The Northerner

Are you a film buff? There’s a minor for that

Are you a film buff? There’s a minor for that

Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor

January 21, 2020

Class begins with the lights turned off. Students settle in their seats—some with water bottles or sodas, maybe even a bag of popcorn—as the screen comes to life from the projector hanging above. The textbook is the film screen; the minor is cinema studies. Cinema studies is designed to teach NKU stud...

Professors on their favorite Cincinnati films

Professors on their favorite Cincinnati films

Billy Keeney, News Editor

December 6, 2019

Cincinnati has been home to a growing amount of critically acclaimed films this past decade. Most notably is Todd Haynes’ 2015 indie darling “Carol” starring Rooney Mara (The Social Network, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) and Cate Blanchett as two star-crossed lovers, featuring Cincinnati as...

‘OK Boomer’: Are you a millennial or Gen Z?

‘OK Boomer’: Are you a millennial or Gen Z?

Noël Waltz, Assistant Design Editor

December 4, 2019

Have you ever used a fidget spinner? Do you have a TikTok account? Do you remember 9/11? These are questions that can answer a query many born between the years 1995-2000 have—are you a millennial or part of Gen Z? Pew Research Center defines millennials as someone born between 1981 and 1996—mea...

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