The Northerner

Coach P’s journey to Atlantic Sun

Coach P's journey to Atlantic Sun

Brook Clifford, Sports Editor

January 23, 2014

“Togetherness” is a word that is tossed around quite a bit on the women’s basketball team. “We refer to two words often in the program, the first one being toughness,” Dawn Plitzuweit, women’s basketball head coach said. “We use that when we refer to the defensive aspect of the game, as ...

“White-out” doubles previous high of attendance

RJ Bryant, Staff Writer

January 23, 2014

With the recent success of the NKU men’s basketball team, an NKU student decided to take it upon himself to increase fan attendance.  In late December and early January, the Norse were on a home game streak of five. This inspired Colin Kremer to organize an event to draw in a bigger student pres...

NKU winter basketball season brought major competition

NKU winter basketball season brought major competition

Brook Clifford, Sports Editor

January 16, 2014

Seventeen is the number of games the NKU women’s and men’s basketball teams collectively played during the university’s month long winter break. There were significant wins and losses resulting in the women’s team currently holding the number one spot in the Atlantic Sun Conference and the men’...

Norse athletes share their health regimen

RJ Bryant, Staff Writer

January 16, 2014

No one wants to have to face the notorious “freshman 15,” but young adults that are stressed from school, work and being away from home for the first time have a tendency to put their health on the backburner. However, NKU’s athletes dedicate their time and efforts to improving their game and bodies, and t...

Plaza renovation nearly complete

Progress being made on the plaza renovation on NKU's campus.

Tori Lentz, Staff Writer

January 14, 2014

After numerous setbacks and delays, the university plaza construction is set to be complete in the next four to six weeks, according to Assistant Vice President of Facilities Larry Blake. Blake explained that freezing and sub-zero temperatures have been mostly to blame for delaying completion of th...

Magic, comedy mash-up performance brought to campus

NKU Students pose with Derek Hughes after his performance on Jan. 13.

Alyson Schoenung, Staff Writer

January 14, 2014

Students packed the seats of the Student Union ballroom for comedian and magician, Derek Hughes, on Jan. 13 to kick off this semester's list of events hosted by the Activities Programming Board. Hughes introduced himself, stopping his background music multiple times to explain his epically failing magi...

NKU’s men’s basketball team score their second win of the season

RJ Bryant, Contributing Writer

December 15, 2013

The NKU men’s basketball team defeated the Chattanooga Mocs 87-71 for their second win of the season on Dec. 15.  “It was nice for the kids to get a win.  They really do want to get better and these kids practice all the time,” Dave Bezold, men’s head basketball coach said. “So to have a...

Sports-Preview on Golf/Track&Field

RJ Bryant, Staff Writer

December 9, 2013

Four NKU alumni give valuable advice to graduating students

NKU alumna Patricia L. Herbold offers advice for graduating students, along with three other alumni.

Matt Spaulding, Staff Writer

December 4, 2013

Alumni from NKU’s history from the 1970’s up the 2000’s gave some advice for students leaving the university to help make the approaching steps  into the next parts of their lives smooth, and not a stumble. They were willing to share from their years or even decades of experiences to help the ...

More NKU students than national average work off-campus

Kyle Thompson, Staff Writer

December 4, 2013

Wake up. Go to school. Go to work. Rinse, wash, repeat. This is the daily routine for many college students across the country. And at NKU, this trend of students working while attending school is higher than many other institutions for higher education across the country. In fact, 77 percent of the NKU senio...

Visual design seniors accredit creativity as the key to their future

Visual design seniors accredit creativity as the key to their future

Jessica Kopena, Staff Writer

December 4, 2013

Senior visual communication design students deal with a lot of stress from art projects and finding a job after they graduate, but some say their best memories at NKU are those late nights they spend thinking of creative and innovative ideas. David Maley, a senior visual communications major, has a p...

Offices move around for a more ‘inclusive’ feel

Matt Hempfling, Staff Writer

December 4, 2013

The third floor of the Student Union will look a bit different to students returning next January, the goal of which is to create a more inclusive environment. Plans are in place to add offices and reconfigure the layout of the floor to better facilitate the drive to locate all of the student suppor...

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