The Independent Student Newspaper of Northern Kentucky University.

The Northerner

McCombs fills SOTA Visual Arts Chair

Mackenzie Manley, Contributor

September 8, 2015


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life

  The landscape of NKU’s art programs has shifted since the new School of the Arts was introduced, many of those changes coming with the administration.  The new school includes the formerly independent departments of visual arts, music and theater and dance. One of the positio...

NKU weighs in on the 2015 Oscar nominees

NKU weighs in on the 2015 Oscar nominees

Nancy Curtis, Editor-In-Chief

February 19, 2015


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Featured Story

Beloved actors, long time favorites, a current British phenomenon and even a battle between the two men who’ve portrayed the Incredible Hulk on the big screen. These are just a few of the plethora of talents nominated for Oscars this year. As awards season winds down, the biggest honor of the year is...

Ken Jones named director of new School of the Arts

Ken Jones named director of new School of the Arts

Mac Payton, Reporter

February 12, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, News

Ken Jones, who has been the chair of the theater and dance department at NKU for 11 years, has recently been named the director of the new School of the Arts, approved by the Board of Regents on last month. The new school will combine the three departments of visual art, theater and dance, and music...

National Geographic photographer introduces NKU to a world half-empty

National Geographic photographer introduces NKU to a world half-empty

Kiana Berry, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2014


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

“50 percent of all species by 2100 will be headed towards extinction,” said National Geographic photographer of 22 years, Joel Sartore. Thus sparked the motivation behind the Photo Ark, a collection of over 3,700 photographed species captured over nine years and the number continues to grow. Th...

PHOTOS: CliftonFest brings artisan vendors and musicians to neighborhood

PHOTOS: CliftonFest brings artisan vendors and musicians to neighborhood

Ally Jasper, Contributer

October 1, 2014


Filed under 2014, Arts & Life, Campus Arts, Featured Story

The Clifton Fest completed its third annual gathering this past weekend in Clifton on Ludlow Ave. Vendors displayed their products, artists covered sidewalks with drawings, and musicians performed throughout each day’s festivities. To kick off Friday evening, Ludlow Wine sponsored wine tastings that were...

Former NKU student shares his insight about giving and legacy through short film

Former NKU student shares his insight about giving and legacy through short film

Kiana Berry, Contributor

September 10, 2014


Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story

In five minutes Douglas Gautraud, 24, directs viewers through an exploration of his grandfather’s lives, his new perspective on success and his beliefs on giving. "My Mom’s Motorcycle", Gautraud’s short film, beat out over 1,120 entries across 76 countries to win the People’s Choice prize for...

Sneak a peek into this spring’s art exhibits

Sneak a peek into this spring’s art exhibits

Carrie Crotzer, Contributing Writer

January 30, 2014


Filed under Arts & Life, Featured Story

Modern artistic expression using technology, bronze work and even mini waffle trucks are all a part of the eccentric range of pieces which can be found in the current Full and Part-time Visual Arts Faculty exhibition gallery. This diverse range of pieces are a part of the first of five shows displayed...

The Independent Student Newspaper of Northern Kentucky University.
Visual Arts