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Brannen to Dayton? UD says ‘no comment’

Brannen to Dayton? UD says ‘no comment’

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor
March 29
Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

Amid reports that NKU men's basketball coach John Brannen is a potential candidate to take over at Dayton, Doug Hauschild, director of athletic communications for Dayton, offered no comment to the Northerner when reached by email Wednesday.  The Flyers are currently searching for a men's basketbal...

Norse softball falls to No. 16 Kentucky

Norse softball falls to No. 16 Kentucky

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor
March 29
Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports

The NKU softball team lost 2-1 to No. 16 Kentucky on Wednesday. The loss brings the Norse to 6-20 on the season, and 1-5 at home. Kentucky advances to 23-6 on the season. NKU's Charlie Nolen pitched seven complete innings, giving up just two runs on six hits and striking out two.   “That’s a huge...

‘New level of exposure’: Artists reveal work at Juried Exhibition

‘New level of exposure’: Artists reveal work at Juried Exhibition

Abigail Crabill, Contributor
March 29
Filed under A&L Features, Arts & Life, Featured Story

Students at NKU were given the opportunity to put their artistic talents on display in the university’s annual Juried Student Exhibition located in the Fine Arts Building’s Third Floor Gallery and Main Gallery, featuring an array of mediums including painting, ceramics, photography, printmaking and visua...

Norse can’t hold four run lead, fall to Redhawks

Norse can’t hold four run lead, fall to Redhawks

Kari Lakes, Reporter
March 28
Filed under Baseball, Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY- The Northern Kentucky Norse fell to the Miami Redhawks 5-4 after holding a lead for the first seven innings. The loss puts the Norse record at 8-14 while the Redhawks move to 6-16 on the season. The Redhawks scored four of their five runs via the long ball, including the two...

SGA elections underway: Who are the candidates?

SGA elections underway: Who are the candidates?

Mackenzie Manley, Managing Editor
March 28
Filed under Featured Story, News

Three tickets are in the running for the presidential and vice presidential bid for SGA in the upcoming school year alongside other executive and senator spots on the board. Each platform addresses ideas of unity within their campaign, and navigate the issue with different lenses and processes.  The three tic...

SGA candidates make final pitch to student body

SGA candidates make final pitch to student body

Cole Grecco, News Editor
March 28
Filed under Featured Story, News

All three Student Government Association presidential candidates and their vice presidents worked to sway voters in their favor, discussing topics ranging from state funding for the university, sexual assault and rape culture to inclusiveness on campus during Monday’s debate. About 50 people watched t...

Mother’s battle with cancer inspires 2 NKU sisters

Mother’s battle with cancer inspires 2 NKU sisters

Cole Grecco, News Editor
March 27
Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Featured Story

Mariah Manson and her sister Maya have seen the effects of cancer right at home. The sisters came up with the idea for Cancer: Let’s Fight Together after watching their mother, Stacey, struggle with and eventually beat colon cancer. “Our mother was diagnosed with stage three colon cancer about t...

NKU men’s basketball attendance rises with improved record

NKU men’s basketball attendance rises with improved record

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor
March 24
Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features

A rise in success by the NKU men’s basketball team has led to an increase in fan participation in BB&T Arena. Average attendance at men’s basketball games has risen considerably this season, thanks to a 24-11 season by the Norse. Average announced attendance at a men’s basketball game this...

The NCAA Tournament: A Sports Writer’s Dream

The NCAA Tournament: A Sports Writer’s Dream

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor
March 24
Filed under Editorial, Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports, Viewpoints

Somewhere between the time the 15-seeded NKU Norse fell in their first ever NCAA Tournament game to the two-seeded Kentucky Wildcats and when I exited Banker’s Life Fieldhouse, I was walking through the tunnel that connects the court to the media work area underneath the arena. Walking next to me wa...

Jeff Ruby adds NKU Norse steak, offers free dinners to grads

Jeff Ruby adds NKU Norse steak, offers free dinners to grads

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor
March 23
Filed under Featured Story, Sports

While appearing as a guest with Bill Cunningham on 700 WLW Monday, celebrity restaurateur Jeff Ruby announced that he would be giving free steak dinners to graduates of seven local universities. Students graduating from NKU, University of Cincinnati, Xavier University, University of Dayton, Universi...

NKU presents draft of Inclusive Excellence Plan

NKU presents draft of Inclusive Excellence Plan

Cole Grecco, News Editor
March 21
Filed under Featured Story, News

NKU held an Inclusive Excellence forum Friday to show faculty, staff and students the 2022 Inclusive Excellence Plan draft and allow those in attendance to voice their opinions on the plan. Kathleen Roberts, senior advisor for Inclusive Excellence, led the forum which was split into two parts. During ...

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