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VIDEO: Senior Spotlight 2019
  • Mental Health: ‘A part of being a complete student-athlete’ September 17, 2019
  • Graduate interns earn experience in counseling September 17, 2019
  • Board of Regents announces new residence hall and new pizzeria September 12, 2019
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Rachel Conaway: Patient to physician

Rachel Conaway: Patient to physician

September 18, 2019

Recent graduate and former soccer player for the NKU Women’s soccer team, Rachel Conaway, is anything but ordinary. During her time at NKU, Conaway suffered multiple injuries—from a torn right quad her freshman year, typical ankle sprains her sophomore year to re-tweaking her right quad senior year.

Mental Health: ‘A part of being a complete student-athlete’

Mental Health: ‘A part of being a complete student-athlete’

September 17, 2019

Student-athletes in college have trainers and coaches around to keep them in top physical condition. If they get injured, doctors are in place to help get them back on the field in peak physical shape. But who can help student-athletes with their mental health? Mental health is an important area that can be overlooked when coaches and trainers push the student-athletes to be invincible physically. 

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Sorority Phi Mu hosts on-campus music festival Bonnamu
“Homecoming” sees NKU alum return to her roots

“Homecoming” sees NKU alum return to her roots

September 20, 2019

In the School of the Arts’ newest gallery, “Homecoming”, Hollis Hammonds imbues her past in her art, telling the story of her upbringing in Independence, KY. Hammonds, a 1998 NKU graduate and current Chair of Visual Studies at St. Edward’s University, wanted to highlight the shared American experience to hold onto objects and how the things we keep resonates meaning in others. 

VIDEO: The Importance of Counseling on Campus

VIDEO: The Importance of Counseling on Campus

September 19, 2019

VIDEO: Best Buddies at Fall Fest

September 19, 2019

Reporters Jake Funk, Nick Tobler, and Aaron Magee cover the 2019 Fall Fest, an annual event used to promote student engagement at NKU. One group in need of engagement is the Best Buddies program, which was recently left with only one consistent member.

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Things to do in NKY and Cincinnati

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor | August 21, 2019

New student? Don't know how to spend your weekends? Check out The Northerner's list of the best things to do in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.

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How higher ed employees cope with no paid parental leave

Nicole Browning and Corinne Byrne | April 25, 2019

There is no current standard for paid parental...

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Men’s soccer preview: ‘Get to the playoffs, everything else is extra’

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor | September 5, 2019

After a 10-win season in 2018, and a successful preseason record of one win and one tie to #8 University of Kentucky, the Norse are continuing to build. Their first game of the regular season was on the road against Grand Canyon University; that game ended 3-0 in Grand Canyon’s favor.  “We had a really solid spring where we got some great results at the end,” Head Coach Stu Riddle said. “And we've continued that momentum now through preseason. So, I think we're all cautiously optimistic of what lies ahead for us.”

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Women’s Soccer Preview: Aiming for Championship title

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor | September 5, 2019

The NKU women’s soccer team has started their season 2-2 after a 3-1 win against Murray State over Labor Day weekend. The Norse are attempting to find their footing, with seven freshmen and a new transfer. With a younger team comes learning and growing pains, but the soccer team is embracing the time to learn. “Developing as a team, it’s a very young team right now, but I think we all see great potential on our team and to get us to a championship,” senior midfielder and team captain Shawna Zaken said. “Just developing and learning and growing, I think that's actually fun to do as a team.”

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Staff Profile
Sorority Phi Mu hosts on-campus music festival Bonnamu
Josh Goad

News Editor

Name: Josh Goad Position: News Editor Bio: Josh Goad is a 29-year-old senior journalism major who has reported for the Northerner since spring 2017. He looks forward to the day that he graduates,...

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