors will find...

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