The Northerner

Loch Norse Editor on female empowerment, uplifting writers

Chloe Cook sits on a chair in between rows of books. She's wearing a brown cardigan. Her hand is on her chin and her elbow is resting on a stack of books on her lap.

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief

October 27, 2020

Loch Norse Co-Editor-in-Chief Chloe Cook remembers acrobats flying in the air. Some performers were contorting their bodies in various positions while others were using hula hoops to entertain guests. The lighting at the venue was colorful and neon. The ceiling was high; the stage was wide. Everyone wa...

Loch Norse Magazine hosts digital open mic night

Loch Norse in front of the Haile/US Bank College of Business.

Corinne Byrne, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

April 18, 2020

Open mic nights usually conjure up images of quaint coffee shops, crowded with literature students and professors snapping their fingers after each brave soul dramatically reads a piece of their own poetry or prose.  NKU’s Loch Norse Magazine has successfully recreated a similar experience with th...

Poetic Justice energizes the night at Open Mic

Trey Johnson performing an original piece at Poetic Justice's open mic night on Aug. 27.

Ellie O'Hara, Contributor

August 28, 2019

Students, friends, supporters and others came together Tuesday in the Student Union for Poetic Justice’s open mic night.

Students share their stories at Pride Week Open Mic

A student shares an original song at the 6th annual Open Mic Night.

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

April 17, 2019

Students, friends and significant others gathered to hear NKU students share their stories at the 6th annual Open Mic Night in the Student Union multipurpose room, as part of the annual Pride Week.

LGBTQ open mic night: ‘We don’t clap, we snap’

Students watch from the audience as participants perform at the 4th Annual LGBTQ Norse Pride Open Mic Night.

Emily Sherry, Copy Editor

March 30, 2017

As silhouettes filled the room, Ashleigh Wilber proceeded to the spotlight to recite her own poetry for the first time. Tuesday’s open mic night featured several new performers. Students gathered in the SU room 107 to support LGBTQ pride week. “I have always read other people's work for them, but neve...

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