The Northerner

A dancer’s perspective on race in ballet

Dance major Lavette Patterson has practiced ballet since she was 3 years old.
February 6, 2019

NKU dance major Lavette Patterson found herself playing the role of Margaret Garner, a slave that lived on a Boone County plantation in the mid-1800s, last semester during Dr. Joan Ferrante’s documentary...

‘Big Fish’ lead explores where NKU path takes him

Newton in Shrek performing
October 4, 2018

When Collin Newton was a kid, his grandfather told him he caught a leprechaun under a bridge near his house and that the leprechaun had to give him a gold coin to be set free. His grandfather would pull...

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