The Northerner

Budding rock group records song for NKU, takes Madison Theater stage

Mac Payton, Staff writer

April 11, 2013


Filed under Arts & Life

A new musical act is sweeping NKU’s student body. Orchid in the Ivy, a rock group made up of two past NKU students and one graduating senior, was selling copies of its new album, “Minus One,” in the Student Union all of last week. The group, made up of Brett Scharf, a music major graduating...

Folk-rock duo stems from a love of the art and for each other

Folk-rock duo stems from a love of the art and for each other

Sarah McIntosh, Contributing writer

April 11, 2013


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

It started as a simple role as love interests on the set of an NKU play and soon blossomed into something more, as Robbie Tieman and Miranda Hamilton developed a relationship that was not only built on a love for each other but one also formed around a love for music. While their stories may have...

Hip-hop artist debuts CD ‘4 Lovers Only’

Hip-hop artist debuts CD ‘4 Lovers Only’

Mary-Kate Gnotek, Copy desk chief

February 14, 2013


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

Anthony Morgan, or as he prefers to be called I$e, has been working hard on promoting and growing NKU’s first on-campus record label Climb Time Ent since he founded it last fall. As president of the organization he has been busy recruiting students and helping them “keep climbing” in their musical...

NKU Blues Night

Brett Schreiner, Contributing writer

March 28, 2012


Filed under Arts & Life

On a cool Saturday evening in Cold Spring, Ky., several people from around the area gathered at Guys and Dolls Bar and Grill to socialize with friends, enjoy some good food and cocktails and be a part of an audience who bore witness to exceptional blues style music. The venue is comfortably lit, with...

Jazz in NKU

Jazz in NKU

Brett Schreiner, Contributing writer

February 22, 2012


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

On a brisk Saturday night in downtown Cincinnati, a substantial amount of people have gathered at the newly located Blue Wisp Jazz Club to have a drink, socialize, and listen to some exceptional jazz music to enhance their experience. The place is comfortably low lit, with every table occupied with...

Music professor takes on new role

Music professor takes on new role

Claire Higgins, News Editor

December 7, 2011


Filed under News

The anthropology, sociology and philosophy department at Northern Kentucky University has experienced some changes and conflict during this fall semester, and the search for a new chair is now moving toward the top of the list. As of July 1, David Dunevant was appointed interim chair for the anthropology,...

English opera breaks barriers

Roxanna Blevins

November 16, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Featured Story

One Northern Kentucky University professor is challenging common perceptions of opera. Grant Knox, an assistant professor of voice and opera, wove the show “An Evening of Opera in English” together by combining musical selections from eight different operas. The show has one set that takes...

Freshman Musician Making Her Way

Anna Kathman

September 28, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life

Northern Kentucky University freshman musical theater major Lea Verlin uses her talents for more than just musicals. The performer finds solace in creating music not only for herself, but also for those she is able to reach with her compositions. Verlin has been writing and producing her own music since...

Pendulum’s U.S. release is worth a listen

Jesse Call

February 11, 2011


Filed under Arts & Life, Opinions, Viewpoints

Editorial Note: This article was written to preview a scheduled Linkin Park/Pendulum concert on Feb. 13 in Cincinnati which has now been cancelled due to the illness of Linkin Park's lead vocalist. But, the article also reviews Pendulum's newest album which was recently released in the U.S. An amazing show is coming to Cin...

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