The Northerner

New campus rec center could bring parking woes to a head

Mac Payton, News Editor November 13, 2013

Updated plans for the new Campus Recreation Center were released at the Student Government Association meeting Monday, Nov. 11. Matt Hackett, director of campus recreation, spoke to the organization,...

Author Frank X. Walker presented poetry about continuing celebration of the arts on Nov. 6.

Kentucky poet laureate visits campus

Theresa Wiehoff, Contributing Writer November 12, 2013

Kentucky Poet Laureate Frank X. Walker performed an excerpt from his poem “Sorority Meeting” from his sixth collection of poetry, “Turn Me Loose: The Unghosting of Medgar Evers” to a crowd of NKU...

Athletic trainers discuss working with injured athletes

Athletic trainers discuss working with injured athletes

Olivia Shawmeker, Contributing Writer November 11, 2013

Athletes from the NKU athletic department encounter injuries, but with the careful preparation and help of NKU athletic trainers they are able to stay in the game. The athletic training staff of NKU develops...

Women’s team not only aspires to be in tournament, but to win

Women’s team not only aspires to be in tournament, but to win

Jessica Kopena, Staff Writer November 11, 2013

After losing 72-70 against the College of Charleston in the first round of the Women’s Basketball Invitational last spring, the NKU Norse women hope to make their second appearance in the tournament...

Chase symposium to help artists

Ricky Cracchiolo, Staff Writer October 29, 2013

To help artists, filmmakers, musicians and writers with the business and legal aspects of their work, the Salmon P. Chase College of Law is holding a symposium entitled “Success Strategies for the Professional...

Anti-abortion signs removed from campus display

Anti-abortion signs removed from campus display

Derek White, Staff Writer October 14, 2013

On the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 9, a part of the anti-abortion display located in the center of campus disappeared. The display, hosted by the organization Northern Right to Life, originally had included...

Victim of human trafficking tells NKU students her tale and how she’s helping victims now.

Victim of human trafficking tells NKU students her tale and how she’s helping victims now. “Spoiler alert: I survive.”

October 9, 2013

Imagine dropping out of school at age 13. Imagine being swept into a world of nude modeling, prostitution, and shoplifting. Then imagine surviving the experience and becoming one of the most prominent...

TANK to hold information tables for innovations

Mac Payton, News Editor September 16, 2013

NKU students can expect several changes to the TANK bus system sometime over the next five years, including a new bus route that will travel along I-275 and will make a direct connection between NKU and...

Early morning emergency ends in false alarm

Ricky Cracchiolo, Staff Writer September 13, 2013

A pulled fire alarm evacuated all of Founders Hall for about twenty minutes on Thursday after people smelled smoke. Heather Schaffner, administrative secretary of Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement...

Past acting provost passes away

August 27, 2013

Sandra “Sandy” Easton passed away on Monday, August 26, after fighting cancer for several months. Originally from Frankfort, Easton spent many years as a leader at NKU and the Northern Kentucky region. While...

Bonnie Meyer, the new director of the Office of LGBTQ Programs and Services.

Director of new LGBTQ center hired

Mac Payton, News Editor August 22, 2013

Bonnie Meyer has been hired as the first director of the Office for LGBTQ Programs and Services. Meyer said that she plans on bringing speakers to campus and setting up resources for LGBTQ students, but...

Outside of Callahan, where water was pouring from the building.

Student triggers fire sprinkler, floods entire wing of Callahan Hall

Mac Payton, News Editor August 20, 2013

At 7 o’clock in the morning on August 20, Rick Seal didn’t want to wake up his roommates living with him in A302 in Callahan Hall. Unfortunately, he wasn’t successful in his mission. “I had the...

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