The Northerner

The centuries-old Parthenon is one piece of architecture still standing in Greece.

Tales from abroad

Emily Sisk, News Editor January 30, 2023

Learning about the French Revolution from a textbook and PowerPoint slide is one thing. Learning about the French Revolution as you stare at the towering Palace of Versailles near Paris is another thing.  NKU...

NKU Cheerleading brought home third place after competing at UCA College Nationals in Orlando, Florida.

NKU Cheerleading takes home third place in national competition

Emily Sisk, News Editor January 27, 2023

NKU Cheer returned home to Norse Nation with a third place national standing under its belt after a recent national competition.  The Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) College Nationals were...

The Cincinnati Bengals and Buffalo Bills will square off on Sunday, Jan. 22 in a playoff matchup.

Bengals vs. Bills predictions

Northerner Staff January 20, 2023

The Cincinnati Bengals have proven themselves as potential contenders in the 2023 Super Bowl with their successful season and playoff appearance. The road to a consecutive appearance in Super Bowl LVII...

Au Bon Pain opened in Oct. 2018 and serves soups, salads and bakery items.

Au Bon Pain permanently closing

Emily Sisk, News Editor January 20, 2023

Update- The Northerner received additional details from Jeremy Alltop, vice president for administration and finance/chief financial officer, upon publication. Au Bon Pain will permanently close upon...

Bonita Brown announced as NKU interim president

Bonita Brown announced as NKU interim president

Mildred Nguyen, Managing Editor January 18, 2023

Bonita Brown, previously vice president and chief strategy officer, was confirmed as Northern Kentucky University’s interim president at the Jan. 18 Board of Regents meeting. She was name dropped...

Bonita Brown, current vice president and chief strategy officer, has been at NKU since August 2019.

NKU name drops Bonita Brown as potential interim president

Emily Sisk, News Editor January 17, 2023

The Northerner will continue to provide updates on this breaking news story. Bonita Brown, current vice president and chief strategy officer, will be considered for NKU’s interim president position...

Water damage in University Suites called for the closure of all four floors of the building’s north wing throughout the spring semester.

Housing struck by water damage over frigid winter break

Emily Sisk, News Editor January 8, 2023

Some students living on campus received a rattling Christmas-day email from housing stating their residence hall had experienced flooding from burst water pipes. On the days leading up to Dec. 25,...

Over 1,300 graduates were recognized on Saturday, Dec. 17 at Truist Arena.

NKU honors over 1,300 graduates

Emily Sisk, News Editor December 18, 2022

NKU’s Fall Commencement ceremony was held Saturday, Dec. 17 at Truist Arena. Two ceremonies took place, with the College of Education, College of Arts and Sciences and College of Informatics occurring...

The Board of Regents met Jan. 18 in the Student Union ballroom. The meeting was also livestreamed on NKU website.

NKU elects to not serve as authorizer of charter schools

Emily Sisk, News Editor December 13, 2022

NKU Board of Regents made the decision for the university to not serve as an authorizer for charter schools at its packed Dec. 13 special-called meeting.  A resolution was presented to the board that...

The Kentucky State Capitol building in Frankfort has seen much action regarding charter schools over the years.

Charter school decision approaches: What it means, both sides weigh in

Emily Sisk, News Editor December 8, 2022

NKU Board of Regents will decide if the university will become an authorizer for charter schools at their upcoming Dec. 13 meeting.  The board must respond either yes or no to becoming an authorizer,...

Students walk across the Northern Kentucky University campus plaza.

‘Who are we?’ NKU Faculty Senate releases statements urging transparency, inclusion amid transitions

Emily Sisk, News Editor December 5, 2022

NKU should decline the authorization of charter schools, consider faculty principles in its budget Repositioning Plan and conduct an open presidential search, according to statements released by NKU’s...

Dancers perform Aimi Matsui’s choreographed piece “This is Me.”

Emerging Choreographers’ Showcase lights up Greaves Concert Hall

Emily Sisk, News Editor November 22, 2022

A packed Greaves Concert Hall was brought to life on Monday, Nov. 21 as NKU’s Emerging Choreographers’ Showcase captured the stage.  Audiences were entranced by the 10 pieces that came to fruition...

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