The Northerner

One NKU student does it all, known on campus for it

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A NKU student performs on the Cyr wheel in the amphitheater for the Celebration of Student Creativity and Research. Kirk Wallace, a math and physics major, is known around campus for his creative athletic demonstrations and unusual hobbies
May 9, 2013

Whether it is peering over crowds while scaling the side of a building or spinning around the amphitheater inside of a massive metal ring as an audience circles, some students enjoy looking at life from...

Staying stress free during finals week

May 9, 2013

Staying stress free during finals week is easier said than done but with a little stress management ideas this can be obtainable. The student health and wellness center at NKU recommends five tips to...

NKU theater continues in the summer with dinner and a show

May 8, 2013

What began as an NKU summer dinner theatre has grown into what is now known as NKU’s premiere professional theatre whose cast members include some of the most talented regional and national performers...

How to find the best price for summer vacations: Travel agents weigh in

May 7, 2013

Summer vacation is just days away, which also means college budgets play a major factor into traveling and destination choices. From handling flights to using a travel agent, there are several ways college...

Senior runner takes school record, competitive edge before graduation

Senior runner takes school record, competitive edge before graduation
May 7, 2013

Wrapping up her fourth track season with NKU, senior Kayla Justice said being a student-athlete in college has been one of the most unique experiences she could have imagined. Though it was a tough start...

Students spent semester researching the mystery of black holes

Students spent semester researching the mystery of black holes
May 6, 2013

With gravitational forces powerful enough to warp space-time, black holes are considered among the most mysterious and alarming things in the universe. This semester at Northern Kentucky University, a...

Fre$h Shop: “Healthy food is awesome”

May 6, 2013

NKU Wellness takes popular song to promote healthy eating No, that isn’t Macklemore you’re hearing. It's NKU Wellness Ambassadors, LJ Adkins and Artie Minera, who put their passion for wellness and...

Local cafes with the right studying atmosphere

May 3, 2013

With finals week quickly approaching, it’s no secret that last minute studying will be taking place.  Here are three local coffee shops that offer a quiet and relaxed environment, prime for studying...

Chase alum becomes first graduate elected to state Supreme Court

May 3, 2013

Gov. Steve Beshear saw something in the 23 years of experience Michelle Keller offered. On April 3 he appointed her as Justice on the Supreme Court of Kentucky. Michelle Keller gained “the ultimate...

Technology in the classroom, both beneficial and a distraction

May 3, 2013

Many college students across the country have had the distracting experience of sitting behind or next to a student during class who would rather watch You Tube videos or check their Facebook news feeds...

Feast for Finals returns to round out the semester

Feast for Finals returns to round out the semester
May 3, 2013

Over 400 students waited to get their late-night breakfast and take a break from studying Thursday night in Norse Commons. Feast for Finals, an event with free food and games held at the end of every semester...

Q & A with APB’s new president

May 2, 2013

NKU’s Activities Programming Board helps students develop relationships, meet new people and enjoy exciting events with others who share a common interest. Every year, APB elects a new president to...

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