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Senior Farewell: Arts & Life Editor Alyssa Weber

Senior Farewell: Arts & Life Editor Alyssa Weber

Alyssa Weber, Arts & Life Editor April 25, 2021

The first time I saw The Northerner’s newsroom was during a tour I took of NKU my senior year of high school. I had been writing stories probably since I was four years old and even got in trouble in...

Senior Farewell: News Editor Rachel Smith

Senior Farewell: News Editor Rachel Smith

Rachel Smith, News Editor April 25, 2021

When I decided to major in journalism, I wasn’t actually anticipating a career in a newsroom. I initially wanted to go to law school, and a journalism degree seemed like just another stepping stone in...

Anthony Chavez speaks to the crowd.

NKU hosts Climate Change Questions and Issues event as a part of Earth week

Braden White, Reporter April 25, 2021

Friday afternoon, professor of law at Chase College of Law Anthony Chavez spoke at the Climate Change Questions and Issues virtual and in-person hybrid event as a part of NKU’s annual Earth Week.  Earth...

SGA President-elect Aliya Cannon leads the march to Lucas Administration Center.

‘We want to be united’: Students march, sit-in in protest of university vandalism

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor April 13, 2021

The Black National Anthem, Lift Every Voice and Sing by Alicia Keys, echoed off the tops of the Boothe Village. While the song played, numerous students, faculty and staff surrounded the now-gray Housing...

The 12 signs of the zodiac.

Horoscopes to finish the year out

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor April 11, 2021

As our resident astrologer is on his way out from NKU, he has a few parting words to give each of the signs on their growth and notes to remember for the rest of the school year.  Aries: This spring...

A sticker from Patriot Front.

‘Do not silence yourselves’: Editor’s letter motivating students to push further

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor April 4, 2021

The acts of Patriot Front are not accidental. They are not incidentally discriminating against people. When they came to campus in late January, they spray-painted over the names of African women as...

Photo of the vandalism.

Patriot Front canvases campus again, students react

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor April 3, 2021

Sometime during Friday night to Saturday morning, Patriot Front—the white extremist group that vandalized campus in late January—returned back to campus and vandalized the Housing rock for a second...

Top: Legally Blonde, Jojo's Bizarre Adventure. Bottom: Napoleon Dynamite, Paranormal Activity 4.

What’s coming to streaming: April

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor March 28, 2021

Netflix Legally Blonde, Robert Luketic, 2001, (4/1) Cult Classic movie Legally Blonde is more than just a rom-com starring Reese Witherspoon. Its completely candid and sometimes quirky feminist narrative...

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VIEWPOINTS: ‘Having the virus was a culmination of denial, fear, and trust’

Olivia Kirst, Contributor March 21, 2021

Editor’s Note: Submissions are edited for clarity and length. 130 students read Dr. Joan Ferrante’s “How to Respond in a Pandemic” as part of a Health Innovation grant. Dr. Ferrante shared the...

NKU goes ‘back to the future’ for Fall 2021: in person learning, campus housing

NKU goes ‘back to the future’ for Fall 2021: in person learning, campus housing

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor March 16, 2021

President Ashish Vaidya announces campus will be headed “back to the future” for the Fall 2021 semester. The fall semester, beginning Monday, August 23, will include in-person learning, residence...

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VIEWPOINTS: “The pandemic wasn’t going to stop me”

Austin Patello, Contributor March 14, 2021

Editor’s Note: Submissions are edited for clarity and length. 130 students read Dr. Joan Ferrante’s “How to Respond in a Pandemic” as part of a Health Innovation grant. Dr. Ferrante shared the...

The 12 signs of the zodiac.

HOROSCOPES: Year in a pandemic, looking forward

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor March 7, 2021

Now that we are officially one year since the beginning of the quarantine, we’ve had a lot of opportunities to learn about ourselves. Since last March, we have found ways that work for us in the pandemic...

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