The Northerner

Social interracial dating experiment pairs diverse students

Brittany Wren, Contributing writer February 13, 2014

What do you get when you mix open discussions about sex, relationships and diverse cultural backgrounds? You get a social experiment focusing on the perceptions and struggles associated with interracial...

Hazardous weather hit campus and had lasting effects this semester across the NKU community.

Winter wreaks havoc through all corners of campus

Maggie Pund and Staff Report February 13, 2014

From facilities using about $200,000 worth of salt to help secure campus grounds to students feeling “cheated” out of about 12 percent of their class sessions for Tuesday night courses, the NKU community...

Throughout the polar blast, students found ways to handle the low temperatures on their walks across campus. “I wear a hat all the time,” Alexus Berns, a senior creative writing major, said. “My nose is constantly runny. I can’t feel my face and I feel like I don’t have a nose.”

NKU community withstands arctic weather

Maggie Pund and Richard Cracchiolo January 30, 2014

The NKU community braved the subzero temperatures and winds that rolled throughout campus and across the Midwest this week. "I've just been avoiding going outside," said Shea Cecilia, a sophomore music...

Compromise could welcome more positive reception on tobacco ban

Richard Cracchiolo, News Editor January 23, 2014

The countdown has finally ended; tobacco has been banned from NKU. And I’m just going to say it. Northern Kentucky University makes me want to smoke. While I know this ban is a campus-wide policy,...

NKU hosts a weeklong celebration of global education

Amber Hemmerle, Contributing writer November 10, 2013

The office of education abroad and other organizations on campus are teaming up to present International Education Week from Nov. 11-15.  The International Education Week program celebrates the importance...

Collegiate 4-H club no longer just focusing on farming

Katie Smolkovich, Contributing writer October 30, 2013

Head, heart, hands and health are the core values of Norse Collegiate 4-H according to the organization’s website. Norse Collegiate 4-H recruits members and socializes, according to BJ Narwold, the...

Student volunteer works to scare visitors of Callahan Halls annual haunted house.

Callahan’s Haunted Past Comes to Life

Andrew Kell, Contributing writer October 30, 2013

Many old buildings do not have a great past. Sometimes this leads to the belief that they may even be haunted. Callahan Hall wasn’t always the dormitory it is now; it was a nursing home. This year,...

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