The Northerner

Democracy Square Live creates discussion about sexual assault on college campuses

Kassidy Stricklett, Reporter

April 13, 2015

The event began with one question, “How many of you have experienced or know someone who has been a victim of sexual assault?” Out of the 13 people present in the room, 10 people raise their hands. The event, hosted by Democracy Square Live, set out to discuss the issue of sexual assault on colle...

3/25 Police Beats

March 24, 2015

March 13, 9:11 p.m.: The curbing and concrete base of a flagpole by Campbell Hall was damaged by unknown means. March 16, 4:12 p.m.: An unknown person reportedly slashed the tires of a parked car by Woodcrest. March 17, 11:49 a.m.: A two vehicle accident occurred in Kenton Garage. There were no injur...

3/18 Police Beats

March 17, 2015

March 2, 4:50 p.m.: Subject reported that he had money taken out of his wallet in the Albright Health Center. March 3, 7:34 a.m.: An unknown person reportedly used a victim’s identity to create a social media account in the Student Union. March 4, 1:19 p.m.: Money was reported missing from a student...

NKU to switch to incentive-based budget model

Richard Cracchiolo, Copy Editor

February 25, 2015

NKU President Geoffrey Means and Provost Sue Ott Rowlands unveiled plans at a forum to introduce an incentive-based budget of funding that will aim to reward departments and colleges on performance. The forum’s purpose was to help develop the university’s new model, according to Mearns. He added ...

2/18 Police Beats

February 17, 2015

Feb. 9, 12:38 p.m.: An unknown person reportedly removed a wall clock from a classroom in the MEP Building. Feb. 11, 1:38 p.m.: A female subject was transported to the hospital by ambulance. Feb. 11, 3:00 p.m.: An unknown vehicle struck a parked car in Lot K and fled without reporting. Feb. 11, 9:3...

A night of fun at the Homecoming Gala

A night of fun at the Homecoming Gala

Erin Mullins, Reporter

February 9, 2015

One of the highlights of homecoming week is the Homecoming Gala and this year’s event didn’t disappoint. This year’s homecoming theme is “Norse Jam”  and as Director of Homecoming Natalia Weekly said at the event, the “2015 theme reflects on not giving up on the progress NKU has made in t...

LEGO League comes to NKU

Kelsey Bungenstock, Contributor

February 9, 2015

Since 1998, the FIRST LEGO League has brought the fun and creativity of science and technology to young people, ages 9 to 14. For the first time on Feb. 7, NKU welcomed 47 teams from across the state and hosted the Kentucky State FIRST LEGO League Tournament. FIRST LEGO League teams consist of roughl...

Alumni returned to NKU for chili cook-off

Kelsey Bungenstock, Contributor

February 9, 2015

In honor of the Homecoming game on Feb. 7, alumni returned to campus, bringing their crock pots and best chili recipes with them. The 13th annual Alumni Chili Cook Off took place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Bank of Kentucky Center between Norse women’s and men’s basketball games. Students and alumn...

Privacy issues extend into college job applications

Justin Wolstenholme, Reporter

February 6, 2015

NKU Chase Law and Informatics Society is developing an outreach program where students present at local middle schools to teach students about the impacts of privacy. In addition, NKU Chase Law and Informatics Society are debating purchasing a booth at the Tech Law in Chicago. College graduates might not...

1/28 Police Beats

January 27, 2015

Jan. 13, 11:22 p.m.: A subject was cited for alcohol possession after a complaint was received at Commonwealth Hall. Jan. 14, 1:06 a.m.: An intoxicated female subject was reported in Kentucky Hall. She was brought to the hospital by ambulance. Jan. 16, 3:45 p.m.: A popcorn maker in the concession stand...

1/14 Police Beats

January 27, 2015

Dec. 8, 8:56 p.m.: A report was received that unknown person(s) placed trash and mulch on a parked vehicle’s windshield in Lot I. Dec. 17, 4:31 a.m.: An unknown person took a championship flag from a fence in the Soccer Complex. Dec. 21, 8:08 a.m.: An unoccupied vehicle parked in a handicap space at...

‘Dark Witch’ provides a fun, weird challenge

'Dark Witch' features a variety of enemies, such as this fire-breathing snowman.

Richard Cracchiolo, Copy Editor

January 27, 2015

Lately, I’ve been playing a lot of action/platformer games. Of course, I replayed some of the early Mega Man games, as well as some newer titles like Azure Striker Gunvolt. There’s just something about running, jumping and shooting on a 2D stage that’s addictive. One of the games I picked up w...

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